Destination guide

The tranquil city of Thomas Drive awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Thomas Drive. Travelers appreciate the skyscrapers in this relaxing city. St. Andrews State Park and Gulf World Marine Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Thomas Drive

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Thomas Drive a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulf World Marine Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Signal Hill Country Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • ZooWorld Zoological & Botanical Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Signal Hill Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pirates Island Golf (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Thomas Drive

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, 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 Thomas Drive

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Thomas Drive is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Andrews State Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Truesdell Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Shell Island (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Conservation Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Carillon Beach (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Camp Helen State Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Thomas Drive

The nearest airport is in Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 44.6 mi (71.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Thomas Drive?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 7,420 vacation rentals near Thomas Drive. From 649 Houses to 6,126 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Thomas Drive for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Thomas Drive?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Thomas Drive. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Rosa Beach: 16,923 vacation rentals
  • Rosemary Beach: 1,195 vacation rentals
  • Panama City: 7,422 vacation rentals
  • Seacrest: 593 vacation rentals
  • Highway 30A: 14,998 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Thomas Drive! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Thomas Drive?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Thomas Drive:

  • Santa Rosa Beach: 16,923 rentals
  • Panama City: 7,422 rentals
  • Lower Grand Lagoon: 7,301 rentals
  • Freeport: 16,806 rentals
  • Lynn Haven: 4,047 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Thomas Drive?

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

  • Pier Park: 12,534 rentals
  • St. Andrews State Park: 8,145 rentals
  • Frank Brown Park: 12,596 rentals
  • Camp Helen State Park: 13,942 rentals
  • Gulf Coast State College: 9,259 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Thomas Drive listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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