Destin, Florida is a small resort city on the Florida Panhandle near Fort Walton Beach
and Pensacola Beach
. Part of Florida's "Emerald Coast", Destin is famous for its white sand and green water. Made of pure Appalachian quartz, sand along the Emerald Coast stays cool even during the summer, and gives the ocean a distinctive green hue.
BeachHouse.com Recommends Trying Out These Activities on your Vacation:
- Go Fishing on the Destin Harbor! - Destin is called the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village". It has one of the largest fishing fleets in the US!
- Come in October to Celebrate the Annual Seafood Festival - Compete to win the biggest catch of the day!
- Enjoy Golfing at the Kelly Plantation Resort - Located a few minutes drive up the Emerald Coast Parkway, it offers unparalleled gulf views.
- Go Shopping! - Destin offers some of the finest shopping in the nation at the Silver Sands Factory Stores, the largest designer factory in the nation!
BeachHouse.com offers several gulf front homes perfect for a family adventure. Destin has several beach access points, notably at the Henderson Beach State Park. This park is a great place to take your family during your vacation, and is the location for several annual Destin events.
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