Explore the Beaches of Panama City, Florida from our Hotel
Panama City is packed with attractions, dining and shopping, and at the Country Inn & Suites Panama, you’ll be in the thick of it all. You can enjoy a day of wild water rides at the Shipwreck Island Waterpark or take an excursion to Shell Island, home to one of the world’s largest concentration of bottle-neck dolphins. St. Andrews State Park offers swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking and canoeing for adventure-seekers longing to get out into the beautiful emerald green waters of Panama City, Florida. At our hotel, rainy days don’t have to mean boredom—you can take your family to the Panama City Junior Museum just half a mile away or do some major shopping at the Panama City Mall, which boasts over 100 specialty stores. Our guests enjoy easy access to these exciting attractions:
- Bay Point Resort Golf Club (5 miles)
Plotted out on a beautiful 1,100 acre wildlife refuge, Bay Point offers a premium golf experience on two championship golf courses —
the Nicklaus Course and the Meadows Course.
Phone: +1 (850) 235-6950
- McKenzie Park (2.3 miles)
McKenzie Park is an oasis of calm amidst the bustle of the city. Wander along the shaded walking paths or attend one of the park events.
Phone: +1 (352) 378-9522
- Panama City Junior Museum (0.5 miles)
Perfect for inquisitive youngsters, the Junior Museum features indoor science and adventure exhibits as well as a nature walk and pioneer homestead.
Phone: +1 (850) 769-6128
- Panama City Mall (0.6 miles)
Spend a day at this extensive mall anchored by major department stores such as Dillard's, JC Penney and Sears.
Phone: +1 (850) 769-3659
- Shell Island (6 miles)
You can watch a fiery sunset amidst the pristine beauty of this island. Be on the look-out for dolphins at play—the island is home to one of the world’s highest concentrations of bottle-nosed dolphins.
Phone: +1 (850) 234-7245
- Shipwreck Island Waterpark (10 miles)
If you’re a daredevil, you’ll love the twists and turns of these wild water rides. For the more reserved, a wave pool is the perfect way to spend a relaxing few hours.
Phone: +1 (850) 234-0368
- St. Andrews State Park (5.9 miles)
With Florida's trademark white shores and emerald green waters, St. Andrews has over one-and-a-half miles of beaches on the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon. Get a little adventurous and enjoy swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking and canoeing.
Phone: +1 (850) 233-5140
- The Gallery of Art (2.3 miles)
Soak up the local culture with a gallery exhibit by local and regional artists of the Northwest Florida area. You can also buy works by Emil Holzhauer, Pablo Picasso and Norman Rockwell.
Phone: +1 (850) 785-7110