Panama City Beach FL

The Secret to Perfect Tipping

The Secret to Perfect Tipping

Learn to Tip Like an Expert During your next trip to Panama City Beach, Florida – you will probably find yourself in a situation where it’s appropriate to give a tip. It may be valet parking, maid service in your hotel, or for service in a restaurant or bar. There is a tipping etiquette that not […]

Panama City Beach Visitor's Guide

Panama City Beach Visitor’s Guide

Panama City Beach Visitor’s Guide Panama City Beach, Florida is home to a selection of superb accommodations, fantastic restaurants, and plenty of fun attractions. Locals know where to go, and where the best places are… Just like any destination. But it can be tricky for families who vacation here. They don’t know all the best places to eat, […]

Panama City Beach Map

Panama City Beach Map

Panama City Beach Map No matter how many times you’ve been to Panama City Beach on vacation, whether it’s your first time or twenty first… This helpful map will guide you. Perfect for planning your day, from which attractions to spend time at, and what restaurants are nearby – as well as how to get […]


Pier Park North

Pier Park North

Pier Park North in Panama City Beach, Florida At the time of writing this post, construction is almost complete on the brand new Pier Park North development, on Back Beach Road, in Panama City Beach, FL. Pier Park North is a 370,000-square-foot shopping center, that will compliment Pier Park, located just across the road. This continues a […]

Panama City FL Harley Davidson

Panama City FL Harley Davidson

Harley Davidson Panama City FL is Now Open Earlier this year, we wrote about the upcoming arrival of Panama City Beaches first Harley Davidson location at 14700 Panama City Beach Parkway. (See our blog post titled: Panama City Beach FL prepares for Harley Davidson). The Harley Davidson  branch in PCB opened just in time for the […]

Panama City Beach: The Perfect Vacation Destination For All

Panama City Beach: The Perfect Vacation Destination For All

Susan Bodack manages the Social Media Marketing for InStyleSwimwear.com, an online retailer of fashionable designer swimwear, beachwear, footwear and beach accessories. Whether you’re gearing up for spring break or a warm-weather winter getaway, visit them today to guarantee a beach-chic vacation-ready look. For more information about the company or to stay up to date on […]


Thanksgiving in Panama City Beach

Thanksgiving in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach FL for Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to relax on Panama City Beach. You’ll need your energy for the upcoming Christmas holidays, and what better way to relax than unwinding on the beach? Sure, you COULD fuss over cooking a turkey, and making sure all the sides are perfect – and […]

I Love Panama City Beach FL Because...

I Love Panama City Beach FL Because…

CONTEST: I Love Panama City Beach FL Because… We all have our own reasons for falling in love with the vacation destination famous of having the “World’s Most Beautiful Beaches“. It might be as simple as the feeling of the sugar white sand between your toes… The sound of the waves gently lapping up on […]

Panama City Beach, Florida Makes CNN's World's 100 Best Beaches List

Panama City Beach, Florida Makes CNN’s World’s 100 Best Beaches List

The Best Beach in Florida… It’s Official! We may be biased, but we happen to think that Panama City Beach has some of the greatest stretches of beach in the World. Heck, we’re called “the World’s most beautiful beaches” for a reason, right? Still, it’s ALWAYS nice to be recognized by an authority – and […]


3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Family Vacation in Panama City Beach

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Family Vacation in Panama City Beach

3 Ways to Get the Most From Your Family Vacation Your family vacation in Panama City Beach FL is a BIG DEAL. You’ve been putting money aside all year. Saving up for a much needed, well-earned slice of the good life. Relaxing with a tropical drink in your hand, a cool breeze, and a cloudless blue sky on a […]

Panama City Beach FL News June 2013

Panama City Beach FL News June 2013

Panama City Beach News Roundup June 2013 Iconic Wooden Roller Coaster to Return to PCB (June 9th) The 70-foot tall, wooden Starliner roller coaster used to be a Panama City Beach icon, when it was located at the original Miracle Strip. Now, 9 years later, the new owners of the Miracle Strip plan to rebuild the coaster at a […]

Panama City Beach FL News May 2013

Panama City Beach FL News May 2013

Panama City Beach News Roundup May 2013 3rd Annual National Tourist Day (May 8th) Susan Estler Vice President of Marketing at the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) explained that National Tourism Day is “…Just our small way of saying thank you to everyone for coming to Panama City Beach and those who work in the […]


