|West facing view of Panama City Beach in the state of Florida, USA. Credit: Wikipedia)
Panama City Beach is a fun weekend trip or a week-long vacation. Southwest Airlines now fly into Panama City Beach! This awesome area is more accessible than ever! Here is a list of a few things to do while you are there.
Bay County Library – 1-hour story and craft time- Thursdays, June -July at the area’s brand new library
Kaleidoscope Theatre – Take in a play while you are in town
Regency Stadium 11– $1 movies Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am
The Grand Theatre – Pier Park- Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 AM $3.00 kid movies include kid-size popcorn/soda
St. Andrews State Park– This park has a great “kiddie pool” area where the rocks block the waves from coming into a large area, nice campground, and Shell Island shuttle. I also hear this is good fishing if you climb over to the other side of the rocks.
Zoo World – This may not look like much from the road, but they have lots of animals. They even have lions!
Things to do Within driving distance:
Baytown Wharf – fabulous area to hang out with the whole family
Florida Caverns State Park– located near Marianna, FL. Unfortunately, you cannot make advance reservations for a tour. Yours are offered on a first come first serve basis.
Army Recreation Area – Destin area beach cottages for rent for military with id.
Wild Adventures Amusement and Water Park– Valdosta, GA
Callaway Gardens– Callaway Gardens, GA- Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival- September