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4 Tips for Planning the Perfect Family Vacation in Destin FL

Destin is the perfect location for your family’s next vacation! With so many family-friendly things to do and affordable places to stay, you’re in for a week’s worth of fun when you visit. Destin is famous for sugar white sands and emerald waters that are plentiful with fish and other sea life. Not only is there the beach, but there are restaurants, shops, attractions and more. To help guarantee you have the best time with your family, we’ve put together 4 tips for planning the perfect family vacation in Destin FL:

1. Stay in One of Our Destin Vacation Rentals

We offer a variety of Destin vacation rentals that provide everything you and your family will need for a fantastic stay. Each of our rentals offers its own set of amazing amenities, so you will have no trouble finding something that has everything you are looking for. You can stay just minutes from all the action in town, enjoy gulf-front swimming pools, basketball courts, video games, a movie theater, and so much more. Inside your rental, you will have all the common necessities so all you have to bring is yourself and your suitcase.

2. Choose the Best Family-Friendly Attractions in Destin

Destin is full of family fun! Around every corner are exciting attractions that people of all ages will love. One of the best places to visit is HarborWalk Village, which is at the center of all the fun in Destin. There are restaurants, activities, and entertainment for the whole family! Kids will love trying the zipline that offers incredible views of the gulf and the boats entering the harbor. For a wet and wild adventure, visit Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park, which has more than 40 different water play areas, rides, slides, and pools! Relax in the lazy river, try a thrilling slide, or splash around in the wave pool.

3. Spend Time on the Beach

Of course one thing you have to make time for on your family vacation is enjoying the gorgeous white sand beaches. Whether you’re splashing around in the waves or building a sandcastle, you can have hours of fun in the sun. You can even go on a dolphin cruise, or have fun out on the water with a wave runner or paddleboard rental. Make sure to collect some seashells to take back home with you!

4. Visit Family-Friendly Restaurants in Destin

While you’re in town, take the time to sample some of the delicious local cuisine! Destin is full of family-friendly restaurants that will satisfy everyone’s appetite. If you want seafood, head to Dewey Destin’s! This restaurant has a casual atmosphere with everything from fried shrimp to crab legs. And you can never go wrong with pizza! Landshark’s Pizza has pizza, wings, burgers, hot subs and more. One of the most popular of all is LuLu’s, which is all about fun. Enjoy great food like cheeseburgers, seafood, sandwiches and tacos in a family-friendly environment. There is even a special menu just for the kids!


Now that you know the best tips for planning the perfect family vacation in Destin FL, it’s time to make it official! Take a look at all of our Destin vacation rentals and find the best one for your stay.

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