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Our favorite activities for a day at the beach with kids

19 Apr 2017
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Nothing beats a family day at the beach. If the sand, the sun and the surf are calling you and yours for that beach getaway, of course you should go. 

Families love our beaches and love coming back to Gulf Shores Plantation year after year. What’s not to love? Great location and lodging options. Soft, white sand, wide-open stretches of beach and beautiful gulf waters. It’s the perfect setting to get outdoors and enjoy some fun time together. 

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To give you some ideas for activities to keep your little ones happy and engaged during your outing, we’ve put together a list of our top ten favorites. Some are good exercise. Some might include a little learning opportunity. And some are just plain fun!

1.     Build a sandcastle

2.     Play “I spy”

3.     Fly a kite

4.     Toss a Frisbee

5.     Make sand angels

6.     Go body surfing

7.     Make a sundial

8.     Do the limbo

9.     Play musical towels

10.  Watch the sunset

While there are plenty of attractions and things to do in Gulf Shores, time on the beach is the star of the show. And spending time with kids on the beach is priceless. During your next visit to Gulf Shores Plantation, take advantage of that time. Play hard. Have fun. Repeat.