Monday, April 22, 2013

Pensacola & Fort Pickens

On Tuesday we decided to go to the historic Pensacola Lighthouse & Museum.  The top of the lighthouse has some of the most beautiful views on the Gulf Coast.
I was bound and determined to climb those stairs and enjoy that view!  And that I did.  All 177 stairs at that.  You would think going up would be tough.  Actually coming down was way worse on the old knees than I thought.  But I did it!
Along the way to the top you can step into the window wells and catch the view.  I thought this particular angle was gorgeous!
 I love the shadow on the ground below!
 Another breath taking shot!  It was very windy that day as well.
 This picture was taken from the service road.  This side actually faces the gulf.
My husband is afraid of heights.  He and Sadie decided to walk on the trails.  There was another man there with a puppy, so she got to visit.  I took this picture from one of the window wells.
 We decided to go to Fort Pickens too.  Of course, we had to stop along the way and look for shells.
 I thought this driftwood looked like a fish or whale.
I loved the arches inside Fort Pickens.  We visited here years ago when the girls were little.  I love the Civil War era!
 Another view from inside the Fort. 
More to come!


  1. I love traveling and armchair traveling is fun too. Thanks for taking us along. Looking forward to hearing more.

  2. You have a really good eye for photos. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Look at all those awesome shells! I would have been in heaven. All in all looks like a great day.

  4. This is so neat! I've never been, and I'm a Floridan.