Antiquing in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

Vacationing in Gulf Shores is full of fun activities for the whole family, from relaxing on the beach to trying the local cuisine or choosing the perfect souvenir. Gulf Shores is especially great for shopping, but instead of heading for the big brand-name stores, why not check out the lesser-known antique shops? By antiquing in the area, you’ll be able to find a one-of-a-kind Gulf Shores souvenir with its own special story. Here is our complete guide to antiquing near our gulf front rentals on Gulf Shores.

Antique Shops Closest to Fort Morgan

Take the scenic drive to nearby Fairhope to experience some of the best antiquing in the area. Gems like Olde South Antiques of Fairhope and Antiques & Uniques of Fairhope can be found on North Section Street downtown, allowing you central access to all the best pieces!

You can walk down the streets and window shop or stop inside when you find something that catches your eye.

From there, head down Highway 104 toward Foley, where you can find the Summerdale Antique Mall and the Foley Indoor Flea Market. Both of these destinations bring visitors from far and wide to try and discover the perfect souvenir. Foley is also home to The Gift Horse Restaurant and Antiques, where you can enjoy a home-cooked meal as well as unearth the best gift to bring with you.

Most Popular Gulf Shores Antique Shops

Once you leave Foley, stop into Fran’s on 59, which is perfectly situated to draw guests from all around. Here, you find a wide variety of antiques in the Eclectic Room, full of everything from chandeliers to vintage jewelry to furniture and so much more!

Another great stop in Gulf Shores is the Prosperous Pelican, where they specialize in local pottery and other artwork, always offering something fun and unique for every style. You’ll also find furniture and jewelry made by local artists. With the combination of local art and antiques, this shop is one of Gulf Shores’ best rainy day activities.

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Antiques and barrels.

Popular Orange Beach Stores

Orange Beach may be known for the white sand and nightlife, but there is also a surprisingly abundant antiquing scene! Check out Repeat After Me Consignment for affordable high-end clothing items, accessories, and antiques. Be sure to also visit J Streets on the Canal and let the friendly staff know what you’re looking for. They have tons of variety to appeal to any and every shopper!

Little Known, Off the Beaten Path Stores

The town of Daphne is a great destination for little-known shops. The Daphne Antique Galleria is hidden in plain sight, conveniently located right off the highway, and is full of both chic and rustic gifts for the whole family. Turn the corner onto Main Street to discover Market on Main and browse the selection of candles, home décor, garden pieces, and, of course, antiques.

As you drive through Foley, there are more hidden gems along the way. Hollis Ole Crush Antique Mall is perfect for costume jewelry and books, or you can head into the Bargain Hunter’s Thrift Trail to see how much you can snag for the lowest price!

Luckily, our Gulf Shores vacation rentals are just a short trip away from all of these incredible stops. Antiquing gives you a new perspective on the area you are visiting, and after a long day of shopping and exploring, your rental will welcome you home and provide the perfect place to relax and unwind.

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Staying in Fort Morgan gives you the best of both worlds; you can enjoy everything that Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have to offer while still maintaining a calm and quiet place to return to each night.

For more information about antiquing in the area and our full range of Fort Morgan and Gulf Shores pet-friendly vacation rentals, contact us today!