Hotels Close to Frank Brown Park in Florida

by Matthew Knight

Frank Brown Park, located 10 miles north of Panama City, Florida, features 200 acres of recreational facilities, including softball, baseball and soccer fields as well as a festival site and dog park. Located just a half-mile from the Gulf of Mexico, it offers convenient access to local beaches, shopping and several hotels within the Panama City beach area.

Inn Paradise Hotel

Inn Paradise Hotel features a beachfront location less then a mile south of Frank Brown Park. The small hotel offers private quiet lodging with convenient access to the Panama City Beach Fishing Pier and Jimmy Buffet’s Restaurant a quarter-mile to the north. The hotel has 42 beachfront rooms with select units having a fully equipped kitchen. Guests have access to an oceanfront pool with sundeck, picnic area and miles of white sand beaches.

Flamingo Motel

Flamingo Motel, a family-owned motel, offers beachfront guest rooms just over a mile to the south of Frank Brown Park. Within a block of the motel, guests can find several local eateries and shops, including Shucklum’s Oyster Pub, The Reef Deli and Blue Island Beach Company. The motel offers a variety of room layouts with standard guest rooms, one- and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, and oceanfront rooms with a beachfront porch. The property includes two pools, a hot tub and beachfront sundeck.

Palmetto Inn & Suites

Palmetto Inn & Suites, located a mile and half west of Frank Brown Park, features oceanfront hotel rooms with a balcony. The hotel offers walking access to a shopping area with several local eateries, including Panama Pizzeria, Louie’s Florida Grill and Lynn’s Country Buffet. The property features an oceanfront tower and a building of rooms across the street from the beach. Room layouts include standard guest rooms with a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony on the oceanfront tower rooms. Guests will enjoy an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, snack bar with ice cream, and two picnic pavilions with gas grills.

America’s Best Value Inn

America’s Best Value Inn offers value-priced accommodations on the Gulf of Mexico less then two miles south of Frank Brown Park. Front Beach Road has several attractions within a half-mile, including Gulf World Marine Park, Fun-Land Arcade and Sharky’s Beach Club. Guest rooms include a fully equipped kitchen and free continental breakfast and feature an ocean or pool view. Guests have access to an outdoor pool with sundeck and beachfront playground.

About the Author

Based in Southwestern Michigan, Matthew Knight has been writing outdoor and technology articles since 2008. His articles appear on various websites. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Western Michigan University.