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“Must Do” Activities in Destin: Spring Break 2023

Each spring break, tourists flock to Destin, FL to take in the stunning emerald green waters and white sand beaches. While beach going tends to be the top attraction for most vacationers, if lounging on the beach isn’t for you, we’ve got you covered! Here we have gathered a list of our top 10 “Must Do” activities for this year. Whether you are a thrill seeker, shopaholic or a foodie there are plenty of options to satisfy everyone’s vacation dreams. Let’s get to it!

1. Charter to Crab Island:




A close second to a beach day, chartered boat rides to Crab Island are certainly a popular attraction to people visiting Destin. If you are looking to splash around the sandbar and enjoy some music, fun and games with friends and family, look no further. There are tons of businesses that offer ways to get there. If you are looking for a more personal experience we suggest a captained pontoon rental. Many businesses offer a variety of time options for you and your group so you can choose what best accommodates your party’s needs. Or you can gather up your things and hop on a shuttle for a shorter 2-3 hour excursion to Crab Island.

2. Dolphin Tour:  


Your Destin vacation won’t be complete without taking a dolphin tour. A dolphin tour is a great way to get out on the water and see not only bottle nose dolphins, but other marine life such as, sea turtles, rays and sharks.  Depending on your level of excitement, you could take a ride on the wild side on the only speed boat in Destin with Screaming Eagle Sports.  If you like a more laid back cruise there are a variety of other cruises such as the Glass Bottom Boat as well as, sail boats.


3. Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone: 




Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone offers fun for family and friends.  From arcade games to go-karts as well as, laser tag and mini golf, they provide a variety of entertainment that the whole group will love. They are also conveniently located directly across from The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island where there is public beach access.

4. fishing Charter: 


Destin is known as the “Luckiest Fishing Village.” While in Destin book a trip,  pack your cooler and head out for a day of fishing.  You can choose from a private charter such as LoneStar FishingCharter Boat SeahorseSea Fix or a party fishing boat like the Vera Marie with Pelican Adventures.

5. Big Kahunas: 



If you are looking for a great way to cool off and make a splash, Big Kahunas Water Park has got you covered. With a variety of slides, wave pools and lazy rivers, it’s the perfect water park destination for a full day of fun for all ages.

We hope that you have found this article helpful and that your spring break itinerary is now packed with lots of fun and excitement.

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