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The Perfect Balconies for Spotting Dolphins

The Perfect Balconies for Spotting Dolphins The waters off Destin-Fort Walton Beach, FL are full of wildlife, but perhaps none is more beloved than the dolphin. World-renowned for their curiosity, intelligence, and grace, these delightful creatures can be spotted playing in the waves from many local…

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5 Exhibits You Can’t Miss at the Gulfarium

5 Exhibits You Can’t Miss at the Gulfarium Are you ready to laugh? To learn something new? To feed a penguin? No, really. When we say there’s something for everyone in Destin-Fort Walton Beach, we mean it. And the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park takes the “adventure” part of its name seriously…

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5 Questions to Ask Charter Captains

5 Questions to Ask Charter Captains If you’re new to charter boat fishing excursions, we have the frequently asked questions (and answers!) as you plan your trip out on the water in Destin-Fort Walton Beach, FL. 1. What do I bring and what do I wear on a charter boat? Regardless of the season…

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Best Places to Scuba Dive in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

Best Places to Scuba Dive in Destin-Fort Walton Beach Destin is known for its sugar-white sand beaches, but dive a little deeper and you’ll discover an underwater landscape rich with spiny lobster, crabs, sea turtles, natural limestone reefs, sunken ships and other artificial reefs, and even coral…

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Sand Dollars in Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida

How to Find Sand Dollars in Destin-Ft Walton Beach Dos and Don’ts of Sand Dollar Hunting The beaches of Destin-Fort Walton Beach are teeming with wildlife. Few creatures are as iconic and sought after as the sand dollar. The bleached skeleton of sand dollars are most familiar as a memento from beach…

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5 Places to Explore When You Rent a Boat in Destin

5 Places to Explore When You Rent a Boat When you arrive in Destin-Fort Walton Beach, the stunning views of the emerald waters and sugar-white sand are truly breathtaking. You may have a sweet spot in a waterfront vacation home with a balcony to enjoy a cup of coffee or cocktail out in the coastal…

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5 Best Places to Paddleboard in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

Paddleboarding, including stand-up paddleboarding or SUP, is a popular pastime along the shores of Destin and Fort Walton Beach, Florida. In fact, much of the newest and best in paddleboard design and gear are created locally at BOTE Board. Calm, clear waters in our bays and along our stretch of…

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Best Places to See Dolphins in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

The waters off Destin-Fort Walton Beach are teeming with wildlife but none capture the popular imagination quite like the dolphin. As majestic as they are playful, these dolphins are the main attraction when it comes to ecotourism in the area. Best of all, the waters off Destin-Fort Walton Beach…

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What to Bring and What to Do at Norriego Point

What to Bring and What to Do at Norriego Point Norriego Point offers a unique setting for an unforgettable beach getaway. Your family can play on the shore and splash in the tranquil waters of protected tide pools. Kick back in the sugar-white sand of the beach watching ships glide past, or organize…

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