Vacation Guide for Panama City Beach | Sample Itinerary

Whether you’re soaking up the sun, hunting for treasures on Shell Island or strolling the pier, you’ll find plenty to enjoy in Panama City Beach. To take the stress out of vacation planning, use this ready-to-go vacation guide to Panama City Beach put together by locals who know the destination best. You’ll strike the perfect balance between downtime and “go” time too. Here’s a sample itinerary of one of the days:

Vacation Guide for Panama City Beach

8:00am: Whip up a family breakfast and chat about the activities you’re most excited for, as you dine in-rental. Treat yourself to a breakfast worthy of champions, like homemade eggs benedict!

9:30am: Pack up snacks and drinks, beach towels, and sunscreen and head to the beach. Catch a wave, work on your tan, or dive into an easy summer read.

12:00pm: Why leave the beach for lunch when you can pack some sandwiches and chips in advance?  Take respite under your sun-brella and enjoy your lunch while you watch the waves crash – the best dining view there is!

1:30pm: Wrap up your day at the beach by having a sandcastle contest. Winner gets to pick the appetizer for your upcoming dinner! Head back to your rental with enough time to get showered and ready.

6:00pm: Head to Captain Anderson’s Restaurant & Waterfront Market for a tasty local dinner.  The whimsical décor and atmosphere will keep the kids entertained while you enjoy some delicious seafood.  Insider Tip: The platters are sure to give you a taste of everything!

8:00pm: Head back to your rental to enjoy a night of board games or cards. You’ll finally discover which of your family members has a competitive edge!

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