Intracoastal Waterway – Perdido Key Florida

The Intracoastal Waterway, navigable toll-free shipping route, extending for about 3,000 miles (4,800 km) along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico coasts in the southern and eastern United States. It utilizes sounds, bays, lagoons, rivers, and canals and is usable in many portions by deep-draft vessels. The route is federally maintained and is connected to inland waterways in many […]

Perdido Key State Parks and National Seashore

In a forgotten area of Florida where history abounds you’ll find Perdido Key and 3 large State and National Parks. In fact Perdido Key incorporates more than 60% of its landmast within these 3 diverse and natural Park experiences. JOHNSON BEACH – Gulf Islands National Seashore Did you know that in the 1880s, Geronimo and other members of the Chiricahua-Apache tribe […]

Things To Do In Perdido Key Florida

Located on a thin strip of land in the extreme northwest corner of the state, Perdido Key and its Perdido Key State Park offer rolling, white-sand dunes and stunning views of the calm Gulf waters. The park is open for day use from 8 a.m. to sunset. With two parking areas and eight covered pavilions, Perdido Key State Park is […]

Perdido Key – Bay Boat and Pontoon Boat Rentals

Whatever you’re looking for on the water, our Bay Boat and Pontoon Boat Rentals provide the platform to enjoy a perfect day on the water. Our well kept fleet of boats offer the right boat for your needs be it a roomy pontoon boat or a speedy center console. Both feature clean and quiet Suzuki Outboard Power, an onboard stereo […]

Vacation Rentals on Perdido Key

Spanish for “lost island,” Perdido Key encompasses federal and state parks abundant with wetlands, estuaries and wildlife. It’s so peaceful, it’s easy to get lost in the beauty. Visitors will find plenty to do on Perdido Key, ranked among the nation’s top 20 beaches by “Dr. Beach.” The barrier island features several world renowned parks, including Perdido Key State Park, […]

Perdido Key Vacation Tips

For some travelers, a vacation destination is as much about what isn’t there as what is. Amy and Fields Greer of Birmingham, Ala., have visited Perdido Key, Fla., the Sunshine state’s westernmost barrier island near Pensacola, for the last five years. Amy Greer says the laid-back atmosphere that first drew them to the 16-mile key in 2007 has had lasting […]

Short History of Dry Boat Storage Lifts

In the beginning, the drystack industry was primarily a “mom and pop” industry which recognized the need to provide storage and related services to pleasure boat owners. The first drystack building is thought to have been built in New Jersey. The innovator that started this business used an old Clark forklift with modified negative shank forks to retrieve the boats […]

Big Lagoon State Park – Perdido Key Florida

Sitting on the northern shoreline of its namesake, Big Lagoon State Park’s 655 upland acres separate the mainland from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Natural communities, ranging from saltwater marshes to pine flatwoods, attract a wide variety of birds, especially during the spring and fall migrations, while the beaches, shallow bays, nature trails and open woodlands offer splendid […]

Perdido Key – Things To Know

Here a just a few of the places and their names used most common by the locals on Perdido Key. Baar’s Field – the place behind the Winn Dixie where kids play baseball and softball Beach Mouse – the controversial rodent that has stopped more condo development than the subprime banking scandal. Some people hate the mouse because it has […]

Perdido Key – Nearby Waterways

The Gulf – that big ol’ piece of wet stuff that laps up onto Perdido Key. Intracostal Waterway or ICW – this is the stretch of water that cuts a path through Perdido. You cross it when you’re going over the bridge to Perdido Key. The ICW runs all the way from Maine to Texas and is a major shipping […]