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Situated on Florida's Emerald Coast, Destin is known for its clear ocean waters and beautiful white beaches and where visitors can spend days laying out along the beach or swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. Because of its luscious sands and fun atmosphere, Destin is home to many beachfront stores and a variety of entertainment. Many local artists perform along the beach and all types of stores can be window-shopped while you stroll along the beautiful sandy stretches.

The area also has many ocean activities to offer, including surfing, snorkeling, and fishing. In fact, the town has named itself "The World's Luckiest Fishing Village" because of its bountiful waters. Destin is a popular angling destination, where visitors can take a guided fishing tour or watch the locals bring in their daily hauls.

As a world-class beach destination, Destin is also home to many festivals and events, including an annual seafood festival, where all forms of fish and shellfish are displayed and sampled. Destin also hosts many holiday celebrations, which include recreational events such as the running with dogs event and the Independence Day children's parade. If you are sticking around for the holidays, be sure to attend Destin's Christmas boat parade and the New Year's Eve fireworks show.

Whether you're taking a relaxing vacation along one of the many beaches, shopping, or out seeing some of the town's many sights, Destin offers up a destination that everyone will love.

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Sun Dogs Parasail  - Activity
Sun Dogs Parasail
Featured Business
116 Harbor Blvd. Destin, Florida 32541
(850) 259-1898
"Home of the 1200ft. Ride!"
Destin History and Fishing Museum - Attraction
Destin History and Fishing Museum
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: (34 reviews)
108 Stahlman Avenue Destin, FL 32541
The Destin History and Fishing Museum is a 501-C3 Non-Profit Foundation. There is 4,000 sq.ft. of exhibit space featuring the early pioneers from the 1830s and the evolution of the fishing industry from seine boats to party boats to charter boats. Exhibits of historic photographs, artifacts, and fishing equipment from early Destin abound throughout the museum. The Pioneers of Paradise exhibit features the pioneers from the first 100 years of 1835 to 1935 before the bridge was completed. The... read more
SlenderSmiths Day Spa and Salon - Other
SlenderSmiths Day Spa and Salon
Featured Business
1234 Airport Road, Suite 118 Destin, Fl 32541
SlenderSmiths is a full service spa and salon that has been specializing in body contouring treatments and advanced skincare for 14 years. We are the only licensed provider in the area for the famous non-dehydrating inch loss body wrap that guarantees 6-20 inches in one wrap and face taping that can reduce wrinkles in 1 1/2 hours. Our body and skincare experts here at SlenderSmiths can even accommodate you with a relaxing massage, rejuvenating facial, manicure & pedicure, or electrotherapy. ... read more