Trip Ideas

If you’re looking for things to do in Panama City Beach, we’ve collected a host of exciting ideas for every type of getaway for families, couples, and friends to inspire your next vacation to our sandy shores any time of year.

Family Fun

Panama City Beach is an ideal destination for families with plenty of memorable attractions on land and water. Check out our family beach vacation itinerary. 

Whether you spend three days here or longer, you’ll find every activity under the sun, from snorkeling and boating to fishing and mini-golfing. And every family-friendly outdoor venue imaginable, including parks, piers, water parks, playgrounds, and beaches. With miles and miles of white sand, you and your family won’t ever run out of things to do on the beach, from kite flying and sandcastle building to dolphin spotting and bodysurfing.

Panama City Beach welcomes everyone regardless of mobility or ability with plenty of accessible attractions, restaurants, and hotels. You will also find attractions and places to stay that welcome your furry family members.

With so many family-friendly hotels, events, and dining spots, including ice cream shops, your kids will remember every sweet detail of the trip for years to come. 

Romance Central

Whatever the occasion is with your significant other, Panama City Beach is as romantic as it gets. 

Enjoy long walks on the beach along the Gulf of Mexico, beachfront dining for two, a private bonfire or picnic on the beach, a catamaran trip off St. Andrews State Park, and an intimate stay at a beach house or resort with a world-class spa on-site.

PCB hosts thousands of weddings, vow renewals, honeymoons, and proposals every year because of our scenic beaches, parks, and romantic attractions, like the SkyWheel Panama City Beach at Pier Park and untouched Shell Island

Check out our romantic getaway itinerary.

Bond With Friends

Panama City Beach is another perfect destination for celebratory occasions, from reunions to bachelor or bachelorette parties. 
From our nightlife spots and golf courses to fishing charters and fun-filled annual events, like country music’s Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, and the food and drink festival UNwineD, there is so much fun to be had by everyone here.