Which is Better?
If you're looking for lovely beaches, wildlife-spotting opportunities, and a very laid-back beach vacation, then Dauphin Island will be perfect...
But if you're looking for larger & more diverse beaches in a city with plenty of activities, then Gulf Shores - which is very family friendly - may be perfect.
Gulf Shores has many family friendly activities such as the zoo & arcades. But Dauphin Island is perfect for relaxing.
Dauphin Island is perfect if you're looking for a laid-back beach rental experience and time in nature.
Gulf Shores is great if you want many outdoor activities and a fun nightlife scene.
Check out our honest comparison between Dauphin Island and Gulf Shores to find out which is better for beaches, dining, families and more. Just click learn more!