Summer Tourism Outlook

Summer Tourism Outlook

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GULF SHORES, Alabama -

Summer vacation is right around the corner!

In less than three weeks, tens of thousands of families from across the Southeastern U-S will pack up their SUV's and mini-vans and head south to Baldwin County's beaches.

Gulf Shores-Orange Beach Tourism says 5.3 million people visited Pleasure Island last year and spent three "billion" dollars.

Tourism officials believe they'll have just as many-if not more-visitors this year.

Tourism officials tells News 5 many families are feeling better about the economy and feel comfortable spending money for vacation.  

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