Foley travel guide

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You're Going to Love Foley

With a population of 14,618, Foley is a must-see destination in Alabama, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 1 days in order to fully appreciate everything Foley has to offer.

What to do in Foley

Top activities & attractions in Foley

Where to Eat in Foley

If you’re looking for affordable options, Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant Foley (103 S Owa Blvd) and The Forge Pizzeria (21040 Miflin Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Foley

Foley in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Foley in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Foley


Although Foley doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Pensacola (PNS), which is located 30 miles from Foley. The shortest domestic flight to Foley departs from Fort Lauderdale and takes around 1h 43m.


Another option to get to Foley is to pick up a car rental from New Orleans, which is about 146 miles from Foley. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Dollar, among others, in New Orleans.


You can travel by bus to Foley using Tornado Bus or FlixBus. From Pompano Beach, the bus ride to Foley takes 855 miles and will cost you around $315. From Dallas, the ticket costs about $207 for a journey of 1300 miles.

Airlines serving Foley

Good (2,930 reviews)
Good (505 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,088 reviews)
Good (3,647 reviews)
Air France
Good (628 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,594 reviews)
Good (1,167 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,688 reviews)
Excellent (1,452 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,590 reviews)
Good (861 reviews)
Good (1,455 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Good (3,414 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (3,222 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (305 reviews)
Excellent (283 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
Okay (1,451 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (649 reviews)
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Where to stay in Foley

Average rates range from around $174 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $250 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn Foley and Comfort Suites Foley - North Gulf Shores.

Where to stay in popular areas of Foley

Most booked hotels in Foley

Magnolia Springs Bed and Breakfast
Excellent (9.5, 61 reviews)
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Foley At Owa
Excellent (8.8, 455 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Foley - N Gulf Shores
Excellent (8.7, 1013 reviews)
Home2 Suites by Hilton Foley
Excellent (8.7, 590 reviews)
Econo Lodge Inn and Suites Foley-North Gulf Shores
Good (7.4, 913 reviews)
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Foley
Good (6.4, 136 reviews)

Renting a car in Foley

Renting a car in Foley costs $57 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 16% cheaper than airport locations in Foley.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Foley (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. Intermediate (Chevrolet Cruze or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Foley, while also 48% cheaper than other types, on average.