Category Archives: Guide to Destin, Florida

Read all about things to see and do in Destin, Florida.


3 Awesome Escape Rooms in Destin FL

Logo for an escape room.

Escape rooms are one of the hottest trends sweeping the nation! In these fun games, participants are “locked” in a room and must find clues and solve puzzles in order to “escape”. We are pleased to report that the escape room trend has arrived in Destin, Florida in full force. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to three awesome escape rooms in Destin FL. Continue reading


The 5 Best Places to Visit in Destin Off the Beaten Path

Fence on a beach with white sand in Destin FL.

Located on the Emerald Coast, Destin, FL is famous for its world-class beaches and spectacular fishing. While you will definitely want to take advantage of Destin’s beautiful beaches and mouthwatering seafood during your vacation, there are also a number of lesser known attractions in the area that are worth your time. If you’re looking for something different to do on your next getaway, check out these five places to visit in Destin off the beaten path. Continue reading


Where to Go Snorkeling in Destin FL

A woman snorkeling in tropical waters.

Destin, Florida is famous for its breathtaking marine life. If you’re hoping to get an up-close view of the Emerald Coast’s signature sea creatures during your vacation, snorkeling is a wonderful activity. With a mask and flippers, you can venture beneath the surface of the water and discover a whole new world of fishes, barnacles, and crabs. To help you make the most of your next getaway, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to going snorkeling in Destin FL. Continue reading


3 of the Best Places to Rent a Boat in Destin FL

A pontoon boat on the beach.

If you only stay on dry land during your vacation in Destin, Florida, you’re going to miss half the fun! Some of the most beautiful spots along the Emerald Coast are only accessible by boat. Destin is home to a number of great rental companies where you can borrow a boat and enjoy an adventure on the sparkling waters around the Gulf. To help you make the most of your next getaway, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to three of the best places to rent a boat in Destin FL. Continue reading



4 of the Best Places to Go Bike Riding in Destin FL

Couple going for a bike ride on the beach.

A scenic bike ride is the perfect addition to any vacation in Destin, Florida! When you stay at the Henderson Park Inn, you can borrow our bicycles, helmets, and chain locks free of charge and enjoy a relaxing ride along one the area’s beautiful trails. To help you make the most of your getaway, we have put together a guide to four of the best places to go bike riding in Destin FL. Continue reading


5 Tips for Your First Trip to Destin

Aerial view of Destin Harbor and Crab Island.

If you’re searching for the perfect destination for your next romantic getaway, look no further than Destin, FL! Located on the Emerald Coast, our Gulfside city is famous for its breathtaking white sand beaches and emerald green water. To help you plan your first trip to Destin, the Henderson Park Inn has put together five tips for making the most of your escape. Continue reading



5 of the Best Boat Tours in Destin Florida

A group of Dolphins swimming together.

A boat tour is one of the very best ways to enjoy the Emerald Coast’s breathtaking scenery. Whether you’re hoping to spot some of the area’s signature wildlife, or you’re just looking for a relaxing journey around the harbor, there is a cruise with your name on it in Destin. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to five of the best boat tours in Destin Florida. Continue reading