Panama City Charter Buses
A city of 36,000 people, Panama City, Florida is the largest city between Pensacola and Tallahassee, originally named because it lay on a direct line between Panama City in Central America and the city of Chicago. The city’s name change took place during the building of the Panama Canal. Like many cities in Florida, Panama City has short winters and long, humid summers, with temperatures reaching the high eighties and nineties.
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The home to the Tyndall Air Force Base. Panama City is also located right next to Panama City Beach, an entirely different city, which can sometimes confuse newcomers. Panama City is the cultural and governmental center of the area, as well as one of the few areas in Florida that’s in the Central time zone instead of the Eastern.
Transportation in and Around Panama City
If visiting Panama City by air, travelers will arrive via the Northwest Florida International Airport (ECP), most likely through Delta or Southwest Airlines. Private pilots must land at Sandy Creek Airpark. By car, Panama City is accessible via US Highway 98, US Highway 231 and State Routes 77 and 79. Greyhound Buses also has a terminal located on Harrison Street. Inside the city, Baytown Trolley handles bus transportation, and the Bay Line Railroad has a line running to Alabama.
There are many outdoor attractions and activities to be found a day’s drive from Panama City, including Falling Waters State Park, Florida Caverns State Park, and the Appalachicola National Forest. Annual events in Panama City include Americana Music at the Lodge, the Audubon Bird Walk, and the Taste of Panama City Food Tour. Families visiting Panama City can enjoy cruises, boating, fishing, jet skiing, paddle boarding, diving, snorkeling, kiteboarding, surfing, and other water activities throughout the summer months.
Although Panama City is a small metropolitan area with relatively few traffic problems compared to other cities, travelers looking to get around with ease and comfort can look to Metropolitan Shuttle for a luxury coach, charter bus or other ground transportation.
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