Looking for something to do in the Pensacola area? Here are just a few
suggestions: At the National Museum of Naval
Aviation dozens of displays trace the history of flight from wooden planes
to the Skylab module. The adjoining IMAX® Theatre shows big-screen aviation
films that make you feel like you're in the cockpit. The museum's free
attractions include flight simulators and informal tours led by retired aviators
with first-hand experience.
If you like history, you'll love exploring
the forts on our beaches and the historic areas around downtown Pensacola. A
visit to Veteran's Memorial Park can be moving. The park honors veterans of all
wars and includes The Wall South, a replica of the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in
Washington, D.C. Also, for a step back in time, don't forget to see the Civil War Soldiers Museum.
golf packages are available at over a dozen golf courses in the area. If tennis
is your racket, the area has more than 30 courts. And the sports calendar is
full year-round with numerous 5K runs, marathons and triathlons.
The Pensacola Civic Center hosts the Pensacola Ice Pilots, a professional ice hockey team, and
Pensacola's newest professional sports team, the Pensacola
Pelicans, an independent league baseball team.
The ZOO is home to more than 700 wild,
not-so-wild and endangered animals and lush botanical gardens. Hand-feed
giraffes, ride a train through a wildlife preserve, or walk a boardwalk 12 feet
above the animals. Daily shows are offered; group rates are available.
Pensacola Greyhound Track
offers fun, food and excitement during matinees and evening races.
shopping is your thing, you're in the right area. Our selection ranges from
quaint, unique shops to malls that have it all. For easy traveling, enjoy the
colorful trolleys that serve downtown Pensacola and Pensacola
Cycling, in-line skating and jogging are popular on the beaches
and equipment rentals are easily available.
There's plenty of wholesome
entertainment for the whole family -- go-carts, cycling, in-line skating,
miniature golf, bowling, batting cages and more than two dozen movie theaters.
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