Pensacola is in the Running for the “South’s Best Family Getaway” and “South’s Best Beach Town” Voting Ends September 15, 2021  

Pensacola, Fla. – Southern Living has announced that Pensacola has been nominated for two categories for The South’s Best 2022 Awards. The South’s Best acknowledges the destinations that best represent Southern culture and hospitality, and Pensacola is currently in the running for “South’s Best Family Getaway” and “South’s Best Beach Town” alongside other Southern locales. Voting is open now through September 15, 2021.

Visit Pensacola is encouraging the community to vote for these two categories, helping to bring awareness to what is already known locally - that Pensacola is one of the South’s best destinations to visit, especially in Florida. From now to September 15, 2021, readers have the opportunity to cast their votes for Pensacola, as well as enter the giveaway for a chance to win a Grand Prize of $2,500 or one of three prizes of $500. Those interested in voting may do so by visiting the voting page; participants do not have to vote for categories inapplicable to Pensacola unless so desired. 

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About Visit Pensacola
Visit Pensacola is the destination organization for Escambia County which includes Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. With over 450 years of rich history and 18 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordered by the emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, visitors from all over the world are lured to our pristine shores every year. Visit Pensacola supports the community vision of tourism by serving as the central body responsible for building tourism as an economic engine for our community through leadership, connection, collaboration and communication.