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Address: Pensacola Beach, FL
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Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family...

Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family vacations.

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The beaches here are beautiful. This is our second vacation here and I will be back next year. Don't forget your sunscreen.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
charles k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The beaches here are beautiful. This is our second vacation here and I will be back next year. Don't forget your sunscreen.

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

Not to be missed if in the area. Clean beach with fine white sand and natural dunes. Close to other local activities..

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pensacola beach has recently been renurished and is beautiful. One word of caution is to stay away from the dog beach just east of fort Pickens gate. If you have trouble finding it, just follow the distinct odor of dog waste. This dog beach area is across the street from about 900 expensive homes and condos and has been completely... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic beach, beautiful white sand, and lots to do in this area. We were in the area and stopped to walk on the beach at sunset. The water was incredibly warm and we couldn't resist a quick dip. We loved it here and can't wait to come back!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Look out for the colored flags and Google the colors. Beautiful beach and the water was amazing. The weather was just right for me.

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Illinois City, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Plenty of activities for everyone. Sept is a great month too go, kids are in school and beach is less crowded, Must go see Fort Pickens and eat at the shrimp basket.

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Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to many Florida beaches and this is one of the best ones. Not a busy hectic beach but not boring either. Very clean with soft powder white sand. Plenty of activities on water and land and plenty of dining options. Be sure to drive to Ft Pickens , gorgeous beaches for miles and miles. Also, don't miss bands... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited Pensacola Beach in February and had a great time with out the crowds of summer. Shops, Resturents, Bars... are all still open. Worth a visit any time of the year.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pensacola beach was beautiful but hot. If you are not hiding for shade in peak sun hours you are roasting. I would suggest traveling to this area in early spring or late fall.

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach has white powdered sand that was deep in some areas but I found it perfect. Pensacola keeps the beach swept which makes it very nice, no trash and not many shells to hurt your feet. We were there after Labor Day and most of the shops in the area start closing real early this week, which I found... More 

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