- The list below includes 52 free or cheap things to do in or near Panama City Beach, Florida, including 37 different types of inexpensive activities like Mini Golf, Fishing, Paddleboarding and Aquariums.
- From Beach at Panama City to Russell Fields City Pier, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Panama City Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Panama City, Santa Rosa Beach, Grayton Beach and Seagrove Beach.
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1450 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 MoreLess Info
The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island can be considered a mall and a half-covered park in one. It has covered picnic areas and sports courts, it has snack-bars and shops, and it has playgrounds and arcade games.
Within Fat Daddy's Arcade is a collection of over 65 popular games, including classics like basketball and skeeball alongside Guitar Hero, racing games, and games for children. In addition to the arcade, the entertainment center also has an on-site pizza parlor.
81% 582 votes
1030 Miracle Strip Parkway East, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 MoreLess Info
With 1,262 feet and a large octagonal point, the Okaloosa Island Pier is best suited for catching both smaller fries and big, fighting fish. The biggest catch was a 42 pound king mackerel.
72% 1912 votes
1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 MoreLess Info
More than a simple aquarium, the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is a hands-on institution specializing in animal interactions. Guests come face to face with dolphins, manatees, seals and small sharks. Those who wish to may snorkel with stingrays.