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.


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)

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 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36,788 holiday lettings near Florida Panhandle. From 8,945 Houses to 24,484 Condos/Apartments, 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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Crystal Beach: 1,327 holiday homes
  • St. George Island: 813 holiday homes
  • Panama City Beach: 13,244 holiday homes
  • Plantation: 576 holiday homes
  • Destin: 11,181 holiday homes 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:

  • St. George Island: 813 holiday lettings
  • Panama City Beach: 13,244 holiday lettings
  • Destin: 11,181 holiday lettings
  • Miramar Beach: 10,574 holiday lettings
  • Orange Beach: 10,350 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:

  • Gulf Shores, AL (GUF-Jack Edwards): 10,463 self catering accommodations
  • Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH): 198 self catering accommodations
  • Destin Airport (DTS): 12,153 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? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Florida Panhandle. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Santa Rosa Mall: 10,452 holiday rentals
  • Russell-Fields Pier: 13,405 holiday rentals
  • Frank Brown Park: 13,457 holiday rentals
  • Silver Sands Premium Outlets: 15,732 holiday rentals
  • Florida Legislative Research Center and Museum: 164 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Florida Panhandle listed on 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

St. George Island
813 holiday rentals
Panama City Beach
13,244 holiday rentals
11,181 holiday rentals
Miramar Beach
10,574 holiday rentals
Orange Beach
10,350 holiday rentals
Santa Rosa Beach
17,324 holiday rentals
Gulf Shores
12,542 holiday rentals
Fort Walton Beach
9,746 holiday rentals
Pensacola Beach
3,124 holiday rentals
Port St. Joe
911 holiday rentals
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Panama City
7,908 holiday rentals
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DeFuniak Springs
2,897 holiday rentals
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