Continued from Amazing Attractionss You Can\’t Miss in Panama City Beach!.
Camp Helen State Park
Explore the rich natural and cultural resources of Camp Helen State Park. Bordered by the Gulf of Mexico on three sides, and by Lake Powell, the 180 acre park is one of the largest coastal dune lakes in Florida. Prehistoric middens and mounds indicate that humans inhabited the area more than 4,000 years ago. From 1945 until 1987 Camp Helen was a company resort for the employees of an Alabama textile mill, known as Avondale Mills. Some of those buildings have now been restored. Enjoy a number of outdoor activities, such as swimming, beachcombing, nature study, hiking and both freshwater and saltwater fishing.
Shipwreck Island Waterpark
Shipwreck Island Waterpark opened in the summer of 1983 and has been entertaining families ever since. The tropical theme waterpark is filled with attractions like the Ocean Motion eave pool, Skull Island, an awesome lazy river, and The Great Shipwreck. Add in excellent food and beverage outlets, lush landscaping, and a professionally trained aquatics staff, and you’ll be sure to have an exciting time. Don’t settle for a sprinkle, come make a big splash at Shipwreck Island Waterpark.
Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center
Get wet and wild on the bumper boats or play 18 or 36 holes of Fantasy Mini Golf. Kids will have a blast at Kids Kingdom, and the Alien Arcade is filled with hundreds of the latest games. The Max Flight Simulator takes you 360 degrees on the roller coaster of the future. Enjoy altitude with an attitude! Thrill to go-kart racing on any one of three tracks, including The Vortex, the original four-story wooden track or the Formula II Track with fast, 9 horsepower fun! Double your fun by riding double in one go-kart. Go Extreme on our Extreme Rides the Vertical Accelerator and SkyFlyer, they are guaranteed to give you thrills and chills ! Kids will have a blast on the five rides at Kids Kingdom. Conveniently located right next to the beach, Emerald Falls is a perfect way to thrill the day away.
Man in the Sea Museum
The Man in the Sea Museum is a great place to discover the history of diving. You can climb through a submarine, learn about different diving helmets used throughout history, see SEALAB 1, and so much more!! We have a large collection of rare diving equipment highlighting man\’s success in underwater exploration capabilities. Make plans to visit this unique one-of-a-kind museum located in beautiful Panama City Beach, Florida!