The City of Gulf Shores sits on the Gulf of Mexico with the Fort Morgan community nearby. Once an area mostly inhabited by summer residents, Gulf Shores has grown to a year ‘round community.
Amenities in Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores offers an array of recreational opportunities, along with plenty of shopping, dining and business opportunities. Gulf State Park is located in the city, with its Hugh S. Brandon Backcountry Trail, the Gulf State Park Pier, beachfront pavilion and Lake Shelby.
Schools in Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores City Schools operates Gulf Shores Elementary, Middle, High School and Virtual School. In addition, Gulf Shores is home to a private school, South Baldwin Christian Academy, as well as campuses for Coastal Alabama Community College, the University of South Alabama and the Auburn University Educational Complex.