Discover why Pensacola Beach, Florida was named one of the top family-friendly vacation destinations in the United States by Southern Living Magazine.
You can go bike riding, snorkeling or pier fishing or learn about the past at one of the regions many historical sites. You can swim in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, build white sand castles or enjoy a meal in one of the many casual waterfront restaurants, many of which have playgrounds.
Tiki Island Golf & Arcade
Located directly in front of the Hampton Inn beachfront hotel on Pensacola Beach.
Rents low speed electric cars, for five and eight passengers and bicycles.
Marine show aquarium in Fort Walton Beach. They have dolphin and sea lion shows, otter and penguin feedings summer camps and other marine education activities.
Sam’s Fun City
Water and amusement park in Pensacola.
Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park
This oversized water park offers more than 40 exciting water attractions. It includes three tropical mini golf courses, two wild and fast go-kart tracks and three high-thrill rides.
Your family can go canoeing, kayaking, tubing or try the zip line and ropes course in the Blackwater River State Forest near Milton, Florida. You can spend the day floating down a spring fed sandy bottom river dotted with white sand beaches.
Emerald Coast Science Center
Voted one of the best ‘almost free activities’ on the Emerald Coast. This child focused museum of science that stimulates the imagination with exhibits such as a reflecting Castle of Mirrors, ‘adult-sized’ bubble makers, a hair-raising Vandergraph generator and an electrifying Illuma Storm.