Perdido Key, Florida is located on a thin strip of land in the northwest corner of the panhandle. You’ll find white-sand dune beaches, tranquil Gulf water, and the Perdido Key State Park all within reach of your luxury vacation rental.

In fact, the National Seashore and state parks encompass 65% of this laid-back retreat. With an average temperature of 75 degrees and 343 days of sunshine, Perdido Key somehow stayed an authentic, under-the-radar destination on Florida’s Emerald Coast.

Looking to explore this gorgeous beachfront for yourself? Our expert team at Perdido Realty Vacations compiled the following information to help you plan your next luxury coastal vacation in Perdido Key, Florida. Use the resources below to get you started!

Activities in Perdido Key

Finding things to do in Perdido Key is easy for the entire family thanks to a range of activities along the coast. Perdido Key has it all—blending outdoor activities, attractions with local flavor, family-owned dining options, and an incredible festival scene. Enjoy biking, hiking and kayaking at the wetlands, beaches and nearby state and national parks. You’ll also find miles of undeveloped National Seashore to sip, soak and sun in peace.

Fishing and boating services near Perdido Key are ample whether you choose to be on the Alabama or Florida state line. Don’t skip Waterville USA, a 20-acre water and amusement park, or the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo in this family-friendly community. Discover the area’s history by climbing the 177 steps up the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum. The Naval Aviation Museum is one of the most-visited museums in Florida and just 7 miles from Perdido. You can also take a day trip to Fort Pickens at Pensacola Beach. The young (or the young at heart!) are sure to delight in the Southern charm and area attractions.

Activities When it Rains

When the skies get cloudy, and you need to head inside, don’t worry, as Perdido Key and the surrounding area has still so much to offer. Check out our Things to Do When it Rains category for some great ideas that will keep you and your family making great memories in Perdido Key.

Dog-Friendly Beaches in Perdido Key

During your Perdido Key vacation, we understand wanting to enjoy your time with your four-legged family members. Perdido Key Dog Park, located on River Road, is an enclosed spot for pets to enjoy the water off leash.

The area also features a handful of pet-friendly dog beaches nearby. The Pensacola Beach West Dog Park features dog-friendly areas designated by signage. Also in Pensacola, Bayview Dog Park and Beach is a one-acre dog park where pets have access to the inlet near Bayou Texar. Bayview is especially helpful for anyone driving in from the east who needs a pit stop. Pet lovers won’t want to leave a furry companion behind!

Start Planning Your Perdido Vacation

With so much to do, see and explore in Perdido Key you should start planning your trip today! From securing a vacation rental with us to planning acitivies and day trips to enjoy while here. There is nothing you can’t do when you visit the Florida Panhandle so let your imagination run wild!

Be sure to contact our office with any questions or concerns about your upcoming trip. We are locals, lets us help!