Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Florida Panhandle

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday 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 holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 holiday home and check out everything that makes Florida Panhandle a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling 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 centre. 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 near Florida Panhandle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 34,801 holiday rentals near Florida Panhandle. From 8,124 Houses to 692 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Florida Panhandle is on HomeAway.

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: 14,742 holiday rentals
  • Destin: 10,994 holiday rentals
  • Gulf Shores: 10,734 holiday rentals
  • Tallahassee: 152 holiday rentals
  • Panama City Beach: 12,005 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Florida Panhandle! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Destin: 10,994 holiday homes
  • Gulf Shores: 10,734 holiday homes
  • Tallahassee: 152 holiday homes
  • Panama City Beach: 12,005 holiday homes
  • Ft Walton Beach: 9,527 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Florida Panhandle are:

  • Eglin Afb (VPS): 10,920 holiday houses
  • Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH): 139 holiday houses
  • Thomasville, GA (TVI-Thomasville Regional): 17 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Florida Panhandle?

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

  • Holly Hills Municipal Golf Course: 48 holiday rentals
  • Pebble Hill Plantation: 19 holiday rentals
  • Gulf Shores Beach: 10,979 holiday rentals
  • Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center: 9,504 holiday rentals
  • Florida State Hospital: 16 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 homes.

Explore destinations around Florida Panhandle

10,994 holiday rentals
Gulf Shores
10,734 holiday rentals
152 holiday rentals
Panama City Beach
12,005 holiday rentals
Ft Walton Beach
9,527 holiday rentals
Mexico Beach
215 holiday rentals
St. George Island
935 holiday rentals
Lanark Village
114 holiday rentals
Pensacola Beach
2,929 holiday rentals
Miramar Beach
10,305 holiday rentals
Orange Beach
9,377 holiday rentals
Navarre Beach
764 holiday rentals
1,539 holiday rentals
Perdido Key
6,350 holiday rentals
Panama City
7,078 holiday rentals
9,978 holiday rentals
Point Clear
1,480 holiday rentals
201 holiday rentals
Santa Rosa Beach
16,607 holiday rentals
Fort Morgan
5,068 holiday rentals