Emerald Coast Area Trip Planner
Welcome to Emerald Coast Area!
The Emerald Coast is celebrated for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Each year the region's beaches attract countless visitors, making the area a major tourist destination. However, the Emerald Coast offers much more than just fun in the sun, as it is home to a number of attractions that entertain the entire family. Located in Panama City Beach, Gulf World Marine Park educates and entertains audiences with marine mammal shows. Shipwreck Island Water Park is also located in Panama City Beach and is an ideal place to cool down on a hot day. Panama City offers an annual Oktoberfest every year, featuring beer tents, polka music and more. For adult entertainment, visitors enjoy Ebro Greyhound Park where bets are placed on regularly scheduled thoroughbred dog races. A trip to the coastal community of Apalachicola is worthwhile for fishing enthusiasts, as the Apalachicola Bay offers some of the best fishing in Florida. Several guided fishing trips are offered in the area.