Decor by the Shore

As if you needed another reason to visit Panama City Beach Florida, not only are the sugar white beaches to die for, and tons of fun activities, but now you can shop for the cutest shabby chic decor and coastal furnishings. Visit the Coastal Design Emporium Trail to bring the laid back Panama City Beach vibe to your own home.

We've lined up some of the most charming locally loved shops in Panama City Beach, the kind you can spend the whole day discovering tempting treasures with that irresistible beach vibe. 

Grab your Decor by the Shore passport (available at participating stores and the Visitor Center) and set out for a unique shopping adventure you won't find anywhere else in the world. 

Get your passport stamped at each stop, then drop by the Visitor Center for a special souvenir.

Back Beach Thrift

Back Beach Thrift takes on the traditional thrifting experience and makes it seamless. Rather than sifting through shelves of mismatched items, you’ll find a collection of new and used furniture, appliances, and recreational equipment geared specifically toward the beach lover. This stop also serves as a local trading post where you can bring your unwanted items and swap them for a new prize. With a constant influx of new stock, you never know what you might find!

Beach House Market

This shop provides all the variety a flea market has to offer, without the hassle. While browsing through the shop’s 22 vendor booths, you’ll find a uniquely curated combination of home décor, furnishings, glassware and jewelry. This extensive display of wares encompasses styles from shabby-chic to coastal-class, but don’t be afraid to mix-n-match!   

Coastal Cottage Emporium 

This one’s for the vintage enthusiasts. If you’re looking to bring that beachside bungalow vibe to your home, the Coastal Cottage Emporium stocks its space with distressed, repurposed fittings, pastel pops of color and nautical antiques. Bedframes, bookcases, cabinets and chairs get their old-fashioned finish from chalk paint, one of the hottest interior design trends. You’re encouraged to browse their selection of Annie Sloan chalk paint to take home and work some magic of your own!

Artist Space at Mr. Surf’s

You may be wondering what one of PCB’s premier surf, kayak, and paddle board renters and retailers are doing on this list, but inside Mr. Surf’s gift shop lies dozens of purchasable paintings, ceramics and accessories from local artists. These one-of-a-kind pieces add PCB panache to your beach home or condo. Finn’s, the adjoining barista bar and island-style grub truck, also makes this stop perfect for refueling.  

Great American Garage Sale

Forget driving all over town to scout out the perfect garage sale- there’s a permanent one on Thomas Drive that never runs out of priceless finds! You’ll be treated to another selection of oceanic ornamentations for your home, but this is also the place to go for those looking to sharpen up their toolbox. Like a true garage sale, you never know what kind of knick-knacks and novelties await.

Pieces on the Beach

With its conglomeration of enchanting shells, alabaster driftwood and antique goods from 22 talented vendors, Pieces on the Beach is the epitome of coastal-chic. As you wander through the stylish labyrinth of this 5,500-square foot shop, you’ll eventually come across the onsite paint studio. Sign up for an art class with Pieces, and you’ll learn all about furniture restoration using the serene, seaside hues of Maison Blanche paint.

The Shadow Box

Have you ever purchased new pieces of décor, only to go home and realize you have no idea how to arrange them? Terrah Waynick, owner of The Shadow Box, completes the picture for you through her savvy staging of vignettes. With over 20 vendors that hail from all over the country, each week brings a brand-new shipment of “shabby-chic” antiques and beachy baubles to Waynick’s museum. 

Turtle Girls Market 

A trove of local art, artisan-crafted curiosities and collectibles, Turtle Girls Market features masterpieces inspired by our emerald-green waters. Though you’ll find an impressive selection of both classic and contemporary furniture for your beach home, the Turtle Girls also treat you to a gorgeous array of mermaid-worthy accessories fashioned from shells and dazzling jewels.

13 Hub Lane

The alabaster exterior of 13 Hub Lane gives way to vibrant splashes of aqua, coral and sea-glass green décor as visitors step inside. Beach meets Boho at this specialty shop, where furnishings range from bold, modern statement pieces to subdued, nautical neutrals. The shop offers textured art, metallic glassware and extravagant lighting fixtures that will uniquely accent your space without disrupting a beach home vibe. Take home a sea-inspired scent from the hub’s selection of Barr-Co.’s soaps, lotions and candles, and you’ll experience a whole new dimension of coastal living. 

Salty Mermaid Marketplace

A lifestyle and clothing store that exudes the beach life, Salty Mermaid offers an abundance of home décor and unique clothing options. Alongside beach apparel and shirts that celebrates the mermaid lifestyle, Salty Mermaid has a bevy of baubles available, including necklaces, earrings, pendants and more that will inject saltwater into your veins. From local artwork to hammocks, you’ll definitely leave with something to hang on to.

The Salt Shed and Company

Located in a renovated filling station on the west end of Panama City Beach, The Salt Shed has everything you need to refurbish your home or garden. Outdoors, the garden center has a range of pots and plants to decorate your home or yard, including seeds, ferns, small trees, succulents and ornamental plants. Inside, The Salt Shed also offers home décor, from furniture to locally produced art. Gifts also range from soaps and pottery to apparel and jewelry.

Southern Living Store

Southern Living Store features SL lifestyle products in Fashion, Food, Home, Garden, & Travel. The Southern Living Store is for Southerners by Southerners, reflecting an environment where the customer always looks forward to coming back. We host entertaining food-tasting events, and offer friendly, insightful service that encourages the customer to evolve and personalize traditions in the Modern South. It’s an engaging blend of inspiration, humor, and practicality.

Sun Bear Gallery and Studio

This unique beachside art gallery and gift shop showcases one of kind art pieces and jewelry along with sunset paint parties. Stop by and browse featured artists and their pieces as well as get to know contributing artists. The gallery also offers unique sunset paint parties, all materials are provided and instruction is tailored to age and skill level.

Hip. Sea in PCB

This local gem is owned by a mother and daughter, what makes Hip. Sea in PCB so special? The duo reclaims discarded items and makes them useful and beautiful again! This creative technique benefits the environment and creates one of kind pieces for your home! Their goal: to educate and provide vintage pieces that will help you achieve your dream home!

Plan Your Coastal Design Adventure Now 

When planning a trip to Panama City Beach, make sure you spend at least a day perusing unique coastal style furniture and home decor at Coastal Design Emporium Trail. It will feel like you’ve struck gold once you’ve found that perfect item to add to a beach house, condo or even a beach-themed room. You can even pick up gifts for friends and family so they can have a piece of PCB as well. The Decor by the Shore Trail makes it easy and fun to indulge in shabby chic style.