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Pier Park, Panama City Beach's newest premier center for shopping, restaurant eateries & entertainment. Estimated 1.1 Million sq. ft.


Welcome to "The World's Most Beautiful Beaches"

Home to the Shipwreck Island Water Park, Gulf World Marine Park, Zoo World, St. Andrews State Park, and Camp Helen State Park, Panama City Beach offers days of fun for all ages and incredible natural beauty.


With a small municipality with a resident population around 5,000, the Panama City Beach area receives close to five million visitors each year. Tourism is the leading industry as evidenced by the many popular nightclub, amusement attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and lodging establishments in the area. Recently the area beaches underwent a $20 million "Beach Beautification" project to widen the 27 miles of spectacular shoreline.



Area trivia

  • Panama City Beach is home to U.S. Navy's Coastal Systems Station, a major naval research and development center, located along St. Andrew's Bay.
  • Panama City Beach was created in 1953 and the City of Panama City Beach, as it currently exists, became a single chartered government in 1969 as a result of the merging of four separate cities: West Panama City Beach, Edgewater, Long Beach, and Panama City Beach.
  • The Museum of Man in the Sea, the only deepwater diving museum in the United States, is located in Panama City Beach.

"Yay! This is much more fun than the playground's sandbox!"



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