Panama City Beach
Panama City Beach, one of the largest cities in the Florida panhandle, offers twenty-seven miles of pristine oceanfront as well as a wide range of activities, events, and restaurants popular with all ages and interests. Panama City Beach is located in Bay County is booming with an influx of businesses and jobs bringing more full time residents to the area. Named as the top place to invest in the United States, Panama City Beach has taken shape and grown impressively drawing in visitors from around the world to enjoy all that it offers. It is home to the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport and has repeatedly set records for economic growth and tourism and it is currently seeing an influx of large companies which has helped it offer not only service industry jobs but many full-time, professional jobs as well. Panama City Beach is home to entertainment hubs such as Pier Park, Aaron Bessant Park and Frank Brown Park which offers shopping, restaurants, and events as well as beachfront dining and a dog-friendly beach. It was voted third best golf town in the country by Golf Digest magazine and is home to Camp Creek Golf Club, Hombre Golf Club, Bay Point Resort Golf Club, Sharks Tooth Golf Club and Holiday Golf Club. Panama City Beach is home to several parks that offer canoeing biking swimming, fishing, and several trails perfect for exploring nature. These include St. Andrew’s State Nature Park, dog-friendly Conservation Park, Camp Helen and Shell Island. Panama City Beach hosts many popular events including the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, Seabreeze Jazz Festival, Mardi Gras at the Beach, Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally, Gulf Coast Ironman, Summer Concert Series, Schooners Lobster Festival and Tournament, Ironman Florida, Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, and more. Most people note that Panama City Beach is large enough to have different sections within the city which provide options for endless fun and lifestyle choices and makes it a popular destination even for those that live in other cities on the Emerald Coast of Florida.