From adventurous thrill rides and water sports to delicious Gulf-to-table meals and all night dancing escapades, Panama City Beach is bursting with fun things to do—whether you’re on a couples' retreat or a huge family vacation. And, with 27 miles of beaches, 320 days of sun, and outdoor areas like Panama City Beach Conservation Park and St. Andrews State Park, there’s no shortage of activities for nature lovers either. No matter what kind of holiday you’re dreaming about, you’ll find it in a Panama City Beach condo on Thomas Drive.
State parks and islands
For outdoorsy types, Panama City Beach is one of the best places to get back in touch with nature. Head across to St. Andrews State Park and you’ll find incredible nature trails that offer countless opportunities to witness some of the most interesting wildlife Panama City Beach has to offer––birdwatching is a favorite but deers have also been spotted. Once you’ve well and truly worn yourselves out, mosey on down to one of the park’s glorious white-sand beaches or maybe even try your hand at fishing off one of the boat jetties. And, if you’re still keen for more outdoor fun, there’s also the secluded Shell Island to explore. Home to all sorts of animals and absolutely no humans, the 700-acre hideaway is the perfect secluded spot. Back on the mainland, you’ll find that the Panama City Beach Conservation Park and Camp Helen State Park have plenty more adventures just waiting to be discovered. After a big day of exploring, don’t forget to take advantage of your vacation rental amenities––nothing says holiday like a early evening hot tub or sauna. Like to sleep in? Book a Panama City Beach condo on Thomas Drive in Lower Grand Lagoon so you’re never far away from all the hikes you could ever ask for.
Nightlife in Panama City Beach
Ever seen the movie Footloose? Where music and dancing are banned? Panama City Beach is the exact opposite. The town is well-known for its nightlife, particularly over spring break. So strap on your dancing shoes because there’s no shortage of venues to boogie the night away in. From EDM or rock to jazz or hip hop, there’s a place to go for every music taste. But, before you get too carried away, every good night starts somewhere right? Start yours with a scrumptious meal prepared in your spacious vacation rental kitchen, or maybe just enjoy a cheese platter and stunning Gulf views on your balcony––because who wouldn’t want a feast for the eyes and the stomach at the same time? If you’d rather eat out, don’t worry, there are a fantastic array of restaurants to choose from and some of them are even right on the beach.
Whether you have kids or simply love to embrace your own inner child, Panama City Beach is filled with all sorts of family friendly fun that will entertain all ages. Stay in a Panama City beach condos on Thomas Drive in Bel Air and you’ll only ever be a few minutes walk from numerous activities––so before your day begins you can easily enjoy a leisurely breakfast in your condo’s vibrant outdoor area or possibly a quick early morning dip in your own private pool. Ready to get your heart pumping? Try out the thrilling go-karts and roller coasters at the Cobra Adventure Park. Feeling a little overheated? Cool off at Shipwreck Island Waterpark––they’ve even got a special section of mini-pools that are perfect for toddlers. Or, If you’re after something a little more adventurous, try your hand at skydiving, kayaking, windsurfing, or even a scenic helicopter ride.
Beautiful beachfronts along Thomas Drive
There’s nothing quite like the smell of the the sea––or in this case the Gulf. That feeling of the sand beneath your feet and the wind in you hair. With over 27 miles of stunning sugar white-sand to enjoy, Panama City Beach offers the enchanting waterfront holiday you know you deserve. Plus, if you love being able to step straight from your doorstep and into the water, make sure to take advantage of the phenomenal Panama City Beach condos on Thomas Drive. From Gulf-front locations in Silver Sands Beach to charming beachfront retreats nearby Upper Grand Lagoon, there are so many fantastic vacation homes to choose from.