31 days in Panama City Beach & Ocala Itinerary

31 days in Panama City Beach & Ocala Itinerary

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Panama City Beach
— 18 nights
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Ocala
— 12 nights

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Panama City Beach

— 18 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Bring the kids along to Panama City Beach and Navarre Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Andrews State Park and Henderson Beach State Park. Explore Panama City Beach's surroundings by going to Ponce de Leon Springs State Park (in Ponce de Leon), Fort Walton Beach (Wild Willy's Adventure Zone, Okaloosa Island, &more) and Navarre (Fly The Boat & Navarre Beach Marine Science Station). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the different shops at Pier Park, head off the coast to Shell Island, and cool off at Shipwreck Island Waterpark.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach tour planner.

Ocala to Panama City Beach is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. In July, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ocala.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Ocala

— 12 nights
Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Kids will enjoy Stetson Mansion and Ormond Beach. Relax by the water at Andy Romano Beachfront Park and Alfred McKethan Pine Island Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ocala: Blue Run of Dunnellon Park (in Dunnellon), Weeki Wachee (Pine Island Park & Kayaking & Canoeing) and Ormond Beach (Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail, Nocoroco Historic Site, &more). There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, immerse yourself in nature at Ichetucknee Springs State Park, admire the natural beauty at Butterfly Rainforest, and examine the collection at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Ocala trip planner.

Getting from Panama City Beach to Ocala by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. In July in Ocala, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ocala

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips