As a premier tourist destination, Destin offers a variety of shops for any tourist.
The abundance of fashion outlets, gift shops, and food stores makes shopping in Destin an exciting experience. There are tons of options everywhere you look!
Here are a few you should check out during your stay:
This is one of the first places you should visit to get your shopping fix. A trip to Destin Commons is sure to be enjoyable for the whole family.
With food, bowling, a movies theater and much more, you don’t even have to replace your wardrobe to enjoy it! However, it may be difficult to resist the temptation of all the stores …
Some of the shops you can enjoy in Destin Commons are:
* Abercrombie & Fitch
* Banana Republic
* Ann Taylor Loft
* Lucky Brand Jeans
If you’re hungry or need a tasty treat, check out Starbucks, Tropical Smoothie, Panera Bread, Hardrock Café, and Jonny Rockets (I love their shakes!).
The Rave theatre will keep your kids entertained while you can sneak away and get some shopping done.
SILVER SANDS OUTLET
Another shopping area in Destin to check out is the stores at Silver Sands Outlet. Here you can enjoy the latest fashions and some very tasty foods.
It’s a tiny piece of shopping paradise for those who love clothes since you get access to more than a hundred designer brands while browsing the beautiful shops.
The options available to you include, but definitely aren’t limited to:
* Banana Republic
* Johnston & Murphy
* Le Creuset
* Ralph Lauren
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FORT WALTON BEACH
This is a quieter place for those who want to browse some hole-in-the-wall shops and enjoy delicious foods in original settings. Some of the sights you can find here are:
* Indian Temple Mound
* A Paint Your Own Pottery Shop
* The Science Museum
* Snow Cone Stand
Your trip to this shopping area provides some education, and you can finish it with a walk to the waterfront park that often houses festivals (such as the annual Billy Bowlegs Festival).
The Grand Boulevard is a high end shopping center located at the very heart of Sandestin. It features some boutique shops, and luxurious dining options that will satisfy any gourmet palate.
Everything about the Grand Boulevard is luxurious and original. Your experience of Destin won’t be complete if you don’t pay a visit to Mitchell’s, Tommy Bahama, PF Changes or one of the many other great places on the Boulevard.
A trip to this mall is sure to be an adventure. This center has become one of the staples of Destin’s night life. The fun long trail that gives Harbor-walk its name features a fun festival-like atmosphere during the summer.
The streets are packed with tourists enjoying the many fun attractions as well as grabbing a bite to eat at the various restaurants. There are 60 waterfront restaurants for you to choose from, so even the most picky eaters are sure to be satisfied.
Weekly fireworks and a variety of concerts and festivals won’t let you get bored of returning here again and again.
Before you leave Destin, don’t forget to try out McGuire’s pub right across the street or the Donue Hole not too far away!
Enjoy your stay, and don’t forget to stop by Ava’s Attic for all your clothe and furniture needs!