October 17, 2017

Take your classroom to the beach

This newsletter is brought to you by Gulf Shores

Combine a family vacation with a host of active learning opportunities. In Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, design your days to explore nature, history, naval, scientific or cultural activities to spark your children’s sense of wonder, discovery and enlightenment.

OUR COAST IS YOUR CLASSROOM

  • Alabama’s beautiful beaches are the perfect place for a lesson on tides, sea life and dune conservation.
  • Take a family fishing trip to learn how our waters, sea life and eco-system are protected with sustainable fishing practices.
  • Climb on board a dolphin cruise, or take part in a shrimp or oyster excursion.
  • Explore Alabama’s Coastal Connection, an award-winning National Scenic Byway.

WATER, WETLANDS AND WILDLIFE

  • Take a ferry ride to Dauphin Island Sea Lab for an introduction to the Mobile Estuary system.
  • Observe rare plant and animal species, and wetlands restoration at Graham Creek Nature Preserve.
  • Explore the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, America’s second largest river delta and home to more than 300 species of birds, 126 species of fish, and 500 species of plants.


THE LESSONS OF HISTORY ABOUND


Come explore Alabama’s beautiful beaches, and leave with newfound knowledge and family memories to last a lifetime. Order a vacation guide and start planning today.