Known quite simply as the World’s luckiest fishing village, Destin is known for its great fisheries and cool clear emerald waters. Named after captain Leonard Destin a New London fishing master who settled here, Destin strted off as nothing more than a common fishing village and today is known as one of the hot spots for tourist’s far and wide, a Destin Florida location is exactly what is called for in the Hot summer months when you need to cool off and relax from the hustle and bustle of day to day life.
An incredible hub of tourism which attracts literally millions each year. The Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection estimates that more than 80 percent of the Emerald Coast’s 4.5 million yearly visitors travel to the region to visit Destin. Among some of the intersting activities one can do in Destin and definitely unique to Destin is to charter a private fishing vessel and go to sea! with 12 access points from the harbor to the sea, the choices on where to go are great. Another great characteristic oabout Destin is actually something quite simple, its sand. Destin’s sand is rated to be among the whitest not only in the US, but across the world.
However besides the water and sand the activities in Destin are very fun and unique, a very different experience than the usual everything everywhere always of Orlando for instance, only to be replaced by specific, structured and unique fun, such activities are the annual Destin fishing rodeo and the legendary and unparalleled, Destin seafood festival. An array and sorting of every kind of seafood immaginable, shrimps to lobsters and clams to squid and everything in between, its truly the ultimate seafood lover’s paradise. Another important aspect to consider in Destin is its affordable lodging, with a wide array of hotels and motels and condominiums to choose from it makes a vacation to destin a very cheap Destin vacation that ends up being a world of fun.