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Ft. Walton Beach Airport (VPS), (850) 651-7160. Provides commercial air passenger service. Located 35 miles northwest of Destin. Air Service Carriers: Vision Airlines, Delta, American Eagle, Continental Express Jet, Northwest Airlines and Gulfstream International, Rental Car Companies: Avis, Budget, Hertz, National/Alamo, Thrifty and Enterprise. www.flyvps.com
Pensacola Airport (PNS), (850) 435-1746 Commercial air passenger service. Located 60 miles west of Destin. Air Service Carriers: AirTran, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Northwest Airlines and US Airways Rental Car Companies: National/Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise, Thrifty and U-Save. www.flypensacola.com/
New Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport - Panama City Beach (ECP), (850) 763-6751. The first international airport to be built in the U.S. in more than a decade. The new airport, opened on May 23, 2010, is located in West Bay, near Panama City and Panama City Beach, and serves as a gateway to Northwest Florida and its beautiful world-famous beaches. Beaches International proudly serves Southwest Airlines and Delta Airlines, which together provide daily flights to key U.S. destinations, including cities serving as international gateways. www.iflybeaches.com
Destin Air Charters (850) 368-3770 Private Charters off of Airport Road in Destin, Florida.
Surrounding Area Attractions and Sites
Award Winning Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club adjacent to Destin Commons is less than 1/2 mile to the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the white sandy beaches of Florida's Great Northwest. Less than 1/2 mile to Choctawhatchee Bay and the boating center of Florida's Great Northwest. Executive housing in the immediate area includes: Regatta Bay, Kelly Plantation, Crystal Beach, Indian Bayou and Destiny. Upscale grocery, food and hotel establishments surround Destin Commons as well.
Gulfarium 1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy. S.E. Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548 Phone: (850) 243-9046 (800) 247-8575 http://www.gulfarium.com/ Gulfarium provides an educational and entertaining experience for the whole family. Guests of all ages will enjoy attractions and shows while learning more about the marine world around them.
Fat Daddy’s Arcade 20009 Emerald Coast Pkwy. Destin, FL 32541 Phone: (850) 424-6021 http://www.fatdaddysarcadedestin.com/ Fat Daddy’s Arcade is the Emerald Coast’s largest arcade, featuring more than 65 arcade games including everything from skee ball and basketball games to Guitar Hero, interactive games and more.
Big Kahuna’s Waterpark 1007 U.S. Hwy. 98 E. Destin, FL 32541 Phone: (850) 837-8319 http://www.bigkahunas.com/ Thrills, chills and spills await you and your family at Big Kahuna’s Waterpark. Try out the new Honolulu Half Pipe, or take a thrilling ride on the Tiki River Run.
Destin Parasailing 866-FLY-3114, www.parasailing-destin.com Destin parasailing offers single, double, and triple parasailing rides from their state of the art parasailing vessel! See Destin from a whole new level.
Black Water Canoe Rental 6974 Deaton Bridge Rd. Milton, FL 32583 Phone: (850) 623-0235 (800) 967-6789 http://www.blackwatercanoe.com/ Blackwater Canoe Rental is now open year-round for your canoeing pleasure, providing canoe, kayak and tubing services down the beautiful sandy bottom Blackwater River.
Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club 465 Regatta Bay Blvd. Destin, FL 32541 Phone: (850) 337-8080 http://www.regattabay.com/ Nestled among breathtaking nature preserves along the Choctawhatchee Bay, Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club is a true escape into golfer's paradise.
Emerald Bay Golf Club 40001 Emerald Coast Parkway Destin, FL 32541 (850) 837-5197 www.emeraldbaygolfclub.com/ Emerald Bay Golf Club was designed by Bob Cupp to be the Destin Florida premier full service championship 18-hole golf course.
Kelly Plantation Golf Club 4393 Commons Drive East Destin, FL 32541 1.800.811.6757 http://www.kellyplantation.com/ Kelly Plantation Golf Club is one of the most visually impressive and environmentally sensitive golf courses in northwest Florida. This semi-private golf club features 18 captivating holes built on the former site of a turpentine plantation owned by Mattie and Coleman Kelly.
Dolphin Cruises/Southern Star & Glass Bottom Boat 100 Harbor Blvd, Suite A Destin, FL 32541 888.424.7217 http://southernstardolphincruise.com/ Come cruise aboard Destin's Original Dolphin Cruise to enjoy the pristine waters of the world's most beautiful beaches and experience up close viewing of dolphins, seabirds and a variety of other marine life.