Attractions & Day Trip Ideas

TOO MUCH SUN? TAKE A DAY TRIP FOR FUN

Day trips are a great way to explore the surrounding area of Perdido Key, especially on those days when you need a break from the sun! While you are visiting Perdido Key, explore some nearby attractions like the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, or the Zooland Interactive Animal Park - they are some of the most popular among our guests. Get all the details for your Perdido Keys day trip in the list below!

BON SECOUR WILDLIFE REFUGE

BON SECOUR WILDLIFE REFUGE

Open year round during daylight hours for hiking, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, nature study and sun bathing. During fall months wildflowers light up the peninsula with a spectacular array of colors. See fall migrants in addition to the year-round brown and white pelicans, ospreys and a wide variety of wading birds. You may also see bobcats, squirrels, marsh and cottontail rabbits, opossum, raccoons, and armadillos. The Jeff Friend Trail, the newest trail, featuring a wheelchair accessible one mile loop. No camping or vehicles allowed. Collection of artifacts and plants is prohibited. Pets must be leased.
Location: 12295 State Hwy 180, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone: 251.540.7720
FORT PICKENS

FORT PICKENS

Weekday guided tours at 2pm. Weekend tours at 11am & 2pm
Location: Pensacola Beach, FL
Phone: 850.934.2600
GOOD TIMES TOURS

GOOD TIMES TOURS

Casino bus trips to Biloxi MS
Location: 455 Corday St., Pensacola, FL 32503
Phone: 850.476.0046
Toll Free: 800.446.0886
GULF BREEZE ZOO

GULF BREEZE ZOO

The Gulf Breeze Zoo is a 50-acre zoo located in Gulf Breeze, FL. It was opened in 1984. Open 7 days a week, 9 AM to 4 PM CST.
Location: 5701 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Phone: 850-982-2229
GULF COAST EXPLOREUM SCIENCE CENTER

GULF COAST EXPLOREUM SCIENCE CENTER

The Science Center aspires to increase science literacy among the people of south Alabama and the Gulf Coast region, residents and visitors alike.
Location: 65 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602.
Phone: 251.208.6893
USS ALABAMA BATTLESHIP MEMORIAL PARK

USS ALABAMA BATTLESHIP MEMORIAL PARK

Battleship Alabama, USS Drum, Indoor Aircraft Pavilion with jet flight simulator, 22 aircraft including B-52 Calamity Jane, A-12 Blackbird spy plane, Tuskegee Airmen P-51 Mustang Award winning rose garden. Nature observatory. Open daily at 8am and closes at sunset.
Location: 2703 Battleship Parkway in Mobile I-10 exit 27 or 30.
Phone: 251.433.2703
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

aka "The Little Zoo That Could" Visit this year`s newborns and the Petting Zoo. View exotic animals. Elevated decks allow viewing of everything from alligators to zebras - lions, tigers, bears and giraffes. Open daily at 9am.
Location: 1204 Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone: 251.968.5731