Getting out of town and swapping out daily routines for some quality time with your friends is always exciting for travelers. Those who happen to be planning their guy’s trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama have even more to look forward to! No matter what time of year you arrive, how long you plan to stay, or how many fellow travelers you arrive alongside, Gulf Shores is a great place to enjoy a guy’s trip that includes everything from time outdoors to moments enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation too. The following are just a few of the many ways you could spend three days in Gulf Shores enjoying time with your best guys!
Day 1: Hit the Beach and Waves
There’s truly no better way to spend time in Gulf Shores when you have a guy’s trip to Gulf Shores Alabama planned this way than on the sand. This destination is known and loved for its scenic shorelines so whether you’re looking to work on your tan, enjoy watching shorebirds or happen to be up for a game of sand volleyball, you’ll find there’s no shortage of options for enjoying time on the beach. There are plenty of areas with easy access to public beaches here including 6th Street, 13th Street, and Branyon Beach access just to name a few. Whether you opt for one or try them all, you’ll find the views stunning and the options for pairing a beach day with on-the-water fun endlessly intriguing!
After you’ve had your fill of time on the sand, grab your friends and head out on the water via kayak, paddleboard, or a rented boat. If you’re in town with a group of friends who share a passion for angling, booking a fishing charter and reeling in something exciting is always a great option too. Looking to take your adventures below the surface? In nearby Orange Beach, guided dives are available through Allen Reef, Pleasure Island Divers, and The Fairfield New Venture too. In Gulf Shores, certified divers can make a day of it alongside a knowledgeable guide and expert through Down Under Dive Shop.
Tonight, you’ll want to hit up The Wharf for dinner and to check out the many hot spots for drinks in the area too. This destination is a great place to check out local shops and enjoy live music by the sand as a great way to end the day.
Day 2: Go Golfing in Style
For so many travelers, spending time anywhere at all wouldn’t feel right without a tee time or two included on the itinerary. If your guy’s trip to Gulf Shores happens to include a bunch of golf enthusiasts, you’re in luck! This destination is packed with great golf courses to check out whether you’re looking to work on your short game or long game. Check out Kiva Dunes Golf Course and Craft Farms Golf Resort-Cypress Bend when you’re looking to stay right in Gulf Shores to make the most of a round. The Gulf Shores Golf Club is another great option when you’re looking to book a local tee time with the guys. If your plans have you heading towards Orange Beach, don’t overlook the Orange Beach Golf Center and Driving Range. In nearby Foley, it’s possible to enjoy time at the Gulf Links Golf Center or the Glenlakes Golf Club.
After your day of fun and entertainment on the greens, make your way to The Hangout tonight at 101 E. Beach Boulevard. This is a lively and inviting stop where you can pair delicious seafood dishes with great live music and a beach party atmosphere with every visit. The open-air dining patios offer up great views while the menu features everything from fried pickles and chicken nachos to shrimp broil, snow crab, burgers, and po’boy too! Not to mention the vast collection of beer, wine, and handcrafted cocktails on-site.
Day 3: Explore Gulf State Park
Spend your last day in Gulf Shores with the guys exploring Gulf State Park at your very own pace. Located at 20115 State Park Road, Gulf State Park is the perfect place to explore a variety of scenic trails or rent a mountain bike and check out the backroads on two wheels! The park is open from sunrise to sunset daily and also offers guests access to more than two miles of beautiful beaches to enjoy.
End your time in Gulf Shores on a tasty note at Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores tonight. Found at 240 E. 24th Avenue, this waterfront dining establishment is laid-back and breezy. Settle in at a table on the colorful patio overlooking the water and enjoy cocktails, beer, and seafood galore. Their specialty is firecracker shrimp but it’s hard to go wrong with the Gulf Grouper or the fried tomato fries while you’re here.
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