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Things to do in Destin Florida with Kids & Teens

Teen Friendly Places

Teen friendly places are sought after by any family looking for a vacation. Destin has a vast amount of activities that any teen would enjoy. From laser tag to watersport activities, we have it all! Vacation is a lot less stressful knowing your kids will be engaged and occupied every day. You’re in good hands at Destin Florida! One thing that separates Destin’s teen nightlife compared to other vacation destinations in the country is its abundant diversity in activities geared towards teenagers. While the traditional saying is “happy mom, happy family” parents of teenagers know the saying should be “Happy Teens Happy Family.” Destin has more fun and unique activities geared towards teenagers then virtually any other vacation destination we can think of! Looking for another amazing reason to visit Destin? Your teenagers will be entertained and happy! 

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Big Kahunas Water & Adventure Park

Looking to spend a joyful vacation day with your teens enjoying the beautiful weather in Destin, Florida? Head on down to Big Kahunas Water and Adventure Park! This water and adventure park is the ideal location for a fantastic family day! Spend half the day frolicking around the park with your teens. Imagine zipping down the massive water slides as well as watching your teens tentatively look over the edge before, they “take the plunge!” Another fantastic thing about this park is that parents are welcome to lay out and bask in the sun while they let their teens run around and ride rides as well as make new friends. With the opportunity to have fun with your teens for a while and allow them to go off on their own for part of the day, Big Kahunas Water and Adventure Park is an ideal deal place to take your teenagers while visiting Destin, Florida! 

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Drop off your sons or daughters at Fudpuckers Monday-Thursday evening from 10pm-1am. This awesome local club offers a safe smoke and alcohol-free environment for teens to mingle and dance the night away. The club features live DJs as well as a small downstairs area for adults to enjoy beverages and stay in eyes view of their children. This is a great place for your teenagers to meet other teens their age both from the local area and fellow teens vacationing. Teenagers love to mingle and get a little time to themselves. Fudpuckers Teen Night is here to satisfy your teens need for independence while also assuring their safety!  This is the ideal location for a truly memorable evening for the entire family! (except children under 14) We’ll see you on the dance floor!

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Crab Island

Looking for an ideal spot to spend a day with your teenagers in Destin, Florida? Take the water taxi to Crab Island! Crab Island is packed to the brim with fantastic activities for families and friends of all ages! Teenagers will love the amazing water views as well as the many fun activities geared towards them! Rent a couple jet skies and let your teenagers (if they have a license) hop on one and zip around in the water. Guests of all ages are also encouraged to visit a few of the amazing restaurants in the area. These restaurants not only feature amazing food but also offer various forms of live music! Needless to say, Crab Island is placed to go to entertain the entire family, including teenagers! 

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is a splendid place for teenagers and families to enjoy a glorious vacation day. Bring your teenagers down to the Wharf on any Saturday for College Football Saturdays! These Saturday events feature an abundant amount of TV’s to watch your favorite team hit the gridiron. Imagine watching your favorite sports team and cheering them on side by side with your teenage son or daughter in an electric environment. Sounds like an ideal vacation experience! The Village of Baytowne Wharf also features The Blast Arcade and Laser Maze. Drop off your teenagers at the arcade and let them play video games and laser tag while you and your wife or husband go shopping.  We assure you; your teenagers will love their time at The Village of Baytowne Wharf! 

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HarborWalk Village

HarborWalk Village is a wonderful place for teenagers and adults alike, due in large part to the unique and abundant activities geared toward people in their age range. For thrilling activities that your teenagers will enjoy and remember for years head down to the harbor and join a deep-sea fishing charter. Imagine the smile that will spread across your teenager’s face as you watch them real in their first monstrous fish! That is sure to be a memory the entire family will remember forever! If your son or daughter is into pirates take them on the Buccaneer Pirate Cruise. Arrrgh! For teenagers with a sweet tooth HarborWalk Village is the perfect location to satisfy their cravings. Visit either Kona Ice for a delicious flavored ice treat or The Fudgery for handcrafted fudge and various other sweet treats. With a diverse array of activities geared towards entertaining and pleasing your teenagers, HarborWalk Village is sure to be a fond memory that the entire family will reminisce about for years to come!  

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