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Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or family fun, Destin offers something for everyone to enjoy. Begin your adventure with a visit to Crab Island! There are many way to get there, be sure to read “Getting to Crab Island” to learn more. 

Relax and enjoy blissful beach days, where the sugar-white sand and emerald waters create the perfect backdrop for sunbathing, swimming, and sandcastle building. Dive into the Gulf of Mexico on a dolphin cruise, marveling at these graceful creatures in their natural habitat. Fishing enthusiasts will delight in Destin’s reputation as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” offering deep-sea, inshore, and pier fishing opportunities. Thrill-seekers can partake in an array of water sports, including jet skiing, parasailing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and windsurfing. Golf aficionados can tee off at championship courses amidst stunning scenery. 

Explore the scenic waters of Destin Harbor and the Gulf by renting a pontoon boat, sailboat, or powerboat. Indulge in retail therapy at Destin’s shopping destinations, feast on fresh seafood at waterfront restaurants, and enjoy live entertainment at many locations around town; check out GetTheCoast.com for local events. Families can also enjoy amusements like ziplining, water parks, museums, and educational experiences at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. End your day with a sunset cruise, savoring the breathtaking views of the coastline as the sun dips below the horizon. Whether seeking adventure, relaxation, or family fun, Destin promises an unforgettable experience for all who visit.

Can we do things without a boat?

YES! There is a lot to do in Destin without a boat. Our beaches are beautiful! Surf fishing is a popular activity. Visit a water park or museum.  Experience fun animal encounters at the Gulfarium, make memories with a beach photo session, or throw a beach bonfire. Destin offers magic shows, axe throwing, museums, fun vehicle rentals, and ziplining over the Destin Harbor!