Red Roof Inn Pensacola - West Florida Hospital
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Happy 4th of July!
We had a great time at Pensacola Beach! We got there at 9:45am and stayed until 3pm and even with a easy up shade, rash guard wearing and 3+ sunscreen applications we all got sunburn! But it was great, the sand was white, the water was clear and great temp, good/calm conditions and everyone could walk out a ways without it being too deep. We ...
... 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 ...
... and onward. Most of these forts seem to have been decommissioned following WWII, when it was clear that they were useless in an era of bomber planes which could just fly right over them.
We had dinner at the Fish House, a locally famous spot on the harbor in downtown Pensacola. This was a recommendation from Bonnie, our B&B innkeeper, and it was an excellent one. The menu has ...
... was a very nice fireworks show after the game, so that made up for some of the boredom of the relief pitchers too scared to throw the ball!
Tomorrow, we'll go back down to "the beach," as the locals call it. This is Pensacola Beach, a town on the outer-bank island of Santa Rosa. The western end of the island is part of the National Seashore: the Fort Pickens unit is there.
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