About Pensacola


Let's have a look around into background of Pensacola

County: Escambia County
State: Florida
Country: United States
Latitude: 30.4211111
Longitude: -87.2169444
Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Pensacola

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: May to October
 

Location

Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle and the county seat of Escambia County, in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 51,923. Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay, which is protected by the barrier island of Santa Rosa and connects to the Gulf of Mexico.
 

Distance from Pensacola center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Pensacola International Airport (PNS / KPNS). This airport has domestic flights. Another major airport is Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS / KVPS), which has domestic flights from Valparaiso, Florida.
Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km
Driving Time: 13 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.
 

Modes of transport

Airport: Pensacola International Airport 
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus lines and  Escambia County Area Transit.
 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  
 

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in Pensacola city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245
Airport: +1 850-436-5000 (Pensacola International Airport )
Hospital: +1 850-416-7000 (Sacred Heart Hospital)
 

Events

Taste of the Border
Independence Celebration
Vive la France: A Bastille Day Food and Wine Event
 

Tourist Attractions

Pensacola Light
Perdido Key State Park
Fort Barrancas
 

Theatre & Concerts

REX Theatre
Pensacola Little Theatre
AMC Bayou 15
 

Visit Top Restaurants in Pensacola

Global Grill
Jackson's Steakhouse
Iron
 

Top Shopping Centers in Pensacola

Cordova Mall
Miles Antique Mall
Palafox Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Historic Pensacola Village
National Naval Aviation Museum
T. T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum
 

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Turkey Burger  – The Burger Factory
Cheesesteak – Philly's Cheesesteaks & Hoagies
Schnitzel – Pensacola Cooks Kitchen
 

Sports Club

Pensacola Ice Flyers – Ice Hockey
Pensacola Pelicans – Baseball
Pensacola Blue Wahoos – Baseball

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 4.25
Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,416.67
Cheap meal: $ 12.00
Gasoline: $ 0.57 / litre
3 course meal: $ 40.00
 

Information about Natchez

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Brookhaven,
  • Vicksburg,
  • Pineville

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Alexandria International Airport
  • Rail: Natchez Railway.
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines and Natchez Transit System

Airport

The nearest major airport is Alexandria International Airport (AEX / KAEX).

  • Driving Distance: 82 miles / 132 km
  • Driving Time: 109 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 
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