Welcome to Miramar Beach, Florida!

 

 
Sunny days, breathtaking sunsets, sparkling emerald waters, tranquil sounds of ocean waves kissing silky sandy shores, lush landscaping, contoured greens and wide, manicured fairways, fresh caught seafood and other flavorful fares, along with convenient amenities and activities abounding. Sound appealing? If so, it’s likely you’re dreaming of a vacation to Florida’s Gulf Coast. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, foodie fanatic, beach bum, or shop ‘til you dropper, there’s something here for everyone!

Before packing your bags for marvelous Miramar Beach, Florida, you will want to consider creating an itinerary. Below we’ve included a few of our favorite things to do in and around Miramar Beach, Florida.

 

Into the Great Outdoors
 
Rest assured you’re in the perfect location for stepping out into the great outdoors in and around Miramar Beach, Florida. Here, you can create your own adventure. Paddleboard with the dolphins, parasail while friends and family admire you from the shore, bike one of the many beautiful state park’s winding trails, or scoot along Scenic Gulf Drive in a motorized vehicle of your choice. Amateur, professional, or somewhere in-between, the golfer will find the perfect fit for a challenging golfing experience. For the fisher, sailor, or boater Destin provides a plethora of experiences on the wide-open waters of the Gulf of Mexico. You can even enjoy dinner or sunset cruises on the bayside with dolphins greeting you along the way. There’s no way you can go wrong spending time outside in and around Miramar Beach, Florida. What are you waiting for? Here are our recommendations for outdoor adventures:

Henderson Beach State Park https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Henderson-Beach

Topsail Hill Reserve State Park https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Topsail-Hill

Grayton Beach State Park https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Grayton-Beach

FantaSea Scooter Rentals & Beach Supplies https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Grayton-Beach

 

Into the Great Outdoors Continued
 
Southern Star Dolphin Cruises https://southernstardolphincruise.com/

Destin Vacation Boat Rentals https://www.destinvacationboatrentals.com/

Miramar Beach Parasailing http://www.parasailnow.com/

Paddle Boarding & Kayaking – available for rentals at beach service hut located at the bottom of the stairs by the pool & gazebo

Emerald Bay Golf Club Destin http://www.emeraldbaygolfclub.com/

Kelly Plantation Golf Club http://www.kellyplantationgolf.com/

Gulf Angler Fishing Charters http://www.destinfishingcharters.biz/

Intracoastal Experience https://destinfishing-icx.com/

 

Scrumptiously Delicious
 
From locally sourced seafood to fine fares to kid-friendly environments to restaurants with spectacular views, Miramar Beach and its surrounding areas have what you’re looking for in a dining destination. Here are a few of our favorite restaurants (accompanied by one shop where you can find fresh seafood to cook in the comforts of 301C):

George’s http://georgesatalysbeach.com/

Bud & Alleys https://www.budandalleys.com/

Fish Out of Water http://www.watercolorresort.com/dining/fish-out-of-water

Great Southern Café http://www.thegreatsoutherncafe.com/

Crab Trap https://www.crabtrapdestin.com/

Louisiana Lagniappe http://www.thelouisianalagniappe.com/#home

Donut Hole https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g34617-d938831-Reviews-Donut_Hole_Bakery_Cafe-Santa_Rosa_Beach_Florida.html

Destin Ice House, Inc. http://www.destinice.com/index.html

Shrimpers Seafood Market http://www.shrimpersseafood.com/

 

Kidopolis
 
There’s no better place for a family vacation than the beach! Lasting memories are made in the simple life of enjoying Miramar Beach’s crystal-clear waters and sugar-white sand, followed by a dip in the beachside pool.

If you’ve had enough of sand, salt water, and sunscreen, don’t worry Miramar Beach and its surrounding area attractions have you covered. These are a few of our kids’ favorite spots to play:

Baytowne Adventure Zone http://baytowneadventurezone.com/

Harborwalk Village Kid Zone https://www.emeraldgrande.com/harborwalk-village/

Blast Arcade & Laser Maze http://blastfunandgames.com/

Thrills Arcade & Laser Tag https://www.thrillslasertag.com/

Fired Up! Paint Your Own Pottery http://firedupseaside.com/

Big Kahuna’s Water Park http://www.bigkahunas.com/

The Track https://www.funatthetrack.com/parks/destin/

 

Calling All Shopaholics
 
Sometimes you just need to enjoy a little retail therapy. Miramar Beach and its surrounding areas have just what you need. No doubt you can shop ‘til you drop here! The area features local boutiques, art studios, and well-loved retailers. Grab a Frappuccino, sweet treat, or tasty adult beverage while you shop. You can even rest your feet while catching a movie and enjoying dinner at the Ovation Dining Club at Grand Boulevard Sandestin Town Center. Miramar Beach is certain to delight even the most devoted shopaholic.

Village at Baytowne Wharf http://www.baytownewharf.com/where_to_go.php

Grand Boulevard Sandestin Town Center https://www.grandboulevard.com/shop/retail/

Silver Sands Premium Outlets http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/silver-sands

Destin Commons https://destincommons.com/

 

Still want more to do? Check out the following pages:

Things to Do – South Walton

https://www.visitsouthwalton.com/things-to-do

 

Things to Do – Destin, Ft. Walton, Okaloosa Island

http://www.emeraldcoastfl.com/things-to-do/

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