There’s plenty of things to do in Panama City Beach with kids. That’s what makes it one of the best Gulf Coast beaches for the perfect family vacation! You’ll never be bored, even if the weather is bad. Check out these things to do in Panama City Beach with kids during your next visit to Florida.
Things to do in Panama City Beach with Kids
Wonderworks – Make the best of a rainy day on your Panama City Beach vacation by taking the fun indoors at Wonderworks.
Teens and adults will enjoy some pretty cool indoor thrill rides and the littles will appreciate the entire 3rd floor. It’s a great way to wear kids out, rain or shine.
Pier Park – From Dave & Busters to Kilwins famous sweet treats to the Cubby Caboose train, you won’t lack for things to keep kids occupied at Pier Park.
Shipwreck Island – Panama City Beach’s only waterpark was Gus’ favorite activity of our whole trip. There’s plenty of attractions for kids of all ages from toddlers to teens! Don’t miss the White Knuckle River which is fun for the entire family (35″ tall and up) to ride together. Slather up with some suncare and enjoy a day of watery fun in the sun.
Gulf World Marine Park – A trip to Gulf World will spoil you for visiting large aquariums or Sea World. The smaller size allows for close-up animal encounters and you won’t exhaust your family with walking miles in the heat over the course of your visit.
Meet sea lions, penguins, dolphins, sea turtles, stingrays, exotic birds and more!
Allow 3-4 hours to see all three shows, visit the animals plus catch a few feedings.
Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort – Choose to stay at Edgewater and your family will not only enjoy dedicated beach access but 11 pools, 4 hot tubs and kids’ activities like the Splash Pad and Sky Trail. There are watersport and beach bonfire options too! Check out this video to see how much fun we had.
There are plenty of things to do in Panama City Beach with kids in addition to the beach itself. It’s just one of the many reasons to visit with your family! Planning a visit? Check out where to eat in Panama City Beach before you go.
Soon after welcoming her first child in 2010, Jenn began Sweet T Makes Three as a creative outlet and a way to connect with other moms. 7 years and 8 million visits later, Sweet T Makes Three connects brands with families through storytelling and creative digital content. When she isn’t blogging, you’ll find Jenn with a good book or passing along her love of travel to Sweet T (7) and Gus (5).