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Favorite Destin attractions and things to do include water sports, boating, sight seeing and dolphin cruises, deep sea fishing, pontoon boat rentals spas, golf and other adventures. Family activities include adventure parks, dolphin cruises and even a pirate ship. Here’s our currently recommended list.


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The Track Family Fun Park
1125 Highway 98 East
Destin, Florida 32541
Phone: 850.654.4668
Email: destin@funatthetrack.com
www.funatthetrack.com

The Track Family Fun Park

The Track Family Fun Park in Destin features fun for the whole family, ranging from thrill rides like the Hurricane 360 and SkyFlyer, to family go-kart tracks, miniature golf, bumper boats, bumper cars, Kids Country rides, and more. The Track’s signature attraction is the elevated, multi-level Wild Woody go-kart track, where drivers race up three and a half stories and then circle back down with an exciting drop at the bottom. Enter coupon code GOKARTS11 to save $10 when you spend $50 or more at www.funatthetrack.com!

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Southern Star Dolphin Cruises

888-424-7217
850-837-7741
E-mail: sstar@dolphin-sstar.com
www.southernstardolphincruise.com


Dolphin and sunset cruises aboard the 80 foot, glass bottom boat the Southern Star, Destin's original dolphin cruise boat. This relaxing 2 hour cruise is a great experience for the entire family and has been featured on CNN and National Geographic. The boat is climate controlled and features snacks, gifts, rest rooms and a sound system. During the narrated trip kids get to steer the boat, feed the birds and all aboard get an up close view of the area's sea life.
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SunQuest Cruises
Baytowne Marina
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Phone: 850.650.2519 | Fax: 850.654.5082
Email:info@sunquestcruises.com
www.sunquestcruises.com

Sunquest Cruises

Dine... Dance... Cruise aboard SOLARIS, the area's only dinner dance yacht. Sunset Dinner Fireworks Cruises every Tuesday and Thursday in the summer. Indulge in a 3-course, chef prepared meal as you cruise into the sunset and dance under the stars to live music. Take in the coastal breezes from the open air sky deck on this 125 ft, 3 deck luxurious yacht. The SOLARIS is an award-winning venue for up to 150 people for weddings, meetings, groups, private charters and more.


Dolphin Cruises & Tours in Destin Florida
104 Miracle Strip Pkwy
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(Behind Fort Walton Beach Yacht Basin)
Phone: 850 855-6600  Fax: 850 864-2250
Email: captainbrian@destinexcursions.com
www.destinexcursions.com

Dolphin Cruises & Tours in Destin Florida

We offer a variety of cruises including Dolphin Cruises, Destin Sunset Tours and Crab Island Adventures. Your private charter can range from two to four hours and is customized for whatever your group wants to do or wherever you want to go.

If your condo is on the Destin Harbor, Okaloosa Island Bayside or the Intercoastal Waterway and have dock access Captain Brian can pick you up and drop you off at no additional charge.


Pelican Adventures, Inc.
314-D Harbor Blvd Destin, Florida 32541
Heron Walk Marina
850.650.3825
www.pelicanadventures.net

Pelican Adventures

When planning your vacation to Florida's Gulf Coast, Pelican Adventures, Inc. has you covered! From deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or Choctawhatchee Bay to Snorkeling or Parasailing.

See our website for photos and more exciting details! www.pelicanadventures.net or call 850 650-3825!


Blackwater Canoe Rental
6974 Deaton Bridge Road
Milton, FL  32583
850 623-0235 or 800 967-6789
www.blackwatercanoe.com

Canoe, tube, or kayak down the only sand river in the nation!

Pure white sand bottom & sandbars, just like
the Destin Beaches, only it's clear, cool, fresh water.  Shallow, calm water... and the trip is all downstream.  From 1 hour to 4 day trips...

Blackwater Canoe Rental is open 7 days a week. 


Just Chute Me
Next to the Boshamps
500 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
email: info@parasaildestin.com
www.parasaildestin.com

Just Chute Me Parasailing!  If you want to touch the sky, you've got to learn to fly!  We specialize in providing Destin's most thrilling water sports activity. Choose from 400, 600 or 800 ft rides.  Fly two or three at a time.  Anyone can do it- If you can sit, you can fly!  Spectacular views!

