Panama City Beach Looking West

Panama City Beach

I only include these pictures on my blog for the sole purpose to remind me why I like to travel off the beaten path.  I can not even comprehend the utter chaos and nightmare this place is during peak season or spring break.  The number of hotel rooms along this beach has to be over 10,000.

There are, however, a few interesting things such as the upside down building, a museum called Wonder Works, and Ripley’s which is in the shape of the Titanic.

We spent about 40 minutes here to take some pictures and do some quick shopping.

View from our Table at Dinner

R & R on St George Island

WOW,  2 day trips to Florida are brutal. We dropped our two youngest, Jarrett and Kaylyn, off in Lake City, Florida where our oldest, Jackie, whisked them off to Ft. Lauderdale for the week.

The Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island
The Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island

Jennifer and I then headed to St George Island, which is about an hours drive east of Panama City.  I had never heard of this little paradise before and only found it looking at google maps.

We stayed in the Buccaneer Inn, an old motel built-in the 50’s that ha withstood many a gale. I was a bit nervous about staying here as, well the online reviews were less than flattering. The Inn was actually quite pleasant, although it is NOT the Hilton. We had a kitchenette room, the “table” was actually a restaurant booth that you would have seen in a 70’s McDonalds. Their were no HD tv’s and no Wi-Fi. They told me they did try wi-fi, but with all the rooms surrounded in block and concrete it was a failed experiment. Continue reading

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