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Family Activities At Perdido

Our Gulf Coast family resort gives you access to excellent family activities. Toddlers and tweens will enjoy the large zoo, fine beaches, and Waterville USA, our local waterpark. With several dining options onsite, Perdido Beach Resort is the ideal family resort in Gulf Shores. Here are some of the best things to do with kids in Gulf Shores.

Alabama Coast Zoo | 8 Miles

1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 | 251-968-5732

Open 9 am to 4 pm daily, the Alabama Coast Zoo is the best place in the Gulf Shores to see rare animals from all over the world. Over 500 exotic animals include lions, tigers, bears, primates, leopards, wolves, and more animals. Kids love seeing creatures they normally only see in picture books. The zoo also has a shaded picnic area, gift shop, and seasonal concessions. Open year round, you can enjoy the zoo whenever you come to Gulf Shores.

Waterville USA | 8 Miles

906 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 | 251-948-2106

Waterville USA has 20 acres of waterpark adventure just a quarter mile from Gulf Shores, Alabama. You'll have the best adventures in the Gulf Coast with their collection of 17 water slides, lazy rivers, and rollercoasters. Go carts, mini golf, and the House of Bounce are activities even small kids can enjoy. Waterville USA promises a whole day of exhilarating fun.

The Best Family Beaches on the Gulf Coast | 8 Miles

Gulf Shores Main Beach Access - 101 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

The white sands beaches on the Gulf Shores are picturesque places for a family vacation. Relax in a beach chair, or get in the turquoise waters. The beaches overflow with activities. Play beach volleyball, have a picnic in an open-air pavilion, or splash amongst the waves. There's even free parking in some locations.