Destin Harbor provides true coastal living, daily relaxation and adventure all at one place. Destin is known as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and was rated the best place to live and boat on the Gulf of Mexico by Boating Magazine.
The Harbor is currently home to approximately 150 charter and fishing boats, the largest fishing fleet in Florida. Daily fishing trips provide sportsmen and family fun with sailfish, white marlin, blue marlin, wahoo, king mackerel, and a variety of tunas caught year-round.
The Destin Boardwalk stretches nearly a quarter of a mile along the Destin Harbor, providing a variety of places to enjoy beautiful views of the Harbor, Gulf and Destin Pass. The Destin Harbor hosts several wonderful events throughout the year. Popular events include the Destin Seafood Festival and the Destin Fishing Rodeo in October. Each year thousands of visitors attend the festival and rodeo to enjoy family friendly activities, live entertainment and the fresh Gulf seafood.
Duringthe summer, Crab Island, a large sandbar that is visible at low tide,is a popular spot for anchored boats, large floats and slides providinghours of family fun near the Brooks Bridge that connects Destin to Okaloosa Island. Watersports including jetskiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, wind surfing, and boating. Some ofthe best Gulf swimming, snorkeling, watersports and boating can be foundthe base of the Brooks Bridge at the jettys.
HarborWalkVillage is a collection of restaurants, shops and entertainment alongthe board walk at the Emerald Grande. HarborWalk Village hosts manyevents throughout the year including weekly Fat Tuesday parades, Fineston the Emerald Coast, ArtWalk on the Harbor and many other festivals.
Alongthe Destin Boardwalk and at HarborWalk Village, you’ll find a variety of restaurants ranging from casualto fine dining. The Nathan Abbott Team recommends visiting Jackacudas, a local’s favorite for freshseafood and sushi. Another Nathan Abbot Team favorite is Harbor Docks where fresh seafood is served straight from the Gulf to the table.
To see what is going on at the Destin Harbor today, view the Destin Harbor live camera.