Your Summer Family Reunion in Destin

The Secret to a Fun Family Reunion

Your Summer Family Reunion in Destin

Summertime is one of the best times of year to come to Destin. Seasoned visitors understand this, but if you’re thinking about vacationing here for the first time, you’re in for a treat! This is also a great place to host a family reunion since there are so many great things you can do with the whole family. It won’t be long before you’re creating your own sweet Southern memories! Not to mention, there are also many Destin vacation rentals you can stay in that are perfect for the whole family. From a community of homes at Cottages by the Bay to palatial homes like Vitamin Sea. Start planning your summer family reunion to Destin with some of our favorite activities below!

Grilling on the Beach

You love to cook with an amazing view inside your Destin beach home or condo, but take it a step further and grill outdoors with an even more incredible view! If you rent our home Coast Inn for your family reunion, you’ll be able to enjoy close proximity to the beach, a private electric grill, and room for 14 of your family members. Or, rent a few of our condos at Breakers East and enjoy grilling at the community barbecue grills with the beach in your sightline!

Beach Bonfires

If you have never experienced the magic of a beach bonfire, then you are truly missing out! We love this private beach bonfire, offered through our Southern Perks. You’ll relax on private sand looking out over Choctawhatchee Bay and Crab Island with uninterrupted views of the sunset. All you’ll need to bring is a cooler with snacks and get ready to have a good time! This is a great chance to enjoy roasting marshmallows with an unforgettable view. This is one activity you won’t want to miss out on during your summer family reunion in Destin.

Sandcastle-Building Contest

Remember how, during those long-ago family vacations, you could spend hours in the sand building sandcastles and never get tired of it? Bring those memories back to life and throw a sandcastle-building contest at the beach. Since you’ll have multiple people with you, it’s a great chance to tag-team and really show off your sculpting skills. Nothing like a little friendly competition at the beach! After it’s over, book a sandcastle-building lesson with Beach Sand Sculptures and learn how to sculpt sandcastles as high as three feet tall!

Dolphin Cruise

Dolphin cruises are some of the most popular attractions in Destin, and for good reason, too! Climb aboard with your family and get ready to cruise through Destin’s famous waters in search of dolphins and other marine life. You’ll be so amazed when you see how close the dolphins swim to the boat! Some dolphin cruises provide bottled water, snacks, and other beverages on your trip, but be sure to have a cooler of snacks ready just in case. As a bonus, during the summer, you’ll enjoy an incredible firework show every Thursday night!