Beyond the Beach — Emerald Coast Science Center for a Hands-on Experience Looking for something for younger kids to do on a rainy day that doesn’t involve pouring gobs of money into arcade machines? The Emerald Coast Science Center in Fort Walton Beach would be worth a visit. This is not your big city science…
Beyond the Beach – Perdido Natural Adventures Go kayaking on the Perdido river near Pensacola, about 1.5 to 2 hours away from Pelican’s Elbow. Bring lunch and plan for an all-day trip. For much of its length, the spring-fed Perdido forms the boundary between Alabama and Florida. It one of the cleanest rivers in the…
You’re on vacation. You know it’s going to happen – ice cream will call your name. Here’s some good places when you want to give in to that temptation. Listed in the order I recommend them. Brusters (4.5 stars on TripAdvisor), one of the best ice cream stores in town and my favorite. They make…
Turkey Creek Park is a great place for a break from the beach.
This attraction in the Florida Panhandle is worth a visit on your way to or from Destin.
This is a local micro brewery that brews classic, contemporary beers. You can find their beer in many of the restaurants, supermarkets and convenience stores.
Idyll Hounds is a small micro brewery, located in South Walton County. Their three regular beers, Divide and Conch’r, Man o’ Wheat and Ghost Crab Pilsna, are distributed only in the Florida Panhandle at this time.
Take a break from the beach and visit Elmore’s Landing on Hwy 331, just south of the bridge over Choctawhatchee Bay.
Whether you are looking to catch fish in Choctawhatchee Bay, launch a boat, or just enjoy a breathtaking view at lunch or sunset, Thomas Pilcher Park could be the place.
The museum allows guests to experience aviation warfare armament from the early days of World War I right through to today’s high tech planes and bombs.