May 23, 2014

Gulf Shores, Alabama

Photograph by Jeff Haller, Keyhole Photo/Corbis

Table tennis and a giant "hang loose" sign provide entertainment for patrons at the Hangout seaside restaurant in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Gulf Shores makes National Geographic Traveler's list of classic shore towns in the new issue: "Gulf Shores remains a languid, delightfully timeless place that feels like nowhere else."

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