Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Florida Panhandle

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Florida Panhandle. Renowned for its sporting events, seafood restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Florida Governor's Mansion, Saenger Theatre or National Museum of Naval Aviation. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Florida Panhandle

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Florida Panhandle for its fishing and camping. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Florida Panhandle a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bear Creek Feline Center (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Bay Dunes Golf Course (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Fox Run Country Club (27.5 mi / 44.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Florida Panhandle

Travelers love Florida Panhandle for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Florida Panhandle is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Torreya State Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Blue Springs State Recreation Area And Park (27.3 mi / 43.9 km)
  • Three Rivers State Park (27.6 mi / 44.4 km)
  • Florida Caverns State Park (28.4 mi / 45.8 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Florida Panhandle

The nearest airport is in Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), located 37.1 mi (59.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Tallahassee, FL (TLH-Tallahassee Regional), which is 49.7 mi (80 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Tallahassee Station, Madison Station and Pensacola Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Florida Panhandle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35,788 holiday lettings near Florida Panhandle. From 8,475 Houses to 629 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Florida Panhandle area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Florida Panhandle?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Florida Panhandle. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Highway 30A: 15,035 holiday homes
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,319 holiday homes
  • Pensacola Beach: 3,119 holiday homes
  • Port St. Joe: 889 holiday homes
  • Miramar Beach: 10,566 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Florida Panhandle! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Florida Panhandle?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Florida Panhandle with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Pensacola Beach: 3,119 holiday lettings
  • Port St. Joe: 889 holiday lettings
  • Miramar Beach: 10,566 holiday lettings
  • Panama City Beach: 12,576 holiday lettings
  • Destin: 11,237 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Florida Panhandle?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Florida Panhandle are:

  • Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH): 163 self catering accommodations
  • Thomasville, GA (TVI-Thomasville Regional): 21 self catering accommodations
  • Gulf Shores, AL (GUF-Jack Edwards): 10,844 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Florida Panhandle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Florida Panhandle. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier: 3,148 holiday rentals
  • Wakulla Springs State Park: 174 holiday rentals
  • Gulf Islands National Seashore: 2,410 holiday rentals
  • St. George Island State Park: 942 holiday rentals
  • Pensacola Naval Air Station: 6,438 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Florida Panhandle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Florida Panhandle

Pensacola Beach
3,119 holiday rentals
Port St. Joe
889 holiday rentals
Miramar Beach
10,566 holiday rentals
Panama City Beach
12,576 holiday rentals
Destin
11,237 holiday rentals
Navarre Beach
786 holiday rentals
Crawfordville
78 holiday rentals
Santa Rosa Beach
16,941 holiday rentals
Gulf Shores
11,568 holiday rentals
Fort Walton Beach
9,767 holiday rentals
Fort Morgan
5,170 holiday rentals
DeFuniak Springs
2,889 holiday rentals
Monticello
26 holiday rentals
Panama City
7,566 holiday rentals
Navarre
1,325 holiday rentals
Orange Beach
9,578 holiday rentals
Alligator Point
113 holiday rentals
Perdido Key
6,480 holiday rentals
Apalachicola
691 holiday rentals
Indian Pass
645 holiday rentals