'The ultimate ride in the sky!'
Call 850 650-4630 for rates and information.

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Olin Marler Dolphin Cruises
102 Highway 98 E
Destin, Florida 32541
850.654.7113
www.olinmarlercharterboats.com

-Destin's first established cruise service!

-Four daily dolphin sightseeing cruises. 

-Glass bottom viewing area.

            Book your tickets online!
   www.olinmarlercharterboats.com



TripShock!
850.424.5125
www.tripshock.com

"Book attractions and activities with TripShock!  Lowest Price Guarantee!  No booking fees on any reservations.  Over 100 different activities to choose from in the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area".

Whether you're a family, individual or group;
we can make your vacation memorable and exciting! 


Emerald Coast Science Center
31 Memorial Pwky SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548
850.664.1261
www.ecscience.org

The Emerald Coast Science Center is an interactive science museum for the young and curious.  Over 200 touchable, workable exhibits including a bubble room, nature discovery room, color and light exhibits, and much more. 

For more information, please call 664.1261! OR visit www.ecscience.org

 


SunVenture Cruises
Baytowne Marina, inside Sandestin Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway
Miramar Beach, Florida  32550

www.sunventurecruises.com

The SunVenture Catamaran is the only dolphin cruise east of Destin. It's a convenient, fun cruise for anyone in the Sandestin, 30 A or Beaches of South Walton, who want to cruise to Destin's top attractions. Docked at Baytowne Marina, the 45 foot SunVenture l offers a variety of cruises, including Destin dolphin/sunset tours and Crab Island excursions. The SunVenture l is available for private parties, including Destin weddings, rehearsal dinners, receptions, corporate outings, bachelor/bachelorette parties and more.

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Big Kahunas
1007 Hwy 98 E
Destin, FL 32541
850.837.8319

www.bigkahunas.com

The Emerald Coast's Largest Water Park. Hosting over 40 water attractions among tropical landscaping and cascading waterfalls. There are four children's areas, high speed body flumes and thunderous white water tube rides which empty into meandering lazy rivers. The adventure park has the largest regional tropical mini golf course and two adrenaline pumping thrill rides.

With numerous food offerings, there is something for every member of the family to have "More fun than a day at the beach."

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Buccaneer Pirate Ship
100 Harbour Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
850.269.0896 or 850.837.6641
www.destinpirateship.com

Unlock the treasure of your heart and let your dreams come true as you embark on a thrilling adventure aboard the Buccaneer! Our motley crew will interactively entertain your whole family aboard a 100 foot Pirate Ship. Join the merriment of pirate stories, sword fights, treasure hunts, water gun battles, music and games if you dare set sail on the seas of Destin!

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Dockside Watersports & Parasailing
390 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
850.428.3313
destindockside@gmail.com www.boatrentalsindestin.com

Dockside Watersports & Parasailing

Everything FUN under the SUN! Soar high through the sky during the BEST parasailing experience in Destin! Explore the local waters with our pontoon boats or fishing boats OR let us guide you on a dolphin & wild life tour! Zip through the waves in our NO GOVERNOR jet skis- that's right, go as fast as you want! No hassle parking, unload directly from your car to boat.


Sea Blaster - Destin's Original
Harbor Walk Village
66 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541
850.654.6888 Fax: 850.654.6882
www.destinseablaster.com
fun@destinseablaster.com

The Funnest Dolphin - Sightseeing Cruise on the Beach. The Sea Blaster offers 3 types of exciting tours, a Snorkel / Dolphin Cruise, a Dolphin / Beach Cruise and a Sunset / Dolphin Cruise. Kids can Captain the Sea Blaster. Complimentary Beer, Wine, Sodas & Water are served on all cruises.
Mention DestinDirect.com and get a $2 discount on all adult tickets.

