Many holiday enthusiasts delight in the arrival of Christmas. Well-loved traditions come to life with December just around the corner and might including anything from opening presents around the tree to treks out in the snow admiring holiday lights. While these family fun events are always wonderful, this year, why not switch things up a bit and make some new memories by planning a holiday away in Destin, Florida. This sunny and welcoming locale is a great choice for those looking to swap out snow for sand and have fun under the sun when it’s time to ring in Christmas morning. The following are just a few of the many stops that should definitely be on your Christmas Destin to-do list in 2020.

Book Time with Destin Snorkel

Christmas in Destin Florida is often about above ground fun but when you plan a holiday trip to Destin, you can enjoy the adventures that happen below the waves as well! Those that are looking forward to spending time encountering amazing marine life during a visit will enjoy the snorkeling excursions that can be participated in with the team at Destin Snorkel. Get up close to tropical fish, coral reef, and maybe even a distance dolphin or two when you make time to get out on the water over the holidays. It’s a chance to have fun with the entire family and also capture some underwater shots that are far from your traditional Christmas card type moments.

Spend an Afternoon at James Lee Beach

A Christmas in Destin provides visitors with the opportunity to work on their holiday glow by spending time at James Lee Beach soaking up the sun! This sand stretch of shoreline is a tranquil place to settle in for the afternoon and make the most of sunbathing, swimming, or simply admiring the view. On-site showers and restrooms make this a convenient stop no matter how you plan to spend your time or how many others your traveling with.

Stroll Along Destin Harbor Boardwalk

If you’re more in the mood to be part of the bustling Christmas in Destin Florida scene, make Destin Harbor Boardwalk your first stop. This is a great choice for watching boats sail by, but also an ideal stop when you’re excited to make the most of local restaurants, stores, souvenir shops, and impromptu musical street performances—some of which are bound to particularly exciting around the holidays!

Book Your Stay for Christmas in Destin Florida Today

Whether you’re in the area for Christmas or headed this way another time of year, the professionals at Five Star Properties are here to make sure you’re settled into just the right rental. Contact us today for more information!