Reasons to Visit Pensacola Beach (in Photos)

By Lauren Tjaden The luscious sugar-sand is just the first of many reasons why you should visit Pensacola Beach and choose it for your next getaway. But the sugar-sand, indeed, is a good place to start. Santa Rosa Island is one of the longest barrier islands in the world, and Pensacola Beach…

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Ideas for Your Family Vacation in Pensacola and Pensacola Beach

By Jodi Mailander Farrell Known for its white-sand beaches and emerald-green waters, Pensacola has bragging rights to one of the best naturally-preserved coastlines in the nation. It also happens to be packed with affordable family fun, earning it accolades from Southern Living magazine as one of…

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5 Cool Things I Discovered in Pensacola Beach

By Lauren Tjaden Pensacola Beach is famed for its soft white sand, clear, turquoise-hued waters, and for being the home base for the Blue Angels. But it has less obvious pleasures, too. Check out these photos of cool things my husband and I discovered there. Hey you, get off of my beach! We left…

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Opal Beach, a Secret Northwest Florida Gem

By Lauren Tjaden My husband and I decided to take the long way home from Pensacola last weekend. We started our journey driving east on Hwy 399 toward Navarre, a lonely stretch of road where the sand creeps out onto the pavement and blows into drifts that look for all the world like snow. The…

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