The best white sand beaches along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast – Destin is the beautiful Emerald Coast beaches community which includes Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island, and the Beaches of South Walton along Scenic Highway 30, has something for everyone. If you are looking for the best beach vacation accommodations or lodging rentals, events and activities, restaurants, attractions, shopping, deep sea fishing charter boats, golf courses, water sports, and overall excitement for your next Destin vacation; the real estate, utility, school, and general information you need to relocate; or simply to escape from it all, please contact me (Pamela). Then you will understand why you will be proud of your new coastal community and new home!
The 2010 estimated population was 12,305 while the Destin community planning area had an estimated population of 15,000+ in 2020. Destin is surrounded on three sides by ocean bluffs and beaches and is located along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast . The climate is mild, with an average daily temperature of 70.5 °F.
Destin is home to a variety of businesses in the areas of lodging, dining, shopping, Military, finance, real estate, and resort area. The University of Northwest Florida (UWF) is located in NiceVille and Ft. Walton Beach, as are the Best Institute, and Oceanography.
- Sand Destin
- Santa Rosa Beach
- Panama City Beach
- Ft. Walton Beach
- Pensacola Beach
- Gulf Islands National Seashore
- Gulf Breeze
- Navarre Beach
- Oriole Beach
Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise
Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat in Destin.
Big Kahuna’s Water Park: With over 40 water attractions, Adventure Park, Big Kahuna offers everything for your family.
The median home value in Destin is $1,594,900. Destin home values have gone up 6.0% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.2% within the next. The median rent price in La Jolla is $4,800, which is higher than Ft. Walton Beach and Panama Beach median of $2,300.