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Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 10:46am. 33 Views, 0 Comments.
Destin features many events throughout Memorial Day weekend to help you celebrate the holiday. If you've been given a three-day weekend, like most, you'll want to make the most of it. Here are a few of the best events happening throughout the weekend.
SunVenture Dolphin, Sunset & Fireworks Memorial Day Cruise from SunQuest Cruises
If you want to take a cruise out on the waters, enjoy fireworks and see the dolphins, this is a great family excursion to enjoy. The SunVenture I Catamaran will take you out on the waters to watch the dolphins play in the water. You'll have a prime seat for the Memorial Day fireworks show, as well. This is perfect for couples and families.
Cost is $38 for adults and $25 for children 2 to 14 years of age. Group rates are…
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 9:12am. 85 Views, 0 Comments.
If you want to feel like you're on vacation every day of the year, a membership at the Emerald Bay Golf Club will provide the resort golfing experience you deserve. The course is located along the Choctawahatchee Bay and provides some of the best views in the area. It's a Bob Cupp designed course and known as one of the premier championship courses in the area. You can enjoy many water and garden views within this gated community, as you play your round.
You can find the course located between South Walton and Destin, making it very convenient for everybody in the area. It's just a short drive from all the most popular neighborhoods near Destin, Florida. The course is open to the public, but maintains the same services found at private country clubs.…
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 10:58am. 44 Views, 0 Comments.
The Concerts in the Village series has begun and it's time to enjoy some great music throughout the summer. This ten-week series features some very talented acts and provides a great way to enjoy time away from the kids or as a family. The concerts happen at Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm. Here's a list of the performers in this year's series.
- Ron Adams "Reflections" Show - May 16th
- China Grove - May 23rd
- Deja Vu - May 30th
- The Mike Veal Band - June 6th
- Craig Woolard Band - June 13th
- Heritage - June 20th
- Alter Eagles - June 27th
- David Seering - July 3rd
The concert series was voted at one of the top ten things to do in Northwest Florida by Florida Travel & Tourism Guide. It features many…
Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 11:12am. 181 Views, 0 Comments.
SunQuest Cruises provides one of the best choices for your next date night, wedding or just for a memorable night out with friends and family. It's been voted as the best of weddings three years in a row, along with many other awards. SunQuest offers cruises for most major holidays, family cruises, dinner cruises and private event cruises.
Dinner & Dancing Cruise
This cruise lasts about 3 hours and provides a chef-prepared meal with live entertainment. The Yacht cruises through the Choctawhatchee Bay and provides plenty of fun for the entire family. With a delicious menu featuring a seared beef fillet and gulf shrimp, this is the perfect cruise for your next date night. Other choices on the menu include a filet with crab cakes, fresh gulf fish with…
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 12:08pm. 99 Views, 0 Comments.
If you want to experience all the Gulf of Mexico has to offer, you need to spend a little time at the Destin History & Fishing Museum. The museum features a 100-foot wall exhibit showing the Gulf floor in all its color. You can also see a huge antique fishing rod and reel collection, which is one of the most unique in the country. It even features a Penn Reel, which belonged to Ernest Hemingway.
As you walk through the museum, you'll get an idea of what life was like in Destin before electricity. You can visit the original Destin Post Office building next to the museum. The museum also feature The Primrose, which was constructed in 1925 and is the oldest fishing boat still around. Take in the vintage photography collection from early settlers, boats,…
Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 11:03am. 50 Views, 0 Comments.
The 3rd Annual Sandestin Beach Bicycle Tour will be held from May 17th to 19th. This is quickly becoming the top bike tour on the Emerald Coast of Florida. While riding throughout the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, you'll be able to enjoy beautiful scenery, the Florida sun and plenty of gorgeous beaches. Rest stops will be available throughout the ride including Grayton Beach and many other areas.
Bikers can select from three different routes including the 15-mile, 30-mile and 60-mile routes. Each route is flat and will provide Gulf views, along with other scenic views. The event will start on Friday night with packet pick up at Robin's Bike and Fitness. The rides will begin on Saturday and Sunday at 8am at the Baytowne Marina with instructions at…
Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 12:55pm. 143 Views, 0 Comments.
Golfers will enjoy their time at Indian Bayou Golf Course with three unique nine-hole courses. Each one features signature holes and provides a different challenge for all types of golfers. The forgiving fairways, undulating greens, beautiful pines and sparkling lakes provide an amazing golfing experience. Indian Bayou is known as one of the best course in Northwest Florida and includes the following three nine-hole courses:
- Choctaw Course - These nine holes will provide a challenge all golfers. Distance and control are important on this course with two par five holes measuring over 550 yards. The entire nine measures 3,464 yards from the back tees.
- Creek Course - This course features quite a bit of water and challenges the accuracy of golfers.…
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 9:56am. 51 Views, 0 Comments.
The name may seem like its misleading and how could anywhere really be named Niceville? However, this area found in Northwest Florida is full of white sandy beaches, beautiful communities and sunshine. Choosing the right place to settle with your family, when it comes to the Florida Gulf Coast isn't easy. Niceville certainly deserves a look.
If you want to enjoy the peace of a quiet atmosphere and you enjoy the small town feel, this is the right town for you. The best part is Niceville offers many of the modern conveniences you need including excellent shopping, local restaurants and good schools. You can find everything you need within just a few minutes.
This area was originally known as Boggy Bayou, but the name was changed in hopes of attracting…
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 9:43am. 82 Views, 0 Comments.
Charter Boat Special K is a huge boat with plenty of power and the ability to deliver the most memorable fishing trip of your life. This 38-foot Betram is powered by twin turbo engines and can accommodate up to six passengers. There's plenty of room for custom fishing gear and the one-on-one charter fishing experience is one of the best in the area. Whether you want to spend time discovering more about fishing in the ocean or you're after the biggest catch of your life, let Captain Andy take you out on the water.
The Gulf of Mexico is full of fish and Destin is known for the fishing potential. With a priority on safety and an enjoyable experience, this charter boat will give you the fishing experience you're looking for. You won't find any bells,…
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 11:55am. 200 Views, 0 Comments.
Kid’s areas are important, especially for families living in the Destin area. Whether you plan to enjoy a stay or you just want to enjoy some of the best area for children in Destin, you should be aware of the following areas.
Gordon Davidson Nature Trail
The Gordon Davidson Nature Trail is a great playground for your children. This is a fort-like area where kids can learn about animals, plants and they can even swing from the sky. If you have a few young boys with you, this is the mecca of forts for them to play in.
The Village of Baytowne Warf
Adventure Landing is found within the village and the design of the playground brings your child's dreams to life. With swings, mazes and winding paths, your young ones can enjoy exploring the many…