Things To Do in Destin

Find Activities Near Your Destin Hotel!

A Destin beach vacation is never complete without a few fun things to do! The white sand beach of Destin is what draws visitors from all over the world, but activities like parasailing, photography sessions, snorkeling and more make the trip memorable . The Harbor is home to many businesses that provide family-fun activities like deep sea fishing, jet skiing, and water jet packs, or if you want to relax, try a beachside massage or horeseback riding tour. Try things to do in Destin, FL from to get the most out of your Emerald Coast vacation.

Featured Activities:

  • Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat

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    Come fish with one of the oldest and largest fishing fleets on the Emerald Coast! We are pleased to have the opportunity to introduce our fleet and invite you aboard to fish the beautiful, unspoiled waters of the Gulf of Mexico. With knowledge based on a lifetime of experience, we assure you a deep-sea fishing adventure that will make for a dandy "fish tale". Visit Destin Deep Sea Fishing, and go on a deep sea charter trip to try your luck on your next Destin vacation.

  • Destin Fine Dining Dinner and Dancing Cruise

    Destin Fine Dining Dinner and Dancing Cruise

    Come and enjoy the area's only fine dining entertainment yacht. The yacht features fresh gulf seafood, prime beef and much more, all prepared in a full service galley. Live entertainment and a full bar is available to enhance the experience. Visit Destin Dinner Cruise for more info on this activity.

  • Destin Harbor Stand Up Paddleboard

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    The sport of stand up paddleboarding is a global sport that benefits people of all ages and physical condition with a strong core workout. Stand up paddleboarding is the next big water sport activity to arrive here in Destin, FL and it's a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Enjoy the emerald green waters while paddling through the beautiful Destin Harbor and Norriego Point. Visit Destin Paddleboarding for more info.

  • Wonderworks Museum

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    Take a short drive down the coast to the Wonderworks Museum in Panama City Beach, FL! Experience the weird exhibits and activities in a trip that is fun for all ages. The Wonderworks Museum is both educational and exciting, and great for rainy days, or lazy afternoons! Get your tickets to Wonderworks Panama City Beach and be amazed.

  • Horseback Trail Rides

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    Trail riding on the Panhandle of Florida doesn't get any better. Located close to the Destin beaches, this stable offers trail rides and RV space. With 13,800 acres of State Forest, there is plenty of riding to fill up your day. Whether a first time rider, or experienced equestrian, reserve your horseback ride today! Visit Destin Horseback Riding for more info on this activity.

  • Parasailing Adventure

    Destin Parasailing

    There is nothing like the thrill of parasailing. It is a breath-taking way to see Destin in a whole new light. Imagine looking down and spotting sea turtles or dolphins. Get a bird's eye view of the city and the gulf. It is a memory that you will never forget! Come and see Destin like you never have. Visit Destin Parasailing to book a parasailing trip!

  • Ocean Kayak Rental

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    Enjoy the beaches with a high quality ocean kayak rental. No matter where you are staying in Destin, kayaks can be delivered right to your condo, home or hotel. Single or tandem sit-on-top kayaks. Paddles and vests are included in the purchase price. Kayaks are for use in the Gulf of Mexico as well as the Destin Harbor; paddle, fish, get to the Jetty's and Crab Island! Rent a Kayak in Destin for your Destin vacation today!

  • Gulfarium Marine Park

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    Enjoy a sea lion show, or delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during a trip to the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Enjoy educational exhibits and beautiful ocean views at the Gulfarium, located directly on Okaloosa Island in neighboring Fort Walton Beach. Get your ticket to the Gulfarium at Gulfarium Marine Park Okaloosa Island.

  • Destin Snorkeling Excursion

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    Snorkel the beautiful emerald green waters of the East Pass on the SeaQuest in Destin. Snorkel the East Jetties and find everything from tropical fish to Sea Turtles. The SeaQuest supplies all your gear so be prepared for one of the best adventures while in Destin! Visit Snorkeling Tours Destin for more info.

  • Destin Beach Photography

    Destin Beach photography

    Have an experienced beach photographer capture your vacation or event in stunning beach photos. Keep the memories of your Destin vacation with your family, friends, or significant other alive forever with high definition, professional photos taken at a location of your choosing at either dawn or dusk! Packages vary in quantity of pictures and price, so there is an option for everyone. Book a beach photography session at Destin Beach Photography on

Destin Fun Facts!

destin excursions ->Be sure to obey the posted beach warning flags. Study up on what the colors and patterns mean to avoid any unsafe conditions while enjoying the emerald waters and white sand beaches!
->Always bring sunscreen and sunglasses on your Destin, Florida beach days. Severely sunburnt skin can ruin a vacation!
->Many fun events take place around town year-round, some of the more popular events being the Seafood Festival, Mardi Gras Parade, and 4th of July Fireworks show.

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