I am planning a trip to Pensacola for June 16-20. It will be my wife and 2 kids (7 and 1). It's our first time, so I have a couple of questions. I was wondering if we don't stay by the beach (looking at Crowne Plaza Downtown), are there public beaches with easy access? Also, I've read about the Portofino and Pensacola boardwalks, are they far from each other? Which one is better? What else besides the beach would anyone recommend for the kids? Thanks in advance for your help.