As the westernmost city in Florida’s panhandle, you can find 50-plus miles of coastline in Pensacola. But beyond the white-sand beaches and emerald-green water, the city also offers opportunities for learning, shopping and fine dining. Take a virtual tour of this beautiful and exciting city, starting with the video below.
Take a Virtual Tour of Pensacola, FL
Historic Pensacola Village
120 Church Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 • (850) 595-5985
There’s nothing like stepping back in time. Historic Pensacola Village features over 20 properties in downtown Pensacola and transports people back to the late 1800s. Visitors can enjoy live history demonstrations, such as candle making, cooking, tours and more.
Gulf Islands National Seashore
With over 160 miles of sand, the Gulf Islands National Seashore is America’s largest national seashore, which means endless options for fun and exploration. Enjoy historic Fort Pickens, birding trails, water activities and more.
It’s an eclectic collection. The Pensacola Bay Area — born of a 450-year history — is honed in Southern tradition and bursting at its progressive seams with art, food and downright interesting experiences. Outside of the sugar-white-sand beaches, local shops, art, sports and history await in the beautiful downtown area.
Enjoy Fresh Seafood
With delectable dining establishments and lively libations, the food and drink scene in the Pensacola Bay Area serves up some serious flavor. Food critic connoisseurs and casual-dining foodies alike can satisfy their cravings with breathtaking waterfront dining restaurants, historic hole-in-the-wall eateries, sophisticated martini bars and lively up-and-coming hotspots.
Paddling, snorkeling, boating, birding … you get the picture. At its core, Pensacola is an adventurer’s paradise. With miles of shoreline and numerous trails in between, Pensacola is a hotspot for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors.
All images courtesy of Pensacola Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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