10775 W. Emerald Coast Pkwy.
Destin, FL 32550
Phone: (850) 654-7022
Fax: (850) 654-7032
Miramar Beach is loved by many because of its panoramic views, resorts, antique shops, fine dining, and outdoor entertainment. Silver Sands Factory Stores is also located in Miramar Beach, which is the nation's largest center of designer outlets. The beaches here are always filled with outdoor-lovers who are frolicking in the surf or soaking up some rays on the beach.
Seascape Beach is located at the Seascape Resort in Destin. Guests here can enjoy the beautiful white sand beaches by relaxing on the shore or swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. See website for resort details.
Located just east of Destin, Sandestin Beach is seven miles of pristine white sand sand next to the tranquil ocean. Relax and sunbath or swim in the sea.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is located in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on Choctawhatchee Bay. The village itself is filled with charming boutiques and excellent restaurants, like the Bistro Bijoux. Festivals and concerts also take place here throughout the year. The area is a great place to sit back with a beverage and relax as the sun begins to set.
Located near Grayton Beach State Park, Topsail Hill Preserve Park has plenty to amuse outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy stretches of the white sand beaches the area is known for, explore nature trails, or try their luck fishing in one of the coastal lakes. An RV campground and campsite are also available for those who wish to stay longer.
Located behind the Silver Springs Condominiums on Scenic Highway 98, the June White Decker Public Beach is another one of the area's beautiful white sand beaches. Popular for weddings, the beach is away from the center of town, but still close to restaurants and hotel options. A great place to come for a picnic or just relax.
For kids and adults who feel the need for speed, head over to the Track Family Recreation Center for a day of activities. The center is home to a miniature golf course, go-kart track, bumper cars and even bumper boats for bumping and splashing friends. For younger children, there's the Kids Country, which has kiddie carts, a Ferris wheel and more. And for the most extreme adrenaline junkies, try the bungee jump or SkyFlyer.
Located on the north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay, by the Rocky Bayou Aquatic Preserve, Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park offers such amenities as picnic pavilions, a playground, foot-traffic bridge, crossing Puddin Head Lake; campsites, and a store. Boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and canoeing are just some of the many activities to enjoy at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park.
Dune Allen Beach is home to Oyster Lake, which is a coastal dune lake with a shape of an oyster shell. Another coastal dune lake in the Dune Allen Beach area is Stallworth Lake. Dune Allen Beach offers many water activities, including swimming, sailing, fishing, YOLO boarding, and snorkeling. The gulf breeze and the clear waters make a Dune Allen Beach vacation very enjoyable.
From the Honolulu Half Pipe, which creates the perfect waves for surfing or wiping out, to the relaxing Lazy River, to the more adventurous water slides, Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park has everything kids and adults need to cool off in the summer. If water attractions aren't your thing, the park also boasts a mini golf course, Super Speed Raceway and Skycoaster to get your adrenaline pumping. For younger visitors, several smaller slides are nestled together in the kids' area so no one in the family needs to feel left out. Operating hours vary.
The City of Destin has multiple public beaches, but none have more beautiful views than Norriego Point Public Beach. Offering sweeping views of the harbor, downtown Destin and the Gulf of Mexico, you will want to make sure you bring your camera as well as your beach chair.
Destin offers travelers with a wide variety of exciting opportunities when vacationing here. Fishing has been the lifeblood of this area for years and as such gives the city a bounty of fresh seafood that is expertly prepared at the area's restaurants. Those who like to fish should take advantage of Destin's charter fishing fleet, which is one of the largest in the state. The city also features miles of tranquil white sand beaches that allow for relaxing as well as a variety of water sports.