Florida Panhandle Vacation Rentals
With 343 sunny days a year, and average temperatures ranging from a high of 77 degrees to a low of 60 degrees, the Panhandle makes an ideal year-round vacation destination.
When you rent a condo or vacation home in
you’ll be ideally situated to enjoy the area’s 52 miles of pristine beaches and participate in a variety of water sports. In addition to enjoying beach activities, guests of Pensacola Beach vacation rentals can go deep-sea fishing or fish from the Pensacola Bay Bridge, one of the longest fishing piers in the U.S.
Pensacola, founded in 1559, was the first European settlement in the U.S. and the area is rich in history and culture. For a glimpse of the past, visit the Pensacola Historical Museum, the Seville Historic District and the Old Christ Church, Florida’s oldest church. Pensacola is also home to the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
, on Santa Rosa Island, features a variety of entertainment, shops and restaurants in addition to its lovely beaches. The ruins of Fort Pickens, built in 1830, sit among the white sand beaches of Gulf Islands National Seashore, while the other end of the island is home to the Santa Rosa National Seashore Day Use Area.
Perdido Key, just west of Pensacola, boasts one of the top-rated beaches in the country and is largely protected from development. Popular beaches for guests of Perdido Key vacation rentals include Big Lagoon State Recreation Area, Gulf Island National Seashore, and Perdido Key State Recreation Area.
A little farther east, the Beaches of South Walton is a collection of 13 communities, each with its own style. Guests of Florida Panhandle vacation rentals can stroll historic streets, explore the distinct Dutch and West Indies-inspired architecture of Rosemary Beach, and relax on the beautiful white sand beaches of the area.
Natural wonders abound in the Florida Panhandle. Coastal dune lakes, with their mixture of salt water and fresh water support distinct ecosystems. Loggerhead sea turtles, bald eagles and other creatures thrive in environmentally protected areas. Point Washington State Forest is home to 10 nature habitats with rare plant and wildlife species.
Panama City Beach is a popular destination for families, with amusement parks, water sports, glass-bottom boat tours, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling, diving, boating and other water-related activities. Popular beaches and fishing spots for guests of
Panama City Beach vacation rentals
include Shell Island, Aaron Bessant Park and M.B. Miller County Pier. Attractions include the Coconut Creek Family Fun Park, the Museum of Man and the Sea and the Gulf World Marine Park, with educational shows and dolphin encounters.
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