Gulf State Park Alabama

Gulf State Park
7:15 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Ala. House Panel Approves Coastal Convention Hotel

Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
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An Alabama House committee has approved legislation that would allow the construction of a large hotel and conference center on the beach at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores.

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Gulf State Park Convention Hotel
7:17 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Gulf Convention Hotel: Tourism Boom or Boondoggle?

Legislation pending the Alabama Legislature would let the state use money from the BP Gulf oil spill fund to build a conference center and adjoining hotel at Gulf State Park.
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One of the most pristine areas in Alabama, a sandy white stretch at Gulf State Park, could become the site of a large hotel and conference center.


Bills pending in the Legislature would let the state use money from BP's Gulf oil spill fund to build a conference center and let a private developer build an adjoining hotel. The Republican sponsors, Sen. Trip Pittman and Rep. Steve McMillan, said the goal is to create an upscale site on the Alabama coast to attract conventions like those drawn to Sandestin in the Florida Panhandle.

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Arts & Life
7:35 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Ala State Pier to Offer Beer Starting Next Year

Officials are planning something new next year for visitors to Gulf State Park: Beer at the fishing pier.


Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/PEuiW5 ) that Gulf State Park Superintendent Lisa Laraway told Gulf Shores city officials that the concession area is being upgraded at the pier.

The improvement includes a plan to begin serving beer, although city officials refused a liquor license that would have allowed the pier to also serve wine and frozen drinks.

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