Snowbirds have arrived and they aren’t birds at all. You don’t have to live in the Destin and Santa Rosa Beach area very long before you start hearing about snowbirds. Snowbirds are people who come to the Destin/30A area from parts of the U.S. to escape the harsh winters of their main home. While Destin is a crowded tourist area in the summer, the pace slows in the winter and the town caters to its winter guest from the North and many Canadians visitors. All it takes is one visit to realize that Destin is home to the most beautiful beaches and a great place to nest for the winter.

Our snowbird season in Destin runs from January through March and Destin vacation rentals are heavily discounted for winter guests.

5 Things For Snowbirds To Do

1.When snowbirds are in town, restaurants seem more crowded, especially during the earlier hours.Our winter guests are on a budget and the key to stretching a buck is taking advantage of two for one special and happy hours throughout town. Plan on the early bird specials 5-6pm daily in Destin. Visit www.destinwave.com/destin-happy-hour for a list.

2.Join the Destin Snowbird Club! It is a social club with a focus on fun-filled activities for the winter season. Destin Snowbirds meet weekly at the Roost, located in the Destin Community Center at 101 Stahlman Avenue (right behind McGuires).  Meetings are held Tuesday mornings with entertainment and door prizes donated by our local sponsors.For more information at www.destinsnowbirds.org

3.Plan a Sightseeing Tour down along the Destin Harbor while visiting Destin this winter. Not only is Destin home to these amazing beaches but you may want to enjoy a dolphin cruise, visit Gulfarium marine adventure park, a state park, or more! Destin has it all!

4.Destin/30Aarea golf courses love snowbirds. Take advantage of the many snowbird programs and enjoy exclusive rates during weekday tee time around town and save. Call around and ask for their snowbird package.

5.Take a Stroll Along the Beach and let the Florida sunshine and salty air help you forget about the cold weather back home. The many benefits of beach walking are relaxing so don’t forget to stop and pick up a pretty shell, look for porpoises playing in the surf, and notice the always changing colors of the water and the sky.

For more information about Destin tours, event calendar of things happening around town. DestinWave.com is the Premier Online Guide for Anything and Everything about beautiful Destin, Florida – The Heart of the Emerald Coast! We cover events, nightlife, dining, recreation, accommodations, vacation rentals, shopping, local business and organizations and of course the beaches! If you are looking for an amazing place to vacation this year you are interested in keeping up with the happenings of your favorite place on earth (Destin) – DestinWave.com is the place for you!

 

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