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The ideal location for your Winter, the Edgewater Beach Resort offers the comforts of home with an unbeatable view. With Northwest Florida’s mild winters, you can capture the magic of the beach without the summer crowds. Retreat to a world all your own and relax in a spacious, inviting 1 or 2 bedroom condominium on Panama City Beach. Each suite includes a full kitchen with appliances & basic kitchen supplies, washer, dryer, complimentary Internet, & balconies with spectacular views of the Gulf! 

Day 1 – Home to Normal, IL 

Today we begin our journey south in hopes of sunshine. Enjoy an included noon lunch served today at Piggy’s along the way. Relax at the hotel this evening in Normal, IL. 

Included Meals: Lunch 

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites 


Day 2 – Normal to Columbia, TN 

After our hotel breakfast, we pass through the changing landscapes of Kentucky to Columbia, Tennessee. We check into our hotel and dinner is on your own this evening. 

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Hotel: Hampton Inn


Day 3 – Columbia to Panama City Beach, FL 

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before we travel to sunny Florida where sandy white beaches await us! Check into the Edgewater Beach Resort, our home on the gulf coast for the next 14 nights! Take advantage of the great location within walking distance to many restaurants, shops, attractions, and of course the beach! We’ll settle into our Condos, and enjoy a welcome dinner with our traveling friends. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Edgewater Dinner 

Hotel: Edgewater Beach Resort 


Days 4-16 – Panama City Beach 

Spend the next 13 days relaxing and enjoying your surroundings. R&J Tours has planned weekly outings that could include a day trip to Apalachicola, Wakulla Springs State Park, or Shell Island. We will also plan an R&J get together with snacks and beverages for the group. Enjoy additional included meals during your stay in Panama City Beach including Todd Herendeen, Saltwater Grill, Lodge at Wakulla Springs, and Wicked Wheel. 

Included Meals: Edgewater Welcome Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinner 


Day 17 – Panama City Beach to Columbia, TN 

Travel to Columbia today and settle in for a restful night. A tasty dinner awaits at Cracker Barrel. 

Included Meals: Dinner 

Hotel: Hampton Inn


Day 18 – Columbia to Bloomington, IL 

A breakfast is served at the hotel before we depart for Illinois today. Enjoy the changing landscapes as we motor along. 

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Hotel: Holiday Inn & Suites 


Day 19 – Bloomington to Home 

After our hotel breakfast this morning, we make our final stretch home with lunch and coffee breaks along the way. We’ll visit with our new traveling friends before arriving home this evening. 

Included Meals: Breakfast 


Edgewater Beach Resort stay includes: 

One-half mile of private beach, Executive Par 3 Gold course and Putting Green on Property, 11 tennis & pickleball courts, swimming pools including Lagoon Pool, Ocean’s Restaurant and Lounge (oceanfront), Edgie’s Corner Market (home to coffee, ice cream, snacks, and more), Health Club & Spa, Tennis Pro Shop, and more! 

Be sure to pack your swimsuit so you can enjoy two heated pools, four hot tubs, and the large, unheated Lagoon pool, all easily accessed from each Tower. The expansive, newly renovated pool decks create a tropical oasis overlooking Edgewater’s panoramic stretch of Panama City Beach. 

Within Edgewater’s 110 acres, guests will enjoy the most extensive list of amenities and activities available in Panama City Beach. Complimentary Tram Service offering stops throughout the resort. A full-service Activities Desk is provided to handle all your needs, from arranging tee times to providing entertainment options. Shuffle Board courts play host to friendly games and occasional tournaments alike. 

Near the Edgewater Beach Resort: 

Across the street you’ll find the following: Bowling alley, boutique clothing shop, Burger King, Subway, Sweet Basil’s, Montego Bay, Firefly Restaurant, plus more! 

Nearby you’ll find several more great restaurants, Wal-Mart Supercenter, Walgreens, Publix Market and Pier Park Shopping Center. 

Suite Options at the Edgewater Beach Resort: 


This suite features king or queen-size bed, two baths, and a dining area connecting the full-service kitchen with basic kitchen supplies to the spacious living room area. Enjoy the spectacular view from the oceanview balcony. 


This suite is more spacious than the One-Bedroom. It includes all the features of the One Bedroom Condo but also includes an extra bedroom. Upgrade Per Person: $75 p/p Double / $150 Single

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $3,199
Single: $4,199

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $198
Single: $268

Travel Bucks

$45 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 30 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed


Tour Pace

Light to Moderate Walking at your own pace

Price Includes

12 Meals, Activities & Hotels as stated, Luxury Motorcoach, Oceanview Condo

Available Incentives

Stay in PCB a total of 6 weeks by combining PCB Escape with our 4-week PCB R&R Tour and receive $500 off p/p for Double occupancy & $750 for Single occupancy!

The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 70°
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Tour Highlights

Condo Overlooking Gulf of Mexico with Private Balcony
Complimentary Par 3 Golf, Fitness Center, and Activities
Weekly Excursions that could include:
Wakulla Springs State Park
Shell Island
Weekly Transfers to and from Grocery Store, Shopping, and Church Services
Farewell Dinner Celebration
R&J Get Together with Snacks & Beverages
12 Included Meals
Plus more exciting things to do and see!

Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
Minneapolis, Mn
Panama City Beach Escape
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 70°
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