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Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District

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Address: Highway 399 Rd, East and West, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
Phone Number: (850) 934-2600
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This 150-mile stretch of seashore, which runs from Cat Island in...

This 150-mile stretch of seashore, which runs from Cat Island in Mississippi to Santa Rosa Island in Florida, offers sparkling blue water and many beautiful beaches along the way.

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I had no idea there was so much to learn about the gulf coast. The National Park ranger here was very helpful. The display about live oaks was interesting. A lengthy stay is not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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St. Louis, Missouri
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St. Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had no idea there was so much to learn about the gulf coast. The National Park ranger here was very helpful. The display about live oaks was interesting. A lengthy stay is not required but it was worth the stop.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and friends spent a week at Gulf Breeze and had a wonderful time. We rented a beach house for 7 days and there was a total of 9 of us. We spent a lot of time on the beach, ate great food, fished and relaxed. Great place to vacation with family

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Non stop beautiful. Spent the day at the beach. Powder white sand and although it was quite breezy, the sand didn't blow. The water was crystal clear and in the mid 80s with many waves but no white caps so no worries about being knocked down. No lifeguards in September. Pavilion, restrooms and beach showers on site. Go here!

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed morning walks out here - nobody around and very peaceful. It was kind of hard to walk in the soft sand, but the quietness and peaceful feeling made it worth it. We also found some good shells out here.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful unspoiled beach for miles. Several parking areas along the way. Great photo opportunities. A great place for a romantic was along the beach ora swim.

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The Colony, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you drive in from Pensacola, you drive through Gulf Breeze, which is fairly crowded. But that crowding stops as you enter the Gulf Islands National Seashore. There are pristine white sand beaches, historic forts and a very nice museum. And hardly anyone within miles. Just beautiful.

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Millersville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay near this area in the winter, and it is a beautiful area to visit. There is a really nice campground facility.

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the untouched Gulf before development took over the coast! Maintained as close to natural as possible with good access to emerald water and white sand beaches. Handicapped accessible facilities. Good for swimming, picnicking and camping. Security provided 24 hours throughout the parks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove the whole route and loved the views from both sides (beaches on one side and bay on the other side). It's probably one of the thinnest strips of land that I've driven. Simply beautiful! The drifts of sand on the sides of the roads looked like snow! A must see!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove through both ends of the GI National Seashore and it is absolutely stunning. We loved it so much that we packed a cooler and parked our beach chairs there during one day of our vacation, instead of using the beach in front of our condo.

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