5 Fun Things to Do Minutes Away from Our Destin Beach Hotel
The Henderson Park Inn boasts one of the very best locations in Destin, Florida! Not only are we located right on the Gulf of Mexico, our inn is also just a short drive from some of the most popular destinations on the Emerald Coast. To help you make the most of your vacation, we have put together a convenient guide to five fun things to do minutes away from our Destin beach hotel.
1. Explore Henderson Beach State Park
Our hotel is located adjacent to a beautiful state park with over 6,000 feet of pristine shoreline. Henderson Beach State Park is a wonderful place to soak up the sun and see some of the area’s breathtaking scenery. Grab a complimentary boxed lunch from the Henderson Park Inn and head over to the park for a picnic by the water, or borrow one of our bicycles and go for a relaxing ride along the park’s mile long paved road. No matter how you spend your time at the park, you will love enjoying the great outdoors.
2. Go Shopping at Destin Commons
Located just 6 minutes away from our Destin beach hotel, Destin Commons is a paradise for shopaholics! This wonderful mall is home to all of the best stores, including Belk, Kay Jewelers, Steve Madden, Victoria’s Secret, Talbots, Bass Pro Shops, and Tervis. The Commons also offers a number of convenient dining options, so stopping for lunch won’t disrupt your shopping spree.
3. Walk Around the Destin Harbor Boardwalk
The Destin Harbor Boardwalk truly has it all! Whether you’re looking for parasailing, dolphin tours, jet skiing, boating, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, or nightlife, you’ll find it on the Boardwalk. The Henderson Park Inn is about 12 minutes away from all of the fun on Destin Harbor.
4. Get a Sweet Treat at the Candymaker Candy Store
If your sweet tooth is calling out to you during your vacation, be sure to head over to the Candymaker Candy Store. Located 7 minutes away from our hotel, this popular shop has been making delicious treats for over 20 years. The Candymaker is most famous for its taffy, but visitors will also find fudge, caramel apples, chocolates, licorice, and other tasty items. Anyone who wants to bring a taste of Destin back home can have the Candymaker’s products shipped to them.
5. Play 18 Holes at the Regatta Bay Golf Club
When you stay at the Henderson Park Inn, you will be 6 minutes from the Regatta Bay Golf Club. Ranked among Golf Digest’s “Top Places to Play in North America”, Regatta Bay is a 6,894-yard, par-72 course that is great for players of every ability. With GPS equipped golf carts, on-course circulating beverage carts, and chilled apples on the 1st and 10th tees, this course offers a totally unique golfing experience.
To start planning your vacation at the Henderson Park Inn, visit our Destin Beach Hotel Rooms & Rates page.