Tag Archives: Pensacola

Bicycle Built for Two

Photo of the Week – February 25, 2015 Taken: November 09, 2014 This bicycle-built-for-two was left parked along a sand dune path on the way to the Gulf Coast beach in Fort Pickens State Park near Pensacola, Florida. Makes one … Continue reading

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Fort Pickens, Florida Camping Experience

Prologue Everything that happens on a camping trip—whether in a resort campground in a fully equipped motor home, a small camper, or tenting—begins in and is often colored by the campground experience. Have you ever heard camping summary comments that … Continue reading

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The Blue Angels – Thunder over Pensacola Bay

Introduction Note: Blue Angels – Thunder over the Bay is a continuation of events during our recent trip to Fort Pickens and Pensacola, Florida. The Fort Pickens campground offered a distinct advantage for me. The departure route for training flights … Continue reading

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Pensacola Lighthouse – Marine Lighthouse Saves Airliner

Several years ago, while working in New Jersey, I developed a photographic interest in lighthouses—since New Jersey has a dozen or more interesting and accessible lighthouses. Consequently, I could not pass up an opportunity to see the Pensacola Light House, … Continue reading

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Fort Pickens, Florida – 118 Years and Two Battles

To suggest that Fort Pickens Campground on Santa Rosa Island, part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, offshore from Pensacola, Florida, is a well-kept secret may not be accurate—there were many visitors and campers there—but it was certainly new to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Travel Events

One of the purposes of this blog space is to post travel and destination articles. With the closing of the store progressing on schedule, we have planned several camping and other trips through the end of the year. Expect to … Continue reading

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