Perdido Key is situated in a fabulous location in the far northwestern Florida panhandle close to the state line with Alabama, and this is the perfect vacation destination for those who are dreaming about a beach getaway. You can choose to stay in a lovely beachfront Perdido Key vacation condo to enjoy all of the comforts of home in this paradise setting. Many vacation condos have beach views or access, a barbecue grill on a deck or balcony and other fabulous features that you will love.
You may have dreams of relaxing with a fruity drink on a sun-kissed beach for your upcoming vacation, and this experience can be yours when you stay in your Florida Panhandle vacation condo. However, there is much more to see and do in this area as well, and you may want to plan to spend at least some of your time out and about exploring the local area. For example, adventure abounds with deep sea fishing excursions, parasailing, sailing, dolphin watching tours and more. Golfing at many of the area golf courses is also a popular idea, and there is even a fun zoo located close to Mary Esther that you and your family can explore when you need a break from the beach.
Whether you are shopping for a souvenir, a t-shirt or even home goods to take back home with you, you will not be disappointed with the wide range of shops available for you to choose from close to your Fort Walton Beach vacation condo. From the Artworks Studio & Gallery and the Decor Design Centre to Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry or Sarah Jane's Gift Shop, there are dozens of shops in the area for you to explore. There are also shopping malls, outlet malls and other large retail centers located just a short distance away in Pensacola that add to your shopping excitement.
After a fun-filled day exploring all that the Perdido Key area has to offer, you could prepare a meal and have a few libations in your vacation condo. This may be a relaxing idea some days of your vacation, but you will also want to get out and enjoy the delicious cuisine in the local area. There are some wonderful destinations for you to explore close to your condo, and these include Bushwacker, the Purple Parrot, the Happy Harbor on the Line, the Perdido Key Oyster Bar, the Flora-bama restaurant, the Crab Trap and the Jellyfish.
Weather in Perdido Key is amazing almost year round, and this is because the area has an incredible humid subtropical climate that you will love. Winters are short and very mild, and some high temperatures during the winter are in the 70s or 80s. Summers are long, humid and very warm, and temperatures during this season are often in the 90s and even the 100s on some days. Rainstorms are common throughout the year, but heavy rainstorms are most common during the tropical season that runs from May through November.
Getting to Perdido Key is a breeze, and there are several options for you to consider. Many people will fly into the Pensacola International Airport and will then rent a car to reach the area. Others will drive their own vehicle to Perdido Key or will take a bus. When traveling by road, follow Interstate 10 to Interstate 110 in Pensacola. Take Highway 98 west from Pensacola until you reach Route 292. Route 292 takes you directly into Perdido Key.