Crowne Plaza Hotel Pensacola Grand
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... for what felt like an eternity but was probably much shorter, our wonderful beach neighbors helped him back.
After the beach we took a scenic drive through the Gulf Shores National Seashore while the kids sacked out in the car. Then dinner and a great fireworks show on the bay! Great day in Florida and we're excited to get to Nora Carolina to see the Murphys tomorrow!
... We hit some bad traffic just outside if Baton Rouge and lost us about an hour. Dinner stop in Biloxi Mississippi and then the last 120 miles to Pensacola! There were of course several other bathrooms stops sprinkled in there :) The kids went a little crazy when we got to our hotel, lots of pent up energy to burn but were happy and having a great time. We can't wait to hit the beach ...
... was anything but enjoyable with toddlers surrounding our row. We dreaded the 6 hour layover in Miami, but the time went by rather quickly. We had initially thought that we would venture out of the airport and kill some time shopping, but after an hour and a half getting through customs and passport checks and a sudden rainstorm, we decided to explore what turned out to be a ...
... got cheese, and covered with spicy enchilada sauce and mozzarella. These were also delicious, but not as different as the Soul Rolls were, so less interesting. At any rate, I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in Pensacola.
Tomorrow, we head back to the west. We'll travel down the barrier islands through Alabama and Mississippi, visiting two more forts along the way.
Oh-and the Wahoos were wearing the ugliest uniform shirts I ever saw, but it turned out that these were special to-be-auctioned-off jerseys to raise money for the local art museum which is having a show by some guy who builds things out of Legos. (I am not making this up.) The yellow thing on the back of the shirts is one of his creations. Check it out for yourself here.
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