With its white sandy beaches, warm Gulf waters and many exciting outdoor activities, Panama City Beach is one of the most popular coastal getaways in Florida. The tourist mecca’s streets are lined with novelty theme parks, multi-storey go karting tracks, cocktail bars and fluorescent gift shops.
Things to do in Panama City Beach
Said to be the home of the world’s most beautiful beaches, Panama City Beach is the perfect destination to soak up the sun and spend your days relaxing on the beach. The centre of the city is well-catered for visitors with various eateries and shops, where you can enjoy a meal in the evening after a day of sunbathing.
Like to get your adrenaline pumping? Throw caution to the wind with some water-based activities such as parasailing, banana boating and jet skiing. Those looking for a more laid-back experience can take a fishing trip out to the deep blue Gulf of Mexico waters or go on a dolphin-spotting journey.
Getting around Panama City Beach
Although the city does have a public transport network, you can make the most of your visit by hiring a car. Alternatively, follow your feet to many of the city’s best nightlife and beaches, most of which are clustered close to the hotels. Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is the main airport that serves the city, handling domestic flights to Orlando, Atlanta, Houston and Nashville.