44 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

44 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

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44 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
St. George Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Port Saint Joe
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Panama City Beach
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Pensacola
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Miramar Beach
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Marianna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Tallahassee
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Geneva

1
night
St. George Island

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Sea Oats Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Carrabelle Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Saint George Island State Park, and finally stop by Sometimes It's Hotter.

Make your St. George Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Geneva, Switzerland to St. George Island is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Geneva in June, things will get somewhat warmer in St. George Island: highs are around 37°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Saint Joe.

Things to do in St. George Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, Carrabelle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Oats Art Gallery ©
Sea Oats Art Gallery

4
nights
Port Saint Joe

Port St. Kids will enjoy St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and Horseback Riding Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Apalachicola (Downtown Books & Purl, Saint Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mexico Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, visit a coastal fixture at St. Joseph Point Lighthouse, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Port Saint Joe trip builder app .

You can drive from St. George Island to Port Saint Joe in an hour. June in Port Saint Joe sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Port Saint Joe

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Apalachicola, Mexico Beach
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape San Blas ©
Cape San Blas

10
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.
Kids will enjoy Panama City Beach and Swim with Dolphins. Explore Panama City Beach's surroundings by going to Bear Creek Feline Center (in Panama City), Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park (in Niceville) and 30A Farmers Market (in Rosemary Beach). Spend the 2nd (Tue) peacefully gliding across the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, find something for the whole family at Coconut Creek Family Fun Park, browse the different shops at Pier Park, and putt your heart out at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Panama City Beach road trip tool .

You can drive from Port Saint Joe to Panama City Beach in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Panama City Beach can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pensacola.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Panama City, Rosemary Beach, Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins

8
nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Kids will enjoy Dolphin Express and Gulf Islands National Seashore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pensacola: Fort Pickens Area (in Pensacola Beach), Navarre (Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary & Navarre Beach) and Fort Walton Beach (Air Force Armament Museum & Okaloosa Island). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum, admire all the interesting features of Pensacola Naval Air Station, take in the waterfront at Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier, and look for all kinds of wild species at Uncle Sandy's Macaw Bird Park.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pensacola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Panama City Beach to Pensacola takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in Pensacola

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pensacola Beach, Navarre, Fort Walton Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Hot Spots Fishing Charters ©
Hot Spots Fishing Charters

8
nights
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Family-friendly places like Henderson Beach State Park and Crystal Sands Beach will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Zone 60, Destin, make a trip to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, admire the majestic nature at Grayton Beach State Park, and cool off at Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Miramar Beach driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Pensacola to Miramar Beach takes 1.5 hours. July in Miramar Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Marianna.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Destin, Santa Rosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Escape Zone 60, Destin ©
Escape Zone 60, Destin
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Crystal Sands Beach ©
Crystal Sands Beach

2
nights
Marianna

Marianna ©
Marianna is a city in Jackson County, Florida, United States. On the 24th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Falling Waters State Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seacrest Wolf Preserve, and then make a trip to Marianna Civil War Battlefield. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Florida Caverns State Park, experience rural life at Ocheesee Creamery, and then identify plant and animal life at Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marianna online travel planner .

Getting from Miramar Beach to Marianna by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Miramar Beach in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marianna, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Marianna

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Chipley, Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve, Ocheesee Creamery
Highlights from your plan
Florida Caverns State Park ©
Florida Caverns State Park
Seacrest Wolf Preserve ©
Seacrest Wolf Preserve

8
nights
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Family-friendly places like St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge and Florida State University will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Tallahassee side-trips: Aunt Louise's Farm (in Monticello) and Panacea (Gulf Specimen Marine Lab & Aquarium & Mashes Sands Beach). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, stroll through Cascades Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Tom Brown Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Sky Zone Tallahassee.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Tallahassee driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Marianna to Tallahassee by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In July in Tallahassee, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Panacea, Aunt Louise's Farm, Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab & Aquarium ©
JR Alford Greenway ©
JR Alford Greenway
Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum