FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Posadas

10 Free Things to Do in Pensacola, Florida

by Mary Melnick

Apr 27, 2021

Pensacola, Florida. Photo: George Dodd | Dreamstime.com

United States

Head to Pensacola, Floridafor the ultimate family vacation. Here is a list of the top 10 things to do while visiting.

 

Enjoy the Beach

With Pensacola on the coast of Florida, going to the beach is the No. 1 thing to do when visiting. The beaches offer free, fun entertainment and relaxation for all. The emerald green water is perfect for catching some waves or, if that’s not your thing, hang out on shore and build a sand castle or catch some rays.

 

Water Activities

Spend the day at sea and engage in water sports and activities. Pensacola offers plenty of opportunities for travelers to get out on the water. Whether you are looking for a dolphin-watching tour, jet skis or paddle boards, there is something for you.

 

Amusement Fun and Attractions

Pensacola is home to a wide variety of different attractions perfect for families, date nights and girls’ night out. Spend the night mini-golfing, explore Adventures Unlimited Outdoor Center, and crash into each other on bumper boats.

 

Gulf Islands National Seashore

If you want to explore a bit of history, head to Fort Pickens to tour the remains of the Civil War fort or enjoy the secluded beach with unspoiled scenery. If you are interested in collecting seashells, this is the place for you — with plenty of unique shells, you won’t be disappointed.

 

Explore the Zoo

About 20 miles east of Pensacola Beach is Gulf Breeze Zoo. Spend the day exploring the zoo and learn about the different species, animals and more. Make sure to take a train ride around the park that provides a great view of hippos, gorillas and other animals.

 

Visit the Naval Air Station Pensacola

One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Naval Air Station Pensacola and The National Naval Aviation. Explore more than 150 restored aircraft from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

 

Step Back in Time at Historic Pensacola

The early years and settlement of Pensacola come to life within the preserved homes, Old Christ Church and other buildings at Historic Pensacola. See artifacts, photographs and hear stories about the city’s origins.

 

Explore Local Parks and Trails

Explore the great outdoors during your trip to Pensacola and visit local parks and trails. They offer a place for travelers to hike, bike, take a canoe or paddleboard out to observe local wildlife.

 

Delicious Dining

Pensacola has plenty of dining options for everyone in your group — some accommodations offer outdoor games, activities and even playgrounds for kids. Some of the most popular are Red Fish Blue Fish, Papa’s Pizza and Flounder’s Chowder House.

 

Beat the Heat

If the heat is too much for your group, there are plenty of indoor activities and options. Head to Skyzoneto jump around and burn off some energy or test your bowling skills at DeLuna Lanes.

Introducing

FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

#globility

Insta Feed
Daily
May 6, 2021

WalletHub’s 2021 Best Airlines

Now that more vaccines are being distributed, travel is starting to pick up and travelers feel more comfortable flying again. WalletHub conducted a survey to help people pick the best airline for them.

eFlyer Reviews
May 5, 2021

Crane’s Beach House Review

After driving through the arts and entertainment district of Delray Beach, I was expecting the lively and vibrant energy to follow me to my doorstep at Crane’s Beach House that evening. I was pleasantly surprised when the spirited rumble of a night downtown halted right at the front gate. As I walked the pathway to the front office for check-in, I was welcomed by a quiet rustle of the greenery and flowers that guided my walk, strung with lights and colorful, tropical décor. At check-in I was provided with a complimentary parking pass; although I would only be there for one night, I much appreciated this unexpected perk. I received my room information, including a pass code that would open my door. Keyless entry was a nice touch.

eFlyer News
May 5, 2021

Introductory Benefit for Frontier Airlines World Mastercard

Barclays and Frontier Airlines announced a first-ever introductory offer for the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard: no annual fee for the first year, then $79 every year after. New cardmembers also earn 50,000 bonus miles after qualifying purchases.

Sports Industry Awards returns to Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah for 8th Edition

The biggest names in the Middle East sporting community will gather for the Sports Industry Awards as the event returns for its eighth edition. SPIA recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, facilities and campaigns that contributed to the development of sport in the region.

eFlyer News
May 5, 2021

Kontiki Expeditions Reveals Cabin Design of New Yacht

Kontiki Expeditions shared a look at one of the nine luxury staterooms on its new boutique yacht M/Y Kontiki Wayra. Launching in August, each stateroom creates an inviting space of comfort and beauty. The yacht follows a biophilic design, mirroring the ambiance and look of the landscapes visited and connecting people to the environment.

Daily
May 5, 2021

Help Senior Citizens Fly Safe

Sending an elderly loved one into a sometimes chaotic airport can be unnerving. You may begin to question if they will pick up any unwanted germs, will get lost, if they will miss their flight or what will happen if they accidentally fall. Saying goodbye in the main lobby can be worrisome, but, fortunately, some airports offer help to passengers who may need a little assistance.

Daily
May 4, 2021

6 Reasons to Say #WelcomeBacktoTravel in Cleveland, Ohio

As more destinations around the globe reopen to travelers, we are ready to get back to one of our favorite activities. Join us over the next several weeks as we take you to places around the world saying #WelcomeBacktoTravel. Take a visual journey through Cleveland, Ohio, with us.

Daily
May 4, 2021

Four Seasons New Orleans Introduces Chandelier Bar

Cocktail culture is an integral part of the history of New Orleans. Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans pays homage to classic cocktails with its Chandelier Bar. Opening in summer 2021, the lobby bar serves traditional and new cocktails under a stunning 15,000-crystal custom chandelier.