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Places to Stay... NORTHWEST

While planning your vacation or just a quick getaway to the beach enjoy these places to stay.

Northwest Destinations

Visitors who haven't had the fortuity of visiting The Panhandle are definitely missing out on one of Florida's Most Scenic Destinations. Whether you're traveling with small children, as a couple on a romantic getaway or on business, exploring the northern portion of the state allows travelers to explore white-as-snow beachfront, miles upon miles of scenic vistas and the most breathtaking emerald Gulf of Mexico waters.

NORTHWEST COAST

The Pensacola Bay Area, nestled along the Gulf Coast between Orange Beach, Alabama, and Fort Walton beach, features 52 miles of sun-drenched, sugar white beaches along a historic town rich with culture and southern hospitality.

Unique to Pensacola is its unique history mixed with a military background. Guests step back in time with archaeological sites, museums, one of Florida's oldest churches and furnished period houses spanning from the earliest Spanish explorers to the Victorian era.

To the east of Pensacola is a breathtaking slice of paradise deemed the Emerald Coast. Consisting of Okaloosa Island, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther and Cinco Bayou, it's the simple and unpretentious atmosphere that draws thousands of annual visitors here.

Although the preferred activity in this destination is "doing nothing," each of the Emerald Coast's charming Southern sea towns offer simple enticements, perfect for winter days where the average 72-degree...

When it comes to unexpected pleasure...no other destination has Panama City Beach beat! In recent years, Panama City Beach has won numerous national awards for its beaches from TripAdvisor and Yahoo.

 

Panama City Beach's legendary pure white sand resulted from quartz crystals washing down from the Appalachian Mountains centuries ago and being bleached, ground, smoothed and polished until the surf of the Gulf of Mexico deposited the millions of grains of sand on the shoreline.