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Category - Travel Tips

Thursday, March 24, 2016 1:55 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

For some, Panama City Beach is a favorite destination they’ve been visiting for generations – And if that’s the case, who can blame you? Once you’ve seen the fine, white sand beaches, beautiful water, and soaked up the sun in Panama City Beach it’s only natural that you get a little spoiled for other destinations. But...
Surrounded on three sides by water, Panama City Beach offers fantastic and diverse fishing opportunities year ‘round.  You can fish the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico from white sandy beaches where you can expect to catch pompano, flounder, redfish, whiting and a plethora of other species.  Inshore, you can cruise the...

Monday, February 8, 2016 12:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

Set out to explore “the last undiscovered Florida coast” and find out firsthand how diverse and rare animal species and plant life make Panama City Beach a nature lover’s wonderland. With 27 miles of beach, a multitude of parks and forests and a 700- acre natural barrier island, eco-tourists have their choice of wonderful...
Panama City Beach is a real fun beach all year round. With a number of family-friendly events during the Beach Home for the Holidays season (Thanksgiving weekend through New Year's Eve) such as the Panama City Beach Marathon and the New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop , the destination is thrilled to announce a number of accommodations that are offering...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 10:30 AM

The accommodations in Panama City Beach are as diverse as the families who make PCB their beach destination. From spectacular campsites to Gulf-side condominiums, families of all types will find what they need for the perfect beach vacation. Picture perfect views and easy access to the beach come standard in PCB, and the choices of where to stay...

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...

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...