Days Inn Pensacola Beachfront
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... that Evan and I have been anticipating is finally here. I guess it finally hit me last night that this was happening. I broke down and sobbed. I've never been this far away before. As much as I am excited, I'm scared too.
We drove to Pensacola, FL to visit Evan's friend Riley and stayed the night there. They took us to a really great restaurant call McGuire's. If you ever go to ...
Despite our abysmal trip through Alligator Alley we had a lovely drive as we headed north out of Florida. Once on the gulf coast Lew and I decided to stop at Siesta Key. The key is proudly adorned with signs proclaiming it the #1 Beach in the USA. It was quite beautiful, but none of the beaches were dog friendly. That leaves it's rankings far below the #1 ranking it boasts, but I'll post photos and allow you to decide for yourself.
After an interminable ...
... 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!
... 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 ...
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