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Want to get away at the end of winter? March is a great time to plan a vacation, especially to the Emerald Coast! If you’re wondering what some of the fun things to do in Destin in March are, we have made a list for you! From visiting the beach to annual events, there’s plenty to do! Check out these top 4 fun things to do in Destin in March:

1. Hike in a State Park

A great activity to do in March is hike in a state park. Destin is near 5 state parks where you can get outside and enjoy nature. These parks have hiking trails where you can walk through beautiful scenery. This area is known as one of the most biodiverse areas. You can see all kinds of vegetation, as well as wildlife. You could see deer, rodents, birds, reptiles, and so much more. Plus, this is a great way to get the whole family outside and enjoy being together. Some of the parks include Henderson Beach State Park, Topsail Hill State Park, and Grayton Beach State Park.

2. Go to the Beach

When you visit Destin, you have to go to the beach! Some days may be colder than others in the spring, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy spending time near the water. You can sit by the waves and enjoy listening to them wash up on the shore. Take a walk with your significant other or play games with your kids on the sand. Visiting the beach is a must when you’re looking for things to do in Destin in March.

3. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

If you’re looking for something special you can only do during March, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is a fun thing to do in Destin. Go on the Grog March Pub Crawl at O’Riley’s Irish Pub. They collect food to feed the hungry, or you can donate cash. Grabbing a bite to eat at McGuire’s Irish Pub is also an option! There’s also typically a St. Patrick’s Day Parade you can attend.

4. Visit the Destin Boardwalk

With the spring weather starting to warm up, you’ll definitely want to check out the Destin Boardwalk while you’re in town. You’ll love walking around the boardwalk and watching boats, paddleboarders, and jet skiers go by in the water. There are several different kinds of restaurants and snack shops to try. You’ll find some of the best seafood in the area at the Destin Boardwalk. There are also several shops to browse through for souvenirs, and there are so many fun things to do, such as snorkeling, renting a boat, or going parasailing. You can even fish in the area, or go on a dolphin cruise to see some of the native animals of the area. Visiting the Destin Boardwalk is a must while you’re here in March.


These are just some of the fun things to do in Destin in March. Ready to start planning your trip? Look through our Destin vacation rentals and book one for this March!

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