It’s hard to believe that a year has gone by since we announced that we would serve Panama City Beach (ECP)! Since then I’ve made several trips back to the Northwest Florida area for events, speeches, and our grand opening in May.
The past few months have been very difficult for the Northwest Florida area. For a community that thrives on tourism, one bad summer can really shake up the local economy. When the BP oil spill made headlines across the nation, everyone was on edge, anticipating which way the oil would move. Clean-up efforts were massive, and the community banded together posting live web cams on the beaches to show that the beaches of Northwest Florida were still as beautiful as ever.
I’m here witnessing firsthand the shimmering white sand and the crystal blue water. As I’m writing this post, it’s 9 a.m., and people are already flocking to the beach to spend their day in the sun (hopefully they are wearing plenty of SPF!). If you had any doubts about your fall vacation to the beach, I’m here to tell you—come on down—it’s beautiful!
Fall is one of the best times to visit the Northwest Florida area. The weather stays about a solid 80 degrees, the sun is out, and the crowd is relaxed! Also, it’s super easy to get from the brand new (and beautiful) new airport to the beach. The next time you are thinking about an easy weekend getaway, try ECP, I promise, you’ll LUV it!