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Northwest Florida is more than friendly living, blue and green waters and sandy beaches. Step into the region and you’ll find award-winning seafood restaurants, unique breweries and a four seasons outdoor paradise. If you’re looking for things to do in Northwest Florida, the possibilities are endless with multiple state parks, nature preserves, zoos and festivals in the region.

Peruse the racks at one of the nation’s largest designer outlet centers. Be captivated by Panama City’s mural trail through the historic downtown. The region is also diverse and inclusive, with Pensacola offering an LGBTQ-friendly beach and a strong presence of Black-owned businesses and heritage sites.

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Dog Beach at Pier Park ranked in top 30 best dog-friendly beaches in U.S. View the list here

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Dog Beach at Pier Park, known across the Panhandle as being a great place to take your BFFs (best furry friends), is making a name for itself nationally.  Located on the Gulf of Mexico in Panama City Beach, Dog Beach is among the 30 best dog-friendly beaches in the country, according […]
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‘New Moon of Northwest Florida’ will soon take flight

WEWAHITCHKA, Fla. (WMBB) — A little less than four years ago, a company called Skyborne Technology opened up a facility in Wewahitchka. In that short time, the company has taken flight, literally. Skyborne is completing its 15th airship and has big plans for the near future. One of Skyborne Technologies primary projects so far has […]
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Opportunity Florida – Opportunity is Here Video

Florida’s Rural Area of Opportunity region in Northwest Florida, where your company may expand or locate a new facility using the region’s skilled labor coming from our workforce training pipeline that begins at the high school. Come visit our area that abounds with quality of place attributes. Opportunity Is Here — You Should Be Too!
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