Pace/Milton Area Guide
Pace is known as the western gateway to Santa Rosa County and is the proud home of the Pace Patriots. Every day more residents move into this unincorporated area, ready to take the first steps into the future.
Come enjoy great activities like the Panhandle Community Theatre, visit the Naval Base and the Military Museum as well as other great community fun. Part of the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area, Pace is growing every day with new residents enjoying the area’s activities and businesses enjoying unprecedented growth.
Milton, the county seat of Santa Rosa County, offers so much for visitors and residents, it’s hard to know where to begin. Beautiful beaches, golf courses and historic districts as well as local activities in Santa Rosa County. Everything from parks to zoos to sports teams and local color, Milton is the place people love to come home to after a long day.
Pack a bag and come for a visit – and make your first stop the active Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce who can show you all the great things that are happening in Milton!
Things to do in Santa Rosa County
Santa Rosa County Fair
The purpose of the Association is to entertain and promote Santa Rosa County communities’ traditions and they do it very well! With entertainment from games to music and ground acts and a midway full of fun, Santa Rosa County Fair is a great place for family fun! For more information visit: http://www.srcfair.com/
West Florida Railroad Museum
Occupying the L & N freight and passenger depot built in 1907, the station was closed in 1973, bought by the Santa Rosa Historical Society and partially restored with a grant for the 1976 Bicentennial. By 1989, the restoration was complete and visitors could come see history in the Dining Car, Pullman sleeper cars and others. To learn more, visit: http://www.wfrm.org/index.html
Farmer’s Opry & Campground
Enjoy a great time at the Opry and Campground, where you can enjoy such events as The White Sands Music Festival, and music from gospel to bluegrass. For more information, visit: http://www.farmersopry.com/
Blackwater Heritage State Trail
Take a walk along the 8.5 mile paved trail that winds through the town of Milton and ends up at Whiting Field Naval Air Station. Available for everything from walking to roller skating, horseback riding to biking, other popular things to do along the way are picnicking and bird watching. To learn more, visit: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/state/black/