Found on the Gulf of Mexico coast, the Bay County in Florida, the resort town of Panama City Beach is home to a white sand beach of your dreams.
Panama City Beach Webcam View from the Beach of Pineapple Willys Restaurant
Most likely its most famous characteristics the Panama City beach spans an enormous 43.5 kilometers (or 27 miles), making it one of the largest beaches in the world. It not just lengthy either, with almost a full year of sunshine, pearl white sand, and enticing emerald blue water, it is one of the most appealing shorelines out there. The city is home to a plethora of activities too.
For example, the Shipwreck Island Waterpark is a great spot if you want to get away from the Gulf waters and have some cozy time with the family. The water park is a compact size pirate-themed attraction that perfect to let your kids loose, with pools, slides, and other interactive water activities.While on the topic of family-based activities, the Coconut Creek Family Fun Park is another great location.
It provides two different sets of 18-hole golf courses, not to mention the giant human maze. This is one of the better options for nonwater activities in the beach dominated city. Another great choice is the ZooWorld Zoological Conservatory. With over 350 different species of animals, from giraffes to lions, exotic birds, marsupials, and much more, this is once again a great family-oriented location that will provide a good dose of entertainment.
For more adult-oriented fun, scuba diving and surfing are the obvious choices, but the city is also home to such activities as escape rooms, with one notable one being Zombie-themed, providing a somewhat creepy and enticing experience that could serve as a good escape from the sunny beach glamour dominating most of the city.
Another obvious choice is the plethora of bars you will find across the entire strip. Some people even choose to go on bar hunting trips, making their way through the more interesting bars found around the city.
The local marine life is quite interesting as well, making it a great location to explore the waters that dominate the scenery, to begin with. From as small as crabs and other crustaceans, to jellyfish and dolphins. In addition to a plethora of exotic fish, it makes the region great for both underwater exploration and fishing boat trips.
And even if you choose to skip on getting to know the local marine life, you are still able to join in a romantic and absolutely gorgeous sunset sail.
The city is also home to at least four notable parks, from St. Andrews State Park, known for some of the best fishing spots in the entirety of Gulf Coast, the Camp Helen State Park, known to be a historic site and the largest coastal dune lake in all of Florida, with great hiking trails to explore.
The other parks, like Frank Brown and Aaron Bessant parks serving as prime locations for festivals and concerts. For example, the former serves as home to the Seabreeze Jazz Festival that takes place during April. With around 10 acres of lawn, the festival occupying the field is deemed to be the ultimate weekend for jazz enthusiasts.
The aforementioned weather and the almost year-round sunshine is another greatly loves aspect of the resort. During the summer months, the city sees temperatures at around an average of 27 degrees Celsius (80 degrees Fahrenheit), while the winter months drop to a comfortable, but sometimes breezy 12 degrees Celsius (53 degrees Fahrenheit).
But no matter when you choose to visit, you are most likely find yourself in a nice climate, at a nice location. But if one of the longest beaches in the world does not sound like just the right thing just yet, feel free to take a look by using one of the webcams you can find on this site!