Discover Mighty Vacay’s recommendations on what amazing things to do during your family’s Fall vacation to one of our destinations: Smoky Mountains, TN; Panama City Beach, FL; and Gulf Shores, AL.
You’ve probably enjoyed a roller coaster ride at least once, but have you ever tried riding a mountain coaster? Also known as “alpine coasters,” mountain coasters are similar to roller coasters, except that the former are set atop a mountain and follow its natural terrain. Additionally, they are powered by gravity and, unlike traditional roller coasters, they have manual brakes, allowing you to control their speed during descent.
Besides soaking up the sun while swimming or just strolling along the shore, why not take your beach getaway up a notch by flying on a parasail? If the thought of floating on the air with your legs dangling scares you, then you’re missing out on one of the most amazing experiences you can have in the Gulf Shores! Your fear of heights must have been holding you back from trying this watersport, but you might actually be surprised how peaceful it is to be gliding with the wind while cruising through the stunning panoramic view of the scenery below. Read on to learn more about our top 3 picks where you can do parasailing in Gulf Shores and neighboring beaches.