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  Florida Panhandle Vacation Rentals, Florida Panhandle Rentals, Florida Cyber Rentals
Florida Panhandle vacation rentals are the perfect home base to explore Florida’s panhandle area.
When you rent a condo or vacation home in Pensacola, Florida, you’ll enjoy easy access to the area’s 52 miles of pristine beaches, a variety of water sports, deep-sea fishing or fish from the Pensacola Bay Bridge.
Florida’s panhandle has some of the whitest sand in the world and beautiful emerald green water and is also known as the “Emerald Coast.” Easily find a vacation home for rent by clicking on the city names below or use the search button to search for vacation rentals by travel dates.
www.cyberrentals.com /USA/Florida/Panhandle/r7771.htm   (233 words)

  Florida Panhandle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Florida Panhandle is the region of the state of Florida which includes the westernmost 16 counties in the state.
It is a narrow strip lying between Alabama and Georgia to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
The Panhandle is known for the Redneck Riviera, the coast along the Gulf of Mexico, which hosts many college students during Spring break.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Florida_Panhandle   (220 words)

 Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida.
Florida has the highest average precipitation of any state, in large part because afternoon thunderstorms are common in most of the state from late spring until early autumn.
Until the mid-twentieth century, Florida was the least populous Southern state; however, the local climate, tempered by the growing availability of air conditioning, made the state a haven, and migration from the Rust Belt and the Northeast sharply increased the population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Florida   (4447 words)

 World Almanac for Kids
It is bounded on the N by Alabama and Georgia, on the E by the Atlantic Ocean, on the S by the Straits of Florida (separating it from Cuba), and on the W by the Gulf of Mexico and Alabama.
The principal minerals found in Florida are limestone, throughout much of the peninsula; phosphate rock, especially E of Tampa Bay; petroleum, chiefly in Santa Rosa Co., in the NW, and near Fort Myers, in the SW; and fuller’s earth, mainly in the Panhandle.
Voters in 1998 approved a constitutional amendment to streamline the Florida cabinet, effective with the 2002 election; a key provision of the amendment was the elimination of the secretary of state as an elective position and a reassignment of the functions of that office to gubernatorial appointees.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/states/florida.html   (5255 words)

 Surfline | Panhandle of Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fortunately for travelers, the surf spots are concentrated into two sections: the Panhandle, which runs from the Alabama border east past Dog Island until the state starts to bend; and the lower Gulf Coast, which begins more than 200 miles south in Clearwater, where the swampy shoreline finally returns to sand.
The Panhandle is bordered on the west by Alabama and stretches eastward to Dog Island, with the best surf concentrated between Perdido Key and Panama City.
On the Panhandle, swells predominately come from the east and southeast winds associated with winter cold fronts, so, if there are waves, the wind is almost always onshore, and it gets bigger the farther you go in the direction of the wind.
www.surfline.com /travel/surfmaps/us/florida_panhandle/index.cfm   (2066 words)

 Florida Panhandle travel guide - Wikitravel
Northwest Florida - This region is basically synonymous with the Florida Panhandle, but is sometimes used to include areas as far east as the Suwannee River (the region of Middle Florida) which is not generally considered a part of the Panhandle.
West Florida - This is the only part of an east coast state to be in the Central time zone and consists of the ten counties west of the Apalachicola River (Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington}.
Middle Florida - This is the region of North Florida between the Apalachicola and Suwannee Rivers.
wikitravel.org /en/Florida_Panhandle   (676 words)

 Florida Geography - NETSTATE
Florida is bordered by Georgia and Alabama to the north.
To the south and to the east, Florida is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean.
Florida Uplands: From the northwest corner of the state, the Florida Uplands run about 275 miles west to east, along the northern edge of the Florida Panhandle and then extends south into the central area of the Florida peninsula.
www.netstate.com /states/geography/fl_geography.htm   (790 words)

 Real Estate Investing | Investing Resort Real Estate | Evaluating Real Estate Investments | Real Estate Investments
Florida real estate investments are now booming along the Florida Panhandle area due largely to "The St Joe Company" which manufactured paper for many years and is the largest landholder in Florida with approximately 825,000 acres of land at 12/2004.
Florida has one of the nation's strongest economies in the country, as well as significant demographic and geographic advantages.
Florida real estate investment is poised to remain strong and real estate investing in the Florida Panhandle is being propelled by some major players.
www.uniquepanhandleproperties.com /florida_real_estate_investments.htm   (986 words)

