Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL- Destin Palms Vacations

After a long, cold winter we are all ready for some fun in the sun! If you are visiting for a Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL, then get ready for an incredible time! While Summer is one of the busiest times of the year, it is the most enjoyable for our vacationers. When you visit this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL you can enjoy all the family-friendly activities, events, and attractions that Destin has to offer! Looking for a last minute beach getaway family vacation before the season is over? We still have vacation rental beach condos and beach houses available for the Summer, late Summer, and Labor Day weekend! Book your Destin vacation rental today, before it’s too late! Call (850)270-5227 or visit


Just Keep Swimming!

Beach- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Long time, no SEA? We got you covered! Some of the best memories are made on the beach during the Summertime and this is the ultimate reason to visit us this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL! The Gulf Coast is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. With sugar white sand and emerald-green waters, the beach alone is a reason to shell-abrate! If you prefer to relax at the pool rather than be a beach bum, this is also a simple and great activity while on vacation. Nearly all rentals offer community or private pools for you to get right into vacation mode and make a splash!


Crab Island

Crab Island- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

One of the biggest staples on the Emerald Coast is Crab Island and this is a must when visiting this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL! Crab Island is a sandbar located just South of Marler Bridge in Destin, FL. Tourists and locals anchor their boats out and congregate every Summer to socialize, relax, listen to music, or whatever floats your boat! The sandbar is about waist- deep with calm waters so it is safe for even the smallest of swimmers. Crab Island is located in the middle of the gulf, so you cannot swim or walk there. In order to get to Crab Island, you must rent a boat, jet ski, or reserve a spot on a local water taxi. Be sure to check out our little slice of paradise this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL!


HarborWalk Village

HarborWalk Village- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

The Harbor is the hub of all things fun when you visit this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL! HarborWalk Village offers activities and entertainment that are fun for everyone- with delicious local restaurants, waterfront shopping, paddleboard, jet ski and pontoon rentals, parasailing, dolphin cruises, world-class fishing excursions and so much more! Not to mention HarborWalk Village hosts weekly firework shows, live music and events. See below for upcoming events you will not want to miss!


Fat Tuesday Celebration

Fat Tuesday Celebration-Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Every Tuesday starting June 1st, join HarborWalk Village for a Fat Tuesday Celebration! Get a feel of a mini mardi-gras with authentic floats, live music from a brass band and bead catching!

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All American Thursday’s

All American Thursday- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Every Thursday starting June 3rd, join HarborWalk Village for a boomin’ good time at All American Thursday! This weekly event offers a one-of-a-kind vintage airshow, hero salute, live entertainment and FIREWORKS!

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Rock The Docks

Rock the Docks- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Every Saturday starting June 5th, join HarborWalk Village for a free live concert under the stars at Rock the Docks!

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Baytowne Wharf

Baytowne Wharf - Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Another staple worth checking out when you visit this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL is The Village of Baytowne Wharf! Baytowne Wharf is known as the “heart and soul” of Miramar Beach/Sandestin, offering an array of water-front restaurants, retail stores, nightlife venues and more. During the Summer, Baytowne offers several weekly events that are a BLAST for all ages! Starting May 18th, turn your eyes to the sky and watch it light up with fireworks for Boomin’ Tuesday! This event takes place every Tuesday evening from 7:15-9:15 PM with fireworks holding the grand finale at 9:15 PM!

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Exciting Excursions

VIP Perks Destin Palms Vacations- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

When planning your itinerary this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL you will want to check out some of the amazing local excursions! Here at Destin Palms Vacations, we offer our guests several VIP perks as a way to thank you for staying with us. With our Xplorie program, you can enjoy one free pass to a dolphin cruise, water park, a round of golf, a fishing trip, snorkeling, an escape room every day of your trip! At Destin Palms, we want our guests to create lifelong memories while getting an amazing deal. Our VIP perks take the stress out of planning and allows one-person free admission! This way, you can spend more time relaxing by the beach during your hard-earned vacation. For FAQ’s visit:

Below is more detailed descriptions of some of our Destin local excursions offered. If you would like to book a stay with us and enjoy savings on some of these Destin local excursions call (850)270-5227

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Big Kahuna’s Water Park

Big Kahuna's Water Park- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Make a splash this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL at Big Kahuna’s water park! Big Kahuna’s is the largest water park on the panhandle, offering over 40 different water slides, rides, lazy rivers and more! The water park also includes a kid’s play area with smaller rides, making this activity fun for all ages.

