Emerald Coasting is
adventure at every stop.
Some groups stop on the Emerald Coast because they’re hungry for seafood, others because they’re hungry for adventure. Whether you’re here to stretch your legs or are interested in exploring every inch of this stretch of coastline, you’ll have a great time.
From searching for dolphins on a glass-bottom boat in the Gulf of Mexico to searching for a great pair of designer shoes at one of our open-air shopping centers, you’ll find what you’re looking for on the Emerald Coast. During the winter months, this area is especially attractive to snowbirds. The weather’s pleasantly warm and seniors find motorcoach travel an easy way to get around. No matter what time of year you come, our team is here to help.
Suggested Group Activities
Air Force Armament Museum
Discover an impressive collection of 25 reconnaissance, fighter and bomber planes, including the fastest plane ever built – the SR-71 Blackbird Spy Plane. Interactive displays include a fighter cockpit simulator. Free admission.Visit Website
Voted “Best Shopping Center” by locals, this open-air lifestyle center feels like a small-town village with 95 specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment with something for everyone! Kids will love the mini train, interactive water fountain, Pirate’s Cove soft playground and Uncle Buck’s FishBowl & Grill bowling alley and restaurant.Visit Website
Excursions & Sailing
If it floats, you’ll find it on the Emerald Coast. Here you can charter sailboats for a romantic sunset cruise, pontoon boats for a party at sea and fishing boats for adventure. Destin is home to the largest for-hire fishing fleet in the U.S. If you’ve always wanted to go deep-sea fishing, now’s your chance. We also offer dolphin watching and pirate cruises.Learn More
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Come snorkel with stingrays and sharks, feed penguins and watch otters play at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Featuring dolphin and sea lion shows, the marine park is also home to seals, turtles, alligators, harbor seals and more.Visit Website
HarborWalk Village on the Destin Harbor is an inviting collection of sixty or so waterfront restaurants, nightclubs, water activities, quaint shops, exclusive boutiques and more than 20 boats from the Destin Charter Boat Fishing Fleet. This is where the Emerald Coast gathers for weekly fireworks, seasonal festivals and live entertainment.Visit Website
Heritage Park & Cultural Center
Here you’ll find three fascinating museums that together form a cultural center representing the history of the Ft. Walton Beach area. Indian Temple Mound Museum features an impressive collection of ceramic artifacts and an Indian Temple Mound that dates to 1400 A.D. Next door is the Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum, housed in the first schoolhouse constructed for the children of Camp Walton in 1912. Remember snail mail? The Garnier Post Office Museum features a collection of interesting stamps and other items from 1918 to 1956.Visit Website
The list of things to do is as long as our coastline.
Here to serve.
Contact us to find out what our team can do to help.Contact Us