Orange Beach, Alabama
Orange Beach, Alabama, offers a wide selection of family beach vacation opportunities. From condos directly on the beach to just across the street, golf course condo communities, beach houses and everything in between. Cast your cares away when you cast your line during a deep sea fishingadventure in Orange Beach, where the country’s largest artificial fishing reef awaits you.
The Wind and Water Learning Center is committed to enhancing the community by providing coastal access, facilities, equipment and education for sailing and paddlesports. Through a variety of classes hosted by the Center, residents and visitors can explore our scenic back bays. The Wind and Water Learning Center is an active member of U.S. Sailing and an afficiliate of the American Canoe Association.
The City of Orange Beach hosts many sporting events and tournaments at the Orange Beach Sportsplex. The Sportsplex, located north of the Gulf State Park and a short distance from The Wharf, comprises a football/soccer stadium with a seating capacity of 1,500 seats. The facility also has several baseball and softball fields. The Backcountry Trail system through the Gulf State Park has a trailhead located at the Sportsplex.
The Sportsplex has hosted the SEC Women's Soccer Tournament on numerous occasions in addition to the NCAA Division II men and women's soccer tournament. The facility once served as home to the Alabama Lightning of the North American Football League.
A little known attraction, the tallest Ferris wheel in the Southeast at a height of 112 feet, is located at The Wharf in Orange Beach.