3 Most Famous Alabama Gulf Coast Hangout Spots

If you are looking to enjoy a fun vacation on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, Fort Morgan is the perfect place to stay. You’ll have plenty of access to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, but you won’t be staying near the large crowds and can instead enjoy the peace and quiet in Fort Morgan. Alabama’s Gulf Coast is known for its hangout spots, and there are several that have drawn crowds from far and wide for years. Here are three of the most famous hangout spots on the Gulf Coast, all just minutes from our house rentals in Fort Morgan, AL.

Pirate’s Cove

Pirate’s Cove in nearby Josephine has been drawing crowds since 1957. This unique eatery is the perfect place if you’re looking for a laid-back meal. The menu is full of classic American favorites like savory cheeseburgers, flavorful hot wings, and greasy French fries. Come on the weekends for fresh pizza! While you’re here, you can enjoy live music and special events on holidays.

 The atmosphere in Pirate’s Cove is perfect for the whole family to enjoy a fun meal together while taking advantage of the incredible view and meeting the friendly locals.

Pirates Cove is located at 6664 County Road 95 in Josephine, about an hour’s drive away from Fort Morgan. They are open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m., and Friday through Saturday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Lulu's IS a Great Family Hangout in Gulf Shores

Lucy Buffett’s Lulu’s

Lulu’s is the spot for you if you’re looking for some fun with your meal. Kids and adults alike will love the live music, incredible views, and exciting activities. Of course, there’s also a delicious menu item for every palate. Lulu’s goes above and beyond to include everyone by offering allergy menus for those sensitive to gluten, shellfish, seafood, egg, soy, and dairy. On the main menu, you’ll find favorites like peel and eat shrimp, fried crab claw, and the classic PoBoy. After your meal, enjoy the music, bring out your competitive side at the arcade, or take to the skies in the ropes course.

Lucy Buffett’s Lulu’s is located at 200 East 25th Avenue in Gulf Shores, just a 30-minute drive from Fort Morgan. They are open daily from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Flora-Bama Lounge and Oyster Bar is a Gulf Coast Mainstay

Flora-Bama Lounge and Oyster Bar

The Flora-Bama Lounge and Oyster Bar has been a mainstay in both Alabama and Florida since it opened in 1964. People come from far and wide to experience the five stages of live music, delicious cocktails at the beachfront bar, and the freshest seafood around.  Some of the most popular menu items include the Old River Surf and Turf, four cheese mac, chicken club, and fried goldfish basket. Don’t miss out on a delicious slice of key lime pie for dessert! Grab a drink, head to one of the stages, and dance the evening away.

The Flora-Bama Lounge and Oyster Bar is located at 17400 Perdido Key Drive in Perdido Key. It will take you about an hour to reach the Lounge from Fort Morgan. They are open daily from 9 a.m. until 2:30 a.m.

Gulf Shores Rentals

While there are tons of great spots in Orange Beach and Fort Morgan, these are three of the most popular. Each of these hangouts is less than an hour away from our Fort Morgan rentals, perfect for a day trip! Our rentals are designed with you in mind, ideal for any group or family. We even offer Fort Morgan pet friendly beach rentals so you can bring your furry friend along! For more information on all of our Fort Morgan vacation rentals, contact us today.