Fun in the Sun: Outdoor Shopping in Destin

Shopping in Destin at Destin CommonsNo vacation is complete without a little shopping in Destin. Luckily for guests, Destin is home to two great outdoor shopping centers that allow visitors to stroll through their favorite shops while still enjoying the beautiful Florida weather.

Destin Commons

Just a short drive from Henderson Park Inn, Destin Commons offers visitors over 400,000 square feet of shopping. Tour through popular stores like Soma Intimates, Chico’s and Sephora for her; and Bass Pro Shops, Penguin by Munsingwear and Brookstone for him.

You can’t forget the 13 different restaurants and snack shops for guests wanting a quick snack, or a light lunch during their day spent shopping in Destin. There is also an AMC movie theatre housing 14 different auditoriums with true stadium seating where guests can see the latest blockbuster hits on the big screen.

The biggest news for Destin Commons is the recent announcement of a new expansion for this shopping in Destin location. By spring 2014, developers hope to welcome up to 25 new stores and restaurants, and plan to break ground by the end of the summer.

From now until Labor Day weekend, Destin Commons is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sundays 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Please keep in mind, restaurant and movie times may vary.

Silver Sands

Silver Sands is the premium location for outlet shopping in Destin. Here guests can pick up some of their favorite designers at discounted factory rates. Stores here include Banana Republic, Coach, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th and much more. A little bit further of a drive from Henderson Park Inn than the Destin Commons, Silver Sands is still sure to bring a pleasant outside shopping in Destin experience.

After a long day of shopping, guests of Henderson Park Inn can enjoy a freshly prepared dinner at our Beach Walk Cafe. Voted one of the most romantic restaurants in America, Beach Walk Cafe’s menu showcases fresh seafood straight from the ocean. Diners can also continue their day of outdoor relaxation by choosing the cafe’s Toes in the Sand dining opportunity where restaurant staff will set up your table and serve you directly on the beach.

The Henderson Park Inn staff writes about things to do in Destin, Florida.