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Category - Family Travel

Monday, June 8, 2015 10:10 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

Maybe it's the self-reliance, or simply the release of endorphins that accompany the physical demands of self-propulsion. Whatever the reason, fish caught from a kayak come with a heightened sense of accomplishment. This is not to imply that fishing from a kayak puts one at a competitive disadvantage; what it lacks in speed, it makes up in stealth...
Turtle Watch is a Panama City Beach-based program that works closely with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to protect sea turtles, their nests and eggs, and turtle hatchlings during the nesting and hatching season. The season lasts from April to September. This area sees mostly loggerhead turtles, named for their large heads....

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:47 AM by Michaelean Stewart

Smoked tuna dip is one of my all-time favorite snacks - and living in Panama City Beach, I've been able to become something of an expert. Now I'm not talking about some canned tuna, cream cheese and mayo concoction. I'm talking fresh Yellow Fin tuna, a mix of yummy spices and wait for it -- liquid smoke. (Liquid smoke gives it that extra amazing...

Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:17 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

On March 29, 2015, Silver Airways touched down in Panama City Beach at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport ( ECP ). The first flight arrived from Orlando, Florida, followed by a flight from Tampa, Florida. As representatives of Silver Airways like to say, "Silver Airways connects Panama City Beach to Florida and the Bahamas." To...
So, you are stranded on a deserted island. What three things do you take? If you are lucky enough to spend the day on Shell Island in Panama City Beach, the three most important things to bring are your family, a camera and... your sense of adventure! There is still an amazingly pristine, uninhabited island just waiting to be explored. Shell Island...

Thursday, March 12, 2015 9:00 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

When people think about spring break in Panama City Beach, their minds usually flash to scenes of a beach packed with college students -- crowds so thick that even the white sand is barely visible. Yesterday, Luke Bryan played a free concert behind Spinnaker Beach Club, and pictures (like the first one below) will circle the globe for a while,...
The Beatles would be amused. The Man in the Sea Museum is home to not just one, but three yellow submarines. Smallish vessels, mind you. None equipped with bunks. Strictly for day trippers. "It may be that these subs were painted yellow to increase their visibility in the water," said nine-year museum employee Mike Degroote , whose knowledge of the...

Saturday, September 20, 2014 2:34 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

Andy's Flour Power Café & Bakery, with its lively staff- ers , cozy corn ers and quirky art-filled walls, is a standout among the great locally owned restaurants in Panama City Beach. The sight and scent of freshly baked muffins, pastries and desserts lures you in, inviting you to sit awhile at the uniquely cheerful café . Then you taste the...
Summer may be slipping away, but in Panama City Beach that means that fun events and festivals are on the way! Ask a local what their favorite season is, and 9 times out of 10, they'll tell you it's fall - the air cools off a bit, the water stays nice and warm, and the whole atmosphere turns just right for spending time outdoors, at a...