Area Information

Whether you are here for a day, a week, or a month or longer there are plenty of activities and events to add to to your vacation list.  Our local area information we provide here should be enough to get you on your way to a great time here.   Do check out our news section for more details on upcoming local events and attractions.


Panama City Beach is nationally known as one of the top beach vacation spots in the country.  One of the reasons it is are the white sands and emerald waters along our nearly 27 miles of coastline.  If you do nothing but sit on the beach across the street from Campers Inn for the duration of your stay with us, we can only say it would be time well spent!

Local Activities

For those that want to get out and explore what our area has to offer, there are countless local activities and things to do here in and around Panama City Beach.

We will feature a few of the more popular activities here as well as recommend you visit our local tourism website, they have the list pretty well covered!

Get on the Water

In addition to spending time on the beach there are plenty of water activities to choose from, while on the beach there are parasailing and jetski rentals offered.  Just down the road on Grand Lagoon there are fishing charters, boat rentals, a variety of boat tours, and scuba dive trips to choose from.

Deep Sea Fishing

If you have ever wanted to experience world class fishing in the Gulf of Mexico you can find it here in Panama City Beach.  Just ask one of our staff at Florida Watersports for charter information and they can also set you up with any gear you might need.

Family Fun

Within walking distance or a very short drive from Campers Inn there are several family friendly attractions worth checking out.  Activities include Zoo World, Mini Golf, Go Cart tracks, the Slingshot, mazes, Arcades, and indoor family fun at Ripley’s or Wonderworks


When it’s time to dine out here there is something for everyone here!  If you are looking for the best in local seafood there are numerous choices close to the campground such as Capt. Anderson’s or Grand Marlin at Grand Lagoon.  If something else sounds good like Steak, Cajun, Asian, or Pizza, it’s all nearby!


After a day on the beach, it’s time to get out and have a little fun.  Some of the best places on the beach are just a short walk or ride from Campers Inn.  The choices are many, if you are looking for Live Music, Karaoke, DJ’s & Dancing, or a place to just relax and have a cold one it all nearby.  Check out Ms. Newby’s, Hammerhead Fred’s, Club LaVela, Foghorns, and Dat Cajun Place to get started.


Almost next door to Campers Inn you will find Signal Hill Golf Course.  Open since 1962 it’s the oldest golf course in Panama City Beach, featuring 18 holes at reasonable rates and a great choice for novices and the more serious golfer.  Our area also offers several other top rated courses too, if golf is your thing, don’t forget your clubs.


There is something for everyone here, we all know the beach is #1 but there is also plenty of other things to see and do.  Numerous local attractions are located close to Campers Inn such as Coconut Creek, venture a little further around the beach you will find Shipwreck Island Water Park, Gulf World, and much more.  Go Here for More Information!


Bay County has some of the best parks in NW Florida.  One of the most convenient to visit just down Thomas Dr is St. Andrews State Park.  There is plenty of beach space, a fishing pier, several hiking trails, lots of wildlife, and it’s a great spot to kayak or canoe around the grand lagoon.  To find more parks go here to begin exploring!


If you need to do a little shopping while you are here, Pier Park Mall has just about anything you might need.  Located about 5 miles West of Campers Inn