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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
1010 Miracle strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
850.243.9046 Fax 850.244.5809
www.gulfarium.com
info@gulfarium.com

Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during spectacular shows! Or participate and interact directly with these and other remarkable marine animals including stingrays, otters and penguins during interactive programming ( advanced reservations required ). Enjoy educational exhibits and beautiful ocean views. Open daily at 9AM. 850.243.9046 www.gulfarium.com.


Destin Commons
4300 Legendary Drive
Corner of Mid Bay Bridge Rd & Hwy 98
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.337.8700 Fax: 850.269.1282
www.destincommons.com

Destin Commons

Award winning Destin Commons is the premier open-air lifestyle center for the entire family. Kids will enjoy a mini ride-on train, soft playground area & interactive play fountains and with 90+ stores featuring favorites like Bass Pro Shops, Belk, Sephora, H&M, Lush, White House Black Market, Forever21, AMC 14 Theaters, Chipotle and World of Beer, Destin Commons offers the best in shopping, dining and entertainment!

Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest

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Ripley’s Panama City Beach
9907 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone: 850.230.6113/Fax: 850.230.0131
Email: morales@ripleys.com
www.ripleys.com/pcb

Ripley’s Panama City Beach

Explore the NEW fun and unbelievable world of Ripley’s with hundreds of new exhibits from all over the planet. Shoot Zombies and Pirates in the 7D Moving Theater. Wind your way through hundreds of mirrors in the Marvelous Mirror Maze; Put up the top score in the Impossible Laser Race. Buy online and save $2.00 off any adult or child admission ticket with coupon code : Destin

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Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise
5325 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
850.234.2346
www.piratecruise.net

Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise

Come with us and enjoy a unique and fun filled 2-hour family adventure cruise on one of Florida’s premier vacation attractions. The kids will sword fight, swab the deck, fire the kid cannon, search for treasure and much more while you sit back, listen to the music and enjoy the scenery. Have a cold drink or snack while you help the captain search for dolphins.

More info and schedule at www.piratecruise.net or call (850) 234 7400.

Open March through October!

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Gulf Breeze Zoo
5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
850.932.2229
Fax: 850.932.8575
web@gbzoo.com www.GBZoo.com

Gulf Breeze Zoo

Visit our 50 wild acres of exotic animals including our gorilla family, chimps, rhinos, hippos, tigers, bears, monkeys and reptiles. Hand feed the giraffes, enjoy a large petting area, and feed birds in the Budgie Adventure Aviary. Ride a train through free- roaming animals from around the world. Dine at the Giraffeteria restaurant, picnic under our pavilion, celebrate a birthday and visit our Gift Shop. Located on Gulf Breeze Pkwy ( Hwy 98 ) 8 miles west of the Navarre bridge. Open 9am daily rain or shine; last admission 1 hour before closing. ( Visit GBZoo.com for seasonal hours ) Group rates, Senior, Military discounts. MC, VISA, DISC.

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Pirates Island Adventure Golf
9518 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
Phone: 850.235.1171
Fax: 850.235.2559
pipanamacity@me.com
www.piratesislandgolf.com

Pirates Island Adventure Golf

Located close to many Panama City Beach attractions Pirates Island Adventure Golf offers fun for all ages, with two challenging 18 hole adventure golf courses set in a tropical landscape including waterfalls and caves. Historic theming provides a glimpse into the days when pirates roamed the seas looking for adventure. Open 365 days a year. Call for hours and rates.

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Xtreme H2O Sports
7 Calhoun Drive
Destin, FL 32541
850.978.3060
xh2osports@gmail.com
www.xtremeh2o.net

Xtreme H2O Sports

Located on the bay, we're the only watersports company not in the harbor which means no idling through the harbor and more riding time! We offer parasail, waverunners with NO GOVERNERS, pontoon boats and dolphin tours via waverunner. Free photo/video package on all parasail flights booked today!

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Lagoon Pontoons
5201 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone: 850.249.3547
Email: Flipper_info@yahoo.com
www.lagoonpontoon.com

Lagoon Pontoons

Pontoon Boat rentals, Swim with the Dolphins Jet Ski and Boat Tours!

