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October's Must-Stay Parks:
Cranes, Herons and Egrets, Oh My!

Stay at Perdido Cove Resort (on Perdido Key) near Pensacola, Florida, and you’ll get your fill of these natural beauties.

In addition to the great amenities at Perdido Cove Resort, you’ll find yourself well situated to access tons of activities and attractions very close by. You’re near Johnson’s Beach (about two miles), which is where your camera and binoculars will pick up great shots of those cranes, herons, and egrets and your feet will delight in white, sugary sand. Perdido Cove is actually in Perdido Key, which is all about action. There’s a greyhound race track, and seeing as how it’s Florida, of course there are tons of golf courses in Perdido Key.

There’s also a fantastic State Park (Blue Lagoon) right there, which means yes, you’ll find endless places to hike, swim, fish, and camp. Perdido Cover Resort has fishing licenses for the marina. Folks say the bird watching in this area is just awesome. You’ll find all kinds of beach areas, some with wetlands and raised walkways on them. That’s always an adventure in itself. You never know what’s in the water, right beside you.

Perdido Key is just a few hundred yards wide, 16 miles long, and stretches alongside the Gulf of Mexico. Most of Perdido Key (over 60 per cent) is designated as a federal or state park, so how pretty do you think it might be? It’s a major wilderness area on the Florida Panhandle, located halfway between Pensacola and Orange Beach, Alabama. You’ll just a short bridge trip to Florida’s mainland, from Perdido Key (Spanish for “lost key”).

Pensacola is about 15 miles from Perdido Cove Resort, and features the Naval Aviation Air Museum, the Naval Air Station, the Pensacola Pier, and an endless array of cool restaurants, theaters, and live entertainment. The proximity to Pensacola makes for incredibly easy day trips from Perdido Cove Resort.

After touring Pensacola and Perdido Key, it’ll be time to head “home” to your private RV in lovely Perdido Cove Resort. This full service RV resort features a deep water slip marina, bicycle rentals, playground, fishing, a general store, clubhouse, WI-FI, and yes, Perdido Cove is pet friendly.

Your family will get pretty excited if you let them check out Perdido Cove Resort’s website. You should be ready for a response! www.perdidocove.com

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