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Imagine a vacation where every day brings a new adventure, an opportunity to create memories that last a lifetime. That’s exactly what you get with Gulf Shores Rentals’ Stay and Play Program. Brought to you by Xplorie, this program grants you one free entry to each activity every day of your stay, allowing you to create an itinerary with as many or as few excursions as you wish. From teeing off on renowned golf courses to setting sail on delightful dolphin cruises, our hand-picked list of must-dos is aimed at highlighting the best activities in Gulf Shores. Let’s take a look at everything you get when you Stay and Play at Gulf Shores Rentals.

Golfing Perfection at Lost Key Golf Club

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Kick off your vacation with a round of golf at the Lost Key Golf Club. As part of the Stay and Play program, you can enjoy a complimentary round every day. This Arnold Palmer-designed championship course is a golfer's paradise, offering top-notch playing surfaces and stunning green speeds. Remember to dress appropriately with a collared shirt and Bermuda shorts, and leave your personal coolers at home, as all your needs are taken care of on the course.

Soldiers Creek Golf Club: A Golfer's Dream

Soldiers Creek Golf Club extends the golfing journey with its breathtaking 18-hole course. Located in Baldwin County, near Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, this course offers TifEagle greens and a layout perfect for golfers of all skill levels. The serene rolling hills and natural backdrops create a tranquil environment for a day on the links. Be sure to confirm your tee time with Xplorie and, once again, adhere to the dress code for an uninterrupted day of play.

Movie Nights with Xplorie

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After a day of outdoor activities, unwind with Xplorie Movie Night. Offering unlimited free movie rentals, it's the perfect way to relax and enjoy Hollywood's latest. You can check out two movies at a time, making it a great option for a family movie night or a rainy-day reprieve. Just remember to return them within 14 days, and you're set for entertainment throughout your vacation. Visit the Stay and Play page to access your code for free rentals. 

Thrills at Tropic Falls Theme Park

Tropic Falls Theme Park, open from May to September, is a wonderland of excitement. With your free admission, explore 23 thrilling rides and attractions. While the waterpark is not included, the theme park itself offers endless fun with roller coasters, midway games, and a splash pad. It's an ideal spot for family entertainment and creating memories you’ll have long after you return home.

Explore the Wild at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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Visit the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo for an encounter with a diverse range of animals. This tropical oasis is home to over 199 species, including eight endangered species, and is one of the most popular attractions in the region. The zoo promises an educational and fun-filled day for visitors of all ages; just be sure to arrive before 3:30 pm, and if you’re traveling over the holidays, note their closures for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Dolphin Watching at its Finest

Set sail on The Southern Rose for a remarkable dolphin cruise. This narrated tour offers more than just a glimpse of bottlenose dolphins; it’s an educational adventure through the area’s waterways. Onboard, enjoy a snack bar with light refreshments. You’re also allowed to bring your own cooler so you can relax and enjoy the 2-hour cruise with everything you need.

An Angler’s Dream aboard Zeke’s Lady 

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Your Stay and Play privileges include daily opportunities to hook a prized fish when you head out on the beautiful Gulf waters on Zeke's Lady for a family-friendly fishing trip. Step onto the 60’ party boat with an air-conditioned cabin for your comfort as you head roughly 20 miles offshore for some of the area’s best bottom fishing. Everything you need is covered, from your rod to your license, so you can enjoy this epic adventure. Trips typically last 6 hours, and the most popular fish include snapper, trigger, and red ruby. After a day on the water, take your haul back to your vacation rental for a delicious Gulf-fresh dinner.

Elevate Your Vacation When You Stay and Play

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When you book your trip with Gulf Shores Rentals, you not only get the best in Gulf Shores accommodations, but you also enjoy hundreds of dollars in discounts to some of the area’s most beloved attractions. The Stay and Play program elevates your vacation from ordinary to extraordinary and allows you to create a vacation itinerary full of adventure the whole family will enjoy - all you have to do is call (850) 460-7759 to book your activities. Whether you’re taking advantage of nightly entertainment with free movie rentals or visiting a new attraction each day, your one free entry goes a long way. Don’t spend another vacation wishing you’d explored beyond the beach. Book your trip with Gulf Shores Rentals and Stay and Play on the Alabama coast.