Travel Blogs from Pensacola
... 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!
Almost 700 miles driven today! From 5:30am to 8:30pm and we did it! Overall it was great and not as hard as we thought it might be. The first part was pretty smooth except an accident in the beltway in Houston. We stopped for lunch at 11:30am in lake Charles, Louisiana at a nice shady park which had clean bathrooms and picnic tables. We had a nice picnic lunch and the kids played then back on ...
... what we could have ever imagined! We saw and experienced so many new things and learned so much about the different cultures, food, languages and of course, how to improve our planning for our next trip!!! The girls are already talking about that next trip...which will be quite a while away! For now, we have a ton of pictures and memories to go through...until next time ...
... same, but this one took 21.5 million bricks instead of 6 million. The parade ground of Pickens is half-filled with a huge concrete gun battery that was added in 1898 after it became clear that the new technology on ships had made the old brick batteries obsolete. That building is an enormous eyesore--all painted in stark black paint.
This fort is one of four in the south that was held by ...
... toward the beaches was really bad--we made it over the first one, but, at the advice of one of the rangers, decided to forego the second. We went back up into Pensacola to the Fort Barrancas, which is on the current active naval station. Fort Barrancas was first built by the Spanish in the 16th century. It changed hands a number of times between the Spanish, French, and British, until the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center