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Destin Area Guide

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Destin, Florida and the Emerald Coast

Originally known as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” Destin, Florida is the ultimate destination for the avid fisherman. Destin is home to one of the largest fishing fleets in Florida and hosts several fishing tournaments throughout the year. Along with its fishing tournaments, the Emerald Coast is celebrated for its numerous festivals and activities throughout the year. Sandestin’s Wine Festival, open-air concerts at Harborwalk Village and Sandestin, The Billy Bowlegs Festival in Fort Walton Beach, Destin’s Annual Seafood Festival, are just a few events that come to mind.

Destin is also known for its beautiful beaches. Southern Living readers have acclaimed Destin as the “Best Beaches in the South” and one of the top three “Favorite Family Vacation Destinations”. Destin has many beautiful Gulf front properties overlooking Destin’s sugar-white beaches. The fabulous climate and location makes Destin the ultimate location for the sport enthusiasts. For all of you golfers out there, Destin has a total of 14 golf courses to choose from. If water sports are your passion, spend your days jet skiing, boating, snorkeling, sailing, and diving. Destin Getaways also offers pet friendly rentals. So, bring your pooch on your vacation to paradise!

Beaches of South Walton

Looking to get away from all of the stress of everyday life and just relax? Then, South Walton is the perfect location for your vacation! Miles and miles of paths wind through woods and along Scenic Highway 30A, making it the perfect location for a relaxing morning walk or a bike ride with the family. This area features 26 miles of sugar white beaches and emerald green waters, and rare coastal dune lakes. With brick roads and picket fences, you will love these quaint beach neighborhoods. This area is scattered with local restaurants and shopping boutiques as well as large common areas where festivals and outdoor concerts take place. Between open-air concerts throughout the Spring and Summer at Seaside and Gulf Place and the Taste of the Beach wine festival at Watercolor, there is always some sort of entertainment taking place in the beaches of South Walton. There are many vacation condos as well as vacation homes along Scenic Highway 30A that are perfect for your relaxing getaway!