The panhandle of Florida is made up of numerous cities and towns, including Pensacola, Panama City and Florida's capital city of Tallahassee. Many other smaller towns line the south coast of the panhandle, making it a thriving center of tourism.
The southern coast of Florida's panhandle is known as the "Emerald Coast." Tourism site PanhandleofFlorida.com boasts that the weather is gorgeous 343 days a year. Some of the most popular beach destinations include Pensacola Beach, Gulf Breeze, Navarre, Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Panama City Beach. For travelers interested in a non-beach experience, the Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fort Pickens, the Air Force Armament Museum, the Bear Creek Feline Center and St. Mark's National Wildlife Refuge are worth visiting.
For those sticking to the capital city of Tallahassee, plenty of art, culture, history, nightlife and outdoor adventure is available. The Tallahassee Museum has something for everyone with its historical artifacts and log cabins, a zip line, trails and small zoo animals.
Capital City Tours offers a trolley service around the city to a variety of historical sites. Shoppers can enjoy the variety of antique shops and boutiques nestled into the city. For those looking for some exciting night life, there are plenty of taverns, bars and clubs to choose from.