Destination guide

Travel to lively Pensacola

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and history and make a vacation rental your home during your stay 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 vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Pensacola

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

  • 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)

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 90°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Pensacola

Fly into Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,670 house rentals near Pensacola. From 371 Houses to 1,125 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental 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're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Pensacola:

  • Northeast Pensacola: 22 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 46 vacation rentals
  • East Hill: 28 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Pensacola: 51 vacation rentals
  • South Pensacola: 43 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Pensacola?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Pensacola. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pensacola Station: 2,426 home rentals
  • Discovery Gallery: 2,830 home rentals
  • Pensacola Bayfront Stadium: 2,845 home rentals
  • West Florida Hospital: 1,821 home rentals
  • Pensacola Civic Center: 2,776 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pensacola?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 371 Houses in Pensacola. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pensacola include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,125 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 11 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 127 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pensacola?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,282 vacation homes with pool available in Pensacola.

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