Even at first glance, Panama City in the Florida Panhandle seems perfectly suited to life on the water. A longer stay will only confirm that first impression. If you live for sun, sand, and surf, this is your city. It's even located on a peninsula, offering you three unique coastlines to explore.
Not that we play favorites, but Panama City's best beach might at St. Andrews State Park, named after the St. Andrews Bay it overlooks. Bring your towels and sunscreen and sunbathe for a relaxing day, bring your fishing pole to the pier for a fun day out with the kids, or bring a boat to the on-site boat launch and take the party from the beach to the bay itself. There are twenty-seven long and spotless miles of beach here, so don't limit yourself to St. Andrews State Park, as nice as it is. Panama City Beach is known for the number of bottlenose dolphins that frequent its shores - making this a great beach for nature-lovers.
Other trivia about the area include its history as the unofficial capital of deep sea diving in Florida. The Museum of Man in the Sea chronicles human's drive to discover the depths of the ocean. Highlights of the museum's collection include antique diving equipment. A visit to this museum will make you appreciate your modern scuba equipment. Good thing, too: Panama City is also the "Wreck Capital of the South," and the final resting place of many eerie historical wrecks. You owe it to yourself to explore them all.
Golf is Panama City's favorite non-water-related pastime, so if you're a golfer, too, there are many courses in the area for you to test your skill at the "greatest game." You'll also find your neighbors and new friends will want to play with you. Nothing brings Panama City together more than a day at the beach, or a good round of golf. The Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort is undoubtedly the star attraction, but consider joining a private or semi-private club, such as the Fox Run Country Club or the Club at Sandy Creek to meet other golfers. The Bay Dunes Golf Course is another highly-rated course.
If you're still in the workforce, you may be wondering what the local economy looks like. While Panama City does attract its fair share of retirees, there is a large working population as well, who work in the tourism industry or for the military. As the home of Tyndall Air Force Base, and the temporary home of crowds of snowbirds who fly south to enjoy Panama City's near-tropical climate and white-sand beaches, Panama City businesses always find a way to thrive by catering to these two significant populations.
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