Allegiant Air is resuming its nonstop flights to Destin/Ft. Walton Beach on March 4; service is on Sundays and Thursdays. Destin flights are published through August 4.
Stunning white beaches, challenging golf and world-famous fishing define the Emerald Coast city of Destin. Snuggled against the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida, Destin is famous for its sugar-white sands and emerald-hued waters. Destin is also known for its fishing, world-class resorts, and some of the best shopping and dining anywhere.
If you’re looking for less crowded, less touristy beaches, look no further than what the locals call 30A. The name comes from an actual road – South Walton County Road 30A. Along this 26-mile stretch of the Northwest Florida Coast, you will find 16 distinct beach neighborhoods, each with its own traditions, charm and visual style — including Sandestin, Seascape, Miramar Beach, Dune Allen, Gulf Place, Santa Rosa Beach, Blue Mountain, Grayton Beach, WaterColor, Seaside, Seagrove, WaterSound, Seacrest, Alys Beach, Rosemary Beach and Inlet Beach. South Walton is renowned for natural scenic beauty, turquoise waters and sugar sand beaches. An upscale yet casual place to unwind, South Walton is the place to rejuvenate and build lasting memories
You won’t find the big hotels or chains of any kind, but charming homes and cottages you can rent, some with pools. If you’re a foodie, you’ll be in Heaven. From classic southern fare to seafood dives, the restaurants scattered along 30A are authentic. You won’t find restaurant chains.
Rent a golf cart to get around, or bicycles for a ride along scenic bike paths. Or rent a kayak or paddle board. For the more daring and adventurous, hit the waves; you can also rent surfboards.
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