Panama City Beach, Panama City Beach

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Panama City Beach is actually part of Panama City Beach, a separate municipality from the older, more inland Panama City municipality. The beach area is a popular spring break destination, with hundreds of thousands of visitors--most of them college students--flocking here. However, you can appreciate the white sand beaches, clear waters, and the atmosphere of the town any time of year. While there, check out the city's two shopping centers--Pier Park is the closest to the beach. Plan a Panama City Beach trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • People are friendly and the views will make you want to move here. We can't wait until we can go back and have longer than a week to stay  more »
  • The weather was a bit cool utthe sunshine was beautiful. The beach was so clean and the water was a beautiful blue.  more »
  • We have been to Panama City Beach multiple times and they have some of the best beaches we have been to. I would definitely advise coming in the winter since the summer time is covered up with tourist...  more »

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As a popular vacation destination, Panama City Beach has an abundance of accommodations. A beachfront hotel room or condo is the perfect base for a tranquil luxury vacation. Rooms with a balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico are in high demand. However, resorts and properties close to the shore are often expensive, and those on a budget should consider a motel farther from the beach.
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