Perdido Key / Pensacola

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Perdido Key

Located between Pensacola, Florida, and Orange Beach, Alabama, Perdido Key is a fantastic place to stay and enjoy island life on the Gulf of Mexico. It was named “Best Beach in Florida” in 2015 and still remains one of the best places to enjoy your next beach vacation. Whether you want to paddleboard or kayak, catch some seafood on a charter boat, watch the playful dolphins, or enjoy the many restaurants and shops near the beach, there is something for you! If you are looking for a more laidback beach vacation, Perdido Key is the perfect place. Imagine days of sunshine, white sand, a gentle breeze, and an average temperature of 75 degrees. Sounds nice, doesn’t it?

Fort Morgan

Just a short drive from Perdido Key, Fort Morgan will attract the history buffs in your family. Used in at least three wars, including the Spanish American War and both World Wars, this fort has a rich history. Made to withstand hurricanes, this fort has a unique architectural design, utilizing brick and archways. If history isn’t your thing, Fort Morgan also offers fantastic places to picnic and a boat launch.

Deep Sea Fishing

Perdido Key offers many different fishing charter options, and one of those is Deep Sea Fishing. Enjoy a day out on the open water catching anything from flounder to tuna to red snapper. You can reserve a private charter or split the cost with others on a shared charter. Tend to get a little seasick? Why not try an inshore fishing trip instead.


Pensacola has miles of dazzling white sand beaches ready for you to experience. This area is famous for its natural beauty but also offers numerous attractions and top-notch accommodations. You can enjoy a day outdoors, soaking up the sun or exploring the ocean and waterways, or visit downtown for all the shops, restaurants, and art. There is something for everyone, from preserved historic villages to fine-dining experiences.

Known as the “Festival City of the South,” Pensacola also offers all kinds of events, from festivals to shows. Basically, there’s always something to get into! Check out the Pensacola events calendar to find an event you might want to attend when you come to visit.

Blue Angels

The month of July is a great time to visit Pensacola because of the US Navy’s Blue Angels Air Show. Watch these planes maneuver in perfect formation. Listen to the engines roar and see the smoke trails cut across the sky. This is an event to wow any onlooker. Coming some other time and love jets and airplanes? Check out the National Naval Aviation Museum.

Gulf Breeze Zoo

Gulf Breeze Zoo boasts over 800 animals from all over the world. You can view the animals in a variety of ways, including from a boardwalk or riding a safari train. Get up close and personal with the animals when you participate in animal encounter activities like feeding or visiting the farm. Visit the Gulf Breeze Zoo website to see the featured animals and special events.

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