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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 […]

Florida, Pensacola, Travel

A History Lesson of Pensacola FL – A Fantastic Day in the Sun

We couldn’t think of a better way to explore the cultural, historical and architectural treasures of Pensacola Florida than by visiting the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The museum was built in 1908 and housed in the former three story Mediterranean Revival City Hall.  After the museum we took a walking tour through the charming streets of the Historic […]