Whispering Pines Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Whispering Pines neighborhood is nestled in the northeast area of Pensacola, Florida. Tree-lined streets, green spaces, and the Escambia River provide a rural environment that is also close to amenities. Schools, churches, and shopping centers, including Cordova Mall and Town and Country Plaza, are conveniently close. The community is also close to historical and recreational attractions.
Pensacola Bay is the home of the Pensacola Lighthouse Museum. Climb 177 steps to the top of this 1859 landmark for a spectacular view of the bay. Other features include indoor and outdoor historical exhibits, a gift shop, and seasonal tours.
Big Lagoon State Park has 655 acres where wildlife enthusiasts can view and photograph many species of birds, crab the shallow waters, walk the flat-woods, or picnic in the pines. The park is also open for camping, swimming, fishing, boating, and hiking. It is located 10 miles southwest of Pensacola on the Gulf Beach Highway.
Pensacola’s warm gulf water is an ideal setting in which to enjoy water sports, including parasailing, Jet Skiing, sailing, and kayaking. The view of Pensacola Beach and the Gulf of Mexico is spectacular when soaring over the water from a parasail. Businesses here rent various types of vessels, and parasail operations will fling you skyward.
Pensacola’s Gulf Breeze Zoo, on Santa Rose Island, is a popular destination for residents and tourists alike. It’s just a short drive from town on Gulf Breeze Parkway. The 50-acre site is home to more than 600 animal species from around the world. Visitors view animals from a walking path, in a petting zoo and at feeding stations, and from the Safari Limited Train.