Visit Destin This Thanksgiving Break 2020

Visit Destin This Thanksgiving Break 2020

Destin Palms Vacations - Visit Destin This Thanksgiving Break

With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to start planning for your Thanksgiving Break! If you are looking to do something different this year, you might want to consider visiting Destin, Florida. There are several reasons to visit the Emerald Coast this holiday season, between the warm weather, beautiful beaches, plenty of restaurants to gobble up your Thanksgiving meal, and shopping, this blog will explain why you will want to visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020!


Holiday Savings

Destin Palms Vacations- Winter Special Promo 2020

When you visit Destin this Thanksgiving break, make it extra special by booking with Destin Palms Vacations. If you have not made your holiday plans, we would love to help you make those accommodations! You can book your stay here with us this season and save 20% off with promo code: WINTER2020 when booking online. Also, we will give you FREE passes to activities in the area like deep-sea fishing, dolphin cruises, golf, and more EVERY DAY of your stay! When booking with us you will also receive a $100 credit for condos or $200 credit for houses to use towards Live Well 30A beach gear, rentals, experiences, and souvenirs! *Some restrictions may apply. Must mention special at time of booking. To learn more or to book your stay call (850)270-5227 or visit

Gourd-geous Florida Weather

Fall weather in Destin Florida- Thanksgiving

If you live in an area where it is getting colder this time of year, then visiting Destin might be the perfect change of scenery! “Feast” your eyes on white sandy beaches, the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and weather that will allow you to spend time outside comfortably. The average temperature in Destin during the month of November is typically high 70’s to low 50’s. When you visit Destin, this Thanksgiving Break 2020 you can expect the perfect temperature to catch some rays by the pool, ride bikes, play a round or two of golf or take a turkey trot down the beach!

Fall Festivities

Fun Winter Activities in Destin- Thanksgiving

What better way to give thanks than spending quality family time having fun! When you visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020, there are a ton of activities that everyone can enjoy. For the anglers in the family, there are several fishing trips available this time of year. Fishing is one of the most popular activities in Destin, you and your family can hop on a deep-sea fishing adventure to replace that turkey meal with fresh fish! Dolphin cruises are another great option to get out on the water, this is a fun activity for all ages! If you want to get up-close and personal with Flipper and friends, then The Gulfarium Marine Park is a perfect way to spend the day, and it is open year-round. For those who want to get into the Holiday Spirit, you might want to check out Baytowne On Ice! Baytowne on Ice takes place at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin and is open daily. All the activities mentioned are perfect for a date with your other half or for the whole family, so head to Destin to make special holiday memories!

Shop Til’ You Drop!

Shopping in Destin- Thanksgiving

When you visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020, we got you covered for Black Friday shopping! Between the Destin Commons, Silver Sands Outlet Mall, and several other shopping plazas’, we have just about everything under the sun to get you started on your Christmas shopping this season!

Destin Commons is a large outdoor shopping mall with restaurants, a movie theater, and premium shopping. With an array of stores, you can consider this your one-stop-shop for everyone on your nice list!

The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is a few miles east of the Commons in Sandestin. You will not want to miss out on the amazing designer brand deals! You will find retailers such as Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike, Michael Kors and more.

No matter who you are shopping for, both Destin Commons and Silver Sands Outlets give you the gift options for the whole family, or even yourself!



Get Stuffed!

Places to eat thanksgiving meals in Destin- Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about food and family. When you celebrate at home, preparing food can take up the whole day. However, when you visit Destin this Thanksgiving Break 2020 you have the option to prepare the spread yourself from your vacation rental or take advantage of having it cooked for you! Hang your apron up and join some of Destin’s best restaurants for Thanksgiving so you will not have to lift a finger when it comes to cooking this year! Some of the great dining options are: 790ontheGulf, The Henderson, Surf Hut, or a Solaris dining cruise!


Thanksgiving at 790

790 on The Gulf - Thanksgiving

790ontheGulf will be hosting a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner buffet. This beautiful gulf-front restaurant is the perfect place to spend your holiday with delicious food and gorgeous views, without the stress of cooking for the entire family! 790ontheGulf highly recommends making reservations in advance, call (850) 650-4853 to reserve! For more information, pricing and their menu, please visit:

790ontheGulf is located at 2996 Scenic Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541


Thanksgiving Feast/Takeaway Turkey at The Henderson Beach Resort

Henderson Beach Resort- Thanksgiving

The beautiful Henderson Beach Resort will be serving up your favorite Turkey Day dishes this year in house, as well as to-go options. If you would like to dine in at the resort’s Crystal Ballroom, they advise to make reservations in advance by calling (850)424-4436. The Henderson is also offering a takeout option, where you simply pick-up your prepared feast so you can enjoy it in the comfort of your vacation rental. 

For more information and tickets, please visit:

The Henderson Beach Resort is located at 200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin, FL 32541




Thanksgiving at Surf Hut

Surf hut- Thanksgiving

Count your blessings with delicious food on the beach at Surf Hut! This beach-front, family restaurant will be hosting it’s first Thankgiving Feast this year. The restaurant says that eating is first come, first serve from 11am-7pm, featuring a Traditional Thanksgiving Plated Dinner and a limited Surf Hut menu.

For more infortmation, please visit:

Surf Hut is located at 551 Scenic Gulf Dr.  Destin, FL.  32550

Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise on The Solaris Yacht

Solaris Yacht in Destin Florida- Thanksgiving

Looking to do something different this Thanksgiving? A Thanksgiving Buffet on a yacht could be just what you need! Cruise through the Choctawhatchee Bay this Turkey Day and enjoy a chef-prepared buffet aboard the Solaris Yacht. Cruising starts at the Baytowne Wharf Marina in Sandestin, offering three decks of gorgeous views of the bay. This is a dining experience that will leave lasting memories and your appetite satisfied! For more information and reservations, please visit: or by calling 850-650-2519. A 72-hour cancellation policy applies to all specialty cruises.

Sunquest Cruises- Solaris Dining and Entertainment Yacht boards at 9300 US-98, Miramar Beach, FL 32550