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Santa Rosa Island

Pensacola, FL
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Ranked #5 of 51 attractions in Pensacola
Type: Islands
Description: Pensacola Beach is the main attraction on this island.
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Belleville, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is by far the most beautiful stretch of beach I have ever seen....take time to drive this wonderful piece of paradise and if you have time, get out and enjoy the beach for the day. They do have some beach bath houses along the route with rest rooms and change areas.

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Rock Island, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Our new favorite! To see the ocean and the bay from your room, watching the sailboats meander through...so clean and friendly, everything you need in walking distance. Great spot for families!

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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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147 reviews 147 reviews
32 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Oh my - what beautiful sand, water and area - what more can I say! This is a definate must visit area if you are in the Pensacola area - take your camera!

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Santa Rosa Island contains a sister fort to Ft Barancass [ located on Pensacola NAS] which is one of the " 3rd system forts" used after the American revolution until after the Civil War. Worth a visit. It is a fee area for the NPS [ but if you have a pass is free] This part of the island [... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The island was great, water was crystal clear. It was so relaxing there. A park was up the street for kids but not too much for them

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Houston, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

A stretch of sandy beach, great place to unwind, walk in the sand or just take a deep breath away from the commotion.

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Meridianville, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

beautiful beaches..looked just like white snow...miles and miles of scenery...rode our trikes..enjoyed the area very much..

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Ideal .. striving to be in the top of Best to live spots.... Very Home town (everything with in a circle radius). We have had visitors ask "How does it feel to live in Paradise?"

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I love being there, go there every year except this year. Nice sandy white sugar beaches and emerald ocean. Can't beat it. Not too crowded, nice people and not like LA's beaches

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Alexander City, Alabama, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

the town wasn't to over crowded and traffic wasn't to heavy nice places to eat at and allot of good shopping.

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