Panama City Beach is a popular vacation spot, due to its picturesque beaches, with white sand and blue sea. Located in Bay County, Florida, this hotspot is also dog friendly, with a host of eateries that welcome furry friends, as well as hotels so you don’t have to leave your pup at home. For emergency situations, there are nine veterinary clinics and animal hospitals within Panama City Beach.
But, all the beach fun isn’t just for people; there is also a Dog Beach at Pier Park specially for your pup! He is sure to love digging in the sand, as well as running along the beach. If your pooch is feeling adventurous, he can even take a dip in the sea! This is a popular spot for dog lovers and everyone is welcome, as long as your pup remains on leash.
When you get hungry, you can head to Pompano Joe’s for some delicious Gulf seafood. You will also find pawsome outdoor tables where your furry friend can join you. The Redbrick Pizza serves mouth-watering Italian food and the outdoor tables mean you can bring your pup along to enjoy the good weather. If you love beer, don’t miss out on Hofbrau Beer Garden; there is no better place to enjoy imported German beer!
Since Panama City Beach is a vacation spot, you won’t struggle for dog friendly hotels. The La Quinta Inn & Suites welcomes pups for no additional fee, while all the rooms at the Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel are dog friendly.
This is the neighborhood for a pawsome meal! First though, for some freshly brewed coffee, the Deja Brew Coffee Shop will serve you well. They even roast their own coffee beans! Dogs are welcome to join you at one of the outdoor tables. Pineapple Willy’s also has a dog friendly patio where you can enjoy a meal, with the server bringing your furry friend their very own bowl of water to enjoy. For a lively evening, join in the fun at Ms Newby’s. This place has a great atmosphere and your pup can join you at one of the tables outside where there is a patio bar. Be sure to try their Hunch Punch, which is world famous!
For some pup-tastic fun in the sun, treat your dog to Frank Brown Dog Park. Here you can let your dog roam free inside the fenced runs and make new furry friends. There are two fenced areas available, with one called the ‘lazy dawg zone’ for older and smaller pups. There is plenty of grass and sand here for your dog to have fun, as well as dog waste stations, in case you fur-got your own. There is also a sheltered picnic area so you can relax too. Your dog is welcome to explore the rest of Frank Brown Park and walk the trails, as long as he remains on leash.
In Laguna Beach, you will find some delicious places to eat with your pup. For some good American food, check out Salty Sues. You can find BBQ favorites here, as well as fire roasted corn. There are some outdoor seats available where you can bring your pup along for lunch. Another great place for tasty dishes has got to be Coconuts Restaurant. They have loads of dog friendly outdoor seating where you can enjoy the weather and some good food. If you are looking for some accommodation, the Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort offers comfortable rooms and beautiful views. What’s more, your furry friend is welcome to join you too!
When you are in Carillon Beach, treat your dog with a trip to Camp Helen State Park! Although dogs aren’t allowed on the beach area, this place does have sniff-tastic trails to explore through oak forests that your dog will love, as long as they remain on leash. If you are on vacation and want to bring your pup along for the adventure, there are lots of dog friendly places you can stay in Carillon Beach. This includes the Carillon Beach Resort Inn, which offers pawsome accommodation for you and your furry friend. You can bring two dogs with you for an additional fee.
If you are looking for some fresh grub when you are in Gulf Lagoon Beach, be sure to head to The Front Porch. This place serves the best burgers, and you can even create your own if you can’t choose! Plus, there are five dog friendly outdoor tables where your pup can relax with you. Liza’s Kitchen Café & Catering also has a tasty menu and with outdoor dining, your dog is more than welcome to join you. The Finns Island Style Grub may only be a trailer, but this place is packed with pawsome food! You can grab a sheltered picnic table and spend some quality time with your dog.