Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?

Not everyone knows about us ... yet! And some of us would kinda like to keep it that way!

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But if you are looking for an active, vibrant, historical setting, with access to world class beaches, Pensacola is the place to be!


Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?
Why you should visit Pensacola
It's Saturday evening in Pensacola, Fla. Past the shops and eateries that line Palafox Street downtown, a wedding reception fills one of several restored historical buildings with light and laughter. Guests spill out onto the sidewalk, while out back couples dance on a terrace overlooking Pensacola Bay.


Pensacola is a historical place. The first European colony was founded in Pensacola in 1559 and has been controlled by five countries over its long history. This unique mixture of cultures include the French, Spanish, English, as well as indigenous peoples. With the strong military presence from its beginning as a valuable port, Pensacola has attracted people from around the world and still does.


Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?
Pensacola | History & Facts
Pensacola: Pensacola, city, seat of Escambia county, northwestern Florida, U.S. It lies on Pensacola Bay (an arm of the Gulf of Mexico), about 35 miles (55 km) west of Fort Walton Beach and 60 miles (100 km) southeast of Mobile, Alabama. A Spanish settlement was made there in 1559 but abandoned two years later.


The most popular and notable military presence now days, is the Naval Air Station. The NAS is home to the world famous Blue Angels who perform at air shows around the country. But in Pensacola, their practices are open to the public anytime they are home! And their performance for their home town crowd is not to be missed come July every year. Check out information below on how to see them is practice or even a show!


Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?
How to Enjoy Blue Angels' Practice at the Naval Air Station
How to Enjoy Blue Angels' Practice at the Naval Air Station


The Nation Naval Aviation Museum is another reason to visit Pensacola! It is one of the world’s largest Naval Aviation museums and one of the most-visited museums in the state of Florida! And it is FREE!

But if military history is more your style, check out Fort Pickens! The National Park Service maintains the fort now, but it played an integral part for the Union during the Civil War.



But Pensacola and Pensacola Beach are more than just history and military forts! Here is a list of the Top 10 things to do in Pensacola!


Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?
Things to do in Pensacola, FL: Florida City Guide by 10Best
Pensacola travel guide on the best things to do in Pensacola, FL. 10Best reviews restaurants, attractions, nightlife, clubs, bars, hotels, events, and shopping in Pensacola.


Pensacola Beach has been a place for vacations for decades! Pensacola Beach has everything people want in a vacation spot on the water. Beautiful beaches, restaurants, outdoor and indoor activities and more are available year round.


Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?
The 10 Best
Visiting Pensacola Beach and Tiki House for the first or tenth time, find out what the locals and tourists say is the top places to visit! USA Today uses polling to discover people's favorites and publishes them to help visitors and residents alike....


With a rich history, great places to visit, and so much to offer, you have to wonder why it isn't more crowed and touristy. We don't mind being overshadowed by our more commercial neighbors to the east and west. We just want to keep Pensacola and Pensacola Beach uniquely Pensacola!


Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?
Uniquely Pensacola Beach
Uniquely Pensacola Beach - All things Pensacola Beach! From the Bushwacker to Royal Reds! Recipes to Traditions! Explore them all here!...


Visit Pensacola Beach and stay at the most popular vacation rental home on the beach!


Why Visit Pensacola and Pensacola Beach?
Tiki House Pensacola Beach - Pensacola Beach
Vacation Home in Pensacola Beach. With over 3000 sq ft of room with a HUGE 1600 sq. ft. recreation room to spread out, Tiki House has it all! Steps from the beach! Beach and Gulf views from nearly every room and ...



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