Overview Pensacola

Visiting Pensacola

Home to the world’s whitest beaches—or so its residents say—Pensacola all but commands that you buy a good book and a bucket of sunscreen and spend your days with an umbrella drink in your hand. Catch a Pensacola Penguins game or look skyward for a Blue Angels display (they’re based at the Pensacola Naval Air Station).

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Pensacola. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Pensacola flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Home to the world’s whitest beaches—or so its residents say—Pensacola all but commands that you buy a good book and a bucket of sunscreen and spend your days with an umbrella drink in your hand. Catch a Pensacola Penguins game or look skyward for a Blue Angels display (they’re based at the Pensacola Naval Air Station).

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Pensacola. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Pensacola flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Pensacola

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Anniversary Night at The Old Ball Game!

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 18 Dec, 2012

After a nice dinner at the Oar House, Mom, Erika, Todd, and I were on the way to Maritime Park in Downtown Pensacola for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos game. When we arrived we noticed that the cheap parking lot across from the park was…Read More


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The History of The Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 26 May, 2012

As of March 2012, there is a new show in town and it is the Pensacola Blue Wahoos baseball team. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are the the AA affiliates of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds National League team.What is a Blue Wahoo one might…Read More


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The Peacemaker Ship of the Twelve Tribes

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 05 Apr, 2012

A couple of months ago, Mom and I went out on a rare trip to dinner in Pensacola. We arrived in Pensacola from our home in Milton about 2 and were hoping for an early dinner to avoid the Friday night crowds, but the…Read More


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In Memory of Eddy

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 25 Jan, 2010

Let me tell you a little story. When I started working for the Home Depot in Pace, Florida, I became friends with Eddy, one of the cashiers and one of the most sweetest guys you ever met. Eddy was a hairdresser by trade…Read More


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The History of The Juan Sebastian de Elcano

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 07 Jun, 2009

Primus Circumdedisti Me--Motto of the Spanish Tall Ship the Juan Sebastian de Elcano and the coat of arms of its namesake.The Juan Sebastian de Elcano is the third largest Tall Ship in the World and was named after Basque/Spanish Navigator Juan Sebastian de Elcano (1486…Read More


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An Adventure On A Spanish Tall Ship in Pensacola

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 07 Jun, 2009

Last week, I was watching the local news station, and they came on saying that the Spanish Tall Ship the Juan Sebastian de Elcano would be visiting Pensacola from June 3-9 in honor of the yearlong 450th Anniversary celebration of the city of Pensacola.…Read More


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Christmastime in Downtown Pensacola with The Fernstrom-Alexander Clan

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 26 Dec, 2008

When Dad came to town for Christmas, Mom and I wanted to show him a good time with a walking tour of Downtown Pensacola the Saturday after his arrival. My sister Erika and my brother-in-law Todd were invited to come with us, and we…Read More


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Thanksgiving Morning at Fort George

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 28 Nov, 2008

Thanksgiving morning 2008 in Pensacola. The weather was gorgeous, sunny, and 66 degrees. A nice day to take my old boy Loki for a trip to Palafox Pier while Todd vacuumed the floors before our Thanksgiving feast later that day. I had…Read More


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OPA! Food and Fun at the Pensacola Greek Festival II

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 22 Nov, 2008

After stuffing ourselves silly on great Greek food at the Pensacola Greek Festival, Mom and I were ready for some souvenir shopping and Greek dancing. After letting dinner digest and watching some of the Greek Parishoners and our dinner mate dancing with the children…Read More


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OPA! Food and Fun at the Pensacola Greek Festival

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 22 Nov, 2008

When Mom and I started to notice the billboards around Pensacola advertising the Annual Pensacola Greek Festival at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church last month, we got really excited and made plans to attend and enjoy some great Greek food and dancing.The 2008 Greek Festival…Read More


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