Keep Kids Engaged at Nearby Five Flags Speedway
Known for blending old and new with historic charm and the natural beauty of sugary white beaches, Pensacola, Florida is a can’t-miss destination ideal for both business and leisure. Located just off I-10, the Country Inn & Suites, Pensacola West helps you explore the best attractions in “the City of Five Flags” by providing thoughtful amenities
like free high-speed Internet access and quick commutes to historic sites like Fort Barrancas, Fort Pickens and the Historic Pensacola Village. Get a glimpse of life in the 18th and 19th centuries before heading to great shopping at Cordova Mall or a stock-car race at nearby Five Flags Speedway, home of the famous Snowball Derby. Whatever brings you to the area, don’t miss a chance to soak up some tropical sunshine at Perdido Key or lounge in the warm waters at Pensacola Beach.
Be sure to visit these Pensacola-area attractions:
- Cordova Mall (10 miles)
Home to more than 120 stores, this upscale mall offers on-site dining at Red Robin and Romano’s Macaroni Grill in addition to retail therapy at shops such as Belk, World Market, Best Buy and LOFT.
Phone: +1 (850) 477-5355
- Five Flags Speedway (1.4 miles)
Though best known as the home of the famous Snowball Derby, one of the premier super late model stock car races in the U.S., this auto racing venue features races throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (850) 944-8400
- Fort Barrancas and Fort Pickens (15 miles)
With British and Spanish colonial roots dating back to the 1700s, these two forts reflect Pensacola’s rich and varied military history. After learning what made these historic structures strategic defensive positions, enjoy a picnic lunch and wander the gorgeous walking trails.
Phone: +1 (850) 455-5167
- Historic Pensacola Village (13 miles)
Don’t miss a guided tour of the beautiful 19th-century historic homes and buildings in downtown Pensacola. Located by the bay, this village also boasts a fun children’s museum and fascinating exhibits at T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum.
Phone: +1 (850) 595-5993
- National Naval Aviation Museum (13.1 miles)
One of Florida’s most popular museums, the National Naval Aviation Museum houses 150 restored aircraft—including Blue Angels, WWII aircraft and the first plane to reach the South Pole—as well as flight simulators and an IMAX theater.
Phone: +1 (850) 452-3604
- Pensacola Beach (20 miles)
Voted one of the 25 best beaches in the nation by TripAdvisor, Pensacola Beach is sure to please with its clear waters, soft white sand and opportunities for water sports, entertainment, dining and more.
Phone: +1 (800) 635-4803
- Perdido Key (20 miles)
Golf, dine or sunbathe at this stunning barrier island near the Country Inn & Suites, Pensacola West. In addition to sandy beaches, Perdido Key is also known for its year-round schedule of special events and live entertainment.
Phone: +1 (800) 328-0107