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Category - Local Attractions

Monday, November 2, 2015 1:18 PM by Michaelean Stewart

Here in Panama City Beach we boast about our 320 days of sunshine annually, but there are days when even the Sunshine State gets a little rain. So what do you do when the weather isn't cooperating? No worries-there are still plenty of fun-filled activities for the entire family indoors. Gulf World Marine Park: This marine park is a place for the...
Camp Helen State Park is a peaceful little wayside just off U.S. Highway 98 at the western edge of Panama City Beach. It's a good place to pull off the road, park and stretch your legs. There's a small visitor center that tells the history of the 183-acre property, and the hike down to the beach rewards visitors with amazing views and a quiet...
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...
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...
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2015 - Country music superstar Alan Jackson is headlining Panama City Beach's 2nd Annual Chasin' the Sun Music Festival , bringing his 25th Anniversary Keepin' it Country Tour to the sugar white sand and emerald-green waters Sept. 26, 2015. Celebrating artists who created and continue playing classic...

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...
While summer in Panama City Beach is a great time to be by the water or on the water , it's an even better time to be under the water ...swimming down and getting to know the secrets of life below the water's surface - that's what SCUBA diving is all about. The water temperature we're seeing in Panama City Beach today is at about 80 degrees on the...
Nothing goes with the 4th of July quite like sun and fun (and fireworks). Maybe that's why people love coming to Panama City Beach to celebrate Independence Day so much! Just hanging out on the beach, enjoying some good food and the perks that come with being alive in America, you know you're already doing the holiday right. But there's...