The park is located right off 98 at 1007 US-98, Destin, FL 32541 and is open from 10 AM to 6 PM daily.
*Hours and days of operation may vary after the summer.

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Dolphin Cruise on The Sea Blaster

Sea Blaster- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Calling all dolphin lovers! If you have never experienced a dolphin cruise, then you are in for a treat this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL! There is nothing quite like seeing these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat, along with cruising around the Gulf of Mexico, enjoying the fresh saltwater breeze makes for a truly magical experience. You can make your cruise even more amazing by booking a sunset cruise. Between wild pods of dolphins, cruising around the Gulf and sunsets, the Sea Blaster creates memories that you can cherish forever!

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Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Cast your luck in the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village this Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL! Yes, that is right. Destin has been known as the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village since the 50’s because of its booming fishing industry. The types of fish you can catch and keep vary by season, but you never go home empty handed! For first timers, you are in good hands with knowledgeable and experienced crew members abourd The Destin Princess and Destiny that are eager to assist. Deep Sea Fishing is a reel-y good time, so be sure to use one of your VIP passes to save money!

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Live Well 30A

Live Well 30A- Summer Vacation 2021 in Destin, FL

Aside from excursions, at Destin Palms Vacations we also offer Live Well 30A Credit –When you book a stay at one of our vacation rental condos you will also receive a $100 credit or a $200 credit at one of our vacation rental homes to use towards Live Well beach gear, rentals, experiences, and more! Visit VACAYZEN, a partner of Live Well 30A, to redeem your credit after booking your stay. *Please note bike and golf cart rentals through Live Well 30A / VACAYZEN require at least a 3 day minimum rental for these items. Visit for additional information or to reserve.

Visit Destin This Thanksgiving Break 2020

Visit Destin This Thanksgiving Break 2020

Destin Palms Vacations - Visit Destin This Thanksgiving Break

With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to start planning for your Thanksgiving Break! If you are looking to do something different this year, you might want to consider visiting Destin, Florida. There are several reasons to visit the Emerald Coast this holiday season, between the warm weather, beautiful beaches, plenty of restaurants to gobble up your Thanksgiving meal, and shopping, this blog will explain why you will want to visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020!


Holiday Savings

Destin Palms Vacations- Winter Special Promo 2020

When you visit Destin this Thanksgiving break, make it extra special by booking with Destin Palms Vacations. If you have not made your holiday plans, we would love to help you make those accommodations! You can book your stay here with us this season and save 20% off with promo code: WINTER2020 when booking online. Also, we will give you FREE passes to activities in the area like deep-sea fishing, dolphin cruises, golf, and more EVERY DAY of your stay! When booking with us you will also receive a $100 credit for condos or $200 credit for houses to use towards Live Well 30A beach gear, rentals, experiences, and souvenirs! *Some restrictions may apply. Must mention special at time of booking. To learn more or to book your stay call (850)270-5227 or visit

Gourd-geous Florida Weather

Fall weather in Destin Florida- Thanksgiving

If you live in an area where it is getting colder this time of year, then visiting Destin might be the perfect change of scenery! “Feast” your eyes on white sandy beaches, the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and weather that will allow you to spend time outside comfortably. The average temperature in Destin during the month of November is typically high 70’s to low 50’s. When you visit Destin, this Thanksgiving Break 2020 you can expect the perfect temperature to catch some rays by the pool, ride bikes, play a round or two of golf or take a turkey trot down the beach!

