Things To Do on a Panama City Beach Vacation for Everyone
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Panama City Beach. All opinions are 100% mine.
If you haven’t been to Panama City Beach it’s an awesome vacation destination for the entire family. Whatever your interest Panama City Beach has something for you from family beach thrills both on and off the beach to romance for you and that special someone.
Panama City Beach is the Real. FUN. Beach. because of the wide variety of things to do and see. You can mix and match attractions and activities and customize your vacation around your interests, the Real. FUN. Beach. is as unique as it’s travelers. It’s an awesome destination and you can make it yours.
Visit The Beaches
Did you know Panama City Beach has 27 amazing miles of beaches? Shell Island is a must experience, it’s accessible by boat only. If you are searching for a quiet place to relax and enjoy the beach you can’t go wrong with Shell Island. With 27 miles of beaches offering everything from undeveloped beachfront to fun activities such as fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling you can’t go wrong.
The beaches should make you want-to plan your fun today. No matter how many times I’ve visited I can’t get enough of the beaches and there is always something new to see. Oh, and the sand between your toes, sound of the waves, and warm sun. I don’t know that it gets any better than the beaches!
Golf for Everyone
My kids have been wanting to learn to play golf. How much fun would it be to visit Panama City Beach and allow local instructors to help them find their swing and learn more about the game? The cool thing is kids of all ages can take part in this experience and learn golf from the ground up. Don’t worry adults can play too.
Museum of the Man in the Sea
Founded by the Institute of Diving Museum of the Man in the Sea is the place to experience the progression of underwater technology. You can explore a variety of both indoor and outdoor exhibitions, family-friendly events, and interactive workshops.
Panama City Beach is a world-class fishing destination with a fishing season that lasts all year!
Plenty of Water Sports
Panama City Beach offers water sports for everyone! It’s just another one of the many reasons for one to visit Panama City Beach.
Enjoy a jet-ski tour on the gulf, reach new heights while parasailing, feed your need for speed with airboats, scuba dive and explore hidden treasures and aquatic wildlife, or live in the fast lane on a rollercoaster of the future at Cobra Adventure Park.
Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise
Want to go on one of the best sightseeing adventures? Spend two hours on a family fun adventure with dolphin sightings, the music and awesome pirate activities everyone will enjoy. The Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise is open March – October.
Camping is one of our families favorite activities and Panama City Beach offers a camping experience like no other. You can sleep out under the stars, walk one of a kind trails, roast marshmallows and it’s all walking distance from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.
WonderWorks is an indoor amusement park with about 35,0000 square feet of fun. They combine education with entertainment and include over 100 hands-on exhibits to put your mind and imagination to work.
Grab a Milkshake
These milkshakes are not just any milkshake they are PCB’s finest milkshakes. Trust me you haven’t had a milkshake until you’ve had The Yard’s Milkshakes! Including toppings such as cotton candy, a waffle, or an entire cupcake. You can’t visit without trying one of the hearty milkshakes from The Yard.
Shopping Pier Park
If you are looking for an awesome place to shop or find great gifts you can’t go wrong with the stores on Pier Park.
Pier Park Attractions and Events
Pier Park has it all! After you spend the day shopping you’ll enjoy fun with some of the Pier Park Attractions. They have something for people of all ages such as:
IMAX – Score FREE refills on a large popcorn or a large drink! Enjoy stadium seating, chairs that rock with high back seats, wall to wall screens, digital sound, 3D, and DBOX MFX motion seats that takes movie watching to another level.
Mirror Maze and Laser Tag – OMG, 2300 square foot Maze of Mirrors with sound and light special effects. After the Maze of Mirrors, why not try your hand at some laser tag! It’s a great way to have fun with the family and let the kids release some of their built up energy.
XD Darkside – Don’t just watch your next movie, experience it. It’s a state of the art theater that has amazing visual effects and sound technology so you feel like you are in the movie. You’ll feel any crashing, falling, or even jumping! If you haven’t experienced a movie in 7D, it’s a must so add it to your bucket list.
Beach Home for the Holidays – This year you can create a whole new tradition in Panama City Beach! November 23rd – November 24th you can visit Aaron Bessant Park for carol-themed concerts, S’mores and there will even be an appearance by Santa and fun activities for the kids. Beach Home for the Holidays is the perfect way to say goodbye to fall and welcome the most magical month of the year!
There are plenty of seasonal activities too!
- Pirates of the High Seas Fest
- Pier Park Halloween Events
- Shrimp, Crab and Oyster Festival
- Optimist Club Christmas Parade
- New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop
Panama City Beach is without a doubt an amazing destination for your next vacation, there is fun for everyone when you visit the Real. FUN. Beach..
Have you visited Panama City Beach? If so what are some of your favorite activities if not what activities make you want to visit Panama City Beach?