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Things to do in Bay County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“many restaurants, shopps at one location, great area to walk , beach access and other kids , adults activities”
  • 156 locals recommend
Beach
“Camping, beaching it, jet ski’s, or just to stop and look at our wildlife in the Panhandle”
  • 71 locals recommend
Aquarium
“A place for the whole family! Enjoy daily live shows featuring dolphins, sea lions, reptiles and tropical birds. Explore the indoor and outdoor tropical gardens showcasing penguins, flamingos, sharks, alligators, sea turtles and more.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great place for dining and entertainment. At sunset they shoot a cannon off. A locals favorite spot”
  • 63 locals recommend
Museum
“Have an interest in the strange, unusual, and unique? Take a day to explore Ripley’s Believe It or Not. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Conveniently located across the street. Great ribs, seafood, and frozen drinks ”
  • 47 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is our favorite fine dining restaurant on PBC! It is wonderful. They even have a early diner menu that is both delicious and reasonably priced!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Want to keep busy hands occupied for a day? With over 100 hands on science exhibits, ropes course, laser tag, and 6D motion ride, you will not be disappointed.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Water Park
“Shipwreck Island is a local favorite! Come early so you get a beach chair around the kiddie area or lazy river!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This a very solid beach restaurant. Their food never disappoints and they always have something awesome going on! Live music, drink specials or just enjoy the fantastic views of the beach!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
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“This place is amazing, and very, very busy in the high season. If you like fresh oysters, this is the place to go. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A little more upscale in price but you won't be disappointed and the portions are large.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
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“Known as the #1 honky tonk in the world and is the place to be for country music. Great food and nightly entertainment. Located at Pier Park.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is my personal favorite Beachside Restaurant and Grill. Great food with quality portions at reasonable prices.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Cajun/Creole Restaurant
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“New Orleans style food created with authentic recipes. The atmosphere is laid-back and there is often live music. Also there are several TVs with current sports games playing. Dine inside or out. I especially love the jalapeño cheese Rangoon’s, red beans and rice, oysters and the special of the day! I’m getting hungry just thinking About it…”
  • 26 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Very cute place to visit. Start with a historical walk then ease into a short hike/walk around the wooded/sandy trails. End up at the beach. Careful with the wild habitat. Be sure to read the signs.”
  • 34 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Great place for dining and entertainment. At sunset they shoot a cannon off. A locals favorite spot”
  • 63 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Conveniently located across the street. Great ribs, seafood, and frozen drinks ”
  • 47 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is our favorite fine dining restaurant on PBC! It is wonderful. They even have a early diner menu that is both delicious and reasonably priced!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“This a very solid beach restaurant. Their food never disappoints and they always have something awesome going on! Live music, drink specials or just enjoy the fantastic views of the beach!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
“This place is amazing, and very, very busy in the high season. If you like fresh oysters, this is the place to go. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Known as the #1 honky tonk in the world and is the place to be for country music. Great food and nightly entertainment. Located at Pier Park.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A little more upscale in price but you won't be disappointed and the portions are large.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is my personal favorite Beachside Restaurant and Grill. Great food with quality portions at reasonable prices.”
  • 24 locals recommend

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