Where is Destin FL?

Aerial view of Destin Harbor and Crab Island.

Destin, Florida boasts one of the very best locations in the United States! Situated along the Gulf of Mexico, our lovely city offers picturesque beaches that attract millions of visitors each year. Known as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”, Destin is also famous for its spectacular seafood. To help you plan your next vacation, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a helpful article that answers the question, “where is Destin FL?”. Continue reading


4 Things We Love About Destin Romantic Getaways

A happy couple holding hands on the beack at the Henderson Park Inn.

Destin, FL is the perfect destination for a couple’s escape. Located on the Emerald Coast, our enchanting city offers gorgeous scenery, spectacular year-round weather, and a variety of fun things to do. When you stay at the Henderson Park Inn, you will have the ideal home base for your retreat in Destin. Our adults only bed and breakfast was voted the most romantic hotel in America by both the users of About.com and TripAdvisor.com! To help you make the most of your next vacation, we have put together a guide to the top four things we love about Destin romantic getaways. Continue reading


The 4 Best Places to Shop in Destin FL

A couple on a shopping trip.

Whether you’re in search of souvenirs, holiday gifts, or a new wardrobe, Destin is a wonderful place to go shopping! Our Emerald Coast city features a superb mix of large outlet malls and locally owned boutiques for visitors to explore. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to four of the best places to shop in Destin FL. Continue reading


A Look at the Weather: Destin Florida Average Temperatures

Photo of the Henderson Park Inn's private beach from the balcony of a suite.

Weather is arguably the biggest factor to consider when planning a vacation in Destin, FL. The good news is that Destin has a beautiful climate all year long! While the winter months may not offer prime beach conditions, vacationers on the Emerald Coast will be able to enjoy the great outdoors whenever they choose to visit. To help you plan your next getaway, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to the Destin Florida average temperatures for each month. We’ve also included a guide to some of our favorite seasonal events and activities. Continue reading


Your Guide to Seeing Dolphins in Destin FL

Two dolphins swimming in the water.

Dolphins are far and away the most popular animals in Destin, Florida! Known for their playful personalities and acrobatic abilities, dolphins are just plain fun to watch. With around 40,000 dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico, there are ample opportunities for vacationers on the Emerald Coast to catch a glimpse of these magnificent creatures. To help you make the most of your next getaway, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a handy guide to seeing dolphins in Destin. Continue reading


Enjoy Weekly Cooking Classes at the Henderson Park Inn (Special Recipe Included!)

Chef Greg Dupas at a cooking class at the Henderson Park Inn.

If you’ve always wanted to prepare some of your favorite dishes from Beach Walk Cafe at home, you’re in luck! The Henderson Park Inn offers weekly cooking classes every Wednesday with our very own Chef Greg Dupas. Hailing from Louisiana, Chef Greg is a master of Gulf Coast cuisine. These complimentary classes are open to anyone staying at our inn. Continue reading


5 Reasons to Stay at Our Destin Florida Hotel on the Beach

The Henderson Park Inn, a Destin Florida hotel on the beach.

Each year, millions of vacationers flock to Destin, FL to enjoy our beautiful beaches! Located on the Gulf of Mexico, our beaches are famous for their sugar white sand and emerald green water. When you stay at the Henderson Park Inn, you will enjoy access to our breathtaking private beach adjacent to Henderson Beach State Park. To help you plan your next getaway, we have put together a guide to five reasons guests love our Destin Florida hotel on the beach. Continue reading


Your Complete Guide to Henderson Beach State Park

Stairs leading to the beach at Henderson Beach State Park.

The origins of the name “Henderson Park Inn” should be apparent to anyone who has visited us! Our bed and breakfast is located adjacent to Henderson Beach State Park, one of the most popular destinations in Destin, FL. Featuring over 6,000 feet of pristine shoreline on the Gulf of Mexico, Henderson Beach State Park is a can’t-miss stop for anyone visiting the Emerald Coast. To help you make the most of your next vacation, we have put together a convenient guide to everything you need to know about this beautiful state park. Continue reading


Top 5 Things to Do at The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Sunrise over Choctawatchee Bay near Baytowne Wharf.

Located 20 minutes away from the Henderson Park Inn, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the perfect place to enjoy a night out on the town. This scenic shopping and entertainment complex overlooks the beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay in Sandestin. Whether you’re in the mood for a quiet evening or some late night fun, a trip to The Village never disappoints. To help you make the most of your next vacation, we have put together a guide to the top five things to do at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Continue reading


Everything You Need to Know About the Destin Seafood Festival

Woman at an outdoor food festival.

Destin, FL is nicknamed “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”, and our city’s good fortune will be on full display at the Destin Seafood Festival! Held at the beginning of October, this annual tradition features delicious freshly caught seafood from the Gulf of Mexico and wonderful live entertainment. To help you make the most of your fall vacation, we have put together a guide to everything you need to know about attending the Destin Seafood Festival when you stay at the Henderson Park Inn. Continue reading