Panama City Beach Pontoon Rental Company offering not just Boat Rentals but also Jet Ski Rentals, Dolphin Tours, Guided Jet ski Adventures and Private Boat Tours! Be your own captain or let us take you. Get on the water and explore beautiful Shell Island.

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WonderWorks
9910 front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Phone: 850.249.7000/Fax: 850.249.4857
www.wonderworkspcb.com

WonderWorks

The WonderWorks attraction is an indoor amusement park combining education and entertainment in more than 100 “hands on” exhibits. Visitors can land the Space Shuttle, lie on a bed of nails, engage in the Blackhawk virtual Army experience, climb the indoor rope course, compete in laser tag and much more. It’s fun for all ages!

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Emerald Coast Scuba
503 harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
850.837.0955
Email: ecsdestin@aol.com
www.divedestin.com

Emerald Coast Scuba

Snorkel, Dive, Cruise, Swim or shop in our extensive dive store with Emerald coast Scuba. Discover wonders underwater with reef and wreck dives, no matter your style an unforgettable experience for the whole family awaits. No certification needed.

Crab island trips are available during the summer months.

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Gulf World Marine Park
15412 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Phone: 850.234.5271
Email: info@gulfworldmarinepark.com
www.gulfworldmarinepark.com

Gulf World Marine Park

Get in touch with FUN at Gulf World Marine Park. Enjoy observing animals with your all day pass, with presentations featuring dolphins, sea lions, and tropical birds with their furry friends.

Make a reservation for one of our interactive programs. Touch a dolphin during our Swim with a Dolphin program.


Fudpucker's Gator Beach
20001 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541
850.654.4200 Fax: 850.837.8226
fudpucker@fudpucker.com
www.fudpucker.com

Fudpuckers Gator Beach

Gator Beach is home to "Pearl" a very rare albino alligator and offers interactive shows every day featuring over 100 LIVE Alligators. It's fun for the entire family and the only place where you can feed the gators and even have your picture taken holding one.

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Wild Willy's Adventure Zone
1306 Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone: 850.400.3300
info@wwazone.com
www.wwazone.com

Wild Willys Adventure Zone

Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone is Northwest Florida’s newest family entertainment center, located on Okaloosa Island just outside of Destin in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Featuring a 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art redemption arcade, a 4D Movie Theater, Laser Maze, Salvati’s Pizza Factory, and YogoMogo’s Creamy Cool Creations, Wild Willy’s provides fun and entertainment rain or shine. Step outside and challenge yourself on two Dinosaur themed Mini Golf Courses, a 60 foot Ropes Course, a Spinning Roller Coaster, a Reverse Bungee Trampoline, and remote control Battle Boats!

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La Dolce Vita
15000 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, Florida 32541
Phone: 850.650.0289 866.651.1869
www.ldvbeachservice.com

La Dolce Vita

The largest selection of beach service and watersport rentals in and around Destin. Relax in a variety of beach chair and umbrella options, including Beach Beds and Floating Cabanas. Options include Parasailing, Paddleboarding, Snorkeling, Boogie Boarding, Wave Runners, Single & Double Deck Pontoon Boats, Kayaks, Floating Water Parks, Beach Bonfires, Beach Wheel Chairs, Sailboats, Golf Carts, Banana Boat Rides & GoPro rentals. Reserve your Beach Service & Watersport rentals online, come see us on the beach, or give us a call at 1.866.651.1869!

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Float Brothers Float Spa
4463 Commons Drive W
Destin, FL 32541
850.460.8720

info@floatbrothers.com
www.floatbrothers.com

Float Brothers Float Spa

Come float free of gravity and sensory input at the Emerald Coast's first float therapy spa! Relax and unplug like never before floating in Epsom salts water to help allevoate physical and mental stressors. Listed as a "Top thing to do in Destin in 2016" by Florida's Emerald Coast.


