59 days in Panama City Beach & Destin Itinerary

59 days in Panama City Beach & Destin Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport, Drive to Panama City Beach
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Panama City Beach
— 25 nights
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Miramar Beach
— 33 nights
Drive to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport, Fly to Joplin

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Panama City Beach — 25 nights

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Your day by day itinerary now includes AJ's Water Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Panama City Beach: Deer Lake State Park (in Santa Rosa Beach), Port Saint Joe (Horseback Riding Tours, Cape San Blas, &more) and Bristol (Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve & Torreya State Park). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, get in on the family fun at Coconut Creek Family Fun Park, and make a splash at Shipwreck Island Waterpark.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Panama City Beach journey builder.

Joplin to Panama City Beach is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Joplin to Panama City Beach is 1 hour. In July in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Miramar Beach.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Side Trips

Miramar Beach — 33 nights

Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Miramar Beach: Fort Walton Beach (Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple, Goofy Golf, &more), Navarre (Navarre Beach Marine Science Station, Navarre Beach, &more) and Santa Rosa Island (in Pensacola). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with YOLO Board Adventures Sandestin, take a leisurely stroll along The Village of Baytowne Wharf, don't miss a visit to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Okaloosa Island.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Miramar Beach travel planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Miramar Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City Beach to Miramar Beach. July in Miramar Beach sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

Destin travel guide

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Parasailing & Paragliding · Fishing Charters & Tours · Water Sports
World's Luckiest Fishing Village
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations. The city originated as a small fishing village, but today tourists from all over the world flock here to enjoy itineraries filled with dolphin cruises, snorkeling, and superb sailing. The city boasts a lively nightlife scene, and when the sun sets, beachfront bars and seafood restaurants are abuzz with activity. The sand of Destin's idyllic beaches is considered to be some of the whitest in the world; made up of finely ground quartz crystal, it resembles sugar.
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