Your Guide to a Weekend Getaway in Destin
Weekend Getaway in Destin
Fall is finally here! This weekend kicks off fall break in Destin, and what better time to get away to Destin than in the fall? The temperatures are mild, the beaches are less crowded, and the water is still as beautiful as can be. We don’t know about you, but after a hot summer, we are looking forward to a fall vacation this year. If you can’t come for fall break, don’t worry; there’s still plenty of time to visit Destin. In fact, since most schools have the option for virtual learning and many offices are still working remotely, a weekend getaway in Destin is likely to work for everybody’s schedule. Take a look below at some of our most useful tips and tricks to consider when planning your trip to the beach.
- Arrive on Friday to make the most of your time at the beach! Our visitors from cities like New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, and Atlanta can be here in just a matter of hours. Check-in time is usually at 4 PM, so you’ll be arriving with enough time to unpack and settle in before making your dinner plans. You’ll also still have plenty of sunlight to enjoy the beach and any amenities your Destin vacation rental may offer.
- Speaking of Destin vacation rentals, are you wondering where to stay for your weekend getaway in Destin? Lodging is filling up fast for fall, so be sure to explore Destin vacation rentals with our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals¬†to secure your spot on the sand! Beachfront condos are always a hit for a quick weekend getaway, since you can usually get a fantastic view at a great rate. Beach service is also typically still offered during the month of October, and finding a condo with beach service offered is just an extra perk!
- Fall is considered another peak season for us, so fortunately there are still many things you can do on your weekend getaway in Destin The Destin Fishing Rodeo kicks off in October and lasts the entire month, with daily weigh-ins at the Harbor from 10 AM until 7 PM. You can also still book activities like dolphin cruises and fishing charters, or go for a stroll around HarborWalk village and discover all of the fun things to do there. See some more of our favorite activities in Destin here.