This Alabama city is home to one of the best parasailing destinations in the country

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Catching the views. (Blue Sky Parasailing and Watersports / Facebook)

Whether you’re a high-flying thrill seeker or you enjoy keeping your feet on the ground while cheering on your friends, parasailing is an exciting adventure. According to, Gulf Shores is one of the top 10 parasailing destinations in the US. Read on to find out what makes Gulf Shores soar.

Not your average vacation

Everyone knows how glorious a beach vacation on the Gulf Coast of Alabama can be. White sand beaches, ocean breezes and gorgeous scenery that makes you feel like you’re in a dream.

The best way to catch these views? Parasailing! Anyone (barring a fear of heights) can enjoy this thrilling activity, from kiddos to adults. Online publication The Travel listed our very own Gulf Shores as the #2 parasailing destination in the country.

“Everyone who partakes in parasailing at Gulf Shores, whether they are beginners or seasoned pros, is certain to have a good time and create wonderful travel tales. Don’t hesitate—book a parasailing experience with any Gulf Shores’ operator and enjoy the peaceful sensation of soaring above the bustle of everyday life below.”

Reena Jain in The Travel, Top 10 Best Destinations In United States For Parasailing And Paragliding

DYK? On this list, Gulf Shores ranked higher than Honolulu, Hawaii for parasailing destinations. That’s when you know it’s good.

Visit Gulf Shores

Ready to experience the coastal beauty of Gulf Shores for yourself? I don’t blame you. Here are some spots you can book a parasailing experience in the area:

Blue Sky Parasail and Watersports

Caribe Marina & Watersports

Parasail Sky Surfer

Explore more spots to parasail. Plus, here are our top tips for making your spring beach trip in Gulf Shores the best one yet.

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Gabby Gervais
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