April 17, 2018

Panama City Beach, Florida | Adventures

It had been years since Anna’s family had stayed in Panama City Beach, Florida and we knew we wanted to revisit it again together!  We decided to road trip for Spring break and wanted to share our itinerary with any other fellow Minnesotans who are looking for spring break ideas in the sunshine state!

Our 10 Day Road-trip looked like this:

  1. Minneapolis, MN to Chicago, IL
    1. Dinner at Pizza Pub in Wisconsin Dells, WI
  2. Chicago, IL to Nashville, TN
    1. Breakfast at Bang Bang Pie Shop in Chicago, IL
    2. Lunch at Cracker Barrel in Indianapolis, IN
    3. Snack in Louisville, KY
    4. Dinner from Chipotle eating at the Parthenon in Nashville, TN
  3. Nashville, TN to Panama City Beach, FL
    1. Breakfast at the hotel in Nashville, TN
    2. Snack in Birmingham, AL
    3. Lunch at Jimmy Johns eating at the Riverfront Park in Montgomery, AL
    4. Dinner in Panama City Beach, FL
  4. Shopping, minigolf, swimming, and enjoying our resort!
    1. Eat at the Pink Pelican
  5. Exploring Carillon Beach and Shopping at Pier Park
    1. Eat at Thomas Donut & Snack Shop
  6. Going on the Shell Island Eco Tour & Dolphin Encounter at Captain Anderson’s Marina
    1. Eat at Red Brick Pizza in Pier Park
  7. Taking the Deep Sea Fishing Tour at Captain Anderson’s Marina and exploring the beach at Russell-Fields Pier
    1. Eat at Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant
  8. Panama City Beach, FL to Horn Lake, MS
    1. Breakfast at Miramar Beach, FL
    2. Snack in Destin, FL
    3. Stop at Okaloosa Island, FL
    4. Explore the Beach at Pensacola, FL
    5. Lunch in Mobile, AL
    6. Snack in Meridian, MS
    7. Dinner in Horn Lake, MS
  9. Horn Lake, MS to Family in Iowa
    1. Breakfast in West Memphis, AR
    2. Lunch in St. Louis, MO eating at the Gateway Arch
    3. Snack in Quincy, IL
    4. Dinner and stay with family in Iowa
  10. Iowa to Minneapolis

We love exploring US landmarks and hope that you too can take time to enjoy the journey!