PANAMA CITY — Experience Bay County with fun everywhere, from the beaches to museums, suitable for anyone to enjoy on any day of the week.
Here are 10 attractions around Bay County that are open now for families, friends, tourists and locals.
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
9907 Front Beach Rd. Go for the mirror maze, 7D moving theater, impossible laser race, or all three. Learn something new and unusual at Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Panama City Beach. The Titanic Shipwreck museum is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm and is suitable for all ages. Prices: Adults $12.99, children $9.99. Combo prices: Adults $29.99, children $24.99.
9910 Front Beach Rd. Visit an amusement park for the mind with 35,000 square feet of edutainment. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits challenging the mind and sparking the imagination. WonderWorks is open from 10 am to 8 pm Sunday through Thursday and 10 am to 9 pm Friday and Saturday. Prices: Adults $27.99, children under 12 $21.99.
9523 Front Beach Rd. Race City is home to the only rollercoaster in Panama City Beach, with much more entertainment for the whole family, including go-karts, indoor mini-golf, and a mega arcade. Admission is free, but prices vary for single rides. Unlimited armbands start at $42.99. Race City currently operates from noon to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Dave & Buster’s
15701 S. Pier Park Drive. Eat, drink, and play at Dave & Buster’s in Panama City Beach at its massive arcade, sports bar, and restaurant area. The arcade recently added an all-new virtual reality game: Terminator Guardian of Fate. The fun is open for everyone from 11 am to 11 pm Monday and Tuesday and from 11 am to midnight Wednesday through Sunday. Gameplay chips are reloadable on a D&B card. Prices range from $15 to $100.
SkyWheel Panama City Beach
Take in the view of Panama City Beach on the nearly 200-foot SkyWheel attraction venue in Pier Park. The entertainment venue also features an 18 hole mini-golf course and a rope course that is suitable for all ages. SkyWheel is open year-round from 11 am to 8 pm Prices: $16.99 per person (SkyWheel); two-attraction combo (SkyWheel plus mini-golf or ropes course) $27.99 per person; three-attraction combo (all three) $37.99 per person.
ZooWorld Zoological Park
9008 Front Beach Rd. Experience the wild at ZooWorld in Panama City Beach. ZooWorld is home to more than 350 species of animals and 250 species of plants. Experience the opportunity to interact with animals while learning more about their behaviors and species. ZooWorld is open daily from 9:30 am to 4 pm Daily admission prices are $24.95 for adults and $19.95 for children under 12. Military members and Bay County locals receive 20 percent off admission with a valid ID
Royal Escape Rooms
477 N. Richard Jackson Blvd. and Pier Park. Test your strategic skills and solve the puzzle to escape from a room in under one hour. Royal Escape Rooms offers nine different escape room games that challenge the brain with unsolved mysteries and hidden clues. Come with a group of up to eight people. Price: $29.99 per person. You must book online at royalescaperooms.com.
204 Bluefish Drive Suite 100. Enjoy one hour of lights, cameras and selfies at the Selfie Spot in Panama City Beach. Selfie Spot has more than 30 different rooms with professional lighting allowing the opportunity for an Instagram-worthy photo op. Selfie Spot is open daily from 10 am to 8 pm Price: $29.99 per person
525 Richard Jackson Blvd. Build your fitness levels, or just come for the experience at Panama City Beach’s largest ax throwing sports venue. The ax throwing coaches work closely with their visitors teaching the perfect techniques and making ax throwing suitable for all ages. Book online at axethrowingpcb.com. Prices range from $20 to $30 per person.
Captain Zach’s Adventure: Dolphin Sightseeing and Boat Tour
Spend some time on the water with Capt. Zach on a boat tour along St. Andrews Bay and into the Gulf of Mexico. Learn more about the history of Panama City and have the opportunity to spot dolphins on the two-hour tour. Booking is available through captzachsadventures.com.