BEST ATTRACTIONS IN DESTIN, FLORIDAWondering what to do in Destin, Florida this holiday season? We’re experiencing beautiful weather and many are enjoying simple walks on the beach, paddle boarding or just relaxing by the surf with a good book. But there are many things to do in Destin, Florida other than spending time on the most beautiful white sandy beaches in the world!
If you want to get in the spirit of the season, Destin, Florida is a shopping mecca with Destin Commons located just a mile from the Henderson Park Inn. Boasting a huge Christmas tree and holiday decorations galore, Destin Commons is a unique, open air town center, featuring upscale shopping, casual and fine dining, Bass Pro Shop, Belk Store, Rave Motion Pictures and many more.
Of the many things to do in Destin, Florida, locals and tourists alike visit the Silver Sands Factory Stores , a shopping extravaganza with over 100 designer names and located just minutes from the beautiful white sandy beaches and emerald green waters of Destin, Florida. You’ll enjoy Saks Off Fifth, Michael Kors, Coach, Cole Haan, Ralph Lauren, Carter’s and more in a festive holiday atmosphere.
Still wondering what to do in Destin, Florida in December?

For fishing and history enthusiasts, learn about the history of Destin, its founders and families at the Destin History and Fishing Museum. For the serious fishermen, you’ll see award-winning fish caught in Destin and view a collection of antique fishing rods and reels.  If an afternoon in the museum is not your “cup of tea” and you prefer an outdoor experience, take a sunset cruise on a glass bottom boat in Destin’s harbor and gulf in a climate-controlled cabin with a snack bar. Watch Dolphin’s splash around and play while you experience one of our gorgeous sunsets! The concierge at Henderson Park Inn will be happy to arrange this or other cruises, fishing charters or water sports.

One of the locals favorite things to do in Destin, Florida is Harborwalk Village on the Destin Harbor. Here you’ll find quaint boutique shopping, great restaurants overlooking amazing views of the harbor and more than 20 of the Destin Charter Boat Fishing Fleet.