We headed on West to Gulf Breezes, Florida, and the Gulf Shores National Seashore Park across the Bay from the City of Pensacola. There is a Federal campground at Fort Pickens - 10 miles out on a narrow strip of sand. We are still amazed by the beauty of this area! The bay on one side - the Gulf on the other, and wild dunes in between. Our camping neighbors have been so nice - and we've met many wonderful people.
Herons nest in the tops of these storm-damaged trees that surround the beach. We spotted a Great Horned Owl nesting in an abandoned Osprey Nest.
A boardwalk takes us over to the beach - miles and miles of untouched sand.....
The sunsets here are not to be believed - the color wraps 360degrees around - and the sand is so white it turns pink & blue..... and squeaks like snow underfoot.
we try try to keep a 5:15 appointment with the sunset each evening.