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Florida, Pensacola, Travel

Civil War History That You Can Touch: Fort Pickens Florida

If you are traveling in the Florida Panhandle, or the Gulf Coast of Alabama you don’t want to miss a visit to pentagonal historic United States military fort – Fort Pickens, located on Santa Rosa island. Fort Pickens is a ruined 19th century fortification which guarded Pensacola Bay and remained in use until 1947. We have visited a great number […]

Florida, Pensacola, Travel

Experience the Real Florida at Big Lagoon State Park, Florida

If you are looking to experience the “Real Florida” the secluded Big Lagoon State Park located just ten kilometers southwest of Pensacola on Gulf Beach Highway is a great way to start. This 705 acre park circles the northern boundary of Big Lagoon as it snakes toward Pensacola Bay to the east. Within the boundaries of the park you’ll find […]

Maine, Travel

A must see in Maine: Marginal Way

We often like to break up the travel time by stopping at a destination midway to get in a little walk and a bite to eat. So on our way to Acadia National Park while coming from Massachusetts the obvious target was Ogunquit. Located just a short drive off I 95 and only three and a half hours from Acadia, […]