The Pensacola District of The United Methodist Church
Monday, October 15, 2018
Pleasant Places to Visit in the Pensacola District
Welcome to the Pensacola District!   We cordially invite you to come visit and worship with us!
Adventures Unlimited on the Blackwater River, Milton, Florida
Air Force Armament Museum, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo - 25 miles from Robertsdale, Alabama
Arcadia Mills Archeological Site, Pace, Florida
Bay Bluffs Park located along Scenic Highway, Pensacola - the only natural bluffs in Florida!
Bear Lake - campground and fishing, Milton, Florida
Beaches and live in-person concerts at Destin, Fort Walton, Navarre, Pensacola, Perdido Key....
Benny Russell Park - large remote children's playground with shaded picnic area, Pace, Florida
Big Lagoon State Park, Pensacola, Florida
Blue Lake Camp, Andalusia, Alabama (not within our district, but close and well worth the drive!)
Blue Yahoos Baseball, Pensacola, Florida
Butterfly House, Navarre, Florida
Deep Sea Fishing - Destin, Pensacola, Perdido Key
Destin Fishing Rodeo, Destin, Florida
Edward Ball Nature Trail located on the University of West Florida campus, Pensacola, Florida
Emerald Coast Science Center, Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Evenings in Old Seville at the Seville Quarter, Pensacola, Florida - Bring a lawn chair and enjoy an outdoor concert (See their website for the schedule)
Festivals galore annually/seasonally!
Flea Markets galore, including....  Gulf Breeze Flea Market ... T & W (on T Street, Pensacola)
Forts - Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas in Pensacola, Florida
Golf Courses galore!
Gulf Breeze Flea Market
Gulf Breeze Zoo
Gulf Islands National Seashore - includes ranger-led programs for children to learn about sea life and coastal ecology
Gulfarium, Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Heritage Park & Cultural Center / Indian Temple Mound / Museum, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
Hiking Trails galore!
Historic Seville Quarter, Pensacola, Florida
Krul Lake Recreation Area (swimming, hiking, camping) near Munson, Florida
Labyrinth - See Prayer Labyrinth below
Malls:  Cordova Mall (Pensacola), Destin Commons (Destin), Santa Rosa Mall (Mary Esther)
Mullet Festival - Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival, Shalimar, Florida
National Naval Aviation Museum and IMAX theater, Pensacola, Florida - one of the world's largest aviation museums!
Palafox Historic District / Pensacola Historic District - You'll find a wealth of shops, galleries and restaurants
Pensacola Colonial Archaeological Trail
Pensacola Lighthouse
Pensacola Little Theater
Pensacola Museum of Art - features traveling exhibits of national prominence
Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, Pensacola, Florida
Planetarium at Pensacola State College, Pensacola, Florida
Prayer Labyrinth at Soundside United Methodist Church, Gulf Breeze, Florida. Always open.
Soundside United Methodist Church, located at 4115 Soundside Drive in Gulf Breeze (FL) welcomes all who wish to utilize the garden for prayer or quiet reflection. The labyrinth is located adjacent to the butterfly garden and behind the church building.
Saenger Theater, Pensacola, Florida
Seafood Restaurants galore!
T & W Flea Market on T Street, Pensacola, Florida
Timpoochee Trail
T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, Pensacola, Florida
Quayside Art Gallery in downtown Pensacola - the largest co-op gallery in the Southeast!
Veterans Memorial Park - features a World War II Memorial, a Korean War Memorial and The Wall South - the nation's only full-name permanent replica of Washington D.C.'s Veteran's Memorial.
West Florida Railroad Museum, Milton, Florida - Children enjoy climbing aboard the railroad cars and enjoy looking at the miniature train set village. Don't forget to look for the children's train - children love taking a ride on it!  There is no cost, but donations are appreciated.  The indoor museum is small and includes a little shop for adult train enthusiasts. Before heading out, check their website to see what days and times they are open.