Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach / Gulf Front
Travel Blogs from Orange Beach
... for what felt like an eternity but was probably much shorter, our wonderful beach neighbors helped him back.
After the beach we took a scenic drive through the Gulf Shores National Seashore while the kids sacked out in the car. Then dinner and a great fireworks show on the bay! Great day in Florida and we're excited to get to Nora Carolina to see the Murphys tomorrow!
Well, this day came a little too soon...three weeks was a long time, but it definitely went by quickly. Madrid's airport is huge...and I mean much bigger than you can imagine. After checking in, we headed to our gate and the sign at the airport train said it was 22 minutes away...WHAT?!?!? After finally arriving at our gate and boarding the plane, we settled in for some ...
... One other interesting tidbit from the Fort Morgan museum: there was a display of menus from holidays at the fort, when they tried to built the soldiers' morale. On the July 4 menu for 1912, the beverages on offer were: lemonade, iced tea, and Budweiser. Who knew?
Also: If you are looking for good pizza in Gulfport, I highly recommend Tony's Brick-Oven Pizzaria. Good service, good pizza, and good prices. My detailed Yelp review here.
... same, but this one took 21.5 million bricks instead of 6 million. The parade ground of Pickens is half-filled with a huge concrete gun battery that was added in 1898 after it became clear that the new technology on ships had made the old brick batteries obsolete. That building is an enormous eyesore--all painted in stark black paint.
This fort is one of four in the south that was held by ...
... have meat in them... This is not a place for vegetarians (well, you would have things to eat but they would not be as yummy).
We headed east towards the Florida state line and drove along Interstate 10 through Pensacola. Signage for the National Seashore was some what lacking and we ended up further east than expected and taking State Road 281 down to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility