Donut Hole Bakery and Cafe

If you visit Destin and the surrounding areas and don’t pay a visit to The Donut Hole, you are missing out! The Donut Hole has been serving up scratch-made donuts, pastries, cakes, and hearty breakfast plates to Emerald Coast locals and visitors for years. More often than not, the line for donuts extends out the […]

02/11/2018 | by Molly Carter | Eat

Adventure Land Playground at Baytowne Wharf

There are plenty of parks and playgrounds in the Destin area, but the one that takes the cake is located at The Village of Baytowne Wharf inside of Sandestin. “Baytowne,” as we locals call it, is considered the heart of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and is home to restaurants, shops, bars, and plenty of […]

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The Gulf Restaurant on Okaloosa Island

The Gulf is unlike any other restaurant on the Emerald Coast. The restaurant is made out of shipping containers as well as recycled and salvaged building materials. It’s a casual restaurant with a funky, upscale, coastal vibe. How’s that for a description? The menu changes daily and focuses heavily on local seafood and provisions from […]

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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

The Gulfarium is a must-see for locals and visitors alike! The Gulfarium is located on Okaloosa Island between Destin and Ft. Walton Beach. The Gulfarium has been entertaining thousands of visitors since it opened in 1955. The park’s mission is to educate and entertain guests to respect and preserve wildlife by providing unique and memorable […]

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LuLu’s is a must-do for Destin locals and visitors alike! The bay-front restaurant is perfect for kids, teens, adults, and even grandparents. LuLu’s is the brainchild of Lucy Buffett (sister to famous singer, Jimmy!) and the restaurant opened its Destin doors in 2015. The Orange Beach, AL location has been spreading the “Gumbo Love” for […]

01/16/2017 | by Molly Carter | Eat Play