Ready for Takeoff: Panama City Beach
The airport triggered a surge of development. Towers of condominiums rose up around a new retail district that’s brimming with shops and restaurants, and many of the well-known institutions got an update.
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St. Andrews State Park’s mile-and-a-half of pristine shoreline was selected by Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman (aka “Dr. Beach”) as one of the best beaches in America. (We agree.)
Russell-Fields Pier stretches more than 1,600 feet into the Gulf, making it one of the longest piers on the Gulf Coast. Locals know it as the perfect place to end a fun family day in Panama City Beach.