Beautiful Rosemary Beach has the quiet ambiance that you desire for your beach getaway, but it also is close to the lively excitement of Panama City Beach when you want to explore Florida nightlife or even explore some of the natural landscapes of the area. You can enjoy the best of both worlds from the comfort of your Rosemary Beach vacation house. Many rentals in Rosemary Beach have an exceptional view of the water, and some even have private beach access for your convenience. Rosemary Beach truly is the perfect vacation destination if you have your sights set on escaping to a gorgeous beach and relaxing the day away.
Rosemary Beach has miles of uninterrupted beaches for you to explore with several access points available. There are also beaches in nearby communities, such as Alys Beach, Seacrest, Sunnyside and Laguna Beach. In addition to beaches along the coast, there are also beaches located near beautiful Lake Powell, which is not far from your Florida rental house. Camp Helen State Park is located right on the shores of Lake Powell, providing you with a different water experience as well as ample opportunities for hiking, picnicking and enjoying other related outdoor activities.
From the convenient location of your vacation home, you will be a short drive from Panama City Beach. Panama City Beach is home to one of the region's top shopping destinations, Pier Park. This is an outdoor shopping venue that has tons of larger and smaller brand name shops. There are also entertainment venues, restaurants and night spots to enjoy at Pier Park, making this a “must see” attraction while in the area. In addition, along the coastline in Rosemary Beach and beyond, you can find numerous souvenir and t-shirt shops as well as antique shops and more.
In Rosemary Beach and beyond, there are also numerous family-friendly attractions that will give you and your family plenty of fabulous new memories to enjoy. For example, Gulf World by Dolphin Discovery has numerous aquatic wildlife exhibits and shows for your family to explore together. WonderWorks, Goofy Golf, Coconut Creek Family Fun Park, St. Andrews State Park and others are also popular destinations that add to your fun times while in the local area.
The weather in the Rosemary Beach area can be stunning throughout most of the year, but summer is a peak travel time for visitors because the warm weather conditions during this season are ideal for spending time at the beach. The average high temperature that you can enjoy during the summer season is from the 80s to 90s. The winters are often mild, making it an ideal destination to escape to when you need to get away from the brutal chill that grips many other parts of the country during the winter. The average high in Rosemary Beach during the winter is in the 60s most of the time. Rainfall is common throughout the year because of the area's location on the coast, but the wettest time of the year is from July through August. This coincides with the peak of tropical storm and hurricane season.
Whether you are traveling to Rosemary Beach by car or plane, you will find that the process is easy. The closest major airport is the Pensacola International Airport. From Pensacola, you can rent a car and travel along Interstate 10 to Highway 331 South. Take Highway 331 to Highway 98, and travel east along Highway 98 until you reach Rosemary Beach.