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Day-Tripping in The Perdido Area

on 10/02/2019 by Perdido Key Chamber

Going to or from Perdido Key, You Can Discover some of the best day-trips around! 

Flora-Bama Yacht Club during the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, Submitted by Dee Horton


Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL

Sitting just on the other side of the state-line is Perdido’s friendly, neighboring cities- Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, AL! With many great places for food, shopping, and entertainment, such as The Wharf and San Roc Cay entertainment districts! Orange Beach and Gulf Shores prove to be a great day trip when staying in the Perdido Area and are a quick trip down the beach road!

Downtown Pensacola, Submitted by Caron Sjoberg


Downtown Pensacola, FL

Driving the other direction from Perdido Key, you will enter the heart of Pensacola! Offering a uniquely quaint downtown atmosphere, Pensacola offers a great nightlife and restaurant array in a walkable atmosphere! With much to do in art and entertainment and many events held year-round, this is a great day-trip for those looking for a more social evening!


Gulf Islands National Seashore

Spend the day on one of Perdido’s most prized possessions! Johnson’s Beach on Perdido Key is part of Gulf Island’s National Seashore which is a magical stretch of beach protected by the federal government. While enjoying the beautiful, untouched shores of nature- you may find yourself bird watching from the accessible boardwalk trail, experiencing a picnic from one of the beach-side shaded pavilions or simply relaxing in nature’s paradise on the beach!


Perdido Area State Parks

Tarkiln Bayou State Park

Being one with nature is a privilege here in the Perdido Area. Experience the essence of Perdido by visiting one of the area’s beloved state parks! Some popular parks include Perdido Key State Park, Big Lagoon State Park, and Tarkiln Bayou State Park! Offering a plethora of bird watching and an array of native plant species- this is the perfect way to experience the wonderful ecosystems that create our nature’s paradise!


Foley, AL

Heading back into Alabama is another town with tons of attractions to offer! Starting with the coasts new resort and entertainment destination, OWA, showcasing a 14-acre amusement park and various shopping and dining opportunities, OWA is endless fun for all ages!