Panama City Beach is a beautiful city in Bay Country, Florida, U.S.A on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. This city is more often refers to as Panama City under the umbrella term, making Panama City Beach and Panama City separate two cities, despite from the fact of the distinct municipality of the larger and older inland to the east call as Panama City. Because of the unique and relishing white-sugar sandy beaches of Northwest Florida, Panama City’s Slogan comes out as “The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches”.
Panama City Beach, with its trademark white sand and warm Gulf waters, attracts everyone from spring breakers to retirees, singles to families. You won't want to miss the huge Shipwreck Island water park or the hundreds of animals and plants at Zoo World. In Panama City Beach, golfers will find plenty of top-rated courses, and outdoor types can canoe, fish and nature walk at St. Andrew's State Nature Park. There's always the 27 miles of beautiful oceanfront that Panama City Beach is famous for.
Life is a beach and an amusement park ride in Panama City Beach. The beach is a favorite for vacationing families, especially in spring and summer. Panama City Beach offers a dizzying selection of parks offering kiddy rides, batting cages, paintball, go-kart tracks, laser tag... Its watersports concessions and charters go with glass-bottom boat tours, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, kayaking, parasailing... letting your fantasies run wild. Some boating excursions from Panama City Beach take you to unbridged Shell Island for shelling, beaching and snorkeling. The town’s beaches consistently rank high for their fishing, cleanliness, surfing waves, and pure vacation value. The beach’s best attractions lie along Front Beach Road, including Coconut Creek Family Fun Park, Museum of Man and the Sea and Gulf World Marine Park, which does educational shows and dolphin encounters.
Seaside restaurants in Panama City Beach serve fresh fish and Southern specialties to guests at the Panama City Beach vacation rentals
. Bars and clubs keep the nightlife lively, especially during the popular ritual known as spring break. The Bay Point Resort is one of Florida’s top golf spots, offering two golf courses, a practice range, pro shop and restaurant. Seafood is a way of life in Panama City Beach, so much so that the city is known as the 'Seafood Capital of the World.' This Florida vacation destination dazzles with all the glamor of a big city, but with a laid back, Southern flair.
It has become a popular vacation or tourist’s destination for quite some time, especially got its hold on people living in the Southern United States. Its atmosphere and ambiance make it even more livable and enjoyable. This city is the most popular destination for spring breaks also and most people call it Spring Break Capital of the World. Spring breaks make this place livelier and atmosphere of enjoyment and entertainment go to the limit of the sky as half million high schools and college students from different part of the country reach there in their spring breaks in the months of March and April.
Earlier the economy of Northwest Florida was mainly depended on forestry; farming and lumbering, import/export shipping, paper mills on Pensacola and to a much lesser extent shipbuilding and commercial fishing at Panama City. After the completion of World War II, the major economy boosted and risen up by the establishment of military bases made during the war, and growing the culture of hospitality and tourism industry. The constructional boom from 2001 to 2007 drastically changed the skyline of beachfront with high rise hotels and condos and raised economic image of Panama City Beach from the downtrodden motels and vacation home rentals to the luxury homes and highly priced vacation rentals. However, it is turning drastically, affordable waterfront and low rise views of the beach into rarities. At its peak, many valuable properties have been doubled or quadruple since the boom of 2001.
The newly made Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport provides several commercial flights to give comfortable and sophisticating journey in reaching the area. The airport offers many ways of flight accommodations like private aircraft, freight/cargo flights, and domestic passenger flight. After the September 2001 attack, it was the first international airport built in the U.S.A.