It’s time to go to the beach. And, there’s no better beach than those in Destin, Florida. Destin is a great place for vacation, and there’s so many things to do. You can enjoy Dolphin cruises in Destin, golf until you drop or just enjoy the emerald green water.
Destin used to be a small fishing village on the Gulf of Mexico. Today, over 4.5 million people visit Destin, annually. The white sand on the beaches is made of fine, quartz crystals that come from the Appalachian mountains. There’s no shortage of places to stay. Building boomed in Destin in the mid 70’s and 80’s. The town has beautiful condos and hotels.
If you’re looking for something to do, drop by Gilligans Watersports. You can go dolphin watching on a wave runner. Gilligans rents pontoon boats, as well as wave runners. You can even go parasailing above the Gulf of Mexico.There are daily, guided Dolphin cruises in Destin. Boat charters are very popular, because tourists like being able to get to any of the 12 beach access points.
Henderson Beach State Park is another popular attraction. Nature lovers view sand pines, dune rosemary and scrub oaks. There are playgrounds for the kids, and pavilions for grilling and picnics. The park provides a unique opportunity to see the coastal dune ecosystem. The park has sixty campsites with water and electric hookups. Plan an outing at Jolee Island. This five-acre nature park is lush with beauty, and located near Baytowne Marina.
The kids will love a trip to Gator Beach. You can feed live gators and take your picture with the animals. The Gator handlers and their shows are not to be missed. This beach is home to Mellow Yellow, a rare yellow gator.
And, don’t forget to stop by Big Kahuna’s water park. The park has a kiddie area, waves, rides and slides. After you’ve enjoyed the dolphin cruises in Destin, cool off at the water park. There’s also mini golf and go-kart racing. Vacations are for having fun and making memories. You’re sure to take lots of pictures and savor great memories from your time in Destin.
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