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We have hundreds of pet-friendly vacation rentals and condos available in Destin, FL. Why would you want to leave your furry friend at home, when Destin has so much to offer? Destin attracts visitors all year round with it's white sand beaches, emerald waters, and picturesque landscapes. Know as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”, Destin offers a rich variety of activities and attractions to keep you engaged and entertained while you’re here such as museums, golf courses, parks, deep sea fishing, and more. The area's warm summers and mild winters support a comfortable climate year round. Destin is situated on Northwest Florida's captivating Emerald Coast, approximately 45 miles east of Pensacola and 55 miles west of Panama City.
The pet-friendly rentals in the area fill up quickly, so don’t wait to book! Properties on the ocean as well as off the ocean are available. While the specifics of the pet-friendly policies may differ by property, it is a best practice to keep your dog leashed at all times and always clean up after your pets. House rentals of all sizes are ready for your arrival - everything from oceanfront villas with a jacuzzi and pool table to smaller, cozier and more affordable options inland. It doesn't matter whether you plan to stay in Destin, Miramar Beach, or Santa Rosa Beach there are more pet friendly locations in the area. No matter what, Destin is hot and humid and you should be prepared to keep water nearby for your pets.
Although pets are still not allowed on the beaches in Destin, there are tons of pet friendly activities, places to go, and places to stay that will welcome you with open arms. All Florida state parks allow leashed pets in designated areas, with lots of trails to sniff and explore, including Henderson Beach in Destin, Topsail in Miramar Beach, Grayton Beach State Park off Scenic 30A and Deer Lake near Seacrest.
Behind the Destin City Hall Annex you’ll find the new Bark Park where dogs can run off-leash and make some new friends. Benches, water fountains, and trash cans make it ideal for humans too. It is open 7 days per week from dawn ‘til dusk. Some pontoon rental companies allow pets to jump on and enjoy the day at sea with their families. Scenic 98, a long stretch of quiet road that runs parallel to the beaches in Destin is perfect for walking or even biking with a pet. Destin Commons is a large outside mall and entertainment complex. Dog walking is encouraged here, with courtesy poop scoop bag dispensers lining the sidewalks. Bring your pet to the Destin Harborwalk Village, another area that encourages dogs and other pets to enjoy the local attractions. The Hog’s Breath Saloon and the Boathouse Oyster Bar are both pet-friendly restaurants that will treat you and your pets like VIPs!
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"Go to one of the seafood markets and buy ruby Red shrimp when in season. They taste like a combination of lobster and shrimp. Extremely yummy! Also, a trip to Molly McGuire's provides consistently good steaks and ribs. On the harbor, ask for the catch of the day for the freshest fish just off the boats!"
"The Harbor Walk area and the marina is where you can meet some of the local charter boat captains and see what they brought in that day. The Crystal Beach area is the perfect spot for a family vacation with lots of colorful houses to rent that sleep from 8 to 22 guests. The Destin Commons Mall is the place to spend the whole day shopping, eating and drinking. You can also go to the theatre there, the Bass Pro Shop or the Hard Rock Café."