11 days in Panama City Beach & Pensacola Beach Itinerary

11 days in Panama City Beach & Pensacola Beach Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pensacola Beach
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pensacola Beach
— 7 nights
End: Pensacola Beach

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seaside Beach and Carillon Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Panama City Beach and Classic Rentals Inc.. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Shell Island, look for gifts at Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream, and cool off at Shipwreck Island Waterpark.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip itinerary planning website.

Pensacola Beach to Panama City Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seaside Beach, Carillon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Classic Rentals Inc. ©
Classic Rentals Inc.
Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream ©
Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream

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Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Get in touch with nature at Pensacola Beach and Orange Beach Parasail. Explore hidden gems such as Water Warrior and Fairwater II Charters. Change things up with these side-trips from Pensacola Beach: Navarre (Navarre Beach Fishing Pier, Navarre Beach, &more), Orange Beach (Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach, Orange Beach Flyboard, &more) and Fairhope Municipal Pier (in Fairhope). There's more to do: stroll through Gulf Islands National Seashore and get active on the water at Adventures Unlimited Outdoor Center.

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You can drive from Panama City Beach to Pensacola Beach in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Panama City Beach to Pensacola Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Pensacola Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Navarre, Adventures Unlimited Outdoor Center, Fairhope Municipal Pier
Highlights from your plan
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Fairwater II Charters ©
Fairwater II Charters
Orange Beach Boat Rentals ©
Orange Beach Boat Rentals