What was once a small, modest fishing town is now a bustling vacation destination, and even better, a place to build a life from which you don’t need a holiday! Welcome to Destin, Florida where fishing and fun create a resort lifestyle that beachfront dreams are made of.

On Florida’s emerald coast, sun-glazed sugary white beaches and sparkling green waters converge to create a splash. The city is situated comfortably on a peninsula that separates the Gulf of Mexico from Choctawhatchee Bay. One of the area’s main draws is the beach life of boating, fishing, snorkeling, parasailing, and making waves of memories to last a lifetime. And while Nature creates her magnetic draw, humankind adds to the creature comforts.

Destin, Florida is home to the Crab Trap restaurant with beach access, playground perched on the sand, and some of the best food the area has to offer. Visit the Track Family Recreation Center for go karts, miniature golf, bungee jumping, and other adventures. Lose yourself in the shoppers’ paradise known as the Silver Sands Outlet Mall, Florida’s largest outlet mall. Dip into adrenaline rushing fun at Big Kahuna’s Water Park, or escape to the Emerald Grand and Harborwalk Villiage where the landscape changes to a vibrant celebration of fun, games, shopping, entertainment, and food in Destin, Florida.

There are two schools within the boundaries of Destin encompassed in the Okaloosa County Public School System including Destin Elementary and Destin Middle School.

Most of the year, 226 days on average, Destin, Florida is washed in sunlight with high summer temperatures of around 89 degrees and winter lows above freezing at 42 degrees. The area receives about 66 inches of rain per year, but no snow.

Okaloosa County offers public transportation via the Emerald Coast Rider (EC Rider) bus system while air travelers commute via Northwest Florida Regional Airport.

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