Fall Festivities

Fun Winter Activities in Destin- Thanksgiving

What better way to give thanks than spending quality family time having fun! When you visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020, there are a ton of activities that everyone can enjoy. For the anglers in the family, there are several fishing trips available this time of year. Fishing is one of the most popular activities in Destin, you and your family can hop on a deep-sea fishing adventure to replace that turkey meal with fresh fish! Dolphin cruises are another great option to get out on the water, this is a fun activity for all ages! If you want to get up-close and personal with Flipper and friends, then The Gulfarium Marine Park is a perfect way to spend the day, and it is open year-round. For those who want to get into the Holiday Spirit, you might want to check out Baytowne On Ice! Baytowne on Ice takes place at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin and is open daily. All the activities mentioned are perfect for a date with your other half or for the whole family, so head to Destin to make special holiday memories!

Shop Til’ You Drop!

Shopping in Destin- Thanksgiving

When you visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020, we got you covered for Black Friday shopping! Between the Destin Commons, Silver Sands Outlet Mall, and several other shopping plazas’, we have just about everything under the sun to get you started on your Christmas shopping this season!

Destin Commons is a large outdoor shopping mall with restaurants, a movie theater, and premium shopping. With an array of stores, you can consider this your one-stop-shop for everyone on your nice list!

The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is a few miles east of the Commons in Sandestin. You will not want to miss out on the amazing designer brand deals! You will find retailers such as Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike, Michael Kors and more.

No matter who you are shopping for, both Destin Commons and Silver Sands Outlets give you the gift options for the whole family, or even yourself!



Get Stuffed!

Places to eat thanksgiving meals in Destin- Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about food and family. When you celebrate at home, preparing food can take up the whole day. However, when you visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020 you have the option to prepare the spread yourself from your vacation rental or take advantage of having it cooked for you! Hang your apron up and join some of Destin’s best restaurants for Thanksgiving so you will not have to lift a finger when it comes to cooking this year! Some of the great dining options are: 790ontheGulf, The Henderson, Surf Hut, or a Solaris dining cruise!


Thanksgiving at 790

790 on The Gulf - Thanksgiving

790ontheGulf will be hosting a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner buffet. This beautiful gulf-front restaurant is the perfect place to spend your holiday with delicious food and gorgeous views, without the stress of cooking for the entire family! 790ontheGulf highly recommends making reservations in advance, call (850) 650-4853 to reserve! For more information, pricing and their menu, please visit:

790ontheGulf is located at 2996 Scenic Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541


Thanksgiving Feast/Takeaway Turkey at The Henderson Beach Resort

Henderson Beach Resort- Thanksgiving

The beautiful Henderson Beach Resort will be serving up your favorite Turkey Day dishes this year in house, as well as to-go options. If you would like to dine in at the resort’s Crystal Ballroom, they advise to make reservations in advance by calling (850)424-4436. The Henderson is also offering a takeout option, where you simply pick-up your prepared feast so you can enjoy it in the comfort of your vacation rental. 

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The Henderson Beach Resort is located at 200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin, FL 32541




Thanksgiving at Surf Hut

Surf hut- Thanksgiving

Count your blessings with delicious food on the beach at Surf Hut! This beach-front, family restaurant will be hosting it’s first Thankgiving Feast this year. The restaurant says that eating is first come, first serve from 11am-7pm, featuring a Traditional Thanksgiving Plated Dinner and a limited Surf Hut menu.

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Surf Hut is located at 551 Scenic Gulf Dr.  Destin, FL.  32550

Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise on The Solaris Yacht

Solaris Yacht in Destin Florida- Thanksgiving

Looking to do something different this Thanksgiving? A Thanksgiving Buffet on a yacht could be just what you need! Cruise through the Choctawhatchee Bay this Turkey Day and enjoy a chef-prepared buffet aboard the Solaris Yacht. Cruising starts at the Baytowne Wharf Marina in Sandestin, offering three decks of gorgeous views of the bay. This is a dining experience that will leave lasting memories and your appetite satisfied! For more information and reservations, please visit: or by calling 850-650-2519. A 72-hour cancellation policy applies to all specialty cruises.

Sunquest Cruises- Solaris Dining and Entertainment Yacht boards at 9300 US-98, Miramar Beach, FL 32550