6 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

6 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Pensacola
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Orlando

2
nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Appreciate the collections at National Naval Aviation Museum and Pensacola MESS Hall. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pensacola Beach. Step out of Pensacola with an excursion to Navarre Beach in Navarre--about 42 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Islands National Seashore.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Pensacola road trip planning website .

Orlando to Pensacola is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. July in Pensacola sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Pensacola

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach
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National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

3
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Panama City Beach and Henderson Beach State Park. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at St. Andrews State Park, stop by Waterfront Gifts and Art, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Gulf World Marine Park, and stroll through Santa Rosa Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Pensacola to Panama City Beach in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pensacola to Panama City Beach, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Waterfront Gifts and Art, Henderson Beach State Park, Santa Rosa Beach
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins

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