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Fort Barrancas

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Address: Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL
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Located in the Pensacola Naval Station, this is the site of the first U.S....

Located in the Pensacola Naval Station, this is the site of the first U.S. Naval yard that was built in 1821.

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Weekend trip

Got done eith the air museum and the kids still had some energy to burn off. We spent a few hours exploring the fort and the tunnels. Great old time outdoor family fun!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Freeport, Florida
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Freeport, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Got done eith the air museum and the kids still had some energy to burn off. We spent a few hours exploring the fort and the tunnels. Great old time outdoor family fun!

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to see with nice views. Great place to teach children history. Also a good place to let kids explore and run off some steam.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fort has been restored and the structures are amazing. This is a kite shaped fort with different levels. The one with all the arches was quite an adventure just to walk through. Plenty of steps if you are up to them but still much to see. You can see Fort Pickens across the bay -- I'd recommend going there... More 

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Smyrna, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited many forts in my travels and this one certainly stands out as a favorite. The structure is enormous and must be explored. Give yourself at least an hour to walk the many halls and doorways. Takes plenty of pictures because a confederate ghost has been reported. Happy trails.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

walk the steps from 200 yrs ago. It is great for young kids to walk, view, and be out doors. A great young family place.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to see if you enjoy history and learning about the past. Incredible sights to see and know that this structure was built centuries ago.

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I come over here during the Summer and walk through the paths and the forts. Also brought my family here when they come to visit. My grandchildren love it.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't expected the fee to enter this, but it was well worth it. The Fort is VERY COOL - amazing condition and well worth a couple of hours if you're on the NAS.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not go to the Fort per say. I went to the grave yards there on the base. It is beautiful grounds, one of the oldest in the country.

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Columbus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stopped in here not expecting much, but WOW! The fort is so interesting and really fascinating to walk thru. It is in great shape, so am assuming its had recent repairs and updates to it. Lots of history here. Wear walking shoes, as you could walk around it, in it, thru it, etc. all afternoon if you want to.... More 

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