Thursday, June 21, 2012

Summer Solstice & 1st Day of Summer 2012~

Summer is finally here!~
And what a long, beautiful, summer day it was in Pensacola Beach!

Today marks the longest day of the year! Sunrise in Pensacola was at approximately 5:44 am with sunset around 7:55 pm for a total of 14 hours nd 11 minutes of daylight. And it was a gorgeous day with a high of 88 degrees and low of 73 degrees.

The beaches were packed today with locals and tourists alike welcoming Summer 2012. We hit the beaches of Perdido Key and Pensacola Beach to bring you some pictures of the sun making its appearance on the longest day of the year.

Sunrise and Sunset in Perdido Key
These photos were taken at Johnsons Beach, right off Perdido Key Drive. Johnsons Beach is a state park and there is an admission fee to enter but there are several places in Perdido Key with public beach access and just as gorgeous views.

Sunrise at Johnsons Beach
Johnsons Beach in Perdido Key, FL

Summer 2012 on Perdido Key Beach, FL
waves crashing on the beach in Perdido Key, FL

Perdido Key, FL
Birds take in the summer solstice in Perdido Key, FL.
 Sunset in Pensacola Beach
I try to make it a habit to watch the sunset as often as possible. When you live so close to the water, it's almost a shame not to go watch the sunrise and set! Listening to the waves crashing into the shore; the sun sinking below the horizon while birds catch their last meal. Palm trees, sea oats, sand between your toes. There's nothing else like it!
Sunset off Via Deluna in Pensacola Beach on Summer Solstice 2012
Shortly after sunset off Via Deluna Drive in Pensacola Beach near sight of new Pensacola 360 wheel!

Do you love the sunrise and sunset in Florida as much as we do?

If you live near the beach, make it a point to get out and watch the sun rise or set soon. You will not regret it.

If you don't live near the beach, why not? If you are looking to move to the Pensacola area or considering it: Call us~ Realty Masters of FL (850) 473 3983. We have over 45 homes and apartments for rent within a 30 minute drive to beautiful white sand, Florida beaches!

See you at the beach!
Nicole St. Aubin, Broker Associate
Realty Masters of FL ~ #1 in Pensacola Rental Homes! ~ Over 45 rentals Available
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