8 days in Williston, Panama City Beach & St. George Island Itinerary

8 days in Williston, Panama City Beach & St. George Island Itinerary

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8 days in Williston, Panama City Beach & St. George Island Itinerary

Start: Tarpon Springs
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Williston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
St. George Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Tarpon Springs

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Williston

Williston ©
Williston is a city in Levy County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Rainbow Springs State Park and then explore the activities along Rainbow River. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Ginnie Springs and then admire the majestic nature at Manatee Springs State Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Williston attractions planner.

Tarpon Springs to Williston is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier evenings in Williston when traveling from Tarpon Springs in September, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Williston

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dunnellon, Manatee Springs State Park, Ginnie Springs
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Rainbow River ©
Rainbow River
Rainbow Springs State Park ©
Rainbow Springs State Park
Manatee Springs State Park ©
Manatee Springs State Park

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Panama City Beach side-trips: Destin (Destin Dog Park, Speed Boats Tours, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Andrews State Park, do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Panama City Beach vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Williston to Panama City Beach with the Route module. September in Panama City Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. George Island.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Destin
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Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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St. George Island

St. George Island ©
On the 10th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Saint George Island State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Cape San Blas. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Raney House Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Oyster City Brewing Company, and then identify plant and animal life at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. George Island planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Panama City Beach to St. George Island. In September, daily temperatures in St. George Island can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. George Island

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Apalachicola, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, Cape San Blas
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Cape San Blas ©
Cape San Blas
Oyster City Brewing Company ©
Oyster City Brewing Company

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