Beach Princess: ‘Bama Spring Break Staycation

Alabama Beach vacation

Updated for 2016!

Well, despite my best intentions on going somewhere fabulous for Spring Break, we decided to STAYcation this year to save money for trips upcoming over the next 18 months. My husband and I are teachers, so we get a full week off from work. We live in Foley, Alabama, which is a short 15 minute drive from the Gulf of Mexico. People pay thousands of dollars a week to stay at the beach on the Gulf. So what do you do faced with 10 days and no amazing beach house or upper floor condo?

Well, you try to eat nice meals as cheaply as possibly and find FREE stuff to do. Alabama’s Eastern Shore is full of excellent places to visit and tons of free stuff to do. [Read more…]