ABOUT Destin, Florida
Destin, Florida comprises approximately 10 miles of coastal and inland paradise along the Gulf of Mexico. Destin is a bustling home to modern and historic coastal culture, ranging from commercial fishing and world-class dining to nightlife and family entertainment as diverse as any tourist destination.
Long titled THE WORLD’S LUCKIEST FISHING VILLAGE, Destin is truly a water sportsman’s paradise
Destin is a home town and tourist destination, named after Captain Leonard Destin, who moved here from New London, Connecticut in 1845. In addition to fishing, other recreational opportunities include golf, tennis, diving, snorkeling, boating, and a broad range of organized sports. Another not so commonly known tid-bit of knowledge is that The 100 Fathom curve draws closer to Destin than any other spot in Florida–providing the speediest deep-water access on the Gulf.