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Run Away from Winter to the Beaches at Perdido Key

Winter can feel never-ending when all you have to look forward to is the cold and snow. But you don't have to suffer through winter every year. Run away to the warm beaches of Perdido Key, Florida, and enjoy a winter break that you won't forget. With plenty of activities, attractions, and beautiful scenery, Perdido Key is the perfect winter destination for vacationers and families alike. Here are some ideas for your winter break in Perdido Key.

Beach Activities

The warm weather in Perdido Key means that the beaches are always a great place to start. You can swim, fish, kayak, or just sunbathe and enjoy the view. If you're an early bird, make sure to catch the sunrise over the Gulf of Mexico. The beaches also offer plenty of other activities like beach volleyball, jet skiing, and parasailing. Step out of your Perdido Key vacation rental and on to powder white sand with an incredible view of the emerald, green Gulf of Mexico. Don't forget to bring a beach chair, towel, sunscreen, and a good book to relax in the sun.  

Visit the Perdido Key State Park

The Perdido Key State Park is an excellent place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy nature. The state park covers more than 2.5 miles of beaches, dunes, and hiking trails. You can easily spend a full day here with your family, having a picnic, exploring the walks, and watching the wildlife. The park also offers plenty of shaded areas for those who want a break from the sun.

Explore the Gulf Islands National Seashore

Gulf Islands National Seashore is another beautiful place to visit while in Perdido Key. The national park offers hiking trails, beaches, and freshwater lakes. Explore the islands by boat tour, rent a bike, or enjoy swimming in the crystal-clear waters. You can also visit the Fort Pickens area of the park, which is a well-preserved military fort that dates back to the 1800s.

Go Shopping and Dining

Apart from the beautiful natural landscapes, Perdido Key also offers the chance to indulge in some shopping and dining. Visit the local shops for souvenirs and artisan goods, or head to one of the many restaurants for delicious fare. Whether you want seafood, pizza, or tacos, you will find plenty of options to enjoy. You can also find kid's menus, family-friendly options, and fine dining restaurants for a more romantic evening.  

Enjoy Winter Events

Perdido Key is also known for its winter events such as the Lighted Boat Parade and the free outdoor concert series. You can also participate in outdoor activities like the Polar Bear Plunge, where you can jump into the sea for a good cause. Throughout December, you can explore the Lights of Perdido Key and the National Naval Aviation Museum. The Blue Angels practice their aerial acrobatics at the Naval Air Station Pensacola and are free for visitors to watch.

Perdido Key is a winter paradise that has something for everyone, whether you're looking to relax, explore, or have some adventure. With a variety of attractions, activities, and dining options, you can customize your winter break to suit your family's needs. So, pack your bags, say goodbye to winter, and run away to Perdido Key for a winter vacation you'll never forget! 


Published on Saturday, October 14, 2023

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