Spend Memorial Day at Pensacola Beach

Author: , April 14th, 2012

Pensacola Beach is one of the most expansive, beautiful and less known white sand beaches in the world. This hidden gem of a destination is throwing off its reputation as the ‘Red Neck Riviera’ and embracing a future as a world-class tourist destination. A clear indication that this trend is well under way is the unmitigated success of Pensacola Beach’s Gay Memorial Day Celebration

On Memorial Day Weekend Pensacola hosts the biggest LGBT pride celebration in the southern United States. Tens of thousands of gay and lesbian travelers flock to this innocuous beach town every year to bronze their bodies and party with their toes in the blinding white sand.

Pensacola Beach’s laid-back surfer dude charm is worlds away from the hustle and bustle of Miami and tacky tourist spring break debauchery of Fort Lauderdale. The community is accepting, embraces gay travelers and is home to many gay residents and several successful gay business owners.

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Pensacola Beach, The Perfect Year-Round Gay Travel Destination

Author: , September 12th, 2011

Each year thousands of revelers flock to Northwest Florida for the biggest LGBT Memorial Day in the South. The rest of the year, Pensacola Beach is an ideal gay vacation destination for travelers looking to get away from it all.

With 47 miles of sugar white sand stretching from the mouth of Pensacola Bay to Fort Walton, much of it sparsely populated, the best thing to do in Pensacola Beach is almost nothing. Natural beauty is a difficult distraction to overcome in this low key destination.

Most of Santa Rosa Island, on which PensacolaBeach is located, is included in the Gulf Islands National Seashore. This reserve stretches from Mississippi to Florida and includes 150 miles of undeveloped federally protected sugar white sand beaches and rolling dunes.

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