Have you ever wanted to visit a place rich with beauty but not spoiled with everyday tourism? It may be hard to believe, but a place like this exists; Its name is Perdido Key. Perdido Key means “Lost Key” in Spanish, which is a suitable name considering Perdido Key is known as the “Hidden Gem of Florida”.
Perdido Key has a lot to offer for visitors and locals alike. Besides the obvious attractions such us swimming, shell collecting and sunbathing on the famous unpolluted sugar white beaches you can enjoy snorkeling, dolphin, fishing & moonlight cruises, kayaking and much more. But there are many activities you can do when the temperature drops down a bit as well: bird watching, cross country biking, hiking the nature trail … and did we mention the golf courses? If you are a golfer, you will have a hard time to decide which golf course to play first.
The Perdido Key area also hosts the Blue Angels. This world-famous group of F-18 fighter planes that does breathtaking tricks and maneuvers that most pilots would not dare to even think of.
Perdido Key is a part of a group of barrier islands on the coast of the Florida Panhandle. The Pensacola and Perdido Key areas have a lot of history. Few people know that Pensacola was one of the first founded settlement cities not just in Florida but the whole United States.
One thing that majorly influenced the lifestyle of Perdido Key residents during last ten years was Hurricane Ivan. Ivan hit Perdido Key in the fall of 2004 wiping out nearly all the businesses as well as many residential homes. Fortunately, people of Perdido Key came together for a single cause and here we are today with almost all the businesses restored and a great economy.
Perdido is a true paradise. It has spectacular history and beauty unparalleled to any others. The area is full of fun, beauty, history, and heaps of unforgettable experiences just waiting to happen.