Spider Crab Charters
112 Gail La Rue
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: 850.830.3427
Captain@spidercrabcharters.com www.spidercrabcharters.com

Spider Crab Charters

Private sailing charters, by the hour, on our 34 foot catamaran. Scenic sunset cruises, dolphin watching, leisurely sailing or just party at Crab Island. Up to 6 persons can be accommodated and a variety of itineraies can be met, we are very flexible and accommodating. $125.00 / hour all inclusive, 2 hour minimum.

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Gilligan's Watersports
530 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.650.9000
www.gilligansofdestin.com

Gilligan's Watersports

Welcome to Gilligan's Watersports! We are the most experienced watersports rental company in the Destin, Florida area and conveniently located right on Destin Harbor. We have been in business since 1990 and are proud to offer parasailing and the finest in watersports rentals including waverunners, pontoon boats and dolphin tours on waverunners.

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S.E.A. Chase Watersports
314 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.607.0071
Email: seachasewatersports@gmail.com www.seachasewatersports.com

S.E.A. Chase Watersports

Destin's premier watersports company offering a FREE kayak or paddle board with every Pontoon Rental! Family Owned and operated, we treat our guests as family. A Trip Advisor certificate of excellence award winner past 4 years

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Clear View Canoe Rental
4111 Commons Dr. W, # 1214
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.502.9685
klearview@outlook.com

Clear View Canoe Rental

Clear View Canoe Rental is a mobile rental service, featuring Klear Kanoo the totally clear watercraft. We will deliver to your beach condo, home, beach, Crab Island or where ever you desire to canoe in the Destin area! Any age any skill level can canoe! We provide life jackets with whistles, at extra cost we have waterproof accessories for  personal belongings. Rent ½ day 80.00. All day 145.00 or 40.00/hr. +tax


Captain Jambo's Destin Harbor
109 Calhoun Ave
Destin, FL 32541
850.888-FLY
www.captainjambos.com

Captain Jambo's Destin Harbor

Captain Jambo’s offers parasailing and catamaran sailboat tours. We specialize in high-quality tours of 6 people, the only offering of this type in Destin! Snorkeling and Dolphin Cruises, as well as private charters are available including Fireworks and Sunset Cruises. Enjoy the beauty Destin has to offer at our beautiful, park-like harbor on the bay with private parking, just a minute drive from the Destin Bridge. Join us for a quality tour, tailored to you!

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30A Airboat Adventures
1462 N Co. Hwy 395( Launch Location only )
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Phone: 850.596.6345
Email: 30aairboatadventures@gmail.com
www.30aairboat.com

30A Airboat Adventures

30A Airboat Adventures… A Whole New Experience! Are you ready for a thrilling ride gliding through the pristine back waters of South Walton? Experience some of Mother Nature's most serene landscape and beautiful wildlife. See a side of Florida most people don't even know exists.Conveniently located between Panama City Beach and Destin.

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Salt Water Pedalpubs
214 Harbor Blvd, East Pass Marina
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.842.9060
saltwaterpedalpubs@gmail.com
www.saltwaterpedalpubs.com

Salt Water Pedalpubs

Join us aboard Destin's newest, most unique vessel! We'll tour Destin Harbor and Crab Island, while you enjoy your favorite beverages, listen to great music, party hard or just relax. Great for adult-only groups, or families, wedding parties, corporate events - anything! Sunset / fireworks tours and private charters available.


Destin Coastal Charters
214 Harbor Blvd, East Pass Marina
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.842.9060
kiddrill@aol.com

Destin Coastal Charters

Join us aboard the "Sheila G", a 30' Express Cruiser, for a private tour of the beautiful Emerald Coast area. Our vessel is equippped with A/C and restroom to ensure your comfort while aboard, and crewed by Master Captians. Each tour custom designed to meet your needs. Food and beverage services available. Maximum 6 guests.


Beach Helicopter, LLC
34859 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850.269.7717
beachhelicopter@yahoo.com
www.beachhelicopter.com

Beach Helicopter, LLC

Beach Helicopter offers aerial tours year round from 10 AM to sunset weather permitting. All ages are permitted! Tours are as follows:

 
  • $50 per person for 8 miles
  • $65 per person for 13 miles
  • $90 per person for 18 miles
  • $115 per person for 23 miles
  • $125 per person for 28 miles
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We have a 2 person minimum but we can carry up to 3 passemgers at a time with weight restrictions. Take a new view!


