Camping at the Beach and Around Destin

Posted by Karrie Rose on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 10:56am.

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Camping is very popular in Destin and finding the right place to enjoy a cabin, tent camping, RV camping or any other type of camping will provide you and your family all kinds of fun. With a beach community, you gain many unique options to camp on or near the beach. Here are some of the best choices for your camping needs in Destin.

Tent Camping

When it comes to tent camping, the best options are the state parks in the area. These include:

  • Henderson State Park
  • South Walton State Park
  • Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
  • Grayton Beach State Park

All four are great choices and Henderson State Park is right on the beach. Grayton State Park is very popular and has been named to the top ten beaches in North America more than once. The best choice for tent camping is Henderson State Park because of the many options for bicycling, beach fun, campfire circles, fishing, hiking and they do allow pets, as well.

Cabin Camping

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Grayton Beach State Park and Camp Gulf all provide cabins for campers. Topsail provides 13 miles of trails for hiking and bird watching. You can choose from one-bedroom bungalows or two bedroom bungalows.

Cabins at Grayton Beach State Park can accommodate up to six people. They provide 30 cabins for rent with all the necessities, such as a full kitchen, outdoor grill, screened porch, gas fireplace, central cooling and heating, linens and more.

If you're looking for a more luxurious camping experience, Camp Gulf is the right choice. They provide both beach houses and cabins for rent capable of accommodating up to 15 people.

RV Camping

The best choice for your RV camping needs is Camp Gulf. They were named to the list of Top RV Parks by TravelChannel.com and provide many RV sites. Whether you want an open beachfront site or you prefer a grassy site, they can provide whatever you're looking for.


Karrie Rose
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12273 US Hwy 98, Suite 204 | Miramar Beach, FL 32550

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