Are you planning a trip to Destin, Florida this summer and looking for exciting activities to do while staying at your Shore Dreams Vacation Rental? Look no further, as we’ve got you covered!

Here are some of the top things to do in Destin during the summer months:

  1. Relax on the Beaches: Destin is known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water. Spend your days lounging on the beach and soaking up the sun or take a refreshing dip in the ocean. Some of the best beaches to visit include Henderson Beach State Park, Crystal Beach, and Miramar Beach.
  2. Go Fishing: With its location on the Gulf of Mexico, Destin is a prime spot for fishing enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, there are plenty of options for fishing charters, such as Destin Fishing Rodeo and HarborWalk Fishing Charters. You can catch a variety of fish, including red snapper, grouper, and amberjack. 
  3. Water Sports: If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, try your hand at some water sports such as parasailing, jet skiing, or paddleboarding. There are plenty of rental options available, and you can enjoy these activities in the calm waters of the Gulf. 
  4. Explore Nature: Take a break from the beach and explore the natural beauty of Destin. The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park offers a chance to see marine animals up close, while the Destin Harbor Boardwalk offers beautiful views of the harbor and opportunities for shopping and dining. 
  5. Visit Local Attractions: Destin has plenty of family-friendly attractions to enjoy, such as the Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park and the Track Family Recreation Center. These attractions offer a variety of activities such as go-karting, mini-golf, and water slides. 
  6. Enjoy Local Cuisine: Destin is known for its fresh seafood and southern cuisine. Make sure to try some of the local favorites such as Gulf shrimp, crab cakes, and gumbo. Some of the best restaurants to try include The Crab Trap, The Back Porch, and Pompano Joe’s. 
  7. Attend Local Events: During the summer months, Destin hosts a variety of events such as the Fourth of July celebration, the Destin Seafood Festival, and the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. These events offer opportunities to enjoy live music, food, and fun.

No matter what your interests are, Destin has something for everyone. And with your Shore Dreams Vacation Rental as your home base, you can enjoy all that this beautiful destination has to offer.


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