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Destin is a charming
seaside resort town located on the Florida panhandle.
Destin offers an extensive variety of vacation
options from Rental Houses, to Beachside Condos, to inexpensive
Motels, as well as upscale Hotel Resorts. This sleepy fishing village has become increasingly popular
over the years, but has retained its quaint charm and is still
considered one of the more delightful hidden finds along Florida's
Gulf Coast. White sand curls along the coastline, bordered by
brilliant emerald waters.
For the Deep Sea
Fisherman, Destin is known as the
"World's Luckiest Fishing Village".
Salt or fresh, the waters
surrounding Destin are known for their abundance ...and their
challenges. Home to the largest and most elaborately equipped
charter boat fleet in Florida, fishing events and festivals are held
year-round. Temperate weather and refreshing breezes continue
throughout autumn, which brings both the
Destin Fishing Rodeo and
the annual Seafood Festival. Spring and summer bring the excitement
of the Cobia Tournament which is held in the Destin coastal
fishing is among the specialty of Destinís fishing fleet, which
happens to be the largest charter fishing fleet in the state of
Florida. Red snapper, grouper, triggerfish, scamp, and amberjack
are all caught using this method. In addition, Charter Boats in
Destin also troll near the gulf coast of Florida, finding deep sea
fish such as cobia, black fin tuna, king mackerel, bluefish,
barracuda, and Spanish mackerel. From a distance offshore, deep sea
fishermen can troll to find white and blue marlin, wahoo, and
sailfish. Destin is home to more than 100 Charter and Party Boats,
and these deep sea fishing companies offer a range in passenger size
from six passenger capacity to ones that can handle more than 100
anglers. Price for the charters may vary by boat, and include bait
and tackle. Meals can also be arranged with the boat captain.
When you come in from the sun, explore unique arts and collectibles galleries, specialty shops and modern malls located throughout Destin. Savor culinary excellence with sumptuous seafood straight from the Gulf in casual beachside eateries and other Destin Area Restaurants. And as if that weren't enough, festivals and special events celebrating food, wine, art, sports and even the area's legendary pirate past fill the calendar year-round.
The Destin Seafood Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary by is returning to the spot of its origin, the Destin Harbor in October of 2008. More than 25,000 visitors and locals will pack HarborWalk Village alongside Destin's fishing docks to enjoy fresh local seafood, live entertainment, arts and crafts booths, childrenís activities, and more.
Whether you're looking to harvest the bounty of the seas with a fully-equipped rental boat from one of the many marinas or relax in a stylish beach resort, Destin is an excellent Florida Gulf Coast vacation option. Begin your Destin, Florida vacation search by comparing rates from a variety of Destin hotels and make your on-line reservation today - Destin, Florida Hotels and Motels
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