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Vacation rentals in Gulf Shores

There are 4,987 vacation rentals near Gulf Shores for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Gulf Shores vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $121/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Gulf Shores, there are 499 between $426 and $5,903/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 80 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Gulf Shores to fit your Alabama vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in Gulf Shores are apartments, houses and hotels. Gulf Shores has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway, Booking.com, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Gulf Shores vacation homes for your trip.

Where is Gulf Shores

On Alabama's Gulf Coast, the city of Gulf Shores is an ideal vacation destination for solo travelers, couples and families alike. Its diverse eco-systems, historic sites, fun attractions, and water-based activities give you plenty to do during your trip.

Quick Guide to Gulf Shores

Offering adventure and relaxation with land and water activities, Gulf Shores has plenty to offer you on vacation.
  • Gulf State Park: Hike or cycle along the trails to spot wildlife including alligators. Fish from the pier or relax on the beach. Play golf at the championship course or get hands-on at the nature center with telescope viewing and animal demonstrations.
  • Fort Morgan: Step back into Alabama's past at this historic site. Take a self-guided or guided tour to see the fort's remnants and explore its nooks and crannies. Visit the museum and access the dog-friendly beach next to it.
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo: Marvel at the diverse animal species in this small zoo, including lions, leopards, bears, and primates. Enjoy up-close animal encounters and educational talks.

Home-types in Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Gulf Shores:
- Oceanfront4,987 vacation rentals
- Beach4,987 vacation rentals
- Condo3,706 vacation rentals
- Apartment3,706 vacation rentals
- House1,175 vacation rentals
- Hotel81 vacation rentals
- Private Room14 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Gulf Shores:
- Gulf Shores: 5,082 vacation rentals
- Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo: 1,061 vacation rentals
- Gulf Shores Public Beach: 726 vacation rentals
- Compass Point: 370 vacation rentals
- Gulf Shores Dog Park: 29 vacation rentals
- Southport Campground: 23 vacation rentals
- Gulf Shores Welcome Center: 16 vacation rentals