FODOR’S GO LIST 2015: #6 of 25, Destin, FL & The Florida Panhandle
Fodor’s Go List Features the 25 cant-miss spots that should be on every traveler’s radar in 2015
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The world’s largest travel publisher has named Destin, FL a “can’t-miss” spot for 2015.¬†
Destin, FL has softer & whiter beaches than you will see and experience almost anywhere else in the world, including the Caribbean. The sand is soft quartz which illuminates through the water turning the color into a mesmerizing clear, see to the bottom, blueish-green… hence originating the name, “The Emerald Coast”. This sets the stage for attracting the interest of people in all stages of life. From young to old, all can appreciate the beauty and charm of our uniquely designed beachy landscape. ¬†
All of the quartz white beach towns in the Florida Panhandle, which spans from Pensacola, FL to just slightly past Panama City, have their own personality. In Destin, FL you will find that we are charming & lively but also quaint (only 8.2 sq miles) with a southern family feel, and Destin’s hospitality is something everyone strives to do best. So families come to Destin to enjoy the beach with their children because they are clean and water is clear; very comforting to a mom who needs to keep their eye on the little ones.
The beach isn’t the only attraction in Destin, FL…. there is a ton of extra things to do in Destin, FL! Families, couples, empty nester’s and groups of friends alike will find the versatility of Destin events, activities, and nightlife! Destin really does have something for everybody. Kids have Big Kahuna’s Water Park, The Track, and coming soon is GI Joe’s Theme Park. And never miss the plethora of sight-seeing attractions on the famous Destin Harbor.
Visit our iLoveDestin.com events calendar when looking to book your vacation or while here for things to do in Destin. Destin has cultural events from our local symphonic musical company, Sinfonia, and a host of traveling plays and shows from Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation. Our area is all about the music. Attend almost any restaurant hot spot like one of our iLD dining partners, and you will most likely get super high quality LIVE MUSIC in Destin. Mattie Kelly also has a cultural arts center that has an amphitheater with an annual 8 week Concert Series in the spring/summer and art exhibits and other events.¬†
Destin is the place to be in 2015! Our logding partners are ready to book you into one of the affordable yet luxurious condos on Destin Beach and you can see / experience for yourself the dynamic views and marine life sightings of our crystal clear gulf! It’s very rare if you don’t see dolphin frolicking by, among other marine life. See you soon in sandy white Destin, FL. Happy New Year!