When taking any vacation, every tourist wants to get the “full experience” for where they are visiting, and that’s no different when you are vacationing in Destin, Florida. Getting the full experience while visiting Destin is more than just the bright white sandy beaches and the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, I know it’s hard to believe. The entire town of Destin has this close family feel that you simply won’t get anywhere else. So you may be thinking to yourself, “what is the Destin experience?”
The communities and complexes that make up Destin are all extravagant and soothing in their own unique way. The proximity along with the various sizes of all of the units, makes it easy and convenient for friends and family members to book their Destin Vacation Rental right next to each other. This let’s you experience your Destin Florida Vacation with the people who mean the most to you without having to drive a few miles just to meet up for the day.
No matter where you stay in Destin, you’re going to find that you are within a short drive or even walk to some of the most amazing beachside restaurants you can find along the Emerald Coast. From Pompano Joe’s, The Crab Trap, Lou Lou’s and so many more! Stay in your bathing suits and walk up to the outside bar at lunchtime during your beach day, or make reservations for your dinner to watch the gorgeous sun set directly on the waves, while listening to the live bands preform to get that island vibe. It’s a win- win scenario no matter the time of day you eat and a must- do when visiting Destin for the week.
One of the most unique and popular events that take place in Destin during summer visits is a day trip out to Crab Island! Crab Island is what people describe as a giant sandbar that is right outside of the harbor. You’ll find hundreds of rental pontoon boats and jet skis all anchored and tethered up for about 8 hours at a time enjoying the Florida sun. Not only is the waist deep emerald green water fun to wade, float and swim in all day, but so are the inflatable obstacle courses, slides and even floating restaurants that are provided to you for your enjoyment! Crab Island has been designed over time for families to use as an escape for the day to enjoy another part of Destin that is very unique to the Emerald Coast. This is definitely a day out of the week that every family needs to make a tradition when visiting Destin.
Finding entertainment and activities for the entire family is definitely not hard to do when vacationing in Destin. When you visit Harbor Walk Village, or even Baytowne Wharf for the day or evening, you’re going to find a little something that will peak everyone’s interest. Grab the whole group and walk the pier at Harbor Walk Village before you grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants. Stop in one of the many shops and boutiques, let the kids get their face painted or even zip line down the pier, have a before or after dinner margarita or daiquiri from Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris, and so much more! The amazing food, drinks and talented live music will keep you going all night long.
As you can see, the Destin experience is not like any other experience you’re going to get when visiting the Emerald Coast. It’s one that the kids, grandparents and friends will all be able to enjoy and partake in and remembers for a lifetime, what more could you want for your vacation?