Where is Destin City, Florida - Location Map, Travel Info, Facts

Destin is a city located in Okaloosa County, Florida.

Destin City Location Map, Florida

Where is Destin City Located?

Destin is located in Northwest Florida. The city is located on a peninsula separating the Gulf of Mexico from Choctawhatchee Bay. This city is known for the pure white sand beaches, with the clear green water.

Destin City Facts & Information:

CountryUnited States
LocationLocated on Florida's Emerald Coast
Coordinates: 30°23′36″N 86°28′31″W
Total Area7.66 sq mi (19.83 km2)
Land Area7.49 sq mi (19.41 km2)
Water Area0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
Elevation26 ft (8 m)
Population (2020)13,931
• Density1,859.20/sq mi (717.82/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST), DST - UTC-5 (CDT)
• Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes32540-32541
Area code(s)850
FIPS code12-17325
GNIS feature ID281516
AirportDestin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS / KVPS)

Top Things to Do in Destin City

The top attractions to visit in Destin are: Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park, The Track - Destin, Destin Harbor Boardwalk, Crab Trap Destin, Destin History & Fishing Museum, James Lee Beach, Destin Snorkel, June White Decker Park, James Lee Park, Shores at Crystal Beach Park, Destin East Jetty, Mattie Kelly Park and Nature Walk, Mobile Sports Banana Boat Rides, Clement Taylor Park, Destin Crab Island Adventures, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Davis Bayous Area Gulf Islands National, Friends of Emerald Coast State Parks, Grayton Beach State Park, Wild Willy's Adventure Zone, John Beasley Park, Fort Pickens, Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier, Navarre Beach Marine Park