They named it the “lost island.”
Pensacola Beach in winter is a beachcomber’s heaven, providing a unique experience unlike any other time of the year.
Downtown Pensacola’s Palafox Street is well renowned for its dining and nightlife, but locals know to look just off the main drag to the historic Belmont-DeVilliers neighborhood for some of the city’s best Southern culture and fare.
Can there really be too much of a good thing? Nope. Not when we’re talking about locally brewed beer.
Pensacola’s History Written in Architecture
Some people want to experience a new culture. Others like to see historic landmarks. And some of us just want to party. Here’s a tour that can satisfy all three – but mainly that last group.
Uptown/Central Pensacola features all of the nuts and bolts of modern life, including Cordova Mall and University Town Plaza, major shopping centers with well-known national retailers and specialty shops; dozens of restaurants; the main campus ofPensacola State College; and countless opportunities to be entertained and stay busy – all within a few square miles.
Pensacola’s beautiful beaches and historic downtown make it a destination, but you’ll find the locals in East Pensacola.
North of Interstate 10, much of the Pensacola area takes on a more relaxed and natural vibe.
Pensacola Beach has its native sons and daughters, to be sure. But it embraces many more adopted ones.
If Downtown Pensacola was assigned a film rating, the result would be “Rated E for everyone.”
Welcome to Century, the “northern gate to the Sunshine state.”
Palafox Market draws an eclectic crowd every Saturday to the heart of downtown Pensacola. It’s the place to get seasonal vegetables, flowers, art, treats and more — and to get a peak into diverse lives of some of the people from around the area.
Palafox Street in downtown Pensacola was designated by the American Planning Association as one of ten Great Streets in America.
Typically, and predictably, and maybe a little bit lazily, we tend to define the Pensacola region by its King and Queen - Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. The Duke of Hipness - Historic Downtown Pensacola - also earns copious kudos.