Destin Florida Recreation

Destin is the name recreation is the game.  Destin is chock full of recreation for all ages and tastes.

Destin Beaches
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Destin Florida beaches are world renown.  The beach at Destin consists of sand the color and consistency of sugar and emerald green water.  There is truly nothing like spending a day at the beach walking, sunbathing, swimming, surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking or fishing.  Relax under your beach umbrella, sip on a cool beverage and take in the scenery and serenity of it all.  Take in a good book and feel the stress melt away.

Destin’s World Class Fishing
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Destin is called the worlds luckiest fishing village for a reason.  Boasting the nations largest private charter fishing fleet the Destin Harbor is the place to be if fishing is your game.  If you didn’t bring your own multimillion dollar fishing yacht with you its no problem just charter one for the day.  The good news is it comes with a captain who knows where the fish are and how to get to them and a mate who will assist you by maintaining the tackle thereby ensuring your success. Destin charter boats come in all sizes for all groups from 2 to 50.

October is almost upon us and that means cooler weather and The Destin Fishing Rodeo for the entire month.  October’s weather in Destin is perfect and the fishing is spectacular! The Destin Fishing Rodeo is free to anglers who fish aboard vessels registered in the Destin Fishing Rodeo October 1st – 31st.  Fishing not for you? Come see what all the excitement is about. The daily weigh-ins are FREE and open to the public each day 10 am to 7 pm on the docks of AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar.

Destin’s World Class Golf
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The Destin area is home to some of the finest YEAR ROUND golf courses on this planet. Along with offering degrees of challenge well-suited for players of every level of ability and talent, area courses boast breathtaking scenery and outstanding facilities.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling on the Emerald Coast
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Explore the world of snorkeling and scuba diving from our crystal clear waters off the coast of Destin, Florida

Swim – Bike – Run
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Visitors will find running and cycling alive and well on the Emerald Coast and especially in Destin.

City of Destin Morgan’s Sports Complex
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City of Destin Morgan’s Sports Complex
4200 Indian Bayou Trail, Destin, FL 32541



Henderson Beach State Recreation Area

17000 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, Florida 3254
Just south of Hwy 98, near the eastern boundary of Destin Florida, 850-837-7550.
Pristine white sugar sand beaches and more than 6,000 feet of natural scenic shoreline border the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Boardwalks provide access to the beach for swimming, sunbathing, and fishing. Four large and two small pavilions allow for picnicking and grilling.