The reasons to visit Pensacola are compelling. After all, the historic enclave boasts miles of pristine beaches deep with sugar sand. It promises seafood so fresh it could leap off the plate. Plus it’s the cradle of Naval Aviation.
But the reasons to stay an extra day – or two or three, or maybe a week-- are just as compelling. Check out my pictures to see what you shouldn’t miss in and around the City of Five Flags.
These reasons are only the tip of the sandbar. I just whittled down 25 of my favorites to these eight. I knew I should get rid of even more of them, but I couldn’t stand to.