Econfina Creek Canoe Livery
Near Youngstown, FL 32466
On Strickland Road off Hwy 20
Phone: 850.722.9032
Email: canoeeconfina@yahoo.com
www.canoeeconfinacreek.net

Econfina Creek Canoe Livery

Spend 3 hours paddling down Florida's most beautiful canoe trail in crystal clear spring water over a sandy bottom. Bring a picnic and make a day of it. Enjoy lush tropical vegetation & unique honeycomb limestone banks, scenery you don't expect in Florida. There are also excelent spots for swimming. Affordable fun for the entire family. We provide transportation back to your vehicle.


                                 Destin Area Parks and Beaches

Deciding on "Things to do in Destin Florida". Some important considerations are ages, interests, costs and weather. Too much sun can also be a factor because it's easy to burn when you're having fun! There are so many things to choose from it's a good idea to plan activities out before you leave home. The Attractions section of DestinDirect.com is a great place to do that. One thing you'll discover is there are things to do on day trips. In about an hour or less you can visit a zoo, take a canoe trip down a clear water wilderness stream or enjoy some world class attractions in Panama City Beach. Speaking of things to do, did you know there's a restaurant in Panama City Beach that's ranked by Open Table as one of the 100 most romantic restaurants in the United States? Whatever you age, tastes or interests you'll find plenty of fun things to in Destin for everyone in your party. Parasailing, scuba, snorkeling, paddle boarding, jet skis, rental pontoon boats, bay or offshore fishing, golf, world class shopping, go karts, marine parks, water parks, adventure parks and much more. There's also plenty of things to do on a rainy day.

The main attraction in the Destin area is not water parks, marine parks, go karts, shopping & mini golf. It's the beach! Crystal clear gulf water fading from emerald green near shore to a deep blue further out. The water increases in depth gradually with no sudden drop offs which makes it an ideal beach attraction for both children and adults. Sailboat, jet ski and paddle board rentals are readily available. Beachside city & state parks offer shaded pavilions, parking & restrooms. How is this beach attraction different from other beaches? Destin is located far away from silt bearing rivers which is largely responsible for the clarity of the water. The soft, pure white sand is actually quartz washed down rivers from the Appalachian mountains millions of years ago as compared to other beaches that are made up of sharp coral or shell fragments. Put all this together and Destin offers one of the worlds top beach attractions.

Things to consider when deciding on an activity or attraction. Check the cost to be sure it's acceptable. You may save money by booking directly through the attraction or charter boat rather than a booking agency. All contacts on DestinDirect.com are direct. Consider how long the attraction will take, especially with children or seniors. Some attractions have height or other limits, be sure it's suitable for all members of your party. Many Destin area attractions have prolonged exposure to the sun, be sure to have and use sun protection and bring hats, caps or coverups as needed. You may want to bring water or other beverages and some snacks. Most charter boats don't provide food or beverages, you'll need to bring that. You can click into the attractions website from DestinDirect.com to get complete information about the attraction or charter boat you're considering.

Things to do in the Destin, Florida area on rainy / bad weather days. A science Center, great shopping, art galleries, Ripley's, a zoo, indoor amusement park ( Wonder Works ) and a float spa just to name a few.

By far, Destin's most popular attraction is the beach so here are a few things you should know. Our water is normally crystal clear and our beaches are made up of soft, pure white sand. There's several public beach access points with parking, restrooms & showers. Some have lifeguards but not all. Although there's extensive parking at some it can reach capacity as early as 10AM or so. Plan to secure your spot no later than that, arriving a little early is a lot better than getting there late with no parking spaces available. Destin also has a large state park ( Henderson Beach State Park ) right on the beach with extensive parking, large covered pavilions with grills, tables, seating and clean restrooms. Of course if you're staying in a house or condo right on the beach parking is not an issue, just walk onto the beach whenever you're ready. One last thing, don't get burned, use sun protection!
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