How are the Beaches in Pensacola, FL?

If you find yourself wondering, “How are the beaches in Pensacola, FL?” prepare to discover a coastal haven along the Gulf of Mexico with pristine white sand beaches and beautiful clear water. From sun-kissed shores stretching for miles to diverse ecosystems teeming with Floridian wildlife, the beaches in Pensacola guarantee an unforgettable experience. Check out […]

Experience the Beauty of Pensacola Beach with Condor Sailing Adventures

Condor Sailing Adventures is one of the premier sailing tour companies in Pensacola Beach. They offer a wide range of sailing tours that cater to both novice and experienced sailors, making it the perfect activity for anyone looking to explore the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In this blog post, we'll dive into [...]

Best Time to Go to Pensacola Beach, Florida

It’s tough to land on the best time to go to Pensacola Beach – this stretch of some of the world’s most famous and beautiful beaches is alive with possibilities all year long. Spring and summer are certainly the best time to splash in the Gulf and soak up the sun Florida is known for, […]

New Rhino Encounter Opens at Gulf Breeze Zoo

New Rhino Encounter Opens at Gulf Breeze Zoo Gulf Breeze, Fla. (May 4, 2023) – The Gulf Breeze Zoo is celebrating Cinco de Rhino with a new Indian Rhino Encounter. Now guests can meet Soman, a rare male greater one-horned rhino, also known as an Indian Rhino. The approximately 20-minute session allows a limited number of participants to [...]

Stay at these Pensacola Hotels on the Beach

There is no shortage of hotels on the beach in Pensacola – also known as The Emerald Coast – thanks to its famous sugar white sand and emerald green water. Guests in search of Pensacola hotels on the beach who want unforgettable views and easy access to Pensacola Beach’s top things to do, dining, and […]

Sea Turtles of Pensacola Beach, FL

Pensacola Beach Sea Turtles: Pensacola Beach, Fl is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It’s also known for the sea turtles that call this area home. Sea turtles are a vital part of the ecosystem in Pensacola Beach, and their presence is an indicator of [...]

Pensacola Beach, Fl: May Fishing Report 2023

Pensacola Beach, Fl May Fishing Report May is an excellent time for fishing in Pensacola Beach, FL, as the weather is warm and the fish are plentiful! The water temperature is usually mid-70s Fahrenheit, making it a comfortable time to fish inshore, nearshore, or offshore. In May, anglers can expect to catch a wide variety [...]

4 Reasons to Stay at Pet-Friendly Pensacola Beach Hotels

Don’t settle on pet-friendly Pensacola Beach hotels that offer only the bare minimum of amenities and services. Any pet-friendly Pensacola Beach hotel should offer special amenities for guests like free breakfast, easily accessible pet-friendly rooms, and on-property activities. That’s why the Surf & Sand Hotel is the ideal option for travelers visiting Pensacola Beach with [...]

The BEST Hotels with Indoor Pools in Pensacola Beach, FL

Rain or shine, hot or cold, Pensacola Beach vacationers should get to enjoy the beach life no matter the time of year. These hotels with indoor pools in Pensacola Beach, FL let vacationers do just that. Discover the Pensacola Beach hotels with the best amenities for those rare rainy days that are also perfect for [...]

Romantic Things to Do in Pensacola Beach

Top Ways to Celebrate Love in Pensacola Beach Whether you are visiting or a local, Pensacola Beach is a lover’s paradise. Pensacola Beach has plenty to offer for a romantic getaway, everything from fine dining to spectacular views and adventures. Coming to Pensacola Beach is a win, but figuring out what to do is another [...]

The Dynamic Duo: Julian And Kim MacQueen

This article is brought you by Scenic 98 Coastal, subscribe to their free weekly newsletter for more great articles every Wednesday morning! Julian MacQueen has been wildly successful in the hotel business with Innisfree Hotels. An adventurer of sorts, he decided at an early age that the beach is where he wanted to be. Much has been written [...]

Blue Angels Fall 2022 Homecoming Show

Fall 2022 Blue Angels Homecoming Show NAS Pensacola is pleased to announce the NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on November 11-12, 2022, with the theme of "100 Years of Carrier Aviation". This event provides the opportunity for NAS Pensacola to showcase what they work with daily on the installation and to enjoy a [...]

Fall 2022 Fishing Report

The Amberjack’s legendary strength and fighting spirit should put it on the top of your catch list this summer! 

Meet the Jellyfish of Pensacola Beach

Curious about what the wide variety of blobs in Pensacola Beach are? If you are like us and have noticed quite a few jellyfish hanging around the shores lately then you may of asked yourself, "what kind of jellyfish is this?" That is why we have decided to identify some of the common jellyfish seen [...]

Shelling on Pensacola Beach

It’s hard not to love shelling. Whether you're 3 or 93 something about scooping treasures out of the sand is universally appealing. Of course, it also helps that it’s free! This Pensacola Beach vacation take a little time for the simple things in life; let’s go through a list of what you can find and [...]

The City of Five Flags

With its sparkling green waters, sugar-white sand, and dolphin spotted coast it’s unsurprising that Pensacola Beach is a highly coveted destination. This isn’t a new phenomenon, over the course of its history Pensacola has passed through the hands of five different nations earning it the title of The City of Five Flags.  The Firsts Pensacola [...]

4 Brunches to Try on Pensacola Beach Now!

If you’re looking for some brunch recommendations have we got them! There are so many places to enjoy brunch on the beach, here are our favorites.

Pause for Clean Puppy Paws

Whether embarking on your maiden voyage to Pensacola Beach or a lifelong local, you’ve probably come to know that our charming island is quite pet inclusive.


Justin Saxton’s Pensacola Beach story begins over 30 years ago in the mid ‘80s when he and his mom moved here from the Midwest. He was born Justin Shafer in Moline, IL in 1980—Shafer being his biological father’s last name. The early ‘80s in the Midwest were brutally cold and sent many families south in search of warmer weather, beautiful beaches, and the promise of new opportunities.


On a warm summer day in 1975, Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr. stood at attention on the parade grounds at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado and suddenly felt an added weight on his shoulders. A polished metal-clad star gleamed in the sunlight — a brand new fourth star pinned on his shoulders, marking an extraordinary point in time for a man and all of America.