5 Things to Try on Your Next Destin FL Vacation
Destin, Florida is one of the very best places for a fun and relaxing getaway in the sun. Known as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”, Destin is blessed with a spectacular location along the gorgeous Emerald Coast. To help you make the most of your next retreat, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a list of five things to try on your Destin FL vacation.
1. Visit Henderson Beach State Park
When it comes to natural beauty, it’s hard to beat Henderson Beach State Park. With over 6,000 feet of shoreline along the Gulf of Mexico, this pristine park showcases Destin’s signature sugar white sand and emerald green water. Visitors will enjoy picnic pavilions, a scenic road for bicycling, and a wonderful nature trail. The Henderson Park Inn is adjacent to Henderson Beach State Park, so guests at our beachfront hotel will be just a short walk from this popular destination.
(See Also: Top 5 Things to Do at Henderson Beach State Park)
2. Go Scuba Diving or Snorkeling
There is plenty to see under the sea in Destin! The Emerald Coast boasts a variety of tropical fish, corals, sponges, reefs, and even sunken ships. Destin is home to a number of companies that take guests on scuba diving and snorkeling expeditions in the area. With the chance to dive up to 90 feet, exploring the ocean in Destin is a totally unique experience.
3. Take a Dolphin Cruise
Destin’s diverse aquatic life isn’t just at the depths of the ocean. Dolphins love to jump out of the water and play in the surf. When you take a Destin FL vacation, you can enjoy a cruise that will take you to visit everyone’s favorite sea creatures. In addition to seeing dolphins, these tours are a great way to see the harbor and learn about the area.
4. Shop at the Silver Sands Premium Outlets
If you love to go shopping, a trip to the Silver Sands Premium Outlets is a must. This outlet mall features over 100 name brand stores including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, and many more. There are also plenty of places to eat at the outlets, so stopping for lunch won’t derail your plans to shop the day away.
5. Have Dinner at the Beach Walk Cafe
Destin is famous for its delicious seafood, and you will find plenty of irresistible dishes at the Beach Walk Cafe. Located at the Henderson Park Inn, this gourmet restaurant uses local ingredients and freshly caught fish and shellfish. Highlights of the menu include Pepper Crusted Yellowfin Tuna, Pan Seared Local Snapper, Shrimp and Grits, and Seafood Pasta “Rockefeller”. The Beach Walk also offers chicken, steak, and pork entrees, so there is something for everyone on the menu.
We hope you join us at the Henderson Park Inn for your next Destin FL vacation. Featuring a private white sand beach, suites overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, and an award winning onsite restaurant, our adults only hotel is one of the most popular places to stay on the Emerald Coast. Our beachfront inn has been voted the most romantic hotel in the country by both the users of TripAdvisor and About.com. To learn more about everything we have to offer, visit the Henderson Park Inn Amenities page.