Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Panama City Beach

Enjoy the churches and other features of Panama City Beach. This city's beaches, seaside and dolphin watching draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Gulf World Marine Park and Pier Park. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Panama City Beach

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy Panama City Beach for its dolphin viewing opportunities, golfing and fishing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Panama City Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulf World Marine Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • WonderWorks (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Coconut Creek Family Fun Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Signal Hill Golf Course (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Signal Hill Country Club (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Super Speed Fun Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Panama City Beach

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Panama City Beach

Travelers love Panama City Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Panama City Beach. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Andrews State Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Truesdell Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Conservation Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Shell Island (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Carillon Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Camp Helen State Park (13 mi / 20.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Panama City Beach

The nearest airport is in Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), located 12.2 mi (19.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Panama City Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 12,833 house rentals around Panama City Beach. From 7,922 condo and apartment rentals to 3,574 house rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Panama City Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Panama City Beach:

  • Lullwater Beach On Gulf Of Mexico: 1,162 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,109 vacation rentals
  • El Centro Beach: 910 vacation rentals
  • Lullwater Beach: 1,157 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Highlands: 850 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Panama City Beach?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Panama City Beach. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pier Park: 12,870 home rentals
  • M.B. Miller County Pier: 11,628 home rentals
  • Frank Brown Park: 12,940 home rentals
  • Shipwreck Island Waterpark: 11,573 home rentals
  • Goofy Golf: 11,629 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Panama City Beach listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Panama City Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 7,922 Condos/Apartments in Panama City Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Panama City Beach include:

  • Houses: 3,574 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 292 lodging choices
  • Villas: 62 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Panama City Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11,122 vacation homes with pool available in Panama City Beach.

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