Pensacola Beach

Pensacola_Beach-1Pensacola Beach is an extraordinary destination: internationally recognized as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and just 15 minutes from one of Florida’s most historically beautiful small towns —  Pensacola.

 gulf_islands_pensacola_beach-1pensacola_beach-pickensFor the protected, natural, un-built-upon, solitude-rich, coastal habitat loving folks, we have 22 miles of pristine Gulf Islands National Seashore .

 History — Pensacola Beach has it!  Ft. Pickens National Park is the landing site of the original Spaniards that built America’s 1st European Settlement–Pensacola.  ft_pickens_pensacola_beach_florida-1Today, the fort still has military bunkers and armament dating to the 1800s protection of Pensacola Bay. The fort served as a prison where Apache Chief Geronimo was a prisoner.

pensacola_beach_vintage_post_cards-10003a Casino Beach,  as depicted in these vintage post cards, was accessible only by ferry.