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101 Things to Do in Perdido Key 


Dining
1.      Sip a specialty martini at The Jellyfish
2.      Eat crab legs at The Crab Trap
3.      Have a beach-side picnic
4.      Drink a cold beer on the state line at the legendary Flora-Bama
5.      Down a raw oyster at Perdido Key Oyster Bar
6.      Take a nighttime dining cruise in the Gulf of Mexico
7.      Eat dinner on your room balcony overlooking the ocean
8.      Buy fresh-caught fish from Perdido Bay Seafood
9.      Order the area’s drink of choice, a frozen Bushwacker
10.    Sip a Mai Tai, poolside at Purple Parrot

Relax/Unwind
11.      Pamper yourself at Spas of Eden at Eden Condominiums
12.      Take a moonlit beach walk
13.      Take pictures of unforgettable sunrises
14.      Sip champagne and watch the sunset on the beach
15.      Build a sandcastle at Johnson Beach
16.      Work on your tan at the nation’s top ranked beach
17.      Gaze at the star-filled night sky
18.      Lounge by the pool
19.      Fly a kite in the ocean breeze

Shopping & Entertainment
20.      Spend a day at Orange Beach, Alabama
21.      Drive to Foley for great deals at Tanger Outlets
22.      Visit the Historical Pensacola District
23.      Shop in Downtown Pensacola
24.      See the National Aviation Museum
25.      Take a haunted lighthouse tour
26.      Visit historic Forts McRee, Barrancas and Morgan
27.      Take in the art galleries
28.      Learn about hurricane hunters at the Gulf Shores Museum
29.      Go to Five Flags Speedway
30.      Test your luck at Pensacola Greyhound Park and Poker Room
31.      Visit Geronimo’s home at nearby Fort Pickens
32.      Take a guided tour of Seville Historic District homes
33.      Go to Opera or Symphony, or watch live entertainment at Pensacola’s historic Saenger Theatre
34.      Learn about the first European Settlement at T.T. Wentworth Museum
35.      Sing-a-long with Dueling Pianists at landmark Seville Quarter venue
36.      Visit Old Christ Church in Pensacola, Florida’s oldest church
37.      Look at masterpieces at Pensacola Museum of Art
38.      Enjoy national musical acts at The Wharf
39.      Tour USS Alabama Battleship Park in Mobile

Action/Adventure
40.      Take a dolphin cruise
41.      Hire a charter boat
42.      Go Deep Sea Fishing
43.      Go Scuba diving
44.      Dive the USS Oriskany, the World’s Largest Artificial Reef
55.      Chase Hermit Crabs on the beach
46.      Go snorkeling
47.      Go surf fishing
48.      Try to body surf
49.      Attempt kite surfing
50.      Go parasailing
51.      Rent a Pontoon boat
52.      Rent a canoe
53.      Kayak the Intracoastal Waterway
54.      Circumnavigate the saltwater paddling trail
55.      Jog along miles of pristine coastline
56.      Test your balance by surfing on a windy day
57.      Canoe in two states through the Perdido River
58.      Hit the links at the Lost Key Gulf Club
59.      Dive to the USS Massachusetts
69.      Trek 4 miles to the east end of the Key
61.      Find unique, hand-made jewelry in local shops
62.      Compete in Perdido Key or Santa Rosa Island Triathlons

Eco-Tourism
63.      Discover the Bon Secour National Wildlife Sanctuary
64.      Hike a nature trail
65.      Pitch a tent on Johnson’s beach
66.      View rare wildlife
67.      Climb the Big Lagoon observation tower
68.      Watch birds migrate to the saltwater marsh
69.      Witness a sea turtle hatching
70.      Visit Gulf Island National Seashore
71.      Take in a Geocache treasure hunting point
72.      Walk 16 miles from Big Lagoon to Tarkiln Bayou
73.      View a rare carnivorous plant, the pitcher plant
74.      Go crabbing at Little Lagoon Pass
75.      Ride the ferry from Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island
76.      Visit Bellingrath Gardens to see flowers of every season
77.      Head out on the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail

Special Events
78.      Run in the Blue Angels Marathon (Feb.)
79.      Toss a fish at the Annual “Interstate Mullet Toss” (April)
80.      Brave the cold at the annual Polar Bear Dip (Jan.)
81.      Catch a Blue Angels Air Show (July & Nov.)
82.      Catch beads at the Mardi Gras parade (Feb.)
83.      Dance at the Frank Brown International Songwriter’s Festival (Nov.)
84.      Try the best German sausage at the Elberta Sausage Festival (March)
85.      Eat Cajun-style at the Crawfish Fest (May)
86.      Sail a wood boat at the Pirate’s Cove festival (May)
87.      Hula dance at the Reef Luau (May & Sept.)
88.      Fly high at the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival (June)
89.      Feel your adrenalin pump at the Gulf Powerboat races (Aug.)
90.      Eat shrimp at the National Shrimp Festival (Oct.)
91.      View finest Southeastern artists at Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival (Nov.)
92.      Eat fresh Strawberries at Loxley Strawberry Festival (April)

Places to See on Perdido Key
93.      Visit Perdido Kids Park
94.      Check out the baby animal encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
95.      Check out Sam’s Fun City
96.      Splash around at Waterville USA
97.      Ride the ferris wheel at The Wharf
98.      Search for sea shells & sand dollars
99.      Let the kids earn their sea legs at the Orange Beach sailing camp
100.     Do hands-on science with kids at the Gulf Coast Exploreum
101.     Learn about the coastal ecosystem at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab & Estuarium