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Best Restaurants in Pensacola

April 30, 2017 roscoe 1

Dining Reviews: Triggers, Ruby Slipper, Another Broken Egg Cafe Review: Triggers Seafood Restaurant. When we are in Pensacola in our motor home, we generally spend some time staying at Big Lagoon State Park near Perdido Key. A […]

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Blue Angels Air Show

January 25, 2017 roscoe 0

Blue Angels Air Show Practices The world-famous Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron is based at the Pensacola Naval Air Station adjacent to the National Naval Aviation Museum. While the Blue Angels perform air shows all […]

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Best Pensacola Beach Restaurants

January 8, 2017 roscoe 2

According to Trip Advisor, the Grand Marlin is the number 1 rated restaurant in Pensacola Beach. But as it is also listed as the most expensive restaurant in Pensacola Beach we’ve not dined there. But […]

Pensacola Beach by Red Fish Blue Fish Restaurant
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Pensacola Beach Florida

January 6, 2017 roscoe 1

Also see our Gulf Islands Scenic Drive article for attractions along the Emerald Coast from Pensacola to Apalachicola Florida Visiting Pensacola Beach on Santa Rosa Island Pensacola Beach is the beach community located on Santa […]


Apalachicola Florida Oyster Capital of Florida
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Apalachicola, Florida

June 7, 2016 roscoe 1

Apalachicola – Gem along the Forgotten Gulf Coast Apalachicola has a rich history, established in 1831, at one time it was the third largest port on the Gulf of Mexico. Cotton and timber shipments dominated […]

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Grayton Beach Florida

May 23, 2016 admin 2

Along with Apalachicola, Grayton Beach is our favorite community along the Florida Gulf Scenic Drive (Scenic Highway 30A). In contrast to slickly landscaped condo communities created by a myriad of developers, little Grayton Beach is […]

Grayton Beach
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Gulf Scenic Drive – Part 2

May 9, 2016 roscoe 0

Gulf Coast Scenic Highway 30A – Grayton Beach to Apalachicola After driving for several miles through a succession of ocean side condo complexes from Destin, we finally arrived at something different & special – the […]

Pensacola Beach by Red Fish Blue Fish Restaurant
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Pensacola Gulf Islands Scenic Drive

December 16, 2015 roscoe 1

Scenic Gulf Coast Drive -Part 1 Pensacola Beach to Grayton Beach Part 2. Scenic Gulf Drive covers Grayton Beach to Apalachicola. Our scenic drive map is at the bottom of this page. The scenic coastal […]


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Naval Aviation Museum | Pensacola Florida

December 9, 2015 roscoe 2

Visiting the US National Naval Aviation Museum The Navy Air Museum in Pensacola Florida is the largest Naval Aviation Museum in the world and Pensacola’s top visitor attractions. It’s exhibit space covers more than 350,000 […]

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Pensacola Forts & Military History

June 11, 2015 roscoe 0

The military history of Pensacola began with a Spanish settlement and fort in 1698. Later to be named Fort San Carlos de Austria, its early miliary history involved defending the community against constant attacks from […]

Golf Course Reviews

Pensacola Golf Course Reviews

May 31, 2015 roscoe 0

During our stays in Pensacola Florida in March, it has been my intention to sample number of Pensacola golf courses but on both visits rain and cooler weather restricted our opportunities. I did manage to […]

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Historic Pensacola Florida

May 24, 2015 roscoe 2

In the early spring we escape the cold Wisconsin winters by traveling to Pensacola, Florida. Since we travel by motorhome, we stay at RV parks and prefer state and national parks for their wilderness settings […]


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Pensacola Restaurants and Pubs

May 24, 2015 roscoe 3

Pensacola Dining Reviews: Fish House Restaurant, Hub Staceys, McGuire’s Irish Pub. We can’t tell you about the food or service at Al Fresco (pictured in the above photo) since we came upon it between meal times, but […]

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Smokin’ on the Square BBQ Cookoff

May 19, 2015 roscoe 0

On March 7th we caught the 6th annual Smokin’ on the Square BBQ Cook-off Festival held at Pensacola’s Seville Square park in Pensacola’s Historic District. Visiting Pensacola Florida Things to See and Do Pensacola Restaurants & […]

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Fort Pickens National Park

May 3, 2015 roscoe 2

Fort Pickens & Gulf Islands National Seashore Park Pensacola Beach, Florida What is there to do at Fort Pickens Gulf Islands Park & Campground? Fishing, beach combing, swimming, and sunbathing on sparsely populated white sand […]