7 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

7 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

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7 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h
Panama City Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Pensacola
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
New York City

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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.
Get outdoors at Panama City Beach and Henderson Beach State Park. Head to Pier Park and Marina Civic Centerfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Rosa Beach (in Santa Rosa Beach) and Grayton Beach State Park (in Grayton Beach). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Panama City Beach travel planner .

New York City to Panama City Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for much hotter days in Panama City Beach, with highs around 73°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pensacola.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Henderson Beach State Park, Marina Civic Center, Santa Rosa Beach, Grayton Beach State Park
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Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Santa Rosa Beach ©
Santa Rosa Beach
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Henderson Beach State Park

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Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Take a break from the city and head to Pensacola Beach and Veterans Memorial Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Navarre Beach and Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Naval Aviation Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Cordova Mall, and stop by Miles Antique Mall.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pensacola journey planning tool .

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Pensacola in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City Beach to Pensacola is minus 1 hour. In March in Pensacola, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach
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Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
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Veterans Memorial Park