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Gulf Shores an Ideal Fall Golf and Beach Getaway

Many Stay-and-Play Packages Start at Less than $75 Per Person, Per Night; Shrimp Festival and Arnie's Army Event Highlight Upcoming Destination Attractions

As golf season comes to a close for much of the country and chilly temperatures increasingly set in, Gulf Shores, Ala. is a preferred destination for warm escapes at a fun, popular beach town.

Visit to discover why Gulf Shores is perfect for a fall getaway, including:

1. Variety: Gulf Shores offers nine golf courses - all within a 45-minute drive of each other - that range in structure and challenge. From Arnold Palmer to Jerry Pate to links-style designs, golfers will find many options, including the No. 1-rated course in Alabama, Kiva Dunes.

2. Weather: Gulf Shores enjoys optimal weather in the fall, with zero humidity and temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s.

3. Football: As an official sponsor of the Southeastern Conference, Gulf Shores/Orange Beach Tourism knows how important college football is to the area. Gulf Shores is a perfect place to catch all of the exciting SEC action this season with many great venues to watch a game and grab a bite to eat. Try local favorites Tacky Jack's and LuLu's at Homeport Marina or The Village Hideaway at Spectrum Resorts with its large selection of craft beers, pool tables, shuffleboard and video games, in addition to an array of flat screen TVs.

4. Lodging: With 20,000 units on 32 miles of beach, Gulf Shores features a variety of lodging options, from condos to houses and resorts. For a customized quote, visit

"Fall is the best time of the year to visit Gulf Shores, with weather conducive to not only great golf, but to enjoy all of the other outside activities available," said Gulf Shores Golf Association Executive Director Duncan Millar.

Many stay-and-play packages start at less than $75 per person, per night. For sample rates, or to view a free interactive planner, visit or "Like" us on Facebook at

For more information:, 888-815-1902.


News Source: Buffalo Communications

Posted October 8, 2012 || Viewed 2,850 times

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