If you want to spend a wonderful long weekend in Florida, but want to stay away from the crowded beaches and the packed resorts, Pensacola is the perfect place. Enjoy a vacation filled with relaxation, swimming, adventures, and the beautiful outdoors. The Pensacola Bay sea port is Pensacola town, bordered by the barrier island of Santa Rosa Island which connects Pensacola to the Gulf of Mexico, making the water nice and warm. This charming small town is famous for its wonderful white sandy beaches, Gulf Island, and large variety of beach vacation rental homes. Your beautiful Pensacola vacation will certainly turn into a home away from home, with plenty of condos complete with multiple bedrooms and ocean view living rooms.
If you have a more adventurous side and would like to have things to do other than swimming and sunbathing, but don't enjoy large crowds, Pensacola is the best place for you to visit. Pensacola beach is great for families, group of friends or for couples who like to have some relaxing time alone. The beautiful beach town has plenty of sights to see and list of things to do -- choose from jetskiing, snorkelling, sailing, and going on boat rides. Some of the water activities are family-friendly as well, so if you have small children you can still find water tours to enjoy!
The Naval Aviation Museum is an excellent choice for all ages, because it has lots of information about history and engineering. Elsehwere, the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum has all you need to know about confederation and how five different governments including the Spanish and French once ruled this wonderful town. For some adventure mixed with history, visit Santa Rosa Island where you can visit Fort Pickens, which was historical pentagonal military base. Perdido Key and Gulf Islands National Seashore National Parks have the nice amenities of parks on the beach shore, where visitors can hike, play beach volley ball, and enjoy nature. Also, Pensacola has its own air show each year, which features the Blue Angels which is the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. This is a fun event to attend for the whole family.
The best areas to stay and to find a vacation rental include downtown Pensacola and also Pensacola Beach. There are plenty of vacation homes on the beach with ocean view, many bedrooms, pet-friendly services, and full comfort. For the city-lovers, there are more than enough vacation rentals in downtown Pensacola, where you can still smell the fresh air of the ocean, but cute little coffee shops are just around the corner.
For the nicest, warmest weather and perfect temperature water, the best time to visit Pensacola is July and August, where the average weather is between 85 and 75 degrees, there is no rain and lots of sunshine. Summer months such as May, June and July tend to be very hot and humid, with the temperature rising above 90 degrees. Winter months of course are not too cold, but 50 degrees is probably not the best for a day of swimming. Spring and Fall are still very nice for hiking and exploring the area.
If you are a seafood lover, Pensacola will certinaly satisfy your tastebuds. Due to its great location, so many amazing seafood restaurants serve the freshest fish and other sea delicateness. Check out the beautiful seafront restaurants which look amazing with all the fairy lights at night.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Pensacola. The warmest months in Pensacola are May and April, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Pensacola is May with 11.91 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.87 inches of rain.
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