Panama City Tourist Attractions
Panama City is a progressive industrial and resort town that is a popular beach destination. Panama City Beach is known as the "Wreck Capital of the South", which makes it an ideal diving location. The beachfront offers plenty of activities such as sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, jet skiing, and fishing.
Panama City Beach, Florida
White sand beaches and emerald water off the Gulf of Mexico have made Panama City Beach a popular resort. Visitors can scuba dive for shipwrecks and around artificial reefs.St. Andrews State Recreation Area circles the pass that separates Panama City Beach from Shell Island. Shell Island is an excellent spot for swimming and shell gathering. It is only accessible by boat.
Panama City Beach - Zoo World
Zoo World has more than 300 animals including 20 endangered species from around the world in a botanical gardens setting.
Panama City Beach - Captain Anderson Cruises
Sightseeing cruises of Shell Island and sunset dolphin watches are offered. The Capt. Anderson III is a glass bottom boat. Dinner and dance, and deep-sea fishing cruises are also available.
Panama City Beach - Ocean Opry Show
Panama City Beach - Museum of Man in the Sea
The Museum of Man in the Sea explains the history of diving using dioramas and written records. Exhibits include antique and rare diving equipment, treasure recovered from sunken ships, as well as historic displays of the underwater world from the 1500's onward.
Address: 17314 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2020, United States
Opening hours: 10am-4pm; Closed: Mon
Always closed on: New Year's Day (Jan 1), Thanksgiving - USA (4th Thursday, Nov), Christmas - Christian (Dec 25)
Entrance fee in USD: Adult $5.00, Senior over 65 $4.50, Child 6 & under FREE
Junior Museum of Bay County
Junior Museum of Bay County features interactive exhibits that strive to educate while they entertain pre-school through middle-school aged children. Science, culture and history as well as hands-on games, activities and displays provide hours of educational fun. Some examples of the museum's permanent exhibits are:Body Works, which explores health and the human body.Once Upon a Time, with an emphasis on local history.Hands On Science, whereby kids learn about the basic principles of science.
Artifacts Museum & Gallery (closed)
ATTRACTION IS CLOSED.The museum displays a wide variety of fossils and artifacts from the area.The owner also creates replicas of Stone Age tools, jewelry and weapons.
Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida
The Visual Arts Center has 2 galleries that are used to display and create interest in the visual arts. The Center began in 1955 when the Panama Art Group, consisting of seventeen artists, formed an association to promote the visual arts.