Destination guide

Travel to lively Pensacola

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and history with a rental holiday home in Pensacola. Renowned for its beaches, seafood restaurants and hockey games, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Saenger Theatre and National Museum of Naval Aviation. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Pensacola

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Pensacola a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roger Scott Athletic Complex (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • A.C. Read Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Osceola Municipal Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Marcus Pointe Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Sam's Fun City (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Tiger Point Golf and Country Club (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Pensacola

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pensacola

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pensacola is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Seville Square (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Plaza De Luna (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Wayside Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Miraflores Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Bayview Beach Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Woodland Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Pensacola

Fly into Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is 40.1 mi (64.5 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Pensacola Station.

Where to stay near Pensacola?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,527 holiday rentals near Pensacola. From 347 Houses to 1,015 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pensacola is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pensacola?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pensacola:

  • Northeast Pensacola: 21 holiday homes
  • Southeast Pensacola: 44 holiday homes
  • South Pensacola: 35 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 38 holiday homes
  • East Hill: 26 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pensacola?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Pensacola. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Seville Square: 2,627 holiday rentals
  • Roger Scott Athletic Complex: 2,314 holiday rentals
  • Pensacola Historical Museum: 2,626 holiday rentals
  • Pensacola Little Theatre: 2,624 holiday rentals
  • Destination Archaeology Resource Center: 2,622 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pensacola listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pensacola?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 347 Houses in Pensacola. Our other popular types of Pensacola holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,015 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 122 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pensacola?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,155 holiday homes with pool available in Pensacola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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