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Don’t Break the Bank: Unique, Free Things to Do in Orange Beach, AL

June 2022


Whether you’re looking for a family vacation destination or somewhere to escape with friends, Alabama’s Gulf Coast is the perfect spot for any getaway. As much fun as vacations can be, they can add up quickly. As a premier vacation rental company, Beachball Properties has rental properties that fit a range of budgets, so we have your accommodation needs covered. To help save on costs, there are several unique things to do in Orange Beach, AL, that are fun but wallet-friendly. 

What to Do on Vacation That’s Free or Inexpensive

Exploring all that Orange Beach offers is a great way to make memories with those you love most. However, you don’t have to spend a ton of money to enjoy thrilling adventures.

  • Soak in the sunshine one the miles of sugar-white sand beaches found throughout town. Spend your day swimming, looking for shells, making a sandcastle, or watching the sunset.

  • The Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum, which has free admission, helps tell the history of Native Americans and the fishing industry. The museum is located in an old schoolhouse that was built in 1910.

  • Stop into the Coastal Arts Center to browse pieces of work made by local artists. With a glass blowing and pottery studio on-site, you can also see free demonstrations.

  • While not free, admission to Historic Fort Morgan is relatively inexpensive. Wander the tunnels, barracks, museum, and more found on the historic grounds that played a role in the Battle of Mobile Bay.

  • For some time outdoors, hit up part of the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail. Made up of seven trails that equal more than 15 miles, a portion of the trail makes its way through Orange Beach. 

Start Planning Your Vacation to the Gulf Coast

From exploring the free and unique things to do in both Gulf Coast and Orange Beach, AL, there is plenty to do on your next vacation. With so much to do and see, you want a relaxing place to call home, and that’s exactly what you get with a rental from Beachball Properties.

As a family-owned vacation rental and property management company, we are passionate about sharing the beach lifestyle with our guests and work to ensure your vacation is hassle-free. Browse our range of Orange Beach properties, from condos to private homes, to find the one that fits your needs best. For more information about booking your stay, email [email protected] or call 251-968-8896.