Things to Do In Destin

Destin has entertainment and activities for all ages including the very young to the most seasoned traveler. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, boating, snorkeling, fishing, golf, or just relaxing on the beach, you can find it all in Destin.



Don’t like crowds? Discover the Emerald Coast by Sailing on your own private 30’ catamaran with an experienced local captain. Join Captain Bryan Klein for a sailing adventure of a lifetime!
Design your own trip to include sailing, snorkeling, fishing, dolphin excursions, sunset cruises, Crab Island parties, and so much more.

Kayaks, Jet Ski's and more


Destin is a playground of water sports. Whether you like it slow, fast, or need a good workout, there is a boat or kayak with your name on it. 

Luther’s has Pontoon boats, wave runners, kayaks and more. For pricing and availability, check out their site.

Crab Island


Crab Island is a must for your to do list when visiting Destin. Although it’s called an island, it’s actually an underwater sandbar. You can reach crab island by renting a boat, kayak, or other watercraft. However, it is not suggested you swim out there as the current in the bay can be quite strong.

Shops & Restaurants


HarborWalk Village is the focal point for restaurants, activities and entertainment for every taste on your next Destin family vacation. Here you’ll find waterfront shopping, paddle board and kayak rentals, pontoon and jet ski rentals, parasailing, glass bottom boats, world class fishing, pirate ship excursions, dolphin cruises, concerts and live music, weekly fireworks, weekly themed  parades, live entertainment, and an array of restaurants, including Jimmy Buffets Margaritaville and Harry Ts, to satisfy all tastes. It’s time to make some memories that’ll last a lifetime.

30A Scenic Road Trip


Florida’s Scenic 30-A is a stretch of beach road that stretches along the Emerald Coast from Sandestin to Rosemary Beach. Dotted with beach communities, resorts, beach bars and 25,000 acres of protected state forests and rare dune lakes, 30A is a must see for those who love the beach.


This stretch of road is made up of unique beach communities that still offer that laid back lifestyle and local vibe that you would expect from a Florida beach town. If you are making a day trip from Destin, plan on having lunch in Seaside. The motion picture “The Truman Show” was filmed in Seaside. Definitely, a beach lovers paradise.