Trust us, when we say that there’s plenty to do and see on our beach, we mean it. Sure, our beaches are known for its sugar white sand and gorgeous emerald coastline, but we’re also known to have some of the most fun attractions – which is why we’re the fourth largest leisure destination in all of Florida! To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of ideas for you to choose from for your next visit to our beach!
Exciting day cruises and breathtaking sunset cruises are available to enjoy. Journey by beautiful Shell Island and the State Park jetties, then go for a refreshing ride alongside the world’s most beautiful beaches and resorts. The captain stops at different spots to show you interesting sights along the beach. For more info, click here!
Head over to Gulf World Marine Park and see shows featuring dolphins, sea lions tropical birds and reptiles. Explore fascinating exhibits showcasing penguins, flamingos, sharks, alligators, sea turtles, and much more. Stop by the sting ray petting pool to get up close to these fascinating creatures. For more info, click here!
This is guaranteed to please. Captain your own boat from the still waters of Grand Lagoon just minutes from Shell Island where you can pull up on the beach and have a picnic or shelling. Enjoy a day in and out of the beautiful Emerald Waters in comfort and safety. For more info, click here!
This is an exceptional way to view the beautiful Panama City Beach coastline from above on a thrilling helicopter tour. There’s over four exciting tours to choose from! For more info, click here!
Ask just about anyone who has traveled to Panama City Beach, Florida and they’re likely to tell you about Shell Island – one of Florida’s diamonds in the rough! A favorite spot for locals and visitors, this natural environment and undeveloped barrier runs seven miles east to west between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. For more info, click here!
St. Andrews State Park is probably one of the more beautiful places you will ever visit. This pristine 1,260-acre park offers a peek at what the entire beach area looked like before hotels, restaurants, and homes took over most of the 27 mile stretch of beach front. The north side of the park fronts Grand Lagoon. There’s a pier, a boat launch, a picnic area with grills, and plenty of campsites on the north side. The south side fronts the St. Andrew Bay channel entrance. There is a huge rock jetty to explore and the fishing is exceptional. For more info, click here!
Pier Park is the premier shopping destination for the Panama City market and the entire Emerald Coast. Pier Park is an approximately 1.1 million square foot open-air regional lifestyle center, bringing unique shopping, tourist attractions and dining to the Panama City Beach area. Located on Front Beach Road in the heart of Panama City Beach. For more info, click here!
Panama City Beach is well known for having some of the prettiest, most impressive sunsets in the world. Tourists and residents alike are seen each night taking a memorable snapshot of the setting sun, usually from on the beach, from their hotel balcony, or will even pull over to the side of the road. Sunsets are an amazing fascination, and seeing them from anywhere is just fine, but we’ve got a few suggestions of places you should take Mom so that she can be that much more impressed with you. Click here for some ideas…