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Blue Heron Escape RV Resort: Alabama’s Winter Gem

Published on November 1st, 2023 by RV Living

Looking for that ideal winter getaway? The Blue Heron Escape RV Resort in Foley, Alabama, might just be your answer. Nestled in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this resort combines the best of both worlds: tranquility and accessibility.

Why Gulf Coast Snowbirds Flock to Blue Heron Escape RV Resort

Many seasoned RV enthusiasts head to Foley when winter rolls around. Why? This family-owned resort delivers a peaceful countryside feeling, while being close to city amenities. You’ll feel like your far from a busy city, but only a hop, skip, and a jump away from coastal playgrounds like Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, and Perdido Key. This winter, sandy stretches and the calming sea are ready when you want to escape urban living.

Location is Blue Heron’s ace-in-the-hole. Not only is it surrounded by natural beauty, but there’s a spread of Gulf Coast dining options nearby with mouth-watering seafood and southern cuisine. Want to spend the day shopping? The Tanger Outlet Mall is a quick five-minute drive.

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The resort has 83 full-hookup RV sites, beautifully set against a backdrop of greenery. Got a big rig? This park is for you. The pull-throughs are designed to comfortably fit RVs up to 45-feet long, with smooth roads and parking pads for every guest. Traveling with a buddy? You and your friends can camp next to one another, just ask the park for one of these special campsites. Thoughtful landscaping and shade trees bring nature up close to your front door.

Why You Should Winter at Blue Heron Escape RV Resort

big-rig campsites at Blue Heron Escape RV Resort

You’ll love the full hookup sites with well-maintained landscaping and mature trees, and spacious grassy areas. Many spaces are lined with trees for privacy and shade.

The zero-entry pool at Blue Heron Escape RV Resort.
The zero-entry pool at Blue Heron Escape RV Resort.

Enjoy the Amenities at Foley, Alabama’s Best RV Resort

Blue Heron Escape RV Resort has a packed social activities calendar too. Make new friends, spend some time at the clubhouse, and enjoy the cozy sofas, card games, and other activities The clubhouse is a multi-purpose building, as it houses the shower rooms, laundry facilities, and main office. There’s even a zero-entry pool and shallow water lounge area.

Things to Do in Foley, Alabama

Located within the city of Foley is Alabama’s largest water park, OWA, housing a 30,000 square foot wave pool, a lazy river, a surf simulator. There is plenty of rides for plunging, swirling, falling, and screaming. For the little tikes, 

Beyond the resort, Foley itself is a fun place to stay in winter. The OWA indoor water park is Alabama’s largest water-based attraction, with a 30,000 square foot wave pool, a lazy river, a surf simulator. Got grandkids with you? Tukl’s Tower is a tropical play station that has five slides and a dump-bucket tower. OWA, pronounced ‘oh-wah’, is inspired by the Muscogee Creek language that means ‘big water.”

You won’t want to miss OWA’s Tropic Falls, an indoor waterpark and award-winning theme park. Spend the day having fun with the kids on 23 attractions and rides in the year-round indoor waterpark.

Want to skip the manmade water parks and enjoy nature’s original water parks? Visit one of the beaches near Foley. You’ll have plenty to visit. The Alabama Gulf Coast features 32 miles of beachfront, with over 15 public access. The main public beach is in Gulf Shores, at the end of Highway 59.

And if you’re an aviation enthusiast, you’re in great company. The world-famous United States Navy Blue Angels practice over Gulf Shores. Get ready for the action on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during their airshow season of March through November.

Paddling the ocean near Foley, Alabama. (Image: Blue Heron Escape RV Resort)
Paddling the ocean near Foley, Alabama. (Image: Blue Heron Escape RV Resort)

Also, there are plenty of fishing opportunities just minutes away from the resort. Endless options are up and down the Gulf Coast, with inshore, back bay, and deep sea fishing spots. Ask the resort owners about their favorite spots that have led to big catches.

Meet the Owners

Gayle & Scott Taylor owners & operators of the new Blue Heron Escape RV Resort near Foley, Alabama
Scott and Gayle Taylor, owners

The heart and soul of Blue Heron, owners Scott and Gayle are Foley locals dedicated to genuine southern hospitality. The couple are life-long residents of Foley and are always happy to point out the best kayaking locations, great fishing areas, and fun nightlife hotspots. Their warm approach to guests says it all: Blue Heron Escape RV Resort guests will arrive as strangers but depart as friends. Scott and Gayle aren’t just hosts. They’re your local guides to the best of the Foley and Gulf Coast snowbird destinations.

Book Your Winter Stay

Contact park at 251-949-5101, or book online. Blue Heron Escape RV Resort is located at 19700 Keller Road in Foley, Alabama, 36535.

Start Planning Your Next Trip

Ready to plan your escape? RV LIFE Trip Wizard makes it easy plan your perfect winter snowbird getaway at Blue Heron Escape RV Resort and other amazing resorts.

No matter where your destination is, what amenities you are looking for, or even the route you choose to get there, RV LIFE Trip Wizard helps RVers plan an amazing vacation. Find great summer and winter camping destinations utilizing RV-friendly routes customized to your RV and travel preferences. These online tools take the guesswork out of finding great places to stay, as well as the perfect route to get there.

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