Orange Beach Alabama
Orange Beach Alabama is a city in the very south of Alabama, along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. It has the population of 5 500 people and the motto "Life is better here". It is the perfect holiday destination for families and people who want to join relaxation with fun. The city hosts a lot of sporting events and tournaments. Main sports complex, where many of the events are held, is the Orange Beach Sportsplex. The main part of the complex is the soccer stadium with 1 500 seats. The stadium was the host of the SEC Women's Soccer Tournament several times as well as many other women's and men's soccer tournaments. Also, currently it is the home of the football team Alabama Lightning. Besides the stadium, the sportsplex is home to softball, baseball and youth sports leagues. Orange Beach is a good vacation place for everybody and offers a lot of fun family vacation activities and opportunities. Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach This historic property was built in 1923 as the first hotel of Orange Beach. Today, it houses an art gallery with more than 100 artists from the region. Other than the gallery, the arts campus features The Hot shop, Alabama's only hot glass studio that is open for the public; and the Clay Studio, where you can work with clay with the help of their resident clay artist. The beautiful grounds of the Coastal Arts Center are perfect for weddings and other special events. Every year, a fine arts show "Festival of Art" is held here as well. The festival takes place on the second weekend of March and features a lot of exhibitions, workshops and other fun activities for both kids and adults. Adventure Island Located in the center of Orange Beach, this place is a paradise for families. Paddle boat rides, go karts, playing laser tag, adventure golf and volcano eruption shows are only some of the activities this place has to offer. The Wharf The Wharf is one of the Gulf Coast's premier resort destinations with exciting and diverse residential, dining, entertainment and shopping options. A variety of restaurants with options for romance, friends and family. From exotic cuisine to cigar bars, an active night life and live music, to rest and relaxation spas, massage treatments and beauty salons. It also offers a unique shopping experience in dozens of boutiques. A movie theater, marina and 112 feet tall Ferris wheel, the Wharf has a little bit for everyone and activities for a perfect holiday in any season. Indian and Sea Museum The Museum features local artifacts and memorabilia to the Native American and fishing heritage of Orange Beach. The exhibits were donated by the families of early fishermen. In addition to all of the above, there are many more museums, themed parks, shops and recreational centers you can visit and enjoy in Orange Beach. If you want to get in touch with nature a little bit more and experience some nature adventure, we suggest that you make a visit to the Gulf State Park.