6 days in Northwest Florida Itinerary

6 days in Northwest Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Florida itinerary planner
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Fly
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Pensacola
— 1 day
Drive
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Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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St. George Island
— 1 day
Drive
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
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Pensacola — 1 day

Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Rosa Island as well as Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier. On the 30th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier and then head off the coast to Santa Rosa Island.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pensacola itinerary tool.

Springfield to Pensacola is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Springfield in June, Pensacola is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Panama City Beach.
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Panama City Beach — 3 nights

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Eden Gardens State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Eden Gardens State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rosemary Beach Public Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, and then kick back and relax at Carillon Beach.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Pensacola to Panama City Beach takes 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. June in Panama City Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to St. George Island.
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St. George Island — 1 day

Famed for its serene and uncrowded beaches, St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Saint George Island State Park, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve and Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum. On the 3rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, then enjoy the sea views from Saint George Island Lighthouse, Gift Shop and Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Saint George Island State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. George Island attractions planning site.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to St. George Island in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Panama City Beach.
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Panama City Beach — 2 nights

On the 4th (Mon), let little ones run wild at Axe Throwing Pier Park and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park and then make a trip to M.B. Miller County Pier.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip planning app.

Traveling by car from St. George Island to Panama City Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
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