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5 Fun Things to do on a Rainy Day in Destin!

Planning a trip to Destin, Florida but not sure about the weather? Destin averages mostly sunny days but if you happen to be here on a rainy one no worries. The sun will come out tomorrow so might as well have fun in the rain today. There are plenty of fun things to do in Destin that will keep you out of the weather. Here are five of our favorites!

Destin Commons

Whether it’s for souvenirs or just for fun, Destin has some great shopping! Destin Commons has a variety of shops such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Express, Build a Bear, Sephora, Bath & Body Works, Footlocker, Pandora, and the list goes on. If you’re a sportsman, you can get lost in Destin Commons Bass Pro Shop. Check out the fishing section and discover “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” when the sun comes out!

Destin History and Fishing Museum

This quaint little museum is full of the history of Destin and journey from a small fishing village to a major tourist attraction. If the photographs, artifacts, and fishing equipment do not catch your eye the over 75 mounts of locally caught fish surely will! Learn the science of why the local fishing is so good giving Destin the title of “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” as well as why the sand is so powder white. You can tour on your own or be guided by knowledgeable local staff. It’s a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Destin Brewery

This cozy little brewery brews up some big flavors with a “Cheers” vibe. Some favorites are Mango Habanero IPA, Blood Orange Blonde Ale, Blueberry Pomegranate Sour, and Hole’ Mole’ Stout. Stop in for a flight and taste a little bit of everything. The staff is super friendly as well as the patrons making you feel right at home. Sipping on a craft beer where everybody knows your name, now that’s the way to wait for the rain to go away!

The Spa at Emerald Grande

When the rain pours it’s time to get pampered with a day at the spa! The Spa at Emerald Grande is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy a little bit of me time. The spa offers massages, facials, body treatments, wraps, masks and more. You can relax in the areas steam rooms and dry sauna or sip on a glass of champagne before or after your treatment. Located on the second floor of the West Tower with incredible views of the Gulf of Mexico where you can watch the storm roll out.

Crystal Beach Vacation Rental

Wait for the sun to shine in a comfortable Crystal Beach Vacation Rental. Sipping on a hot cup of tea as you watch the stormy waves roll in from a beachfront balcony is serene. Spending quality time with the family playing cards or boardgames is the best. So, snuggle up on the couch, watch your favorite movie, and eat popcorn knowing the sun will come out soon!

Published on Thursday, April 15, 2021