Experiencing Destin for the First Time

Posted by Karrie Rose on Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 4:50pm.

If you're moving to Destin, it's important to know the right places to visit once you settle into your new home. Many attractions bring visitors to the area every year and as a new resident, you won't be limited to just a few of these top attractions. Here are the best places to go in Destin, Florida.

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Henderson Beach State Recreation Area

With over 200 acres of coastal and woodland area, this state park is perfect for locals. It's known as one of the best places for beachgoers and swimmers. Whether you want to head out to the 6,000 feet of coastline or you prefer spending time on the hiking trails, you'll love this park.

Harborwalk Marina

Spending time at the Harborwalk Marina will allow you to enjoy the best yachts in the area. You can catch a cruise here or just enjoy the many boats as they come in. Charters for deep sea fishing and dolphin cruises are available throughout the marina.

Emerald Coast Science Center

This children's museum is perfect for the entire family. If you want to see your kids interact with science, this is the place to be. With over 250 exhibits allowing kids to experience hands-on science, a trip to the Science Center will provide plenty of fun.

Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park

The biggest water park in the area, this 23-acre complex will provide all kinds of family fun. Both children and adults can enjoy the slides, swimming and other attractions.


Providing both entertainment and education for residents and visitors, you can enjoy plenty of fun. Find the best exhibits in the area with penguins, alligators, otters and more. The touch pool allows you to experience the life of the sea up-close and personal. You can swim with dolphins and shop in the gift store.

Karrie Rose
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