Pensacola, FL
Florida
By Sandy O'Neal

Pensacola is the westernmost city in Florida. Visitors flock to the area year-round to enjoy the endless miles of beaches that are covered in sugar white sands. This area which was once inhabited by Native Americans has evolved into a spectacular vacation destination.  

Booking your excursion to Pensacola is easy with WhatsCheaper.com. If you plan on arriving in the Pensacola area by air, Pensacola Regional Airport is just 13 miles from Pensacola Beach.  WhatsCheaper.com makes your booking your fight arrangements easy.  Just click this link and let your journey begin.  (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php). After you have arranged your flight, WhatsCheaper.com can help you with your hotel arrangements. Follow this link to the hotel portion of our website (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

When you arrive in Pensacola, you will see that there is an array of things to see and do that will fill you’re your days and nights. There’s something for everyone, regardless of your age or lifestyle.  

The beaches in Pensacola are a great place to relax while you breathe in the salty sea air and soak up sun.  You can spend your time simply relaxing in a lounge chair along the coast, or get your adrenalin pumping with outdoor activities such as surfing, scuba diving, canoeing, kayaking and deep sea fishing.

When you are looking for a respite from heat of the day, WhatsCheaper.com recommends a visit to Naval Air Station Pensacola which is home to the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron known as the “Blue Angels.” At the naval installation, you can visit the Naval Aviation Museum, historic Fort Barrancas and the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum.

WhatsCheaper.com is sure you will find historic downtown Pensacola a great place to add arts and culture to you trip. You can stroll through downtown Pensacola and find many numerous art galleries and museums along the way. The Pensacola Museum of Art is one of those places you won’t want to miss.  They host permanent art and cultural exhibits as well as renowned traveling exhibits. 

During your stroll through the downtown area, WhatsCheaper.com suggests a visit to the Museum of Commerce which is located inside a brick turn-of-the-century warehouse that has been reconstructed into an 1890’s streetscape. The Quayside Art Gallery should be another stop along your stroll.  It’s the largest co-op gallery in the Southeast. When you step inside the gallery you will find unending works of clay, glass, fiber, precious metals, wood, oil, watercolors, ink, photography, and more. Other arts and cultural sites to explore include the T. T. Wentworth Museum, DeVilliers Cultural Heritage Museum of Performing Arts, Pensacola History Museum, and the Quina House Museum.

Before you head back to the beach, WhatsCheaper.com also recommends that you visit Veterans Memorial Park which is home to the Vietnam Veterans of Northwest Florida Wall South, a half scale model of the Washington, D.C. Vietnam Memorial Wall.

If you are interested in hitting the links during your stay, Pensacola is home to numerous public and private golf courses. Among the list of public Golf Courses are: A.C. Read Golf Club, Osceola Municipal Golf Course Carriage Hills Golf Club, Marcus Point Golf Club, Perdido Bay Golf Club, Lost Key Golf Club, Scenic Hills Country Club, and many more.

After the sun sets, it’s time to kick up your heels and experience the nightlife of Pensacola. You will find that Pensacola Beach and downtown Pensacola both are great places for dining and entertainment.  You can find cuisines for every palate. Locally harvested seafood is particularly delicious and served in many restaurants in the area. Whether you choose to dine in shorts and sandals, or dress to the nines, you will find an atmosphere that will please everyone.

From the sun, sand and surf to the arts and culture, and fantastic dining options, Pensacola has it all. Let WhatsCheaper.com help you book your vacation to this magnificent destination. And don’t forget the sunscreen.  

MUST SEE IN Pensacola, FL LIST:

  • 1. Fort Pickens
  • 2. National Museum of Naval Aviation
  • 3. Pensacola Museum of Art
  • 4. Saenger Theatre
  • 5. Civil War Soldiers' Museum
  • 6. Historic Pensacola Village
  • 7. Pensacola Museum of Art
  • 8. Pensacola Lighthouse
  • 9. Veterans' Memorial Park
  • 10. Pensacola Little Theatre

Pensacola, FL EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade - February
  • 2. BeulahFest - March
  • 3. Smokin' in the Square BBQ Cookoff - March
  • 4. Bushwacker Festival - August
  • 5. Jamaican Fest - September
  • 6. Taste of the Beach - September
  • 7. Pensacola Interstate Fair - October
  • 8. WSRE Wine & Food Classic - October
  • 9. Elberta German Sausage Festival - October
  • 10. Great Gulfcoast Arts Festivals - November

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Pensacola
5049 Corporate Woods Drive, Pensacola, FL
By Molly M. Watson

WhatsCheaper.com recommends that vacationers take full advantage of your stay in Pensacola by reserving your accommodations at Homewood Suites by Hilton in Pensacola.  Less than one mile from Pensacola Regional Airport Complex, you won’t waste any time on a lengthy commute to and from the airport. Homewood Suites also offers a shuttle service to whisk you quickly to this beautiful hotel.  Check-in time is 12pm and once settled you have not only the enjoyments of the hotel to explore, but shopping and additional entertainment at the Cordova Mall is less than a mile away as well.

When making your reservations at Homewood Suites you can choose from a studio, one or two bedroom suite.  All suites are available with both king or queen size beds and come equipped with a sleeper sofa and a kitchen including a full size refrigerator, twin burner stove, microwave, and dishwasher.  Standard in each suite is a high-speed internet Wi-Fi connection; 32” LCD flat screen TV, DVD player and programming that include premium and HD channels.

Homewood Suites provides a complimentary grocery service so that you can stock your suite and prepare meals at your own leisure, but should you prefer that someone else do the cooking, this truly full service lodging also offers a hot complimentary breakfast seven mornings a week, including eggs, sausage and waffles, as well as complimentary dinner and drinks Monday through Thursday evenings.  A convenience store, open all day and night, is also on the premises, should guests need to pick up any items they may have forgotten, or grab a late night snack.

For travelers that like to stay active while away from home, Homewood Suites has a 24 hour fitness center, a beautiful outdoor pool, and a sports court.  Business travelers will also find their every need met with the array of meeting rooms as well as a 24 hour business center.  

Whatever the reason for your stay in Pensacola, Homewood Suites by Hilton will make you glad you came. WhatsCheaper.com can help you make your reservation now by clicking on the link here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php). Checkout time is 3pm and as soon as you’ve left, you’re sure to be hoping for a chance to come back.

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