Panama City Beach offers 27 miles of beautiful white beaches, shopping and entertainment. Front Beach Road and Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach are quickly becoming top family vacation spots and have recently seen new community growth and revitalization, adding to the allure of the area.
With the expansion of Pier Park shopping mall in 2014, Panama City Beach boasts one of the largest outdoor malls in the area. Complete with the recently expanded Miracle Strip Amusement Park, Pier Park can provide days of entertainment and shopping for the entire family.
Located adjacent to Pier Park, the 70-acre Aaron Bessant Park hosts a variety of events throughout the year. The centerpiece of Aaron Bessant Park is a state-of-the-art amphitheater, which hosts world famous musicians and local community performances, all just steps from the beach! Russell-Felds Pier, also known as the City Pier, is located across the street from Aaron Bessant Park, sits 1500 feet out into the Gulf of Mexico and is open all year.
There is a vast expanse of attractions and entertainment, from family-friendly mazes and Florida sport fishing to exciting nightlife and relaxing spa getaways in Panama City Beach. Many popular local restaurants line Front Beach Road, including some of The Nathan Abbott Team’s favorites like Firefly, Dusty’s Oyster Bar, Fatty’s Sandwiches and Bud and Alley’s.
Panama City Beach hosts several major events every year, including the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, Pirates of the High Seas Fest, Seabreeze Jazz Festival and more.
At the East end of Thomas Drive, St. Andrew Bay and St. Andrew’s State Park offers a variety of nature adventures and is rich in American history. Previously home to Native Americans, Pirates and US Military operations, the St. Andrew Bay area now provides family centered fun and recreation.