Fly to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) for access to the beautiful Florida Panhandle, with its plentiful beaches and warm Gulf of Mexico waters. There are no public transport services for Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS), but it is well serviced by taxis and shuttle buses. There are more than 50 private ground transportation companies on hand and rental cars are also available at the airport.
Destin has a lively holiday vibe and attractions such as Big Kahuna Water Park, Gulfquarium, and The Track, which offers go-carting and bungee jumping, keep the area bustling. Deep sea fishing and boating are also very popular, and gold courses in the area are rated very highly.
Lots of Options
Accommodation in the area ranges from snazzy downtown hotels, to quaint beach bungalow rentals. Camping is even available at Henderson Beach State Park, which is worth a visit for the incredible natural scenery.
Destin Commons is a top attraction for shopping and casual dining, with a large open-air, pedestrian friendly Center Plaza that buzzes with activity through the day. For a sophisticated seafood meal, Fisherman s Cove area has a couple of great choices.
The nightlife is varied and plentiful, with a highlight being the many beach clubs and night cruises in Destin Harbor.