6 Reasons You Need a Panama City Beach Vacation

6 Reasons You Need a Panama City Beach Vacation

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Panama City Beach. All opinions are 100% mine.

Are you dreaming of a beach destination perfect for the entire family? Need a location that offers thrills both on and off the beach as well as a splash of ecotourism and romance. Well, look no further because we are here to explain the reasons you should Visit Panama City Beach. We know that you will want to add this beach to the top of your vacation destination list.

6 Reasons You Need a Panama City Beach Vacation

What makes Panama City Beach the Real. FUN. Beach?

The Beach – With 27 miles of sugar-white sand, you’ll find an infinite number of ways to enjoy family time on the beach and in the water. Lounge under an umbrella as you watch kids build a sandcastle nearby. Try a new skill like paddle-boarding, snorkeling or riding a Jet Ski Gather the family around to plat play beach volleyball, run with your dog or just explore the pristine beauty of Shell Island. At the Real FUN Beach, families never run out of ways to make it yours.

Eco-adventure – Are you a for the planet family like we are? Do you travel looking for an ecologically responsible and fun-filled adventure? Well then, Panama City Beach has you covered with lots of ways to experience nature above and below the water. Travel the on- and off-road bike trails of Gayle’s Trails, a protected conservation area. Create a vast array of unique, wonder-filled moments while visiting St. Andrews State Park. Engage in activities like a true encounter with a dolphin, sunset kayaking or an airboat tour.

6 Reasons You Need a Panama City Beach Vacation

Water Park – Do you love the beach but maybe getting in the unknown waters is not your thing? Never fear as Shipwreck Island Water Park offers you fun for all ages. The younger crowd can explore the toddler-friendly Tadpole Hole and experience the excitement of the tipping bucket. While the older kids can head off to the racing slides and “river” rapids for more thrills. Plan your fun today.

Amusement Parks – While there are several to choice from in Panama City Beach, we think Race City offers the most bang for your adrenaline junkie heart. Not to mention free admission, free parking, free wifi and you can purchase unlimited wristbands. You can experience fairground rides, roller coasters, go-karts, bumper boats and so much more all in one location.

Romance – In Panama City Beach you can book a luxury spa treatment, a round of world-class golf, have a lovely dinner at Firefly, named “Most Romantic Restaurant 2017” by OpenTable, and close the evening out live music at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge where for you and your loved one can dance the night away. Don’t forget to take a nighttime stroll on the beach and wake up with breakfast and a beauty sunrise.

Good Eats – For us, finding unique eateries while on vacation is just necessary. After all, you are on the Panama City Beach adventure of a lifetime and deserve to try new things while creating wonderful memories. The Saltwater Grill is a must visit but not only for the local cuisine. You are greeted with a panoramic view of our seven foot high, 25,000-gallon tropical saltwater aquarium upon entering. No matter where you are seated, your family will be delighted by the sights of the tropical reef and its nonstop parade of exotic sea creatures.

6 Reasons You Need a Panama City Beach Vacation

We know that a trip to Panama City Beach will be forever in your memories and will leave you wanting to visit again and again. So what are you waiting for? Get on the horn and visit the Real. FUN. Beach this year!

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Mrs. Hatland is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.