Panama City Beach Attractions and Entertainment

If you’re looking for things to do in Panama City Beach, you’ve come to the right place. From water parks to spa retreats, we have something for everyone in your group — young and young at heart. Let’s explore Panama City Beach attractions so you can make the most of your vacation time here. 

Family-Friendly Attractions

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Play a round of mini-golf at Goofy Golf, peruse oddities at WonderWorks, and hop on amusement rides at Swampy Jacks — a fun attraction awaits you in every corner of PCB. 

For a different perspective, 200 feet above the ground, hop on the year-round SkyWheel attraction featuring glass gondolas for the best views of PCB. Create more unforgettable memories with the family while adventuring down water slides or lounging on a lazy river tube at the 15-acre Shipwreck Island Waterpark.

Arts & Culture

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Get a taste of the area’s arts and culture at various artsy venues like Beach Art Group, which hosts art classes and paint parties. Find art created by local artists across town, at places like the Panama City Beach Library, The Palms Conference Center, and restaurants like the Lotus Cafe & Juice Bar.

Situated between two state parks, PCB is home to abundant wildlife and plenty of eco-tourism opportunities to explore the natural world. St. Andrews State Park is excellent for snorkeling along the jetties. A large concentration of bottlenose dolphins call the area home and can be spotted from the shore and on the water. Over at Camp Helen, discover an ecological wonder bordered by a unique coastal dune lake with activities like boating and fishing.

If a day outdoors means practicing your swing, you're in luck. Panama City Beach is a golf lover's paradise with three championship golf courses, 320 days of sunshine, and average temps of 74 degrees. Whether you're a beginner or pro, you'll find a golf course for you here.

Relax & Recharge

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While on vacation, make the most of your commitment to self-care at one of our luxury spas. Enjoy a stone massage, a rejuvenating facial, or a soul-aligning yoga session as you unwind from the daily grind, recharge, and regain your balance.  


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Panama City Beach has many pet-friendly accommodations and attractions, so there is no need to leave your furry friends at home. Find dog-friendly trails at PCB Conservation Park and enjoy dinner on the patio at one of our local eateries. Many restaurants with outdoor seating welcome pups. We even have a designated dog beach where you can enjoy the surf and meet other pet lovers doing the same. 

Whether discovering new marine life, practicing your golf swing, or having a blast with the kiddos at one of our many attractions, there’s fun on the agenda for everyone in Panama City Beach.

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