There are many nature filled beaches and parks located in the Destin and Okaloosa Island areas! Be sure to visit these to add to your “things to do” list while enjoying your fun filled vacation!
Ross Marler Park - Okaloosa Island
Henderson Beach State Park - Destin
Fishing Pier - Okaloosa Island
Crab Island - Destin
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Top Beach Attractions in Destin
There are several top-rated beaches and parks in Destin and Okaloosa Island you should visit while in the area! Okaloosa Island and Destin Beaches are both miles of sugary white sand and beautiful emerald colored water. Both Destin and Okaloosa Island beaches are home to many types of wildlife on land and sea!
Spend the day at one of the top beach attractions in Destin- Crab Island. Rent a boat or jet ski or take a shuttle to one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area. If wading in waist-deep water with delicious food and drinks at Crab Island is not your style, visit the popular Fishing Pier in Okaloosa Island for lots of good fishing and site seeing. The Fishing Pier provides some of the best overwater views of ocean life such as dolphins and sea turtles!
There are beautiful beaches and parks all over the emerald coast. Some of the most top-rated parks in the Destin and Okaloosa Island areas include Henderson Beach State Park in Destin and Ross Marler Park in Okaloosa Island. Both top-rated parks give you the opportunity to take in all of nature’s beauty and allow for a day of family fun including fishing, picnicking, strolling nature trails, etc.
To keep the fun going, all the beaches and parks in Destin are surrounded by great oceanside restaurants and shopping. Visit the Boardwalk next to the Fishing Pier to enjoy some great seafood and visit the fun knick-knack shops. Crab Island is located near Harbor Walk Village where you will find some of the most popular, top-rated, tourists’ favorite restaurants such as Harry T’s and AJ’s Oyster House. There are also some family activities at Harbor Walk such as bungee jumping, mirror mazes, escape rooms, etc. Adding these top-rated beaches and parks to your list of things to do in Destin is a must!