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About Destin Florida - Destin Florida FAQ Continued

Where is Destin Florida on a map?

When you are looking at a map of the state of Florida, Destin is located in the Northwest part of the state. When looking at the other neighboring cities in Florida on the map, Destin is East of Pensacola but West of Panama City. Also known at the Florida Panhandle. 

What airport for Destin Florida?

The closest and most convenient airport to fly into when visiting Destin is the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). The airlines that fly into VPS are Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, and United Airlines.

What time is it in Destin Florida?

Florida is divided by two time zones. Destin is located in the Panhandle which is in the Central Time Zone. 

Where is Destin Florida?

Destin is in the state of Florida. Specifically, it is near Fort Walton Beach.

Where is Destin in Florida?

Destin is in the Panhandle in the State of Florida. 

What to do in Destin?

When visiting Destin you can visit the beach, Big Kahuna Water and Adventure Park, Grand Boulevard Farmers' Market, The Spa at The Henderson Beach & Spa Resort, Hurricane Lanes, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, and Crab Island. 

What county is Destin FL in?

Okaloosa County

What is the closest airport to Destin Florida

Destin- Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Pet friendly hotels in Destin FL

Hampton Inn & Suites Destin, Home2 Suites by Hilton Destin, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin at Grand Boulevard. 

Where to stay in Destin Fl?

You have several options for stay. You can stay in a hotel, resort, condo, or rent a house.

Dog friendly beaches in Destin FL

The best beach to visit is, Henderson Beach State Park.

What airports are near Destin Florida?

The closest airport is Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport. The next closest airport is the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Then the next closest airport is Pensacola International Airport. 

How do you get to Destin FL?

You can fly or drive to Destin Florida. The closest airport to Destin is Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport. 

What airlines fly into Destin Florida?

Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, and United.

Where is Sandestin?

Sandestin is a development located in Miramar FL between Pensacola and Panama City Beach, about eight miles east of Destin.

Where to stay in Destin Florida on the beach?

Hilton Sandestin Beach and Gold Resort, Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village, Sterling Shores Beach Resort by Vacasa. Destin also offers beach front homes and condos. 

What’s in Destin Florida?

There’s so much in Destin Florida, from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico beaches, golf courses, Destin Harbor Boardwalk, nature trails, water parks, plenty of shopping, and dining.

What is Destin Florida known for?

Destin is known as the “ world’s luckiest fishing village.” Also known for its white sand beaches and emerald waters.

Sandestin v Destin

We like to point out that Sandestin is just a development in Miramar FL which is extremely close to Destin. Miramar and Destin are essentially the same place because they are so close. 

How many hurricanes have hit Destin FL?

58 hurricanes have been recorded in the Destin, FL since 1930. The largest hurricane was Georges in 1998.

What is there to do in Destin Florida for families?

Henderson Beach, Destin Harbor Boardwalk, Big Kahuna's, Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier, Sea Blaster Dolphin, Gator Beach at Fudpucker's, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, The Track Family Recreation Center.

What can couples do in Destin Florida?

Sunset on the beach, a helicopter tour, sunset cruise aboard the Solaris, dinner at a Gulf-front Restaurant, couples massage at Salamander Spa, Henderson Beach State Park Nature Trail, Shard Shop art, Eden State Gardens.

What to do in Destin Florida at night?

Margaritaville, Destin Harbor Boardwalk, Destin Laser Tag, HarborWalk Theater, McGuire's Irish Pub, AMC, The Craft Bar, The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack, Destin Commons.

What ocean is Destin Florida on?

Destin is located against the Gulf of Mexico waters.

What to do at Destin Harbor Boardwalk?

There’s plenty to do such as, tourist attractions, dining in, bars, boating, and souvenir shops. 

What attractions are in Destin Florida?

Crab Island, Henderson Beach State Park, Destin Harbor BoardWalk, Village of Baytowne Wharf, Destin Commons, Destin History & Fishing museum.

When to visit Destin Fl?

The best months to visit Destin are April and May. However, the fall and winter months are equally as beautiful and less crowded.

What to do in Destin Florida in September?

Baytowne Art Walk, Music and Fireworks at HarborWalk Village, head to the beach, Hispanic Fest, Fall concerts in the village.

How is Destin Florida for spring break?

Destin is one of the top most popular spots for spring break. The warmer whether begins in March so it should be a great time.

What is the closest major city to Destin Florida?

The closest major city to Destin Florida is New Orleans, LA.