Heading to the coast? Here are some digital tools to help you plan

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(Courtesy: gulfshores.com)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Heading down to Alabama’s gulf coast this summer?

Before you go, you may want to check out Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, a website devoted to marketing and promoting the communities.

The website is designed to make it easy for you to find local accommodations; from beach houses to condos to bed and breakfast stays. You’ll also find links to suggested activities, beach and waterfront experiences, plus restaurants of all kinds.

The “Deals” section offers discounted packages for travelers; you can also search specifically for golf or fishing bargains if you’re designing a trip with those hobbies in mind.

Make sure to check out the companion Gulf Shores & Orange Beach app as well; it’s free for Apple and Android devices. Just search “Gulf Beaches” to find it in your app store.

The app features an easy to navigate screen, with updated local event dates and times. You can use it to find coupons and connect through other local visitors using social media!


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