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With an average of 320 days of sunshine per year, it's no wonder Panama City Beach is a popular Florida vacation haven. Genna Di Franco / EyeEm Getty Images

This nearly 3,000-acre park features 12 different trails of varying difficultly and eight boardwalks totaling more than a mile in length. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

This 180-acre park was once a company resort for the employees of an Alabama textile mill called Avondale Mills. Now, it's a peaceful retreat for PCB visitors with plenty of swimming, beachcombing, hiking and both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

As with other coastal Florida cities, Panama City Beach is a prime spot for both avid and novice anglers to cast a line. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

Catching a beach sunset is a requirement when in PCB. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

St. Andrews State Park has enough attractions and activities to keep every member of your family happy. Along with a nearly 2-mile-long white sand beach, the park also boasts paved biking trails, marked hiking trails, water sports equipment rentals (including canoes, kayaks and snorkeling gear) and shuttle boat tours to Shell Island. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

Red snapper is just one of the varieties you can catch on a fishing charter (expect to eat plenty of snapper while in PCB, too). Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

Gulf World Marine Park houses several local species, including sea turtles, stingrays, sharks and sea lions, but dolphins are the main attraction here, and one of the major reasons visitors recommend spending a few hours at the park. Courtesy Gulf World Marine Park

Thanks to mid-sized Gulf waves, PCB (specifically St. Andrews State Park) is a great place for beginner surfers. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

Pier Park is an outdoor retail, restaurant and entertainment district, home to stores like Old Navy and fast-food chains like Five Guys. Plus, it also offers an amusement park for the kids. Arpad Benedek Getty Images

To find the most shells, start your search early in the morning, when the beach is less crowded. The jetties at St. Andrews State Park, Shell Island and Crooked Beach are among the area's top shelling sites. CathysCamera Getty Images

Panama City Beach is a popular sanctuary for bottlenose dolphins. The jetties at St. Andrews State Park in particular are a gathering place for these gentle creatures. To see even more dolphins out in the wild, consider signing up for a dolphin sightseeing tour Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

For a bird's-eye view of the PCB area, try parasailing. dlewis33 Getty Images

An aerial view of Shell Island, a 7-mile-long barrier island that runs east to west between the Gulf of Mexico and the St. Andrew Bay, shows the beach's white sands. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

Come prepared to eat plenty of seafood in Panama City Beach. Along with jumbo Gulf shrimp stuffed with blue crab, Cajun crawfish or blackened Amberjack, the area is also home to Apalachicola oysters. Yasuhiro Koyama / EyeEm Getty Images

With 27 miles of beaches and nearly 100 access points, PCB is a beach bum's paradise. Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Inc.

If you see double red flags at the beach, it means the water is dangerous and closed to the public. oceanbounddb Getty Images

Grab your snorkeling and scuba diving gear – you'll spot plenty of creatures in the Gulf waters. Michael Wood/Stocktrek Images Getty Images

Panama City Beach picture in Panama City Beach
Conservation Park picture in Panama City Beach
Camp Helen State Park picture in Panama City Beach
Fishing Charters picture in Panama City Beach
Sunset picture in Panama City Beach
St. Andrews State Park picture in Panama City Beach
Seafood Market Snapper picture in Panama City Beach
Gulf World Marine Park picture in Panama City Beach
St. Andrews State Park Surfers Boardwalk picture in Panama City Beach
Pier Park picture in Panama City Beach
Shelling picture in Panama City Beach
Dolphin Cruises picture in Panama City Beach
Parasailing picture in Panama City Beach
Shell Island picture in Panama City Beach
Dinner picture in Panama City Beach
Beaches picture in Panama City Beach
Dangerous Waters picture in Panama City Beach
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