12 Things to do Before Leaving for Panama City FL

12 Things to do Before Leaving for Panama City FL

12 Things to do Before Your Panama City Beach Vacation The vacation is booked, the kids have been driving you mad with excitement for weeks now, and you’re MORE than ready to say goodbye to the office for a while. In all the xcitement, it might be easy to overlook a few important things you […]

Panama City Beach News April 2013

Panama City Beach News April 2013

Panama City Beach News Roundup April 2013 Grand Opening of the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater (April 5th) Finally, after years of hard work from Panama City Beach, Bay County and the Bay County Tourist Development Council (TDC), the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater opened to the public. The $2.6 million amphitheater welcomed hundreds of visitors who came out to enjoy a performance by […]

Harley Davidson Panama City Beach FL

Harley Davidson Panama City Beach FL

Panama City Beach FL Prepares for Harley Davidson Harley Davidson Panama City Beach FL. Things are moving very fast at the brand new Harley Davidson location in Panama City Beach FL. Heads turn as traffic rolls by the brand new construction at 14700 Panama City Beach Parkway, or “Back Beach Road” as locals call it. The Panama […]


Pier Park Series: Guide to Entertainment

Pier Park Series: Guide to Entertainment

Pier Park Guide to Entertainment Pier Park’s family friendly outdoor atmosphere is not just all restaurants and shops… You’ll also find lots of fun attractions, and things to do for the family. There are plenty possibilities to keep everyone in your group engaged. Pier Park is also very involved in community events, and was the […]

Panama City Beach News March 2013

Panama City Beach News March 2013

Panama City Beach News Roundup March 2013 Approval of $46M Loan for Pier Park North (March 12th) The  360,000-square-foot shopping center; “Pier Park North” has officially been approved for a $46M loan, allowing development to continue. Pier Park North is expected to be fully open to the public in spring 2014. Enormous Spring Break Crowds For […]

Panama City Beach News February 2013

Panama City Beach News February 2013

Panama City Beach News Roundup February 2013 Progress Continues as Development of Pier Park North Moves Ahead (Feb 1st) The groundbreaking ceremony for Pier Park North, a 360,000-square-foot shopping center slated to open in the spring 2014, began in January. Almost 50% of the retail space already has been leased, with confirmed tenants including Bed Bath […]


Panama City Beach News January 2013

Panama City Beach News January 2013

Panama City Beach News Roundup January 2013 Tourist Development Council Plan how to Spend additional $3.8 million Bed Tax Funds (Jan 5th) Executive Director Dan Rowe headed up plans on how to spend the roughly $5 million worth of excess bed tax collections and cash carried forward from 2012. A series of projects will reinvest […]

Panama City Beach News December 2012

Panama City Beach News December 2012

Panama City Beach News Roundup December 2012 Christmas Tree Lighting ( December 3rd ) The 33rd Annual Christmas tree lighting was held at Frank Brown Park. It was a full festive day complete with light. Local schools, businesses and organizations gathered together to provide musical entertainment and sweet treats. Panama City Beach Christmas Parade ( December […]

Panama City Beach News November 2012

Panama City Beach News November 2012

Panama City Beach News Roundup November 2012 14th Annual Panama City Beach IronMan Triathlon ( November 2nd ) Panama City Beach hosted the 14th Ironman triathlon. Athletes from all over the World came to the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches. Tickets for the 2013 Ironman sold out in less than one minute! Celebrating the Arts ( November […]


Pier Park Series: Guide to Shopping

Pier Park Series: Guide to Shopping

Pier Park Guide to Shopping Here is the first break down of shopping in Pier Park! No matter what you need, Pier Park has you covered. From national chains and franchises to one-of-a-kind locally owned boutiques, there is something for the whole family. Pier Park is a beautiful space to take a relaxing stroll down […]

Panama City Beach News October 2012

Panama City Beach News October 2012

Panama City Beach News Roundup October 2012 Pirates of the High Seas Festival Invades Panama City Beach ( October 4th – 6th ) Featuring a variety of parades, sword-swinging showdowns and dueling fireworks display, the Pirates of the High Seas Festival is a popular annual tradition for families. There were lots of fun activities for […]

Panama City Beach News September 2012

Panama City Beach News September 2012

Panama City Beach News Roundup September 2012 Fine Dining in Panama City Beach Firefly Restaurant was honored as one of Americas most popular high-end Restaurants. This makes Firefly one of just 250 that were selected from 600,000 across the nation! Oyster Shortage? Due to the high demand and temperamental weather this past few months, conditions […]