Whether your visit got a little rained out or you just want to stay inside, check out our list of ten activities to do indoors in Destin and the surrounding areas.
Go to the Movies
With several movie theaters in our area you can't go wrong with catching the latest flick on the big screen. Click here for a list of theaters and movies playing near Destin!
Take An Art Class
There's nothing better than getting your hands dirty and creating some art. The best part is, you forever have a memory and souvenir all in one. This would be a great activity for a couple, family, or even solo. Check out this list of six places to get creative:
Paint the Coast
Paint the Coast takes the popular group painting classes to a new level as local artist Kathy Schumacher leads the Destin workshops. For info: www.paintthecoast.com | 850-240-8698
Whether you want to have a guided art class, or prefer to create your own art in a creative space, Kaleidoscopes in Destin is your place. For info: www.facebook.com/Kaleidoscopes | 850-259-1920.
V. Lala Galleries
V. Lala Galleries offers abstract art creation classes that will leave you feeling like a master artist. For info: www.vlalagalleries.com | 850-909-0101
The Shard Shop
Break away from the usual group art medium of paint and check out The Shard Shop in Grayton Beach to try your hand at modern glass mosaic art. For info: www.shardshop.com | 850-231-0544
For a fun art experience the entire family can enjoy, head out to Fired Up! in Seaside. Fired Up! offers the opportunity for budding artists to paint their own pottery and take it home the next day. For info: www.firedupseaside.com | 850-231-3211
Studio By the Sea
Studio By the Sea is just what it’s name sounds like, the chance to paint while sitting in the sand watching the Gulf waves lap on the shore. For info: www.studiobytheseadestin.com
Dueling Piano Bars
If music and food are your thing then this is the perfect pastime for you! Destin is lucky enough to have two dueling piano bars. Funky Blues Shack Piano Bar in Destin is considered one of the go-to hot spots in Destin. There is a reason why it has been voted Best Live Music Venue consecutively for the past three years! Connected to Graffiti's Italian Restaurant, visitors can enjoy high quality Italian cuisine while enjoying the piano show. Also worth checking out is Rum Runners in Sandestin for a wide variety of music, audience participation, high energy level, and sheer fun!
Laser Tag & Arcades
A great way to let the kids burn off some energy and even let mom and dad enjoy a little friendly competition. You can never go wrong with the arcade and laser tag. Click here for a list of laser tag and arcade places near us!
Shop 'Til You Drop
Between Destin Commons, Silver Sands Outlet, the endless shops in both Baytowne and down along Harborwalk, you'll be perusing for days. Most of these areas are covered but bring an umbrella if it looks like rain that day.
Head to Panama City Beach!
There are some really great places to check out in Panama City Beach that will keep you entertained for hours. Tying in the last two activities Pier Park gives you shopping, fun stops like Dave & Busters, Emerald Coast Mirror Maze, XD Darkride Experience Pier Park, restaurants, you name it! Another couple of fun and interesting stops are Wonderworks and Ripley's Believe It Or Not! If you head to Panama City Beach, there's fun for the whole family.
If you're up for a challenge rock climbing may be just what you're looking for. Check out Rock Out Climbing Gym in Destin!
A classic way to pass the time! There are a few bowling alley's in the are but Uncle Buck's Uncle Buck’s features 16 underwater themed lanes, and a saltwater aquarium overlooking the bar and restaurant making this the top choice for bowling.
Enjoy Your Time as A Family
Of course there's no better way to spend your time than by just being with each other. Pull out the board games, bake some cookies, put on some music, linger in conversation. It's your time to be together, make the most of it.
Check Out the Local Real Estate
Of course we'll close out the list by telling you that it's always a good idea to check out the local real estate! So many people who choose to buy here start off as vacationers thinking one day they'll purchase property here. We're here to help you turn that thought into reality. Always feel free to contact us so that we can help you according to your needs.