Find Family Fun in Northwest Florida
By Kati Schardl
With its sugar-sand beaches, sparkling Gulf waters and abundance of museums, attractions and welcoming accommodations, Northwest Florida is the ideal destination for families.
Families Flock to Pensacola
There’s something for everyone in the family in Pensacola. Plunge into the past with a visit to Historic Pensacola Village. Window-shop your way down the retail establishments of Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. Hop in a go-kart at Fast Eddie’s Fun Center. Step into nature at Big Lagoon State Park on Perdido Key.
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More for Families Around Pensacola
Explore the Pensacola Bay area to find plenty of family-oriented attractions. The National Naval Aviation Museum features vintage aircraft, displays, interactive exhibits and more. The ZOO in Gulf Breeze is a 50-acre preserve that’s been featured on Animal Planet, and the Pensacola Museum of Art hosts classes for adults and children both.
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Laid-Back or Lively, St. George Island Suits All
There’s something for everyone at St. George Island. There are 17 miles of paved paths for cycling, walking and jogging. Climb the steps of the reconstructed Cape St. George Lighthouse for a panoramic view. Fishermen, kayakers and hikers will find plenty to do at St. George Island State Park.
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