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Destin Trip Mid July

wynnvwynnv Senior MemberJacksonvillePosts: 1,014 Officer
I have always wanted to bring the boat over to Destin and plan on coming over mid July. My girlfriend wants to do the Crab Island thing and I plan to fish some.

The fact that it is peak season makes any accommodations that offer on site parking for the boat and trailer impossible to find. I am still looking but currently have reservations for an hotel near Niceville with a nearby boat ramp  The problem is parking is limited there as well. I spoke with someone at the hotel and they stated that it is common for people to park their boat on the side of the road coming into the hotel.

I like having a back up plan so I have been searching for short term  boat storage. So far I have limited results. Any information on short term storage, accommodations, bars, restaurants and must do things in the area would be much appreciated.

Thanks 

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  • LilOrangeLilOrange Senior Member Smyrna, TNPosts: 1,210 Officer
    While out on Crab Island, boat over to Dewey Destin's Seafood to eat.  It's just a few hundred yards from Crab Island.  Pull your boat up to their pier & eat on the picnic tables on their dock.  The fried stuffed shrimp are to die for.

    Livin' the Dream !
  • wynnvwynnv Senior Member JacksonvillePosts: 1,014 Officer
    edited June 2019 #3
    Thanks for the info on the restaurant. I changed reservations to Fort Walton beach and found a place for short term storage. I have never been big on leaving the boat somewhere but options were limited.
  • Mako224Mako224 Senior Member ClermontPosts: 536 Officer
    Check out sandpiper cove. They have condos and boat slips and ramp. Right condo you can keep trailer there. End of harbor but great getaway.
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