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Get Hooked with Anchor Vacations

Summer is in full swing along Alabama’s beautiful white-sand beaches.
Does the idea of having a fun-filled vacation on the Alabama Gulf Coast have you hooked? Then get ready to cast your line for an amazing vacation with family and friends.
The month of July is filled with all sorts of fishing events you will not want [...]

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Summer & Anchor Vacations Go Together Like Beaches & Sunscreen

Summer is just around the corner and the crystal clear waters and beautiful, white sand beaches along the Alabama Gulf Coast are calling you!
What are your plans for the Fourth of July? We are less than two months away from one of the greatest annual celebrations. Alabama Gulf Coast is easily one of the top [...]

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Travel back in Time at Fort Morgan

Go back in time and walk through the footsteps of these halls at Fort Morgan where many battles were fought during 1861 when the Civil was began to 1864 when the Battle of Mobile Bay was fought to 1898 when the Spanish American War was fought.  Learn what each room and building contributed to each [...]

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2014 Mullet Toss

Where else can you throw a 1 lb. mullet from Alabama to Florida… only at the Flora Bama! Come join the fun as people from all over attend this Charitable event that contributes $20,000+ each year to local youth charities. Also featuring local celebrities at noon each day tossing out a few mullets too!
While your [...]

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A Guide to Breaking Out of the Ice this Spring with an Anchor Vacation

The news this winter has been encased in weather and storm related alerts for much of the nation at some point in time. Chances are you are one of the unlucky many who have been chipping, digging, sliding and shoveling your way through winter. Chances are you are wishing for an early arrival of Spring!
Chances [...]

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Tailgate Cook-Off

[ January 18, 2014; ] Enjoy tailgating and want to try to win $500?!?!

Enter the Tailgate Cook-Off at The Keg Lounge and Grill in Orange Beach on January 18, 2014. There is a $50 entry fee which includes up to 4 chefs. First prize wins $500 and a trophy, second prize wins $200 and a trophy and third prize wins [...]

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28th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade

[ December 10, 2013 to December 14, 2013. ] Date & Time: Dec 14, 2013  5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Parade will assemble at LuLu’s at Homeport Marina, proceed east down the Intracoastal Canal Waterway, and end at Zeke’s Marina in Orange Beach. Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, 3150 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

In its 28th year this annual event has easily become [...]

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SEC BeachFest

SEC BeachFest:
Join us August 15th – 18th in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL as we kick off the football season at the 2nd SEC Beachfest.?! This championship celebration consists of football clinics, a fishing tournament, a golf scramble, a 5k run, happy hour, concerts & more!!! Not to mention the SEC BeachFest will bring [...]

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Vacation Rentals in Gulf Shores Alabama

Vacation rentals in Gulf Shores Alabama have been really strong for the 2011 summer. We were especially surprised to have been totally booked for the past 4 weekends. Surprised because last summer we had the BP oil on our beaches and never expected summer rentals to be this great. For the past few years we’ve [...]

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Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reef Band Free Concert

[ July 11, 2010; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reef Band Free Concert
Date: 7/1/2010 – CANCELLED – Re-Scheduled to the 7/11/2010
Location: Gulf Shores Public Beach
Time: Starts 5:00 p.m.
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Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett has announced a free concert next week to show his support for the Gulf Coast and to”demonstrate support for the people, businesses and culture of the Gulf [...]

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