Destin, FL

Destin, Florida

Summer Events

  • Saturday nights June-Aug: Rock the Docks LIVE
  • August 30-31: Labor Day Weekend Celebration
  • September 26-27: Destin Beer Festival

  • Summer Activities

  • Find your favorite beach among the 12 access areas, complete with white sand and emerald waters.
  • Destin was named one of the "10 Best Places to Live & Boat"--take a chance to see why.
  • Choose from one of the many dive shops for an out-of-this-world scuba experience on the Emerald Coast.
  • Try your hand at fishing to catch some of the best red snapper, trout, and blue marlin in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Take to the high seas on the Buccaneer, for an interactive Pirate Ship Cruise complete with entertainment and excitement.
  • Visit the Air Force Armament Museum, the only facility in the US dedicated to displaying armament.

  • Northwest Florida Regional Airport~ 15 miles from Destin
  • Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport~ 51 miles from Destin
  • Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport~ 52 miles from Destin

  • About Destin, Florida

    Destin is located on Florida's Emerald Coast, famous for sugar-white beaches and clear, emerald water. What was once a quiet, fishing community, Destin has now been transformed into a popular beach destination both for the spring break and summer vacation crowds. Locals have come to refer to Destin as "The World's Luckiest Fishing Village". Destin harbors world-class resorts and fine dining locations. Guests to Destin will enjoy the small-town feel with big city activities, cuisine, and events. As many past visitors would say, "I'd rather be in Destin."

    VacationRoost's Destination Experts can help you plan every aspect of your adventure to Destin from vacation housing and accommodations, to car rentals, restaurant suggestions, scuba diving tours, scenic expeditions and much more. Browse the selection of vacation homes in Destin to start planning your paradise resort getaway today.

    Highlighted Properties in Destin

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    Best Way to Experience Destin

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Another Broken Egg Cafe $
  • Lunch: Dewey Destin Seafood $$
  • Afternoon: Embark on a scuba diving trip along the Emerald Coast to discover marine life and collect seashells.
  • Dinner: Beach Walk at Henderson Park Inn $$
  • Night Life: McGuire's Irish Pub $$

  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: The Pancakery $
  • Lunch: 790 On The Gulf $
  • Afternoon: One of 12 lovely beaches is awaiting your presence for a day of sun-tanning and playing in the ocean.
  • Dinner: Louisiana Lagniappe $$
  • Night Life: Coyote Ugly $$