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.