Panama City Beach Family Friendly Activities

Five Family-Friendly Adventures for Rainy Days in Panama City Beach

  • 15 May 2018

Rock’it Lanes

Between the 24 bowling lanes, 8,000 square foot roller skating rink, mega arcade and sports bar, your whole family will enjoy dodging the rain at Rock’It Lanes. You won’t even have to weather the storm for food, as Rock’It Lanes features a grill that serves burgers, pizza, quesadillas and more.

Location: 513 Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407


Bowling: $4.50/game 
Shoe Rental $4.00
All-day Skate Pass (Skate Rental Included) $11.00


WonderWorks is a 35,000 square feet hands-on amusement center dedicated to the intersection of education and entertainment. Both you and your kids will enjoy testing how cold the water was when the Titanic sunk, becoming a human lightning rod by using a Tesla coil, shooting in an Army Black Hawk simulator and more! Included in general admission is a 3 stories tall glow-in-the dark rope course and laser tag. The Snack Shack, located next to the rope course, offers hot dogs, pizza, nachos, soft pretzels and more.
Location: 9910 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Children under 4: Free
Children (5-12): $23.99
Adult: $28.99
Seniors: $23.99

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

Take shelter from the rain at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, which is right across the street from Wonderworks. Ripley’s features over 200 interesting artifacts including shrunken heads, a megalodon prehistoric shark jaw and visual illusions, as well as interactive exhibits. In addition to the main Odditorium, Ripley’s has a 7D moving theatre (which plays three separate interactive experiences) and a mirror maze. The Impossible Laser Race will have the mini James Bond in your family dodging lasers while trying to beat the clock.
Location: 9907 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Children Under 5: Free
Odditorium-Adult: $22.99
Odditorium-Child: $18.99
Odditorium, Moving Theatre, Impossible Laser Race & Mirror Maze Combo-Adult: $29.99
Odditorium, Moving Theatre, Impossible Laser Race & Mirror Maze Combo-Child: $24.99

Gulf World Marine Park

Gulf World is open rain or shine every day and is a great rainy day adventure for the animal lovers in your family! Gulf World’s offers three shows: Bottlenose Dolphin Show, Sea Lion & Rough-Toothed Dolphin Show and Feather & Friends Show (each show occurs twice daily). At Stingray Bay, feed the Cownose Stingrays at one of the four allotted feeding times: 11:00, 12:30, 2:30 and 4:00. Go one step further with Gulf World’s additional interactive programs such as Swim With The Dolphins, Sea Lion Meet and Greet, Harbor Seal Encounter, Trainer for a Day and more. Pricing for these add-ons can be found at //
Location: 15412 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413
Children (4 and under): Free
Children (5-11): $19.99 in person/$16.99 online
Adults: $29.99 in person/$26.99 online
Seniors (55+): $21.99

Just Jump Trampoline Park

Panama City Beach’s newest attraction, Just Jump Trampoline Park, is 30,000 square feet of fun for the whole family. The agile members of your family will love the Gladiator Pit, Ninja Course, tumble track and trapeze, while the sports lovers will enjoy playing dodgeball, basketball and soccer. Worried about your little one in the mix of all this activity? Just Jump has an area specifically for kids 6 and under that features its own foam pit, climbing wall, play structure, basketball goal and set of trampolines.
Location: 11220 Hutchinson Blvd, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
1 hour: $15
1.5 hours: $20
2 hours: $25
Child Prices (6 years and younger):
Kiddie Area only: $12
1.5 hours: $18
2 hours: $22