5 unique + fun experiences to do at the beach in Alabama

Sand Castle Building
It’s time to build your masterpiece this summer. (Sand Castle University / Facebook)

With the sun out and the Bama heat rising and rising, it’s time to head to our beloved shore. We found five unique experiences for you to do while you’re at the beach in Alabama to make this the best vacation yet. Keep reading to find out how you can have fun under the sun.

1. Sand castle building

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Can we just talk about how impressed we are? (Sand Castle University / Facebook)

Did you know there’s a school just for sand castle building? Yep, you heard that right. If you find yourself on the sandy shores of our great state, make sure you check out Sand Castle University. They already have the pro tools you need, so grab your sunscreen and imagination because we’re ready to see the masterpiece you build.

  • Where: Various locations at beaches in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan
  • When: Times and dates available online, classes are offered year-round
  • Register online for a group for $150-250
  • Website | Facebook

2. Parasailing

What a view. (Chute Em Up Parasail / Facebook)

Name a better way to see our beautiful shores than parasailing. Get ready to feel a rush while you’re lifted high above the blue waters. We found some of the best places you can do this fun activity the next time you’re at the ocean:

3. Dolphin cruises

Picture perfect. (Cetacean Cruises / Facebook)

Do you want to see the best of the sea up close? Be sure to ride on a dolphin cruise the next time you’re at the ocean. Seeing these beloved sea mammals in their natural habitat is a special treat you don’t want to miss. Here are some dolphin cruises and tours you can get ready to ride on:

4. Fun + unique Airbnb experiences

Airbnb is so much more than just a website to book a place to stay. Did you know they have experiences you can book too? With fun activities like neon kayaking in the ocean, make sure you check out the unique activities you can do on our shore. We found some of the best Airbnb experiences to do in Alabama this summer:

5. Cook your catch restaurants

From sea to shore, our stomachs are grumbling. (Fisher’s Dockside / Facebook)

Alright, you just caught the biggest fish of your life—it’s time to eat it! Don’t worry about having to cook it for yourself, there are plenty of restaurants on the coast that will make it for you. Head on over to one of these cook your catch restaurants and impress the chef with the size of your catch:

No matter which activities you choose to do, we wish you the best time under the sun.

What’s your favorite activity to do at the ocean? Tag us @thebamabuzz to let us know!

Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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