Top Things to Do In and Around the Pensacola Area

Pensacola offers miles of beaches to enjoy and several other exciting things to do. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure or indoor activities to escape the heat, you’ll find many options available. The following are just some of the activities area residents can do without having to go far from Inspire Pensacola apartments. 

Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach is the place to go for swimming, fishing, boating, and other water activities. Take a dolphin cruise through the gulf waters for a fun adventure. Rent a glass paddle for clearer views of the water below you. You can also go kayaking, parasailing, and surfing. Don't forget to take plenty of scenic photos of the beach’s white sands and clear, blue water. 

Fort Pickens near Inspire Apartments in Pensacola

Fort Pickens

Fort Pickens in the Pensacola Beach area provides you with a chance to learn more about history. The visitor center and museum are currently closed. However, you can still explore the outdoor areas around this 19-century military fort. The Fort Pickens site also offers outdoor recreation. You can go fishing at the pier, or have a picnic at the pavilion. A campground is also available for overnight stays. You can swim at Langdon Beach and go birdwatching while you're in the area as well. 

Marcus Pointe Golf Club

When you’re looking for activities in or near Brent, consider setting up a tee time at Marcus Pointe Golf Club. This 600-acre golf club is located just west of Brent near Crescent Lake. You can play a round of golf on a course that winds through rolling woodlands. If you want to brush up on your skills, sign up for the club's professional golf lessons. After playing a round, stop by the Pointe Grille for on-site dining. 

Couple enjoying park in Pensacola near Inspire Apartments

Local Parks

Oakfield Acres Park and Chimes Way Park in Brent offer great places to get out and enjoy fresh air. If you have kids, these parks also have playgrounds available for them to play on. Consider packing lunch and a blanket, and heading to one of these local parks on a warm day to soak up the sun. 

Pensacola Museum of Art

The Pensacola Museum of Art in downtown Pensacola offers a chance to see decorative arts from European and American artists. You can also see contemporary paintings, sculptures, and more. When you wander through the museum’s galleries, you’ll see works of art from Salvador Dali, John Marin, and other famous artists. The museum also hosts traveling exhibits from time to time. This gives you a chance to explore other works of art. 

Our luxury apartments in Pensacola provide you with easy access to all that the city has to offer. Please contact Inspire to learn more about our luxury apartments. We have several community and apartment amenities available.