Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Upper Grand Lagoon

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Upper Grand Lagoon. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and fishing. St. Andrews State Park and Panama City Marina are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Upper Grand Lagoon

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Upper Grand Lagoon a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulf World Marine Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Water Planet (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Meadows Course at Bay Point Resort (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • ZooWorld Zoological & Botanical Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Pirates Island Golf (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Upper Grand Lagoon

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Upper Grand Lagoon

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Upper Grand Lagoon is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Andrews State Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Truesdell Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Shell Island (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Conservation Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Carillon Beach (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Camp Helen State Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Upper Grand Lagoon

The nearest airport is in Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 45.6 mi (73.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Upper Grand Lagoon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 6,165 vacation rentals near Upper Grand Lagoon. From 400 Houses to 5,265 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Upper Grand Lagoon area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Upper Grand Lagoon?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Upper Grand Lagoon:

  • North Wood Estates: 89 vacation rentals
  • Treasure Cove: 255 vacation rentals
  • North Lagoon Oaks: 343 vacation rentals
  • Port Lagoon: 126 vacation rentals
  • The Fairways: 44 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Upper Grand Lagoon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Upper Grand Lagoon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Meadows Course at Bay Point Resort: 8,167 vacation rentals
  • Adventures at Sea: 9,126 vacation rentals
  • Naval Support Activity Panama City: 9,467 vacation rentals
  • Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort: 7,905 vacation rentals
  • Capt. Anderson's Marina: 9,128 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upper Grand Lagoon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Upper Grand Lagoon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 400 Houses in Upper Grand Lagoon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Upper Grand Lagoon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5,265 rentals available
  • Villas: 38 rentals available
  • Cabins: 26 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Upper Grand Lagoon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5,627 vacation rentals with pool available in Upper Grand Lagoon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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