TO SEE, LOTS TO DO
-- We've collected some sites to help you enjoy your Panama City
Beach Vacation. This area attracts thousands of vacationers,
thanks to excellent fishing and beautiful beaches. Boasting 27
miles of fine white sand along clear green Gulf waters, this area
is often called one of "America's Best Beaches."
Perhaps the most difficult part of your visit will be deciding
what to do next! The Panama City Beach area has many
attractions to choose from -- amusement parks, marine & wildlife
sites, water parks, sailing, bumper boats, tennis, golf, miniature
golf, dinner cruises, and incredible dining for every taste.
-- For decades, Panama City Beach has been referred to as the
"Miracle Strip," and you'll know why as soon as you arrive!
Everywhere you look there are things to see and do -- endless
hours of fun for every age. Even if you don't do it all, it's nice
to know there will be plenty to catch up on next time! And all
just a short drive from your condo at Pinnacle Port.
Blue Dolphin Tours
-- swim with dolphins; snorkel sunken wrecks.
Camp Helen State Park
-- on beautiful Lake Powell and the Gulf of Mexico; unique nature trail,
beach access, bicycle trails, fishing, swimming.
Captain Anderson Marina
-- dinner cruises, deep sea fishing, Dolphin encounter.
Gulf World Marine Park
-- state-of-the-art Dolphin habitat, popular marine life shows.
Holiday Golf Club
-- 2 courses; one a lighted 9-hole par 3 for the whole family.
-- Panama City Beach's only water park; great for families and kids.
St. Andrews State Park
-- one of the most popular outdoor recreation spots in Florida.
Known as "The Seafood Capital of the World," Panama City Beach is
a pleasant surprise to most guests. While it is certainly a great
place to get the freshest seafood possible, with numerous locally
owned seafood restaurants, PCB also offers many other options with
a broad array of cuisine choices. In addition to the fresh seafood
fare, diners will be pleased to find restaurants also serve more
traditional southern fare, Caribbean, Cajun and even Oriental
specialties. Here are some Guest Favorites:
Bayou Bill's Crab Shack
-- located at the far west end of the beach, next to Winn-Dixie
where Front Beach Rd meets Back Beach Rd (new Hwy. 98) across from
Carillon Beach; 235-1010.
Boars Head Restaurant
-- Olde English style; steak, seafood, venison, quail.
-- dress is casual, prices are reasonable; open 7 days a week.
Canopies -- 4423 W. Hwy 98 one mile East of Hathaway
bridge; casual fine dining; recommended by Southern Living
-- restaurant and waterfront market; a local tradition.
Louie's Restaurant & Oyster Bar -- a small restaurant
located on 19605 Panama City Beach Pkwy. Great Greek Salads, good
hamburgers and seafood platter, grouper sandwich. Very reasonable
and nice people. Eat-in or Carryout 235-3660.
-- world famous ribs, seafood, and Angus beef; popular pier
-- the last Local Beach Club; live music; famous for their cannon.
The Treasure Ship
-- enjoy a great meal on a majestic 200-foot long replica of a
17th century Spanish galleon.
ThreeFish Grill -- Carillon Beach; open for Lunch and
Dinner 7 days a week. Upstairs they have a gourmet restaurant. 102
Market Street, 235-2811, Very good food, pricier than some but
wonderful service and food. Located in the small downtown area of
Triple "J" Steakhouse -- best sirloin steak anywhere.
Located on 2218 Thomas Drive, near Bay Point Entrance. 233-9514
The Beach Butlers
-- they'll do the grocery shopping while you're on the
Panama City Beach hosts some of the best shopping in Florida!
Start with Alvin's flagship store, The Magic Mountain Mall on
Front Beach Road -- they even have daily live shark and alligator
feedings! Or take the drive to Panama City Mall, the only enclosed
shopping center within 65 miles and over five million people a
year enjoy The Great Shopping Place. And of course, there's always
Wal-Mart. Come in if you need groceries, clothing, or those last
minute items you forgot to bring -- they're open 24 hours a day!
The Super Wal-Mart is Located on Front Beach Road.
Carillon Beach Community & Market
-- just around the corner is Carillon Market, reminiscent of New Orleans French
Quarter with gas lights, cobblestone streets, private courtyards, and lush landscaping.
Liz & Jane's Factory Store
-- women's clothes, jewelry, accessories, gift items, and even an armoire or two.
-- surfing specialty shop; surfing instruction clinics.
Panama City Mall
-- Dillard's, JCPenney and Sears, over 100 Specialty Stores.