CNN: RANKS PANAMA CITY BEACH #3 OUT OF THE WORLD’S TOP 5 VALUE DESTINATIONS FOR WINTER TRAVEL
3. Panama City, Florida
Panama City and neighboring Panama City Beach aren’t just for spring breakers. Indulge in shopping, helicopter tours, or spend a day at Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum.
With highs in the 60s even during winter, there’s always something to do in the area. Florida also boasts another destination with good values during winter break: Orlando, Carlson said.
Many of the major attractions in the area offer deals this time of year. You can avoid the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds right after the New Year’s holiday, when theme parks often reach capacity.