Sure, most people go to Alabama’s Gulf Shores for the ocean. But there’s much more to do in the area, including shopping, dining, entertainment, and boating. All those activities can be found at The Wharf at Orange Beach, the premier entertainment neighborhood in Orange Beach, Alabama.
The Wharf is located on the Intracoastal Waterway, right at the intersection of Foley Beach Expressway and Canal Road. It’s quite literally “down the street” from Pandion Ridge RV Resort, which offers comfortable RV camping just one mile away. The Wharf is one destination you can’t miss during your Gulf Shores getaway!
Shopping and Dining at The Wharf
The Wharf at Orange Beach features a wide array of options for dining and shopping. From Kilwins ice cream and STKburger to Kentucky Mist Distillery and Villagio Grille, there are plenty of places to eat and drink. And with the wonderfully warm weather in Orange Beach, outdoor dining is a popular option offered at many restaurants. That means you can safely eat out while enjoying the Alabama sunshine.
In addition to restaurants, The Wharf has many places to shop. Some cater to specialty items, such as hot sauce at the Pepper Palace, jerky at the Gulf Coast House of Jerky, and stuffed animals at the Build-a-Bear Workshop. Others are good old-fashioned clothing stores, such as Southern Athletica, Seaside Shoes & Swim, and Lucca. From electronics to sundresses, you’ll find what you need when shopping at The Wharf.
Entertainment at The Wharf
There’s more to The Wharf at Orange Beach than shops. The Wharf is also an entertainment destination, anchored by SPECTRA, a larger-than-life light show taking place most evenings on Main Street. And don’t forget the towering Ferris wheel, providing panoramic views of the Gulf Shores area.
In addition to these activities at The Wharf, you’ll also find:
- The Wharf Mini Golf
- Arena the Next Level laser tag course
- Breakout Orange Beach escape room
- Civil Axe Throwing
- Outer Limits VR arcade
Boaters, anglers, and fans of the Gulf Shores lifestyle will also love The Wharf Marina. It’s easy to get out on the water from The Wharf, whether it be for a charter fishing trip, a dolphin and sunset cruise, or a nature tour of the swamps, bayous, and coastal waterways. If it’s on the water, it’s probably accessible from The Wharf.
Nearby Vacations at Pandion Ridge RV Resort
As the closest RV resort to The Wharf at Orange Beach, Pandion Ridge RV Resort keeps you near the action. You’ll also be able to enjoy spacious, well-kept RV sites with full hookups, lake views, and access to cable TV and WiFi. Plus, each site includes a picnic table and concrete patio for outdoor meals.
Pandion Ridge offers numerous amenities for your enjoyment. On warm days, refresh yourself with a dip in the swimming pool, or warm up on cool days in the hot tub. There’s also a fitness center for staying in shape, a dedicated dog park, a clubhouse, and wooded walking trails.
Don’t miss out on all that the Gulf Shores area has to offer. Come visit, explore The Wharf at Orange Beach, and experience a rejuvenating stay at Pandion Ridge RV Resort. And be sure to share this post with family and friends who may want to join you!