In the southernmost settlement in Alabama, people living in Gulf Shores homes appreciate their breathtaking white beaches as well as the family friendly atmosphere of their community. With 32 miles of beautiful shoreline where everyone can gaze in appreciation at the stunning Gulf water and the amazing sunsets, Gulf Shores is a sun-lover’s paradise. It’s easy to understand why “snowbirds” visit this community for three to five months during the winter and spring before returning to their primary places of residence for the rest of the year. During the summer months tourism also generates a huge surge in the population as people come to enjoy all this city on the Gulf has to offer. With so many people coming and going throughout the year, those who make Gulf Shores their permanent home are grateful that their community works so hard to enhance their quality of life.
Families living in Gulf Shore homes are able to directly benefit from the Baldwin County Public School System, and the city has its own elementary school as well as a middle school and high school for students. The district strives to provide a quality education that supports learning for every child in the area, and endeavors to work toward that goal in partnership with the entire community. There are even multiple options for students to continue their education within their local region, including Coastal Alabama Community College where one of its campuses is built on a beautiful piece of Gulf Shore real estate, as well as other options like Columbia Southern University and the University of South Alabama in the cities nearby. The entire community is dedicated to providing a solid education for the future generations.
With its stunning white beaches, historic sites, and variety of wildlife areas, it’s easy to see why so many people have settled in Gulf Shores homes. The city is full of recreational opportunities for both residents and visitors alike, offering everything from championship golfing to charter fishing trips and plenty of fresh seafood from the local area for everyone to enjoy. History buffs will love the Fort Morgan State Historic Site, and the children love seeing all the creatures at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo where they can explore the natural habitats of over 450 animals at the zoo Animal Planet named “The Little Zoo That Could”. Nature lovers will be amazed at the beauty of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, and Gulf State Park not only has amazing beaches and the 25 miles of the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, it also offers a campground and 20 modern cabins or 11 lakeside cottages where guests can stay amid the remarkable beauty of the area.
There are such a wide variety of recreational treasures in this Gulf Coast community, that everyone is sure to find something to sink their toes into in this perfect getaway. To learn more about everything that Gulf Shores has to offer, call our office to plan a visit!
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