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Top 5 Activities in Destin for Kids

fishing1There are so many options when thinking about fun things to do in Destin. Destin has many activities that are family friendly and below are the top 5 activities to do with your kids while staying on the Emerald Coast.

#1 Parasailing

Imagine getting to see Destin from a bird’s eye view. While parasailing you will see sea life such as, dolphins and sea turtles. You will have twelve minutes of air time and can share the view with two other people. Parasailing is a must do activity when visiting Destin because you get to see just how beautiful the area is from a perspective most don’t get to enjoy.

#2 Charter Fishing

Come experience why Destin is called The Luckiest Fishing Village! No matter what season you visit us in there is always something to catch in Destin! We have multiple boats for you to choose from and your kids will love the experience of fishing in the Gulf. iLoveDestin is partners with a few of the boats available including Lil’ Stasia Charter Boat, First Light Fishing, and Phoenix Charter Fishing. You can find more information about these boats on the activities tab on our website.

#3 Destin History and Fishing Museum

The Destin History and Fishing Museum is a great educational activity for you and your family to experience! Learn about all of the types of fish swimming in our Gulf waters, and also walk through Destin’s history.  The Destin History and Fishing Museum is a good chance to relax and provide your family an educational experience on how Destin came to be what it is today!

#4 The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

The Gulfarium is located on Okaloosa Island and is a great place for you and your family to visit while on vacation. You will encounter many different types of animals at the Gulfarium including stingrays, turtles, gators, and penguins. There are activities that your kids can participate in at the Gulfarium such as, breakfast with the dolphins and a stingray bay snorkel!

#5 Dolphin Cruise

The Southern Star features a 2 hour tour aboard Destin’s original dolphin cruise. During the tour you will get to observe Coastal Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural habitat. The Southern Star is an 80 foot glass bottom boat that is sure to treat you and your family to the tour of a lifetime!

Destin’s beaches alone can make your vacation great, but participate in these five Destin activities to make your time here even more memorable! To find out more information about any of these things to do in Destin visit the activities tab on our website.



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