Destin is one of those places that you visit when you want to forget about everything and rest, really rest. Located in the state of Florida, this beautiful town allows visitors to enjoy the beauty of Florida’s Emerald coast. It boasts incredible beaches where the sand couldn’t be whiter and waters are simply astonishing. Visitors to Destin will not have a problem finding a place to stay. This upscale resort town is full of Destin vacation rentals, Destin hotels and other Destin accommodation alternatives that will fit any budget. You will surely foster great memories at this place, which only has good things to offer.
Things to do in Destin
When staying at a Destin vacation home you can choose among a great variety of activities; but remember, doing absolutely nothing is also an option. Destin’s beaches are considered amongst the world’s most beautiful beaches and are the perfect setting for numerous recreational options. Snorkeling and fishing off of the beach are preferred activities among visitors and sunbathing and swimming are also very popular.
Watersports fanatics will never feel short of alternatives at Destin; pontoon boats, jet skis, parasailing and waverunners are all available in the area. And those who prefer fishing will be delighted with Destin’s outstanding fishing possibilities. Many species of sport fish at the Emerald Coast can be caught without the need of a boat, by simply going off the beach pier and jetty. The best sport fishing is between April and October.
Golf enthusiasts will also find great options when booking a Destin vacation rental. The area abounds with golf courses that differ in difficulty and degrees of challenge. Golfers will be treated with breathtaking sceneries and outstanding facilities that will make the golfing experience as unique and enjoyable as possible. Some of the most popular golf courses include the Bluewater Bay Golf Resort a semi private course, the Club at Hidden Creek, a semi private championship 18 hole course, the Ft. Walton Beach Golf Club, a public championship course and the Golf Garden of Destin, a public lighted golf course and ten-acre practice area with ten multi-pin target greens among others.
If you are traveling with the kids and the whole family a great alternative is to take a dolphin cruise. The Destin area is a natural habitat of dolphins and these fairly inexpensive cruises allow travelers to enjoy the pristine waters of the Emerald Coast, while watching dolphins, seabirds and a variety of marine life. You can also feed the birds, enjoy the music and narration of the tour, and some snacks and souvenirs.