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Situated in the geographic center of Northwest Florida, Panama City is the largest city between Pensacola and Tallahassee and the seat of Bay County.

Where Life Sets Sail

Panama City, Florida is an official stop on the US Civil Rights Trail

The Bay County Courthouse, located in downtown Panama City was the site of the 1963 landmark Supreme Court case that changed our nation’s court system. Learn more about Gideon vs. Wainwright and the 6th Amendment here.

ReTreePC to plant 100,000 trees

For generations, Panama City was known for the charm of the majestic oaks and tall pines. The canopied trees shaped the city’s character and became a symbol of its inherent charm. Learn more about how you can help “ReTreePC” here.

List of Open Panama City Parks With Water Access or View

List of Open Panama City Parks with water access or view, waterfront restaurants & pubs, charter boats, and public boat launches.


Panama City Oyster Trail

There’s no shortage of oysters in Panama City, serving up the tasty dish in almost every way, from raw oysters to baked or fried, with a unique spin on flavors at each restaurant you visit. Join us on the Panama City Oyster Trail! Click here for a list of locations.

Panama City Sunnies

The City of Panama City has been hosting RebuildPC.org recovery focus groups and public input forums. The future definitely looks bright. So bright that Destination Panama City is giving away these awesome FREE sunnies for anyone that stops by our new Visitors Center. We’re located at 228 Harrison Avenue in the historic Sherman Arcade building in Downtown Panama City.


Latest Blog

  • About the Jazz (1/15/2020) - The culture of a city is often defined by the sounds of the community. In Panama City, Florida the Gulf Jazz Society is committed to supporting the vitality and charm of the city by bringing nationally acclaimed jazz musicians to perform throughout the year. Held at Oaks by the Bay Park in the heart of… (Read More)