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Things to do in Gulf Shores, AL with kids

Sweet Home Alabama…where the skies are so blue! We could tell you fun facts about Alabama, like how it’s the peanut capital of the world (true fact!), but instead we might just tell you about the very cool water parks, incredible natural wonders, fascinating zoos and farms, and museums galore that you can enjoy as a family!

Water World or Splash Adventure Water Park will make a splash in your day (especially when you try the new 3 storey zip line!) Did you know that Alabama has some of the most incredible natural wonders in the country? Just try visiting Cathedral Caverns State Park and you’ll see why!

Animals lovers will get a thrill out of the many animal attractions in the state, such as the popular Birmingham Zoo, and the beautiful tiger rescue park of Tigers For Tomorrow.  

What do dinosaurs, motorsports and George Washington have in common?  They all featured in museums across the state!  In the Anniston Museum of National History, Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and the Museum of George Washington. (But we’re pretty sure George Washington never met a real dinosaur…)

So enjoy your time in what became the 22nd state! Sweet Day Out Alabama!

Ready to take on 20 acres of water fun!? This family friendly Alabama water park has attractions for the entire family - any age!

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is home to more than 500 exotic species of animals, open year round!

Gulf State Park is located in the city of Gulf Shores on the coast of Alabama, where you will be greeted by white sun-kissed beaches, a surging surf, seagulls and seashells.

A full service fishing charter that offers full and half day charters for bottom fishing, trolling, and billfishing aboard a state-of-the-art, 36 foot Topaz boat which will accommodate up to six people.

Ahoy, Mateys! Whether ye be an old salt or a young buccaneer, climb aboard with the crew at Pirate's Island and enjoy some mini golf adventure!

Family fun in Alabama with go-karts, mini golf, bumper rides, big thrills and kiddie fun too! Year round fun for all ages!

Visit the Gulf Coast's ONLY active volcano, as you enjoy go-karts, coasters, kiddie rides, bumpers, and arcades! Only in Orange Beach!

Kayaking the Bon Secour River is a unique experience! They say it's not about the float, it's about the river - the beautiful, peaceful, mysterious, historic river where wildlife, peace and adventure meld together.

Great bowling fun for the family in Foley, with special events, birthday parties, leagues and even laser tag!

New to the South, Owa is a brand new theme park which finally gives Alabama the thrills it has been waiting for with 21 rides!

See Dolphins Surf & Jump!! Guaranteed!!! As we embark on our 1 1/2 HOUR journey into the INLAND WATERS, we will witness some of the most spectacular scenes ever imagined.

A significantly historical and architectural experience bound to captivate kids' imaginations and educate the curious. ALso bird sanctuary, campground and beach.

Learn about the marine environment around Alabama at this family aquarium with over 100 species on display!

Hot Wheels Skating Center is 21,000 sq ft of skating space, with public skate sessions, and parties!

Learning about history has never been so fun with the USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park. A beautiful reminder of our heroes.

A fun, hands-on and educational experience with over 150 science related interactive exhibits!

The Mobile Carnival Museum highlights the history of Mardi Gras in its true birthplace - Mobile ,Alabama!

A fun skate center in Mobile with open skating and birthday parties, with fun extra events like family skate night!

Features include a STARLAB Planetarium, live animal exhibits, native plants garden. Experience firsthand the natural environment and the interrelationships governing our living world.

Rollerskating fun with open skate, birthday parties, fun events, and great family fun in Mobile!

A family campground on the Alabama/Mississippi state line, with beaches, canoe trips, RV sites and cabins. Day use is allowed too!

A fascinating museum that maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world!

A family friendly RV park located in scenic Ozark, Alabama, with ponds, waterfalls, a swimming pool and great amenities!

Active kids get ready! With Go-karts, bumper boats, water wars and a host of other attractions, it's family fun for your day out here in Alabama!

From toddlers to pros, these Alabama BMX tracks are suitable for all skill levels, but will give you just the same amount of adrenaline rush!

A large open air water park in Alabama with many exciting features for big kids and parents! There is even a special section for the little ones too!

Roller Skating fun for the whole family, as well as bumper cars, rock wall, laser tag, a gyro chair, and lots of family fun in Dothan!

Relaxing family fun out in the pretty Eastgate Park in Dothan, Alabama. Tennis, archery, and fishing await you in the free day out!

Nature AND history in Dothan, with an 1890s Wiregrass Farmstead, boardwalk, nature trail, planetarium, interpretive center, and special events!

The Rosa Parks Library and Museum serves as an historical milestone to those who strive to understand the event that began the famous bus boycott. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Montgomery for kids.

A fascinating museum with the most complete collection of Hank Williams memorabilia located in Montgomery where Hank once lived!

The Mooseum is a unique museum where kids and adults can learn more about the Alabama beef cattle industry!

Old Alabama Town is a collection of authentically restored 19th and 20th century structures. A place where people of all ages have fun learning about Central Alabama's history, architecture and lifestyles of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts highlights visual arts in Central Alabama, preserving works by some of history's best known, & region's best loved artists.

Set among numerous lakes, trails, gardens, and pavilions, you will find some of our nation's best cultural destinations, including the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Penetrate the jungles of South America. Travel the savannahs of Africa or the hilltops of Asia. Venture the tall grasses of the North American plains. Or just visit your Montgomery Zoo and see it all!

Meet history and nature at this museum site where one can experience the Lost Realm of the Black Warrior and the spirit of the outdoors with the site's nature trail and Black Warrior River.

In the 1940's Tuskegee, Alabama became home to a "military experiment" to train America's first African-American military pilots. In time the "experiment" became known as the Tuskegee Experience and the participants as the Tuskegee Airmen.

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