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How Has Panama City Become the Tourist Hub on the Emerald Coast?


Date: 1/12/2019 2:32:00 AM

The question itself has the answer you are looking for. Panama City has all the types of parties you would want to attend. Apart from the yearly Pier Park beach ball drop on the New Year's Eve

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Planning a vacation in Panama City: here’s what you need to know

Baltimore Post-Examiner

Date: 1/11/2019 5:04:00 AM

In the last couple of years, Panama City Beach has become the hotspot for national and international travelers in the autumn and spring months. It has become quite the spring break party capital

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Panama City has picked up 20 years worth of debris after Hurricane Michael. They’re still not finished.

The Columbus Dispatch

Date: 1/9/2019 12:17:00 PM

In 90 days, Panama City, Fla., has picked up 20 years’ worth of debris from the roadside, with plenty more to go. “Until you start picking it up, you don’t realize how bad we got hammered,” quipped Ma

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Hurricane Brought 'Moderate' Erosion to Panama City Beach

U.S. News & World Report

Date: 1/9/2019 8:40:00 AM

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A coastal engineering consultant says Panama City Beach suffered only moderate beach erosion during Hurricane Michael. On Tuesday, Lisa Armbruster told the Bay County To

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Popular Panama City Beach restaurant to reopen


Date: 1/8/2019 1:07:00 PM

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla (WJHG/WECP) - Many businesses in Panama City Beach have opened back up since Hurricane Michael, but one popular restaurant remains closed. Firefly on Richard Jackson Boulevard s

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Panama City | Panama City Beach | is a community in Bay County, Florida, United States located along U.S. Route 98 and is the largest city between Tallahassee and Pensacola. This municipality is located on the panhandle of northwest Florida on beautiful St. Andrews Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Panama City is known as a popular tourist location year round offering a comfortable climate and friendly atmosphere.

Panama City's attributes provide a highly attractive living environment compatible with a variety of tastes and life styles. Cited most often are: pleasant climate, attractive housing opportunities, fishing and water sports, arts and entertainment and a pleasing small town environment for raising a family.

Panama City is located at 30°10'28?N 85°39'52?W (30.174451, -85.664480), within the Florida Panhandle and along the Emerald Coast. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city limits encompass an area of 35.4 square miles, of which 29.3 square miles is land and 6.2 square miles, or 17.39%, is water. Panama City has a humid subtropical climate, with short, mild winters and long, hot and humid summers. In January, temperatures fall to 37°F, and in summer, rise to 91°F (33°C), although in the winter of 2010, temperatures plummeted to 15°F. Tyndall Air Force Base is located east of the city. The HHT 1-153 CAV is stationed there. It is part of Florida Army National Guard's 53rd Infantry Brigade.

The city was served by the Panama City-Bay County International Airport (PFN) until May 22, 2010. It was replaced by the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) with Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

Panama City Beach is a city in Bay County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico coast. The city is often referred to under the umbrella term of "Panama City", despite being a distinct municipality from the older and larger inland Panama City to the east, making Panama City and Panama City Beach two separate cities. Panama City Beach's slogan is "The World's Most Beautiful Beaches" due to the unique sugar-white sandy beaches of northwest Florida.

For quite some time Panama City Beach has been a popular vacation destination, especially among people in the Southern United States. The city is also a very popular spring break destination, sometimes having been referred to as "The Spring Break Capital of the World”, due to about 100,000+ college and high school students who would arrive during the months of March and April.
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