Vacation Guide: Perdido Key & Pensacola Beach | Trip Ideas

Perdido Key and Pensacola Beach are gems along the Emerald Coast, full of great seafood, clear waters, and plenty of attractions. To take the stress out of vacation planning, use this ready-to-go vacation guide for Perdido Key and Pensacola Beach put together by locals who know the destinations best. You’ll strike the perfect balance between downtime and “go” time too. Here’s a sample itinerary of one of the days:

Sample Itinerary for Pensacola Beach

8:30am: Soak up all the sunshine you can! Start with a quick breakfast, pack your cooler and snacks and head to the beach.

11:30am: It’s time for lunch and you just can’t get that fresh seafood off your mind! Set out for the Casino Beach Bar & Grille at the foot of the Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier. Its beautiful panoramic views of the Gulf and friendly staff make for a fantastic meal. Insider Tip: Order an Island cocktail made with hand-squeezed fruit juices.

2:30pm: Work off some of your meal with a nice stroll on the Florida Trail at Fort Pickens.

6:00pm: After a day in the sun, it’s time to think about dinner. Head back to your rental and get ready for a delicious night out!

7:30pm: A short drive to Downtown Pensacola gets you to Nick’s Boathouse. Located right on Pensacola’s Bay, their menu is sure to excite, offering a variety of fresh seafood and steaks with a Cajun flare.

9:30pm: Don’t miss seeing the Pensacola Blue Wahoos play Minor League Baseball at their stadium right on the bay. Make sure you check the schedule and plan your trip around a game.

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