Labor Day Weekend: Vacation to the Gulf Coast

It’s no secret that the summer months are official “Beach Season.” When kids get out the school, families are trading in their backpacks and uniforms for bathing suits and volleyballs as they make their way to their favorite beach destinations to celebrate the end of another scholastic year. Luckily for families, the vacations do not have to stop once the reality of summer break sets in. Beach lovers from around the world can easily find their perfect Labor Day weekend trip to travel to the sandy shores and our Facebook feeds seem to be filled with smiling kids from mid-May through September.

For those of us who experience busier than normal Junes and Julys, a Labor Day Weekend at the Gulf Coast comes to the rescue. With unbelievable weather from March through October, couples, families and groups looking to make a break to the coast can find solace in the amazing properties and pristine beaches awaiting them.

The Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida and Alabama have long been the favorite vacation destinations for families looking to experience it all. Offering the perfect balance of seclusion, entertainment and Labor Day trip ideas, guests can truly enjoy the best of both worlds in the amazing properties available through Wyndham Vacation Rentals.

Destin, Florida

Labor Day Weekend in Destin

For guests looking to settle into a Labor Day Weekend in Destin, Florida, it’s hard to beat the unique and relaxing Destin Pointe Resort. Nearby entertainment, shopping, eating and golfing ensure that fun is never in short supply, while plentiful space surrounded by nature will put even the busiest minds at rest. For families looking to secure their summer headquarters, It Doesn't Get Any Better comes to the rescue. This elegant three-bedroom vacation homes offers the ultimate in upgrades paired with a great floorplan, perfect for vacationers of all ages.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Labor Day Weekend in Fort Walton Beach

Families looking to make easy trips to and from the sands are sure to love a Labor Day Weekend in Fort Walton Beach, conveniently offering picturesque properties and great area activities for everyone in your travel party. Waterscape, one of the area’s most luxurious condo complexes, offers guests a nearly 500 feet of pristine beach front, only steps away from the beautifully appointed properties. Amazing complex amenities make Waterscape a family favorite year-after-year thanks to plenty of kid friendly and adult focused features such as the seasonal kids club, waterpark style play area, multiple hot tubs and an outdoor grilling area. Properties, such as Waterscape B201, create an ideal vacation experience thanks to plush furniture, modern day décor and a private balcony overlooking the sands.

Miramar Beach, Florida

Labor Day Weekend in Miramar Beach

When it’s time to kick back, relax and enjoy time away from home, TOPS’L for Labor Day Weekend in Miramar Beach, Florida delivers. This expansive resort offers a tranquil feel with absolutely outstanding community amenities and furnishings. Multiple outdoor and indoor pools create countless spaces for relaxing or staying active, while well maintained tennis courts, a tiki-bar and on-site dining allow guests to stay as calm and relaxed as can be. Children’s entertaining areas on site allow families to feel comfortable as well, while available meetings spaces are perfect for family reunions or events scheduled to fit into your summer vacay plans. Great properties, such as TOPS’L Tides #0506, offer spacious layouts, modern furnishings and fantastic views of the Gulf sure to make every vacation extra special.

Fort Morgan, Alabama

Labor Day Weekend in Fort Morgan

The Fort Morgan Peninsula of Gulf Shores, Alabama, offers a vacation experience like no other. Multiple world class golf courses adorn the secluded stretch of beach, while countless quaint and classically beachy communities offer spacious beach homes, quintessential beach cottages and elegant condos for vacationers looking to escape. The Beach Club has been one of the most popular vacation destinations along Fort Morgan for years, and the amazing selection of properties, countless on-site amenities and glorious stretches of beach make it all worthwhile. Great on-site dining can be enjoyed throughout the day, while spa services, tennis courts and multiple pools are sure to keep everyone entertained. While traditional condo properties are available across three separate buildings, Quiet Cottage offers a truly unique Beach Club experience for vacationers. The spacious four-bedroom home offers guests the convenience and excitement of The Beach Club’s amenities while offering privacy, outdoor living spaces and even a private plunge pool for guest enjoyment during a Labor Day Weekend in Fort Morgan.

Gulf Shores, Alabama

Labor Day Weekend in Gulf Shores

If relaxation is on your mind, but you also desire easy to access shopping, dining and groceries nearby, a Labor Day Weekend in Gulf Shores is the vacation for you. From the breathtaking vacation homes along West Beach and Little Lagoon, to the high-rise style condos near the heart of the city, it’s no surprise families have been coming to Gulf Shores for generations. Lighthouse Condominiums remains one of the most popular properties for guests to call home for their week along the sand, thanks to great complex amenities, spacious properties and easy travel to family friendly entertainment. Lighthouse Penthouse #3 is truly a “home away from home” style property with everything you could ever want or need in a vacation rental. Amazing views of the beach accent the four-bedroom condo, which features an amazing kitchen, elegant décor and plush bedding to keep everyone comfortable.

Orange Beach, Alabama

Labor Day Weekend in Orange Beach

Fun, elegance and rustic beach experience can all be enjoyed at the plethora of amazing properties adorning Orange Beach. Located between the Gulf Shores and Florida state line, guests can enjoy luxurious condos, cozy beach cottages, elegant island estates and glorious beach front manors. The Cottages at Romar offer guests a quiet beach community filled with the very best that a Labor Day Weekend at Orange Beach has to offer. From the state of the art zero-entry pool and private guest boardwalk to additional parking and amazing Gulf views, the cottages and homes within the community are remarkable in every way. Boonedocks offers guests an amazing experience within the Cottages at Romar paired perfectly with what a family is looking for in a rental property. Four-bedrooms offer a spacious layout while covered parking and outdoor living areas make vacationing a dream.

Whatever your vacation needs look like this summer, the Gulf Coasts of Northwest Florida and Alabama have you covered from Memorial Day to Labor Day Weekend and beyond!