One of the biggest things to do in the city that the whole family will love is Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park. For more information, visit, http://www.bigkahunas.com. The park is located on 25 acres of native Florida soil and has over 40 exciting attractions. It boasts the largest man made waterfall, Tiagara Falls that pumps 30,000 gallons of water and is made from over two hundred feet of granite rock. Big Kahuna’s also has speed slides, tubings, lazy lagoons, rushing river rapids and more; sure to make for a day packed full of fun.
Destin also offers the Eden State Gardens and Mansion. This beautiful place is a post Civil War southern mansion where visitors can journey back in time. Eden State hosts weddings and other party events, and is home to the second largest collection of Louis XVI furniture in the states. The mansion is surrounded by native brush, including Spanish Moss, azaleas and oaks that are more than five centuries old. Eden State Gardens and Mansion has a breath-taking rose garden on the grounds, a pictureisque place for a romantic wedding.
A Destin vacation is also a wonderful retreat for golf nuts. One can take swings at the Kelly Plantation Golf Club or the Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club. Each has luscious greens to play on The Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club, according to tripadvisor.com, offers players a “first-rate course, dominated by wetlands, uses bunkering and water hazards and poses challenges for all levels of players.” TShoppers can have a great time, too, in the city of Destin. Shop-a-holics can find solace in the Silver Sands Factory Stores, a giant factory outlet locale with steals on name brand products. For a truly outdoorsy experience, Destin provides visitors with many different opportunities for enjoyment. Visitors can indulge in water sports, including deep sea fishing, diving, and tubing. Many of the marinas, including the Village of Baytowne Wharf, offer eco-tours, dolphin citing boat trips and even pontoon boat rides. Moodys, in Destin, has daily romantic sunset cruises and afternoon dolphin watching voyages.
The city of Destin offers many accommodations for its visitors. Tourists can rent luxurious condominiums on the beach or near the shopping districts. Most condos to rent are affordable and offer all amenities that a guest could need, including washer and dryers in some units.
From thrilling water parks, to water sports and romantic getaways, any person of any age can find something to love about the city. Tucked in the state’s panhandle, it may just be a forgotten treasure of the south. It may not be as famous as the other Florida cities, but visit Destin once, and you are bound to never forget it. Make your next destination Destin.