8 days in Gulf Shores & Florida Panhandle Itinerary

8 days in Gulf Shores & Florida Panhandle Itinerary

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8 days in Gulf Shores & Florida Panhandle Itinerary

Start: Conroe
Drive:  8​h 30​min
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Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sandestin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Panama City
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Conroe

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and then immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gulf Shores travel app .

Conroe to Gulf Shores is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Sandestin.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo ©
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
The Track ©
The Track

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Sandestin

Sandestin ©
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2400acre destination resort in Miramar Beach, Florida, United States, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Henderson Beach State Park, take in the waterfront at Village of Baytowne Wharf, and then don't miss a visit to Destin Harbor Boardwalk.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sandestin trip tool .

Traveling by car from Gulf Shores to Sandestin takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sandestin are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Panama City.

Things to do in Sandestin

Beaches Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Destin, Okaloosa Island
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Destin Harbor Boardwalk ©
Destin Harbor Boardwalk
Village of Baytowne Wharf ©
Village of Baytowne Wharf

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Panama City

Panama City ©
Panama City is a city and the county seat of Bay County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Bear Creek Feline Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, then immerse yourself in nature at St. Andrews State Park, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Panama City vacation builder site .

You can drive from Sandestin to Panama City in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Panama City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Panama City Beach
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Bear Creek Feline Center ©
Bear Creek Feline Center
Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching