John Mullen


John Mullen has worked for Alabama newspapers since 1983 serving as a sportswriter, copy editor, page designer, reporter, and photographer. He has lived on the Alabama Gulf Coast in Orange Beach, Alabama, full time since 2010 covering local news, attractions, and restaurants. He and his family have assimilated well into the local coastal cultural and vibrant food and music scenes in Alabama’s most popular resort area which welcomes more than five million visitors annually.


Journalist and author John Mullen explains 100 varied and fun things to do on vacation no what time of year!

The Gulf Coast is the ideal place for summer activities. From sandy white beaches to festivals and historic adventures, there is no shortage of opportunities to enjoy the coast. The new book, 100 Things To Do On the Alabama Gulf

John Mullen figures there is plenty that coastal Alabama residents already know about within the entries included in the newly released book he wrote entitled, 100 Things to Do on the Alabama Gulf Coast Before You Die.