Pensacola Area

Pensacola Area

Pensacola is separated in the 3 main areas. The beach is about 20 minutes south of downtown making it much more quiet and remote than most cities with beaches near them. Downtown itself is a fun adventure as they have many shops, dining options, and activities that both adults and children will enjoy. If you are staying in the town itself you don't neccisarily need a rental car but if you are staying in Woodland Heights or the Pensacola Beach area we recommend a rental for convenience and affordability. Be sure to check out what we think are the best neighborhoods in Pensacola. 

Downtown Pensacola

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Downtown Pensacola is the place to be if you are looking to shop, spend time with the family, eat great food, and have endless fun. With the town located less than 5 miles from the airport, you do not need a car during your stay. Everything that you could ever want during your vacation is right in downtown making it easy to do something throughout the day. The beach is just a short walk away from your location making a day outing to the beach very easy to get to and lots of fun. Be sure to explore downtown as it is one of the oldest cities in Florida as it was founded in 1559. 

Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Area

Pensacola Beach is located 9 miles south of downtown Pensacola in a remote area of Florida. To get there, you will cross over the Pensacola Bay and the English Navy Cove which both provide spectacular views of the landscape. The beach area is much more quiet and relaxing than the busy downtown area. It is the perfect place for families who want to enjoy family time on the beach or a group of friends that want to soak up the sun. Whatever your vacation plans are, Pensacola Beach is perfect for everybody. If you are planning on staying around the beach area, it is best that you get a rental car so you can easily get to downtown if you desire.  

Woodland Heights

Pensacola Area

Woodland Heights is a very small and quiet area located 3 miles north of Pensacola. This is an area where many people own second homes to get away from the cold climate areas of the United States. If you decide to stay here, we definitely recommend that you get a rental car so you can conveniently and affordably get to downtown Pensacola and Pensacola Beach. At the end of the day, Woodland Heights is a great place to unwind after a long day of activities and is the perfect place to spend quality time with friends and family.