8 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

8 days in Florida Panhandle Itinerary

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Pensacola
— 2 nights
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Miramar Beach
— 2 nights
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Panama City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tallahassee
— 1 night
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Pensacola

Western Gate to the Sunshine State

Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Appreciate the collections at National Naval Aviation Museum and Pensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. Step out of Pensacola to go to Navarre and see Navarre Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Gulf Islands, kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach, sample the fine beverages at Rollins Distillery, and take in the exciting artwork at Blue Morning Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pensacola journey website.

New York City to Pensacola is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Pensacola, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pensacola, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in Pensacola

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. On the 1st (Tue), look for gifts at Waterfront Gifts and Art, stroll through Turkey Creek Nature Trail, then learn about all things military at Air Force Armament Museum, and finally head off the coast to Okaloosa Island. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Henderson Beach State Park, then stroll around Destin Dog Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Rosa Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Miramar Beach sightseeing planner.

Drive from Pensacola to Miramar Beach in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Miramar Beach can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Panama City.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Air Force Armament Museum ©
Military Museum
Air Force Armament Museum
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Panama City

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and finally make a trip to Abc Fine Wine And Spirits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Panama City CENTER for the ARTS, then enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Panama City trip maker site.

Drive from Miramar Beach to Panama City in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Panama City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Panama City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Panama City Beach ©
Must see
Panama City Beach
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Tallahassee

On the 5th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Florida History and then learn more about the world around you at Tallahassee Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tallahassee trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Panama City to Tallahassee in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Panama City to Tallahassee. In September, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Highlights from your trip
Tallahassee Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tallahassee Museum
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Museum of Florida History ©
History Museum
Museum of Florida History
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