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Fun in the Sun 2016-12-07T17:22:17+00:00

Outdoor Fun in Destin Florida

If you ever tire of swimming in one of our many resort pools or at one of our inviting beaches, you will not have to look far for things to do. Let us show you some wonderful choices for some outdoor fun in Destin. Many opportunities arise to take advantage of the bordering waters of the Destin Harbor, East Pass, Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. The recreational areas pose endless possibilities. Sailing, boating, parasailing, surfing and snorkeling are just a few of the things to do on and in the water.Scattered along the Destin beaches and on the Harbor Walk are professional rental companies that can guide and supply you with everything you need for hours , or even days, of fun. On land, many resorts feature tennis and golf but you can also explore our many attractions, such as water parks, go-carts and museums. You will also find more activities and events on our Gulf Coast blog.Our Outdoor Fun Guide to Destin directs you to some of the best ways to actively experience Florida’s Gulf Coast. While you are planning the fun things to do, make sure you have a terrific place to stay in Destin.

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Destin Vacation Boat Rentals

850.650.2628
Located along the Destin Harbor just east of Harbor Docks, find your favorite boat for skiing and tubing. Or, rent a pontoon boat for a relaxing day on the Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Southern guests receive Southern Perks from Destin Vacation Boat Rentals
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Sea Blaster

850.654.6888
For a fun and exciting cruise, join Capt. Larry searching the Gulf, along the sugar white sand beaches of Destin for the most playful dolphins. The seventy-three foot passenger boat carries up to 119 passengers, is the Gulf’s largest speedboat, and offers an array of fun for the entire family. The Sea Blaster offers snorkeling, dolphin cruises and sunset cruises. Southern Guests receive Southern Perks from Sea Blaster
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The Track

Seeking adventure for the family? The Track in the heart of Destin is your headquarters for fun. This dynamic recreation center features the best go-kart tracks and only bungee jumping tower. Add miniature golf, bumper boats, bumper cars and more, you will have a day of fun.
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Henderson Beach State Park

In the heart of Destin, between the downtown and Crystal Beach communities, rests our Henderson State Park, encompassing more than 6,000 feet of natural scenic shoreline and the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico on its edge. Guests enjoy several pavilions for picnicking and grilling. The nature trail, including a playground for the kids bestows visitors a rare peek at the coastal dune ecosystem and abundant wildlife.
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Ride On Surfing School

850.582.2593
Destin Florida’s first and only surf school is now in session! Ride On Surf School, located next to Pompano Joe’s restaurant on Old Highway 98 in Destin, Florida, offers surfing fun for anyone who knows how to swim. Whether you have never surfed before or you want to tune up your surfing skills, Ride On can help, offering a variety of lesson plans for any skill level. Group and private lessons are available as well as surf camps and surfing parties. Southern guests receive Southern Perks from Ride On Surfing School
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Olin Marler Dolphin Cruises

850.837.7095
Come aboard one of Olin Marler’s two dolphin cruise boats. Enjoy watching the local dolphins playing in their natural habitat. Equipped with a restroom and snack bar, your cruise with Olin Marler will be perfect. Southern Guests receive Southern Perks from Olin Marler
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Destin History and Fishing Museum

850.837.6611
Explore Destin Florida’s rich history while gazing upon real artifacts from Destin’s past including the only enduring seine fishing boat, antique rods and reels, the old Destin post office and more. The photos speak volumes about times past.
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