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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
+1 800-745-7263
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Stop by here every time, they have booklets for dining and attractions and it cool and clean and I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kim T
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Our hostess was very attentive and friendly.

Very helpful, with lots of information. They had suggestions for activities of interest to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Deborah S
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Jasonville, Indiana
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Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and the weekend hours change to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible1%
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stop by here every time, they have booklets for dining and attractions and it cool and clean and I love it

Thank Kim T
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kim, we are glad you stopped by and found what you need. Come see us any time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very helpful, with lots of information. They had suggestions for activities of interest to grandparents, and for things to interest the little ones, too.

Thank Deborah S
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you were able to find the information you needed. Thanks for stopping by.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The visitors center staff was very nice and helpful. The center was clean and inviting. They had lots of information for us for our trip.

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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

We are happy you stopped in to see us. If you need anything else, we are here 7 days a week.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The lady was most helpful with helping us find local places and interesting attractions and museums.

Thank Skipper1949545
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

We are glad that we were able to help you when you stopped by. If you need anything else, someone is here 7 days a week for you.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful visitors center. Great ambiance with plenty if info. Staff were super nice and very helpful. You can tell that they really wanted you to have a great stay. They were also really knowledgeable and had great first hand advice. Lots of coupons too....More

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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Linda, thanks for stopping in and visiting with us. We appreciate the great compliments! We are open 7 days a week if you need anything else while here on your visit.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The staff members were extremely helpful and welcoming. They took the time to hear what we were interested in and shared appropriate materials with us. It is a helpful first stop so you can plan for a good visit. Clean bathrooms.

Thank andi-editor
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for the kind words and for making us your first stop. Please be sure to stop in next time you are in town.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Make this your first stop! I definitely did some research and had some activities already planned but was able to get more information/ideas! We spent a lot of time here taking pictures.More

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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words and for coming in to see us here at the Welcome Center. We are very glad that you were able to find additional information. Our fountain and our turtle are great photo ops. Come back and visit with us...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Helpful staff, answered all our questions. Lots of literature available. I wish their hours keep them open past 5pm.More

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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for coming in to visit with us. We are very happy that you found information that was useful to you. Vacation guides are available outside the welcome centers after hours also. We are open 7 days a week from 8AM to 5PM Central...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We have been to Gulf Shores often, but never stopped in the Center. There was a lot of information, maps and coupons. You should stop to pick up ideas on trips and food. We saved $13.00 on 1 coupon.

Thank MARKOWisconsin
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

We are glad you decided to stop in and see us this trip. We always have maps, coupons and lots of information for you. Should you need any addition information or coupons, please stop by and see us again.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We were welcomed the minute we stepped into the Welcome Center. The attendant was friendly and readily answered our questions. We appreciated all the brochures we collected since they gave concise but complete information. Because we had these, we could see our many choices for...More

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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for stopping in to see us. We are glad the brochures were very helpful to you. If you need any additional information, please stop back by to see us.

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BGO62
20 May 2018|
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Response from KaukaunaWITraveler | Reviewed this property |
The people who man the Welcome Center will help you find any available coupons among all the informational brochures. Additionally, you can find coupon books at various tourist shops. Ask where you can pick them up; I'm sure... More
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Response from KaukaunaWITraveler | Reviewed this property |
Sarah's Homemade: "Our goal is to provide delicious and homemade meals made easy for you. We cook, while you spend time with your family and friends! Our meals are perfect for vacations, dinner parties, showers, new babies... More
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Response from Nommie2 | Reviewed this property |
Welcome Center has racks of brochures for local restaurants, attractions, events, condos etc. Depending on your budget and size of condo determines the cost. We stay in Orange Beach at SeaChase. It is more of a resort for... More
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