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Embarking on a vacation to Destin, Florida, and the 30A areas with your grandkids isn't just a trip; it's an adventure into a world of sun-soaked memories and joyous laughter. Picture this: pristine beaches, the sound of waves gently crashing, and the infectious laughter of your family creating moments that will be cherished for a lifetime. Let's dive into the heart of this paradise and discover the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement that awaits you and your loved ones.

Dive Into Fun - Things to Do

  • Beach Bliss with a Twist: Imagine a day where your biggest decision is whether to build a sandcastle or float in the emerald waters. With beach services available nearby, setting up your perfect beach day is a breeze. Loungers, umbrellas, and even paddleboards await to make your beach day with the grandkids unforgettable.

  • Reel in the Fun: Cast a line into the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village" with a family-friendly fishing expedition. The sea is brimming with adventures, and Destin Bay Charters or Bayflats Fishing Charters can help you hook not just fish but precious moments too.

  • Pedal Through Paradise: Explore the beauty of 30A on wheels. Rent an electric bike from the 30A Electric Bike Company and make it easy for the whole family to enjoy a day cruising along scenic trails, with the wind in your hair and the sun on your back.

  • Splash and Laugh: Slide, splash, and enjoy a day of giggles at Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park. It's a place where you can chase the grandkids through water mazes or relax down lazy rivers.

Must-See Sights

  • Cruise the Waters: Set sail on a dolphin cruise, where you can witness these playful creatures dance in the waves. It's not just a sightseeing tour; it's an opportunity to teach your grandkids about the wonders of marine life. Or book an excursion on the local favorite Buccaneer Pirate Cruise, a delight for mariners of all ages.

  • Explore and More at Baytowne Wharf: The Village of Baytowne Wharf is not just a place; it's a treasure trove of fun. Zip lines, playgrounds, and an array of shops and eateries make it a must-visit for families looking to add a dash of excitement to their vacation. There is something for travelers of all interests.

Savor the Flavors

  • Breakfast Bonanza: Kickstart your day at The Donut Hole, where the aroma of fresh donuts and coffee fills the air, promising a sweet start to any day. Who doesn't love a doughnut?

  • Seafood Feasts: Share stories over plates of fresh seafood at Dewey Destin’s Seafood Restaurant, where every bite is a taste of the local catch and a glimpse into the heart of Destin's culinary scene.

  • Evening Escapades: The Red Bar in Grayton Beach is where music, laughter, and good food combine. It's a place to unwind and recap the day's adventures while enjoying live music and older grandkids will definitely want to take home a t-shirt. They're world famous.

Dreamy Dwellings

After days filled with adventure, having a cozy, comfortable place to rest is key. Two gems that stand out for their warmth and welcoming atmosphere are Coral Reef Club 35 and Slice of Paradise.

Coral Reef Club 35 is your beachfront haven, a place where you can wake up to the sound of waves and enjoy the simplicity of beach living. It's equipped with everything you need for a hassle-free stay, ensuring you spend less time worrying and more time making memories. Located directly on the beach, this vacation haven offers stunning views and easy access to the Gulf of Mexico. This property is ideal for families looking for a peaceful and scenic stay.

  • Amenities: The property features a pool, beach service, and BBQ grills. The unit itself is equipped with a full kitchen, washer/dryer, and complimentary Wi-Fi, ensuring all the comforts of home.

Click here for more details on Coral Reef Club 35.

Slice of Paradise is aptly named, offering a luxurious escape in the heart of 30A. It's the perfect spot for grandkids to play and adults to relax, offering a luxurious and comfortable stay in one of 30A’s serene neighborhoods. It’s perfect for families who appreciate a blend of luxury and comfort.

  • Amenities: Guests can enjoy access to community pools, a fitness center, and a shuttle service to the beach. The home features a gourmet kitchen, private balconies, and a spacious living area.

Click here for more information about Slice of Paradise.

Pack Your Bags for Memories

Grandparents, the call to adventure is clear. Destin, and the 30A areas are beckoning you to a vacation filled with laughter, relaxation, and the joy of family. It's not just about the places you'll go but the smiles you'll see and the memories you'll make. Whether it's the thrill of a bike ride, the peace of a beach day, or the delight of a shared meal, this is your chance to weave unforgettable stories with your grandkids. So, pack your bags, set your sights on fun, and let the good times roll in Destin and on 30A! And remember, if you're a guest of My Vacation Haven, you'll receive discounts at dozens of activities, services, and rentals along the coast. Find out more here.

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