 Florida Panhandle
Most of the times I've been through the Panhandle it has been on a dash from Gainesville to New Orleans.
It is also home for the dreaded Florida State Seminoles.
The Panhandle beaches are beautiful and, for most of the year, fairly deserted.
www.sff.net /people/jack.haldeman/florida7.htm   (470 words)

 USATODAY.com - Frances rolls into Florida Panhandle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While Panhandle residents rode out the tropical storm's heavy rain and wind blowing at a sustained 65 mph, shutters started coming down in the south and residents began returning to homes they had evacuated.
At a Florida Turnpike rest stop in West Palm Beach — one of the few places in the area with gas and power — a 5-mile line of motorists waited for fuel.
The storm's core angled across Florida to enter the gulf north of Tampa, its path crossing some of the area hit by Charley, which killed 27 people in Florida and caused an estimated $7.4 billion in insured damage.
www.usatoday.com /weather/hurricane/2004-09-06-frances-mon_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA   (1242 words)

 [Attache Archive]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, parts of Florida’s Panhandle are markedly less trafficked than the state’s teeming east and west coasts.
The Panhandle is part of Florida, to be sure, but the area looks and feels different from the subtropical peninsula.
The Panhandle beaches, composed of pure quartz grains, are whiter than the brown, shelly sand of the Florida peninsula.
www.attachemag.com /archives/03-03/features/story1.htm   (1195 words)

 Florida Panhandle Initiative
The Northwest Florida Water Management District, along with state and local governments, implemented a massive clean-up plan to restore the lake to its previous ecological health and to its renown trophy largemouth bass days.
Duke Foundation Funds Florida Panhandle Initiative -- The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is providing funding to a range of non-profit organizations in the North Florida-South Georgia Region to help protect significant natural resources.
The working objectives of our partnering efforts were to address particular land planning, conservation or land use issues that have particular relevance to outcomes that support the principles of smart growth and affect the protection, maintenance or restoration of natural systems and the biodiversity these systems support.
www.1000friendsofflorida.org /FL_Panhandle_Initiative/FL_Panhandle_Initiative_Main.asp   (971 words)

 Florida Panhandle Vacation Rentals | Florida Panhandle Rentals | HomeAway
When you rent a condo or vacation home in Pensacola, Florida you’ll be ideally situated to enjoy the area’s 52 miles of pristine beaches and participate in a variety of water sports.
In addition to enjoying beach activities, guests of Pensacola Beach vacation rentals can go deep-sea fishing or fish from the Pensacola Bay Bridge, one of the longest fishing piers in the U.S. Pensacola, founded in 1559, was the first European settlement in the U.S. and the area is rich in history and culture.
Guests of Florida Panhandle vacation rentals can stroll historic streets, explore the distinct Dutch and West Indies-inspired architecture of Rosemary Beach, and relax on the beautiful white sand beaches of the area.
www.homeaway.com /Florida-vacation-rentals/Panhandle-vacation-rentals.htm   (521 words)

 USATODAY.com - Ivan pummels Florida Panhandle; inland flooding predicted   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The storm killed 13 people in Florida, and was blamed on another five deaths in Louisiana and Mississippi.
The storm's approach to the USA was heavily monitored by storm-battered Florida residents, still reeling from two hits in a month.
That's because the force of a hurricane's wind is greater at landfall on the northeast side of the storm.
www.usatoday.com /weather/hurricane/2004-09-16-ivan-usat_x.htm   (1468 words)

 Beaches of South Walton - Official Florida Panhandle Travel & Tourism Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Travel to the Florida Panhandle and experience Beaches of South Walton, the perfect vacation destination.
Beaches of South Walton is the very epicenter of Florida's Panhandle, a 200-mile stretch of tall, powdery-white dunes, vast stands of pine forests, cool underground springs, marshlands, bays, backwater bayous and crystalline gulf waters.
Beaches of South Walton encompasses a variety of Florida Panhandle meeting venues including meeting facilities, conference facilities, full-service resorts and quaint beach cottages.
www.southcoastusa.com /beachesofsouthwalton.asp   (467 words)

