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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Always enjoy a trip to the harbor. Watch the boats return from their day at sea, you can purchase catch of the day from some of the fishermen. Nice shops to visit, great places to eat. Book your dolphin cruise, parasail trip, pirate cruise, or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank sharoncampb
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Rent boats, buy t-shirts, try the restaurants. Easy parking, easy walking, beautiful daytime or evening stroll.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GoThere88
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Destin harbor, home of America’s largest charter fleet, is a destination. While fishing in the Gulf of Mexico is personally always a great time and rewarding, seeing the boats come in during the afternoon and showing their catch is a fun time. Nearby walkable...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TxBamaEx
Reviewed 24 May 2018

My goodness, the view on a sunny day ( or a sunset ) will take your breath away. We lived there for 40 years and it always delighted us.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MissGeorgia
Reviewed 22 May 2018

While visiting Destin Harbor you must get tickets to get on the Southern Star Dolphin cruises. This is a very entertaining boat ride and well worth the price of admission!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Charles M
Reviewed 21 May 2018

great place to spend an eveing shopping grab dinner or a drink. caught a street magician his performance was awesome

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fred M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Hubby took a $75 party fishing charter and caught more fish then he could use, he gave fish to the crew and other fishermen that didn't have as good luck as he did. He'll go on another next winter since he had such a great...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank JV12013
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Tons of options for dining, lots of activities for all ages. Our favorite is Jacacuda’s for sushi. Harry T,s is great for social scene. Gumbo festival was great and Christmas ships fantastic over christmas

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank scottandjan
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The Sweet Jody is "THE BEST" party boat to take out fishing. The captain and the crew are dedicated to making your time worth it and put you on fish. Professional and respectful, for a cost about 75-85 dollars. We limited out on Trigger and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Garyanger
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Destin harbor has great food, great fishing charters, and great shopping! We visit at least twice a year. We have stayed for a month in October and a great time to go.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Bradley c
19 June 2018|
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Response from sherylsamif | Reviewed this property |
Any days between 3-5pm, when the fishing boats return.
3 April 2018|
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Response from summervacation27 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve only seen a lot during September so I’m not certain.
Danny T
24 March 2017|
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Response from Megan T | Reviewed this property |
The closest major airport would be VPS. Valparaiso-Fort Walton Beach. Destin has a private airport right now.