Save the Date

Getting to Gulf Shores, AL:

Pensacola International Airport (recommended)

850-436-5000 |

American • Delta • Silver • United

Cities with non-stop flights
Atlanta • Chicago • Chicago O’Hare • Dallas/Ft. Worth • Houston (Hobby) • Houston • Denver (Summer Only) • Austin (Summer Only) • St. Louis (Summer Only) • Kansas City (Summer Only)

Mobile Regional Airport

251-633-0313 |

American • Delta • Southwest

Cities with non-stop flights
Atlanta • Charlotte • Chicago O’Hare • Dallas/Ft. Worth • Houston

Airport shuttle: $80 to Gulf Shores

State Park activities and recreation

  •  6,150 acres of pristine coastal scenery and wildlife habitat on the historic Alabama Gulf Coast
  • More than 27.4 miles of hiking trails
  • 900-acre freshwater fishing lake with 6 piers
  • Nature Center outdoor classroom and amphitheater
  • Interpretive Center – teaches visitors about the dune ecosystems and environmentally friendly architecture
  • Fishing pier stretching over ¼ mile into the Gulf and featuring educational signs about local wildlife
  • Tennis, biking, kayaking, paddleboards, geocaching, guided nature walks, birding, playgrounds, butterfly garden and pavilion

Optional activities

  • OWA Amusement Park in Foley
  • The Wharf – shopping, dining, ziplining, mini-golf, marina, movies, entertainment venues
  • Deep sea fishing (many options)
  • Golf (several courses to choose from)
  • Outlet shopping
  • Make your own glass ornament at the Hot Shop
  • The world famous Flora-Bama – dining, shopping,marina and music venue

We’re a year out from the 2019 SEA Institute, but can’t you
already feel the Gulf breezes on your face …
the soft, sugar-white sand between your toes…
hear the seagulls singing overhead…
It’s all just waiting for us next year!
Here are some quick facts to help you plan.


2019 SEA Institute Headquarters:
Alabama Gulf State Park and Lodge
20115 State Highway 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Room Rates:
Standard park view $165 (overlooks Lake Shelby)
Deluxe park view $189 (balcony)
Deluxe Gulf view $229

The Lodge will honor these rates a day before and a day after our
Institute dates. Details and deadlines to follow.
Online reservations will be available.
But to whet your appetite: