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When is the Best Time to Vacation in Florida? Your Guide to Each Season

As locals, we want to let you in on a little secret. Based on average weather, crowds, and rates, the best times to visit Florida are March-April or September-October. We’ll break down the best time to plan your Florida vacation by season, with details on Florida’s eight regions, weather, crowds, activities, and rates.   Florida is […]

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Florida Staycation: How-To Plan Your Perfect Three Day Last-Minute Getaway

Staycations are the perfect reason to take time off, enjoy a change in scenery, and recharge your battery – all without the added stress of being far from home, transportation hassles, and potentially higher costs of a full-blown vacation. If you’re short on time and low on energy, start packing your overnight bag for a [...]

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Florida Packing List: What to Pack for Your Family’s Beach Vacation

Have you been dreaming about walking on white-sand beaches, soaking up the sun and listening to the waves crash, only to start panicking about what to pack for you and your family? To help subside any packing anxieties you may be feeling, we’ve created this locals-approved packing list for your weeklong Florida beach vacation. What […]

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Panama City Beach Vacation Information

We want to reassure you that in times of uncertainty surrounding travel and your vacation, your safety and wellbeing remain our top priority. We wanted to share a few updates that might help you feel at ease with booking an upcoming vacation to the Panama City Beach area and why vacation rentals are uniquely positioned […]

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FACT: Being By The Beach Is Good For Your Health

Panama City Beach remains open and available for visitors since the comfortability of what we knew as normal came to an abrupt halt due to COVID-19. The only known at this point is the unknown, but travel and vacation destinations will be ready when the health of our country reaches a safe point. Resort Collection […]

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How to Live Like a PCB Local

When traveling to any destination, whether it be for work or play, one truth that never fails is locals know best. While we’d like to keep our hidden gems and tips “hidden,” we can’t help our southern hospitality by providing our visitors must-try adventures and experiences—from a local perspective. While we hope your trip to […]

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Travel Resolutions for 2020

If you want to get the most out of your family travels, try out these New Year’s travel resolutions. Now you don’t need to take on all these travel resolutions. Perhaps just pick a couple, and they will get you that little bit closer to your family travel goals. If anything, they’re a bit more […]

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Bold and Outrageous Predictions for the Travel Industry in 2020

“One of our goals is to always surprise our readers. So we asked our editors to push the envelope on making predictions for the New Year. They did not disappoint, from Amazon buying Expedia to JetBlue going away. What we are really trying to do here is prepare our readers for more of the unexpected […]

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United Airlines Adding 5 New Non-stop Flights at ECP This Spring

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) and United Airlines announce new non­stop service this Spring at ECP. United Airlines will be adding non­stop service on Saturdays in March between ECP and Austin (AUS), Chicago (ORD), Columbus (CMH), Denver (DEN) and St. Louis (STL). “We are excited for United Airlines to add more non­stop service for […]

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2020 Panama City Beach Events This Winter

Panama City Beach Mardi Gras & Music Festival February 21-22 Pier Park and Frank Brown Park Combine the excitement of authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of our emerald green water and sugar white sand, and you’re in for a real treat at the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival. In […]

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