 Political Cartoons - Florida Panhandle Politics - Guns and God Galore
Florida Senate, master purveyor of legislative pork, a rich and feared man...
Joe Scarborough had a dead female aide turn up in his office in Florida at the same time the media was covering Condit 24/7.
Jerry Melvin backed the portion of this bill that included allowing Florida high school students to have guns locked in their cars while at school.
www.allhatnocattle.net /PanhandlePolitics.htm   (1131 words)

 Florida Panhandle Fishing Homepage
February will find lots of Panhandle fishermen attending boat shows, tackle sales and seminars, all of which are necessities; at least that’s what we tell our spouses.
Florida Sportsman; the nation's leading sport fishing magazine, is now the web's best resource for information on sport fish, conservation issues, regional fishing within Florida and all fishing gear including fishing tackle, fishing rods and reels, and boating equipment of all kinds.
Florida Sportsman Online also has the most active fishing community on the web - share your fishing tales with new friends today.
www.floridasportsman.com /regions/ph   (238 words)

 Frances hits Florida Panhandle - Weather News - MSNBC.com
Residents of Florida are weathering the brunt of Hurricane Frances.
MARKS, Fla. - Tropical Storm Frances sloshed into the Florida Panhandle on Monday, taking a second swing at a storm-weary state where it already had knocked out power to 6 million people, torn up roofs and boats and been blamed for at least seven deaths.
Frances charged into Florida’s east coast early Sunday with wind roaring at 115 mph and more than 13 inches of rain, stripping away roofs, smashing boats, eroding away a chunk of Interstate 95 and flooding West Palm Beach streets up to four feet deep.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5876681   (1281 words)

 Florida - Northwest Florida Greenway
The Northwest Florida Greenway is an unprecedented partnership of military, government and nonprofit organizations that will conserve critical ecosystems in one of the most biologically diverse regions in the United States, enhance the Panhandle's economy and help protect the military mission in northwest Florida.
Florida's Panhandle is one of the United States’ top six most biologically diverse regions.
Strengthen the regional economy by sustaining the mission capabilities of the military in the region and enhancing outdoor recreation and tourism.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/florida/preserves/art12820.html   (284 words)

 Camping in the Florida panhandle
A: Florida state parks are indeed good for family camping, Ray.
And in the Florida Panhandle, there are several state parks where you can camp near the beach.
You also might want to consider camping at Gulf Islands National Seashore, in the Fort Pickens area, which is actually not far from Big Lagoon SRA (and which is not as far from your I-65 as the other parks!).
www.ecofloridamag.com /askeditor_panhandle_camping.htm   (209 words)

 Green Empire Book: The St. Joe Company and the Remaking of the FLorida Panhandle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The company owns nearly one million acres, mainly in northwestern Florida, where undeveloped coastal and riverside landscapes boast some of the state's most scenic and ecologically diverse areas.
Poised to reshape the rural Panhandle, the company and its subsidiaries have the potential to permanently and drastically alter the landscape, environment, and economic foundation of the region.
The spring-fed reservoir fed by this creek is a crucial and coveted water source for northwest Florida.
www.greenempirebook.com /gallery.htm   (430 words)

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The track did put NW Florida in the right front quadrant of the circulation as it passed to our south, generating huge swells and waves which caused extensive beach erosion from Destin westward.
Total damage from Mississippi to Venice Beach, Florida exceeded $1.2 billion dollars, but the economic impact of what was then, the largest coastal evacuation in history (one million people) over a holiday weekend, has been difficult to estimate and the subject of much controversy.
While sustained winds never reached hurricane force in NW Florida (the strongest wind clocked at Eglin AFB was an isolated gust to 79 knots in a feeder band), there were several reports of tornadoes being spawned by Georges in and around the Eglin reservation.
www.eglin.af.mil /weather/hurricanes/history.html   (5296 words)

 Florida Panhandle Vacation Rentals, Florida Panhandle Rentals, Vacation Rentals in Florida Panhandle, A1 Vacations
Florida Panhandle vacation rentals and condos are excellent lodging options for a vacation on the Panhandle.
A Florida Panhandle vacation rental is a great way to experience this fabulous year-round vacation destination.
Guests of Florida Panhandle vacation rentals can stroll along the historic streets, explore the colorful Dutch and West Indies-inspired architecture of Rosemary Beach, browse art galleries, and relax on the lovely white sand beaches.
www.a1vacations.com /USA_Florida_Panhandle.htm   (539 words)

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