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Traveling to Gulf Shores/Orange Beach is very convenient whether by land, sea or air. Most major airlines service local area airports and are within a short driving distance via Interstates 10 & 65 and Highway 98. Jack Edwards Airport in Gulf Shores is fully equipped and serves private and corporate aircraft.

Car rental agents are found at both the Mobile and Pensacola Regional Airports. To arrange ground transportation in advance, please call the Pensacola Regional Airport at 850-435-1746. For information on car rental agencies located at the Mobile Regional Airport, please dial 334-633-0313. Please refer to our map indicator below for more precise information on how to travel via car to our vacation destination.

Arriving by sea is easy, too. Travel the Intracoastal Waterway to the Gulf Coast. The Tennessee-Tombigbee links the Intracoastal Waterway to several river ports in the Midwest. Our Marinas & Watersports page has more information on area marinas.

 

Approximate Distance to Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Departing City

Time (hours)

Miles

 Atlanta

6.5

370

 Baton Rouge

4.5

252

 Biloxi

1.25

110

 Birmingham

5

274

 Charleston

11.25

594

 Charlotte

11

630

 Chattanooga

7.75

435

 Chicago

17.5

928

 Dallas

16

1000

 Grand Rapids

16

1010

 Houston

9.5

518

 Huntsville

7.25

369

 Indianapolis

14

784

 Jackson

4.75

245

 Jacksonville

7.25

380

 Lexington

10.5

670

 Little Rock

10

441

 Louisville

10.25

636

 Madison

17.5

1100

 Memphis

8.5

480

 Miami

13.5

770

 Minneapolis

21.5

1362

 Montgomery

3.5

191

 Nashville

8.5

450

 New Orleans

3.5

214

 Quebec

32.5

1703

 St. Louis

13.5

632

 Toronto

24

1243

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Information

 

Quick Reference (area code 251 unless otherwise stated)
Area attractions & Points of Interest with telephone # and distance.

The distances are approximate. We are not responsible for errors or omissions.

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

968-5731

 

4mi

Alvins Island

948-3121 / 974-1123

 

3mi

Bayside Grill

981-4899

 

10mi

Beach & Baby Rental Supplies

943-2322 / 866-313-2322

 

 

Big O’s Seafood

948-6969

 

4mi

Blalocks Seafood

968-5811 / 974-5811

 

4mi

Bubba’s Seafood

974-1800

 

12mi

Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge

 

 

20mi

Callaghan's Irish Social Club 433-9374 916 Charleston St, Mobile 51mi

Church Mouse

 

Fairhope

35mi

Craft Farms Golf

 

Gulf Shores

8mi

Cotton Creek Golf

 

 

8mi

Cypress Bend Golf

 

 

8mi

Dauphin Island Ferry

 

Ft Morgan

25mi

Doc’s Seafood

967-4800 / 981-6999

 

 

East Shore Cafe 625-0055 Scenic Hwy 98, Daphne 39mi

Eastern Shore Centre

 

I-10 @ SR 181north

40mi

Fairhope

 

US 98west

35mi

Foley

 

SR 59north

14mi

Ft Morgan

 

SR 180west

23mi

Glenlakes Gulf

 

 

15mi

Grazie Café

 

SanRoc Cay

11 mi

Gulf Shores Bistro & Bakery

 

SR59 @ Clubhouse

5 mi

Gulf Shores downtown

 

SR 182east

3 mi

Gulf Shores State Park

 

SR 182east

7mi

Gulf Shores Steamer

948-6344

 

3mi

Ike’s Beach Service

948-3757

 

5mi

Jack Edwards Aiport

 

SR 59north

7mi

Jake’s Steakhouse

974-1602

 

8mi

King Neptune’s

968-5464

 

4mi

Kiva Dunes Golf

 

Ft Morgan

17mi

Live Bait

981-1612

 

10mi

Mobile

 

US 98west or Ferry

50mi

Mobile Airport MOB

 

 

70mi

Ono Island

 

SR 182east

7mi

Orange Beach

 

SR 182east

10mi

Peninsula Golf

 

 

10mi

Pensacola

 

US 98east

42mi

Pensacola Airport PNS

 

 

51mi

Point Clear

 

US98west

32mi

Rivieria Center

943-8888

 

13mi

Rock Creek Golf

 

 

38mi

Sand Dollar Shoes

948-2206 /  970-3200

 

5 mi

SanRoc Cay Marina

 

SR 182east

11 mi

The Track

968-8111

 

5 mi

US Post Office

 

SR 59 @ E 20th Ave

5 mi

Waterville USA

948-2106

 

5 mi

The Woodlands Golf

 

 

9 mi