Activities in Destin Florida

Here are some of our favorite things to do while on vacation here in Destin! We hope you enjoy these places and things to do like we do! 

Things To Do

Crab Island

$ • Excursion

What is Crab Island? At one point, it actually was an island, but sands from the Gulf of Mexico have eroded it over the years.

Boat Rentals

$$ • Excursions

There are SO many places on the Harbor to rent boats and visit Crab Island and many other local places.

Destin Fishing

$$ • Excursions

Destin is known for its Fishing industry! There are so many options, it is a great time to include a trip with one of Destin's many charters!

Water Park - Big Kahuna

$$ • Excursions

Big Kahuna is the premier water park in Destin. For a day off the beach be sure to visit and take the whole family. Your family will thank you!

The Track

$$ • Excursions

THE TRACK is a huge go-cart and family entertainment complex. Miniature golf, arcade and go-carts! Something for everyone, Be sure to visit.

Destin Golf

$$ • Excursions

BRING YOUR CLUBS! Destin offers some world-famous courses! There are professional level courses and some for the hackers! Be sure to visit one soon!

Top 10 Restaurants

Pompano Joes

$$ • Beach Side Dining

If you are in Destin or Panama City Beach, Pompano Joe's Seafood House is a destination you must visit. Known for its fresh affordable Gulf seafood.

Lu Lu's Restuarant

$$ • Dining on the water

Lucy Buffett's funky hangout features cocktails, burgers & seafood, plus allergy-friendly menus.

AJ's Club Bimini

$ • Dance & Night Club · Restaurant · Sports

AJ's Club Bimini is the #1 stop for next-level nightlife on the Emerald Coast for both locals and visitors. Join us for a night you won't forget.

Brotula's Seafood House & Steamer

$$ • Seafood Restaurant · Bar & Grill · Marin

Brotula's Seafood House & Steamer is a locally-owned family restaurant. We specialize in providing Fresh Seafood & Large Steamed Shellfish Platters.

Harry T's Lighthouse

$$$ • Seafood Restaurant · Bar

Located in Harborwalk Village, right on the beautiful Destin Harbor, Harry T's has something for all ages! With entrees ranging from fresh local seafo

Jackacuda's Seafood & Sushi

$$ • Sushi Restaurant · Seafood Restaurant ·

Jackacuda’s Seafood & Sushi serves fresh and delicious seafood and sushi every day. It also overlooks the Historical Destin Harbor.

McGuire's Irish Pub

$$ • Irish Restaurant · Pub · Steakhouse

McGuire’s Irish Pub first opened in 1977 as a small neighborhood pub in a shopping center. In 1982 McGuire’s moved to its current location; Pensacola’

Tailfins Ale House & Oyster Bar

$ • Seafood Restaurant · Live Music Venue

Locally owned & operated Tailfins Ale House & Oyster Bar is a Casual Family Friendly Seafood House on the Destin Harbor with Live music on the water

790 on the Gulf Restaurant

$ • American Restaurant · Seafood Restaurant

790 on the Gulf is a catering restaurant with delicious seafood located in Destin, FL. We serve fresh Cajun food, shrimp, salads, seafood and homemade

The Back Porch

$ • Seafood Restaurant · Beach

A favorite with the locals since 1974, The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House in Destin got started in a small A-frame building on the beach (pictured

Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House

$$ • Seafood Restaurant · American Restaurant

Located on the beautiful Destin Harbor, is the culmination of over 40 years of dreams, ideas & experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

Harbor Docks

$ • Seafood Restaurant · Sushi Restaurant ·

Harbor Docks has been a Destin seafood restaurant tradition since 1979.

Margaritaville

$ • Bar · Bar & Grill

Any visit to Margaritaville is an opportunity to step out of your daily routine and into an island adventure!