Spring Break Family Fun in Destin, Florida
It’s no secret that Destin is one of the top picks when deciding where to spend your spring break. If you’re traveling with the whole family, trying to narrow down activities everyone will enjoy can be a process. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled some family-friendly activities for you to enjoy during your spring break trip to Destin, Florida. Which are your favorites? Let us know what you and your family love to do when you visit Destin on our iLoveDestin Facebook page!
- Fishing Charter – Resting on the sand is not the only way to enjoy our beautiful waters. Fishing charters are an exciting way to experience the Gulf like never before, as most crews are knowledgable locals who can offer a unique perspective of our area. One of our partners, Sea Winder Charter Boat, consists of an energetic and ambitious crew who are eager to provide a memorable experience.
- Dolphin Cruises – See dolphins up close when you embark on a dolphin cruise! Usually, they’ll swim right up to the side of the boat just long enough for a picture – you won’t believe how friendly these marine creatures are! Join Captain Larry aboard the Sea Blaster, the Gulf’s largest speedboat at 73-feet long and offering a capacity of 119 passengers. The Sea Blaster also offers snorkeling, dolphin cruises, and sunset cruises!
- Surfing – Can you swim? Then you can surf! Try your hand at surfing with Ride on Surf School, Destin’s first and only surf school. Whether you have never surfed before or want to hone your skills, Ride on Surf School can teach you the ropes. Instructions include proper stances, education of the waves, and even surf lingo!
- The Track – For adventure on land, look to The Track, located in the heart of Destin near Scenic Highway 98. With go-karts, mini golf, bumper boats, and more, a day at The Track is sure to bring out everyone’s competitive side!
In the meantime, don’t forget to reserve your vacation home in Destin with our lodging partner Southern Vacation Rentals. Check out A Piece of Heaven, a three bedroom home with room for nine guests. Inside, discover a spacious living area, fully equipped kitchen, and cozy accommodations. The home also offers access to the Beach Retreat community amenities including a pool, hot tub, fitness center, and barbecue grills. Sounds like the perfect vacation home in Destin to us!
January 14, 2019
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Plan Your Valentine’s Day Getaway
With Valentine’s Day just a month away, there is no better time than the present to plan a romantic getaway to Destin! Treat you and your loved one to a stay at a beachfront home or condo in Destin. With private balconies overlooking the sugar white sands and bright blue water, what could possibly be more romantic? Reserve your spot on the sand with our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals today for a sweet Southern Valentine’s Day! Read on below for your vacation inspiration on planning your Valentine’s Day getaway.
Stay at Breakers East 304 in Destin, a lovely two bedroom condo right on the water. Relax on the expansive private balcony as you watch the sunset or enjoy a candle-lit dinner for two. Located in the heart of Destin, Breakers East 304 is perfect for couples who want to explore all of Destin’s nightlife, as you’re just minutes away from HarborWalk Village and Downtown Destin Or, choose Sterling Sands 603 for your romantic getaway for two. Lounge at the beachfront pool and enjoy each other’s company as you soak up some sun.
For a cozier, more intimate getaway, choose Pelican Beach Resort 1708, a one-bedroom vacation rental also located directly on Destin’s beaches. Amenities at Pelican Beach Resort offer the ultimate escape for couples, with a poolside bar and grill and even an onsite sauna.
Southern has partnered with local area businesses to offer you discounts during your stay, so take advantage of them when you come to Destin. Maybe you want to embark on a sunset cruise for two or explore Destin’s beaches as you look for marine life! Or, with all the many fun things happening in Destin, live like a local and add an event to your vacation.
View more of Southern’s vacation rentals in Destin here and plan the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway!
January 11, 2019
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Don’t Miss Out On the 2019 30A Songwriters Festival
The 2019 30A Songwriters Festival is just 11 days away, and we are so excited about this event! This year marks the festival’s 10th year in Walton County, taking place January 18th-21st at 30 venues across Scenic 30A and in South Walton. The lineup consists of 195 songwriters with 250 performances. This year’s lineup includes Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Rosanne Cash, and Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals with his Full Band and Horn Section. All of these artists perform on the Grand Boulevard Town Center Main Stage! Check out the full lineup here. Tickets are now on sale and include weekend passes as well as VIP passes! Get your tickets here.
Venues of all shapes and sizes, from amphitheaters and town halls to restaurants, theaters, and bars are transformed into venues where you’ll get to witness the creative minds behind some of your favorite songs. Capacities range from 75-500 seats indoors and up to 5,000 for outdoor seating!
Need somewhere to stay for the 30A Songwriters Festival? Our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals are offering 20% off on a beach home or condo along Scenic 30A from January 18-21, 2019. For your vacation inspiration, look to Adagio 304D when you stay for the 30A Songwriters Festival. This 30A vacation condo offers spacious accommodations for eight, with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Situated perfectly in Blue Mountain Beach, this the perfect location to stay for enjoying the festival! Though we’re sure you’ll be out and about along Scenic 30A, Adagio 304D comes with all the necessities you’ll need for a relaxing vacation, including a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, and access to resort-style amenities. Lounge about poolside or head down to the beach and take in the view!
View Southern’s full inventory of Scenic 30A vacation rentals here. We hope to see you at the festival!
January 7, 2019
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