5 Reasons to Spend Your Winter Vacation in Destin FL
Just because the weather is colder doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy a trip to the beach! Destin FL is beautiful all year long, especially in the wintertime. With less crowds, there is a certain peacefulness about the area that visitors love. Here are just 5 reasons you should spend your winter vacation in Destin FL:
1. Gorgeous Weather
If you want to escape the ice and snow that comes along with winter where you’re from, just head to Destin! Average temperatures are in the 60s, making it the perfect weather to spend time outside. Trade in the winter coats and pants for T-shirts and light jackets. The weather is great for a round of golf or a nice sunset cruise. Take a walk along the shore as the waves crash at your feet, or search for seashells lining the Gulf!
There are so many incredible shopping opportunities in Destin! Whether you’re looking for a souvenir to take back home, some beach necessities, or a holiday gift, you’ll be able to find it at one of the many shops in the area. One of our favorite places for shopping is Destin Commons, where you can find the best shopping and dining in the area! The stores have everything from apparel, to jewelry, to furniture. Other popular places for shopping include the Silver Sands Premium Outlets and The Village of Baytowne Wharf.
3. Less Crowds
The best part about spending your winter vacation in Destin FL are less crowds! Since it’s no longer peak season, you won’t have to worry about waiting in long lines or finding places to park. You can try that popular restaurant you’ve always wanted to but never had the chance because there was a long wait, or enjoy peace and quiet on the beach! You’ll get to see a quieter side of Destin when you visit during the winter.
4. Enjoy Winter Events
Winter is full of fun in Destin! Whether it’s celebrating the holidays or attending a chili cook-off, there is excitement all around you. If you visit in December, get in the Christmas spirit at the Destin Christmas Tree Lighting or the popular Destin Harbor Boat Parade! The Destin Harbor Boat Parade takes place on Dec. 9 and includes a full day of Christmas activities at HarborWalk Village, a visit with Santa Claus, performances, and more, followed by the parade and a fireworks display over the Harbor. If you visit during January and February, there are a number of other fun special events. Attend the 30A Songwriters Festival in January or celebrate Valentine’s Day in February!
5. Wonderful Accommodations
When you visit Destin, there is no better place to stay than our hotel at Henderson Park Inn. We have beautifully decorated rooms that are designed so you can enjoy a one-of-a-kind stay. Our rooms come with a private ensuite bathroom and are furnished with special amenities that guarantee you have a relaxing vacation. Most of our rooms have balconies that overlook the beach so you’re always guaranteed a gorgeous view!
Start planning your winter vacation in Destin FL today! Browse all of our Destin hotel rooms and reserve the best one for your stay.