Explore fun things to do in Panama City, Florida

Panama City is famous for its white-sand beaches, but guests of the Country Inn & Suites can also find other things to do nearby at Shipwreck Island Waterpark, only 10 miles from the hotel. Hop in the car for a three-minute drive to Panama City Mall, where you'll find a mini-golf course, a movie theater, a food court, and more than 65 stores. Looking to experience the great outdoors? Go fishing or hiking in St. Andrews State Park, or play a round of golf in the nature preserve at Bay Point Resort. You can also discover the world in a different way at the Science & Discovery Center of Northwest Florida, an ideal activity for family outings.

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Shell Island Boat Rentals & Tours

6.08 mi / 9.79 km from the hotel
Take a thrilling look at St. Andrews Bay with a Jet Ski tour, or go snorkeling with bottlenose dolphins. You can also rent a pontoon or fishing boat to explore on your own.

Shipwreck Island Waterpark

10.04 mi / 16.15 km from the hotel
Stay cool by riding a zip line into a blue lagoon, tubing down the Lazy River, and swimming in a 500,000-gallon wave pool at Shipwreck Island Waterpark.

St. Andrews State Park

6.08 mi / 9.79 km from the hotel
Surf, hike, fish, picnic, or simply stroll along Florida’s sugar-white beaches and emerald waters at St. Andrews State Park.

Bay Point Golf Club

4.99 mi / 8.03 km from the hotel
Golfers of all skill levels can tee it up at Bay Point Resort, which features two championship golf courses and multiple tennis courts on a 1,100-acre nature preserve.

McKenzie Park

2.37 mi / 3.81 km from the hotel
Rest in the shade of a beautiful gazebo and large oak trees while your children splash and play in the park's water fountains.

Panama City Mall

0.69 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
With more than 90 shops and eateries, the Panama City Mall is the place to be for great shopping!