The Northwest Gulf of Florida has many beautiful vacation destinations with miles of white powder sand beaches. Alligator Point, an unspoiled peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico, and NW Big Bend are relaxing getaways. Other secluded areas in this part of Florida include Cape San Blas, one of the top beaches in the U.S., the small fishing village of Cedar Key, the quaint Caribbean inspired town of Rosemary beach, and the barrier island of St. George with its state park and unspoiled beaches. All of these Florida Gulf destinations are great for fishing, wildlife viewing, shelling and just relaxing. Other popular beach towns here also include Destin, on Florida’s Emerald Coast and Panama City the famous party spot for fun in the sun.
The Florida Panhandle area encompasses the attractions offered by the five major regions of this destination. Pensacola, Fort Walton, Destin, Panama City Beach, and the Beaches of South Walton all combine to allow guests of Florida Panhandle vacation rentals and homes to have a unique experience.
The Pensacola area offers the Civil War Soldiers Museum, the National Museum of Naval Aviation, The Zoo, the Pensacola Museum of Art, and the Pensacola Greyhound Track. Fort Walton is home to the “Gulfarium”, the Indian Temple Mound Museum, and The Focus Center.
Destin offers the Big Kahuna Water Park, a forty-five acre park with more than fifty attractions, and the Henderson State Park; home to many campsites. Panama City Beach is home to Club La Vela, which is the largest nightclub in the United States, Shipwreck Island Water Park, and St. Andrew’s State Recreation Area, which was recently voted the “World’s Best Beach” by Travel Magazine.
Finally, the Beaches of South Walton are home to the Eden Gardens State Park, the town of Seaside, and Grayton Beach State Recreation Area. No matter where you choose to spend your Florida Panhandle vacation, your vacation rental is sure to be near many attractions and surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Florida’s Emerald Coast offers a wide variety of both natural and manmade attractions, ranging from culturally significant events to beautiful white sandy beaches. Guests of Emerald Coast Vacation rentals have the chance to experience firsthand the extraordinary offerings of this picturesque destination.
The Big Kahuna’s Lost Paradise Water Park is located on the Emerald Coast, offering dozens of water attractions, go-kart tracks, restaurants, and even min golf. The Emerald Coast Science Center is another attraction, giving families and individuals alike a unique, hands-on scientific experience. If you’ve ever wanted to meet a baby alligator, then Fudpucker’s Gator Beach should be your destination. If marine mammals are more your thing, then head to Okaloosa Island’s Gulfarium.
There is also the Gulf World Marine Park, Shipwreck Island Water Park, and the Track Recreation Center, which offers go-karts, bumper cars, and even bungee jumping. Guests of the Emerald Coast’s vacation cabins and homes can also visit ZooWorld Zoological and Botanical Park and the Zoological Park and Botanical Gardens of Northwest Florida.