If you are visiting Florida, an area in United States America, and want to look for recommended beaches that locate in the edge of a city. There are two are named Pensacola and Destin. For those of you who are just now exploring these sugary shores for a possible first visit, here is a comparison and a contrast of Destin vs Pensacola Beach.
Pensacola is a city located in Florida, United States. At the 2000 census, the city had a population of 56,255 inhabitants. Pensacola has an area of 102.7 km2. Pensacola is famous for its beachfront area that is named Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island which is, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States and is one of the longest barrier islands in the world. It is situated south of Pensacola (and Gulf Breeze connected via bridges spanning to the Fairpoint Peninsula and then to the island) in the Gulf of Mexico. This beach is provided some places to shop, restaurants, and bars near the Santa Rosa Sound. Some families will be very excited visiting this area because the waves, shallow, clear waters, and white sands such a perfect beach. No matter what the season, beach goers can relax on the sunny, peaceful shores of the Pensacola Beach’s award-winning, emerald-green coastline.
Destin is a city located in Okaloosa County, Florida. It is a principal city of the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area and known as its pure white sand beaches, with the clear green water. The beaches here are extremely fine, with soft sand and the feel of an island. Because Destin has luxury resorts and rentals, shopping centers and dining restaurants, Destin is currently known as “world’s luckiest fishing village” where people can charter fishing vessels from the harbour and you will be provided by 12 beaches access points in Peninsula city. Peninsula has the whitest sand in the world made from fine ground quartz crystal giving the appearance of sugar that come from Appalachian Mountains. Some tourist destinations also surrounded in that area such as golf and beach resort and many celebrities own homes in the area.
|- Pensacola is famous for its beachfront area that is named Pensacola Beach||- Destin has luxury resorts and rentals, shopping centers and dining restaurants|
|- This beach is provided some places to shop, restaurants, and bars near the Santa Rosa Sound||- Destin is currently known as "world's luckiest fishing village" where people can charter fishing vessels from the harbour|
|- Some families will be very excited visiting this area because the waves, shallow, clear waters, and white sands such a perfect beach||- Destin is a city located in Okaloosa County, Florida. It is a principal city of the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin|
It depends on what you are looking for, I guess. Both have great beaches. Both have ample sport fishing, golf etc. But there is significant depth in Pensacola as a city. Our downtown is a great place to stay as well as the beach, with shopping and great food, nightlife etc. during baseball season we have a great stadium for our Blue Wahoos. The Naval Aviation museum is second to none. Our traffic and parking is not as horrid as Destin. There are times when it’s crowded, but it’s limited to weekends and only traffic going to and from the beach at certain times. Destin traffic seems mind blowingly bad, unless it’s winter. Pensacola has 30 miles of pristine national seashore.