Alabama: Gulf Shores
With plenty of water activities, trails, sports, spas, shopping, scenery, and other fun activities, a spring break getaway to Gulf Shores practically guarantees that you’ll never hear the words “I’m bored.” After you’ve spent some time relaxing on the area’s 32 miles of gorgeous white-sand beaches, enjoy an unforgettable dolphin-spotting cruise. For even more animal fun, head to Alligator Alley, home to more than 450 alligators, or take a trip to the nearby Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo with more than 500 exotic animals. History buffs won’t want to miss the Fort Morgan Alabama Historical Site; it’s built on the site of the former of Fort Bowyer, which was attacked by the British during the War of 1812. If you’re looking to add thrills to your trip, thrill-seekers will love ziplining from 90 feet in the air at Hummingbird Ziplines at the Wharf. After you experience the gorgeous scenery from a bird’s eye view, explore Gulf Shores’ many nature trails by foot or bike. Worked up an appetite? Head to one of the beach’s best restaurants, like the Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant, The Hangout, or Bahama Bob’s Beach Side Cafe, and grab a bite to eat. You won’t want to miss these 20 great spring break destinations for grown-ups.