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Gulf Shores is a coastal city in Baldwin County, Alabama. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 9,741, up from 5,044 at the 2000 census. Considered part of the Emerald Coast, Gulf Shores is one of three seaside resorts in the state of Alabama. (Orange Beach and Dauphin Island being the other two). Most of the city is devoted to beachfront hotels, condominiums, vacation houses and a tourism/real estate based economy. People come from all over to take advantage of the thirty two miles of unspoiled beachfront, some of the nicest beaches in the U.S. With soft white sand and emerald water, Gulf Shores is Alabama’s original beach town.
There’s no shortage of activities in Gulf Shores, and they’re geared towards all interests. Nature lovers are consumed with the area’s natural beauty and wildlife viewing, as they explore the miles of trails in the many local state parks. History buffs love Fort Morgan, the site of the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay, and the Gulf Shores Museum. If you’re looking for something a little more exciting, there is para-sailing and open-cockpit biplane rides.
The City of Gulf Shores also prides itself on festivals such as the annual family-friendly Mardi-Gras parade, or the National Shrimp Festival, attracting over 300,000 visitors each year for its great food, arts & crafts and of course, shrimp! The restaurants offer seafood as fresh as it gets and the area offers America’s best public golf course bargains, including nearly 300 holes of golf designed by some of the greatest names in golf – Larry Nelson, Arnold Palmer, Jerry Pate, Early Stone and Bruce Devlin.
Gulf Shores could be called the great, hidden gem in the Alabama real estate market. Most forget that the base of Alabama borders the Gulf of Mexico as it extends from the Florida Panhandle, and it’s this area that boasts about 32 miles of premium Alabama waterfront property available at surprisingly affordable prices. In fact, in 2006, USA Today recognized Gulf Shores as being one of the top five hidden, affordable beach destinations. If you’re ready to purchase a slice of the good life, consider buying a waterfront condo or a vacation home in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Begin your search below…
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