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Destin, FL Travel and Vacation Getaways

Experience a fun-filled family vacation or romantic getaway unlike any other in Destin, Florida. Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast comes to life with sugary white beaches, breathtaking turquoise waters and plenty of beachside attractions and outdoor activities.

So what are you waiting for? Come explore all the ins and outs of this enticing beach destination. You'll surely never want to leave Destin, Florida.

Destin, Florida Vacation Destination

The top reasons to visit Destin, Florida are practically limitless. Founded as a small fishing community by Captain Leonard Destin, today this beachside town is home to the largest fishing fleet in Florida, most alluring beaches and challenging golf courses. Wander through the natural wonders of Henderson Beach State Park or take in the scenery with a leisurely afternoon of fishing and cruising along the gorgeous Destin coast. There's a shopping bargain around every corner at the Silver Sands Factory Outlet Mall.

For beachside dining, shopping and entertainment, the HarborWalk Village will certainly delight. A ride on Panhandle Helicopter Tours will get your spirits soaring as you take in a scenic birds-eye view of the Destin landscape. The Big Kahuna, Zoo World and the Market Shops at Sandestin are a few of the many other family-minded attractions found right here in Destin, Florida.

Destin Travel Tips

  • Packing - If you fish – bring your favorite lure. Golfers – bring your clubs. If you just want to relax on the beach – bring your new book.
  • Best Attraction - The beach – consistently voted a top beach in the country with excellent deep sea fishing opportunities
  • When to come - Destin is a hugely popular spring break and summer destination. For a romantic getaway, consider the fall and winter.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 61°F
  • February: 65°F
  • March: 71°F
  • April: 78°F
  • May: 84°F
  • June: 90°F
  • July: 91°F
  • August: 91°F
  • September: 88°F
  • October: 80°F
  • November: 72°F
  • December: 64°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Biloxi, MS
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Gulfport, MS
  • Miramar Beach, FL
  • Niceville, FL
  • Panama City Beach, FL
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL

Nearby Airports

  • Northwest Florida Regional Airport
  • Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
  • Pensacola Regional Airport

Medical Facilities

  • Twin Cities Hospital
  • Ft. Walton Medical Center