Historic District: http://www.historicpensacola.org/. Historic Pensacola encompasses 8 1/2 acres and 28 properties, 11 of which are open to the public. The buildings have a range of architectural styles as well as a variety of time periods. Explore on your own the Museum of Industry, the Museum of Commerce, the Julee Cottage, the Manuel Barrios Cottage, the John Appleyard Storytelling Cottage in Historic Pensacola Village as well as the Pensacola Children's Museum, the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, and the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center . Take a guided tour through the Lavalle House, Dorr House, Old Christ Church, and the Lear/Rocheblave House. The historic district is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10:00-4:00.
Palafox St.: Palafox St. has several boutiques and retail shops, casual and fine dining, art and culture, and live music and theatrical venues. The street has been named one of “10 Great Streets in America”.
Palafox Market, a year-round farmer’s market and outdoor art show where vendors meet each Saturday, from 10-2. The market is located between Garden and Wright Street where the Pensacola streetcar system formerly ran.
Naval Aviation Museum: Located on board Pensacola Naval Air Station. See more than 4,000 artifacts and over 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation. Experience the thrill of flight in the Flight Simulators, catch all the drama and power of the amazing Giant Screen Digital Theater and refresh with a tasty lunch in the authentic Cubi Bar Cafe. Then take home the spirit of Naval Aviation with a unique memento from The Flight Deck Store. (Open only to DOD employees)
Fort Pickens: In 1821, the Third System of coastal forts was extended to include protecting Pensacola Bay and the communities that lined the mainland shore. Fort Pickens was designed and constructed to defend Pensacola Bay and the Pensacola Navy Yard and Depot from foreign attack. Open from 8:00 am to sunset. https://www.nps.gov/guis/learn/historyculture/fort-pickens.htm
Pensacola Bay Ferries: Two modern double-hull vessels provide easy access between Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, and Fort Pickens - Gulf Islands National Seashore. Ferry leaves downtown Pensacola The vessels stop at Pensacola and Pensacola Beach. https://www.pensacolabaycruise.com/
Pensacola Beach: One of the prettiest beaches in the United States! You can get to it by ferry or car. The beach has several restaurants, bars and shops.
Blue Angels: It is Blue Angels weekend so it will be crazy at the beach. They will have practice days on Thursday and Friday, then the main air show on the 10th. If you plan on going out to the beach on those days you should plan to arrive early. The shows start at noon but most locals are out there by 8am (if not earlier). We may be able to see some of it from the Historic Trust. http://visitpensacolabeach.com/whats-happening-blue-angels/
Joe Patti’s Seafood Market:https://www.joepattis.com/Joe-Pattis-Seafood-Company-Welcome.cfmAwesome seafood market and they can ship as well. They have a wine area, specialty foods, and sushi as well.
Pensacola Peddle Trolley: https://pensacolapedals.com/ The peddle trolley has seats for up to 14 people. You can do a pub crawl, historic tour, etc….
Segway Tours: There are several companies that offer Segway tours throughout the downtown area.
Restaurants: (most are within about 10 minutes walking distance…or less)
On Palafox St. (going south)
Polonza Bistro, American · $$, 286 N Palafox S
Restaurant Iron, Southern · $$$, 22 N Palafox St
Fosko’s, coffee and crepes, $$, 8 S. Palafox
The Wine Bar on Palafox, American · $$, 16 Palafox Pl,
86 Forks, Asian, $$, 11B Palafox Pl, Pensacola, FL 32502
Global Grill, American, Tapas, $$$, 27 N Palafox St.,
Cactus Cantina, Mexican,, $$, 22 Palafox Pl,
Dog House Deli, Hot dogs, $, 30 S Palafox St,
Khon's on Palafox, Sushi · $$, 34 Palafox Pl, Pensacola
Tin Cow, American Burger, Bar 102 Palafox Pl,
World of Beer, Gastropub, $$, 200 S Palafox St
Graffiti Pizza, Pizza, $$, 210 Palafox Pl,
O’Riley’s Irish Pub, Irish, $$, 321 S Palafox St, Pensacola
Jackson’s Steakhouse, American, $$$, 400 S Palafox St,
Bodacious Brew, Coffee, $$, 407 S Palafox St C,
So Chopped Salad Bar, Salad, 407 S Palafox S
Nom Sushi, Sushi, Japanese, Tapas, Ramen, $$, 410 S Palafox St,
Carmen’s, Tapas, American, Southern, $$, 407 S Palafox St,
Ruby Slipper, brunch, $$, 509 S. Palafox St.
Shux Oyster bar, seafood, $$$, 3 West Main St.
Al Fresco, Food Trucks, $$, 509 S. Palafox St.
Jaco’s Bayfront Bar and Grille, American, $$, 997 S Plalafox (at the very end of Palafox, great view but a hike)
Seville Square (in the historic district):
Hub Stacey’s, Sandwich, $, 312 E Government St
South Market, Comfort Food, $$, 232 E Main St,
Lucy’s in the Square, $$, 301 S Adams St,
Dharma Blue, American, $$, 300 S Alcaniz St,
Jordan Valley, Middle Eastern, $, 201 S Jefferson St,
The District-Seville Steak and Seafood, $$$, 123 E Government St
Angelina’s Ristorante, Italian, 101 E Intendencia St
A bit further out…
End of the line Café, Vegetarian, 610 Wright St.
Carrabba’s Italian, Italian, 311 N. 9th Ave.
Waffle House, 401 E. Gregory St.
Whataburger, 417 E. Gregory St.
The Melting Pot, Fondue, 418 E. Gregory St.
Starbucks, 501 E. Gregory St.
Franco’s Italian, 523 E. Gregory St.
McGuire’s Irish Pub, 600 E. Gregory St.
Rodizio Grill, 605 E. Gregory St.
Taste of India, 810 E. Gregory St.
Breweries within walking distance
Gulf Coast Brewery, 500 Heinberg St.
Perfect Plain Brewery, 50 E. Garden
Pensacola Bay Brewery, 225 E. Zarragosa
Big Top Brewery, 21 W. Romana
Odd Colony Brewery, 260 N. Palafox
The 5 Barrel Brewery, 121 S. Palafox