Fort Walton Beach is a great place to plan a family vacation. There is endless opportunity for family fun times including sugary-white sand beaches, nature activities, and a boatload of inland attractions. Here are our top ten ideas for family fun in Fort Walton Beach.
Pensacola Beach will be a sea of green the week leading up to St. Paddies Day as locals and visitors flock to the annual Go Irish on the Island festivities, which include a pub crawl, Irish scavenger hunt, live music, food and drink specials and the ever-popular St. Patrick’s Day Green Bikini Contest. On St. Paddies… Read more »
Most beach goers are completely satisfied with lounging in a chair on the beach for hours, accompanied by a cooler of cold drinks and the sound of waves crashing on the shore. Certainly nothing wrong with that. We all need a little R&R in our life. But if you have the urge to ‘live a little’ while you’re here exploring, we’ve discovered the best seat in the house.
The name speaks for itself – The Hangout is literally the place to hang out. Located directly on the beach, this open-air, family-friendly restaurant marvels all ages; but declaring this place as a restaurant is simply an understatement – it’s an entertainment checkpoint, a souvenir palace and a child’s paradise. Whether you come for heaping amounts… Read more »
Whether it’s the sugary-white sand beaches or the area’s rich culture that guides you here, you must make time for a trip to downtown Pensacola – home to a quirky collection of restaurants, galleries, boutiques and theaters. And luckily, you don’t have to time your visit to Pensacola to enjoy its burgeoning arts and culture… Read more »
Jaco’s is the best place in downtown Pensacola to enjoy a sunset, hands down. This local favorite is tucked away in the heart of the historic district at the very south end of Palafox Street. We suggest you park a few blocks north and enjoy a pre-dinner stroll past some of the most interesting architecture in… Read more »
A well known travel truism is when in Rome do as the Romans do. If you want to live by this credo while vacationing in Orange Beach, Alabama you should seek advice from your beach chair attendant – especially if they work for Perdido Beach Service. Whether you are looking for a jet ski rental or the best Po Boy sandwich on the beach, they’re the guys to ask.
Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama are so close together you are not likely to notice when you leave one city and enter another. Both cities are famous for their miles upon miles of white sand beaches. Parents Magazine named Gulf Shores one of the ‘Top 10 Best Beach Towns for Families’ in America and… Read more »
What better to dedicate a four day festival to than wild Gulf Coast shrimp? These yummy warm water crustaceans are nationally recognized for their sweet taste, firm texture and crunchy meat. Usually boiled or fried they’re a local dietary staple. At the National Annual Shrimp Festival, 200 pounds of shrimp per day is prepared by some of the area’s best chefs. Plan to sample their award-winning recipes while enjoying live music, local and regional artists, children’s activities and more.
Fort Morgan has guarded Mobile Bay since 1834. It’s one of the finest examples of military architecture in North America and was active during four wars including the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II.