Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Harbor Blvd. is the new name for US Hwy. 98, the western portion beginning by  Destin Marler Bridge (not the toll bridge), boat docks, and huge new high rise Emerald Grande Condo, going east, ending at Airport Rd. Emerald Coast Pkwy. is same as US Hwy. 98 beginning by Airport Rd., heading east to Silver Sands Outlet Mall by Sandestin Resort and Tops'l.

Boating - Fishing - Diving

Boating - Fishing - Diving

Spend a day exploring the waters boating, fishing, diving and enjoying the scenic beauty of our shoreline.
Entertainment

Entertainment

Find things to do while staying in a Willa Merriott Vacation Rental. When you stay in our Destin, Florida vacation homes you will find hundreds of nearby activities for people of all ages. Amusement parks, theaters, nature parks, water sports, shopping, cruises.... and plenty more. Here are some favorites!
Events

Events

Take a look at what is going on in and around Destin during your stay with us! There is always something fun happening for the whole family.
Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Bring your A game and tee off on some of Florida`s finest fairways! Here are some of our favorites!
Grocery Stores

Grocery Stores

You will find all you need just a stone`s throw from your vacation rental. Many now offer online shopping and pickup/delivery.
Restaurants

Restaurants

Where to eat? Traffic is so heavy heading west into Harbor and downtown Destin that you might want to try going east to Santa Rosa Beach, only about 5 miles east of our office, prices are usually more reasonable. Need a suggestion? Stop by the Willa Merriott office and we`ll share some ideas.
Services

Services

Looking for a nearby airport, taxi service or other local services? Here`s our guide to local services in Destin. And remember.... the likes of UBER, Lyft, Instacart and other such services fully serve the Emerald Coast communities.