Gulf Shores, Alabama, on the Gulf of Mexico, offers ample opportunity for swimming, sunbathing, golf, fine dining and other forms of recreation. For those who consider shopping one of the highest forms of recreation, there are outlets malls offering lot of deals. Several hotels in the area offer special rates for military personnel. Those serving in the military along with civilians may want to visit Fort Morgan, instrumental to the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay. For kids and adults, there's the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.
Courtyard Gulf Shores Craft Farms
Located within four miles of the beach and five minutes to outlet shopping malls, the Courtyard Gulf Shores Craft Farms offers discounts for military and government personnel. The smoke-free hotel features guest rooms with free high-speed wireless Internet access, complimentary tea and coffee, a fitness center and an on-site cafe. Several packages are available, including the Girlfriends Getaway, Breakfast Lovers and Shopping at Gulf Shores. No pets are permitted.
Courtyard Gulf Shores Craft Farms 3750 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 251-968-1113 marriott.com
La Quinta Inn Gulf Shores
La Quinta Inn Gulf Shores offers special rates for military and governmental personnel. Guestrooms include complimentary wireless Internet access, cable TV and coffeemakers. Some rooms also contain microwaves, refrigerators and whirlpool tubs. The pet-friendly Gulf Shores location features an indoor pool, spa, hot tub, sauna, laundry facilities and free breakfast. Public beaches on the Gulf of Mexico are only a mile away, while water park Waterville USA is only a five-minute drive.
La Quinta Inn Gulf Shores 213 West Fort Morgan Rd. Gulf Shores, AL 36542 251-967-3500 lq.com
Microtel Inn and Suites Gulf Shores
Just minutes from the beach, the pet-friendly Microtel Inn and Suites offers discounted rates to members of the military. Amenities include complimentary breakfast, cable TV with HBO, free high-speed wireless Internet access, a microwave, a refrigerator, an outdoor pool, a fitness room and meeting areas. Adjacent to the Arnold Palmer Golf Course at Craft Farms; walk to several nearby restaurants.
Microtel Inn and Suites Gulf Shores 3600 Gulf Shores Pkwy. P.O. Box 2138 Gulf Shores, AL 36542