44 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

44 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

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Start: Geneva
Fly + Drive:  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

St. George Island ©
Famed for its serene and uncrowded beaches, St.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Sea Oats Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Carrabelle Beach, explore the galleries of Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, thenadmire the majestic nature at Saint George Island State Park, and finally look for gifts at Sometimes It's Hotter.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read St. George Island online vacation planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to St. George Island is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Geneva to St. George Island, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Geneva in June, expect St. George Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Saint Joe.

Things to do in St. George Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Carrabelle Beach, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Port Saint Joe

Port Saint Joe
Port St. Bring the kids along to St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and Mexico Beach. Explore Port Saint Joe's surroundings by going to Apalachicola (Downtown Books & Purl, Saint Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, &more). There's much more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, don't miss a visit to Cape San Blas, and enjoy the sea views from St. Joseph Point Lighthouse.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Saint Joe road trip tool.

You can drive from St. George Island to Port Saint Joe in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Port Saint Joe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Apalachicola, Mexico Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mexico Beach
Mexico Beach
Horseback Riding Tours
Orman House Historic State Park ©
Orman House Historic State Park

10
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Panama City Beach: Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park (in Niceville) and Bear Creek Feline Center (in Panama City). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get interesting insight from Tours, observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, and examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach driving holiday planner.

Drive from Port Saint Joe to Panama City Beach in 1.5 hours. June in Panama City Beach sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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
Scuba & Snorkeling
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
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.
Bring the kids along to National Naval Aviation Museum and Pensacola Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pensacola: Navarre (Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary & Navarre Beach), Fort Pickens Area (in Pensacola Beach) and Fort Walton Beach (Air Force Armament Museum & Okaloosa Island). Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Dolphin Express, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Islands National Seashore, pause for some photo ops at Veterans Memorial Park, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pensacola driving holiday planner.

Drive from Panama City Beach to Pensacola in 2.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City Beach to Pensacola due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Pensacola can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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
Dolphin Express ©
Dolphin Express

8
nights
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Attractions like Henderson Beach State Park and Escape Zone 60, Destin make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, get your game on at The Track, take in the waterfront at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, and gain insight at Kitchenique.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Miramar Beach attractions website.

You can drive from Pensacola to Miramar Beach in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Miramar Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marianna.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Marianna

Marianna ©
Marianna is a city in Jackson County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Falling Waters State Park, meet the residents at Seacrest Wolf Preserve, and then don't miss a visit to Marianna Civil War Battlefield. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Florida Caverns State Park, relax in the rural setting at Ocheesee Creamery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Marianna travel route builder.

Drive from Miramar Beach to Marianna in 2 hours. Traveling from Miramar Beach in July, Marianna is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Marianna

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

8
nights
Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Family-friendly places like Tallahassee Museum and Sky Zone Tallahassee will thrill your kids. Explore Tallahassee's surroundings by going to Aunt Louise's Farm (in Monticello) and Panacea (Gulf Specimen Marine Lab & Aquarium & Mashes Sands Beach).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tallahassee day trip tool.

Getting from Marianna to Tallahassee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marianna to Tallahassee. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Panacea, Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, Aunt Louise's Farm
Highlights from your plan
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge ©
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab & Aquarium ©
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab & Aquarium