Hot Spot Feb 2022-min

What better way to escape the cold and snow than to visit the beautiful and relaxing Emerald Beach RV Park in Destin, Florida on a camping getaway?

While there, you can enjoy the excitement and thrill of the village of Baytowne Wharf or the experience of getting a up close and personal encounter with over 100 live alligators. 

With its laid back atmosphere, you can’t help but want to stay longer. Read more about our top picks of things to do while there!


The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Located along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Northwest Florida, The Village of Baytowne Wharf features an array of boutiques, eateries, galleries and nightlife — not to mention a jam-packed schedule of outdoor festivals and special events for the entire family. This spectacular setting, all within the gates of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, is the perfect spot to spend a vibrant afternoon, evening, week, or vacation.

Gator Beach

Would you dare to feed an alligator?  You can do that at Gator Beach, the World’s Greatest Alligator Park, located at Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill in Destin. 

Pick up a piece of specially formulated gator food at the “Gator Bait Shack.”  Attach it to a cane pole and lower it down into the pond to safely feed the gators.  Don’t forget to get your picture taken, holding a live alligator while you’re there!

Get up close and personal with over 100 live alligators.  The newest addition features baby alligators, averaging about 12” in length and are much more active than their older cousins. Every day a Gator Handlers give exciting and educational gator shows and tours. Drop by the Gator Museum to visit Pearl. She’s one of only 40 albino alligators in the country.


Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Open since 1955, this marine park features dolphin encounters & shows with sharks, rays & dolphins. The Gulfarium is the top Fort Walton Beach attraction and venue for enjoying daily shows, animal chats, animal exhibits, and interactive animal encounters and more!


Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House

Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House, located on the beautiful Destin Harbor, is the culmination of over 40 years of dreams, ideas and experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. The vision and goal of providing the finest quality ingredients in the most comfortable, family friendly atmosphere available has been rooted in our family and in this property since 1985. After almost 30 years of being Destin’s finest white table cloth restaurant, The Flamingo Cafe, our family, Chef, and team started dreaming, planning and building Boshamps. While stripping the table cloths and removing our bow ties, we kept our vision in mind and now more than ever, encourage our guests to be as casual and comfortable as they can be while experiencing the absolute finest dining offered on the Destin Harbor.

Emerald Beach Park

Come make memories that will last forever! 

Emerald Beach Park is located on the beautiful Santa Rosa Sound and just minutes from the pristine beaches of the Gulf. They offer waterfront sites or standard sites that give you room to move around and be within a short walk to the bay. At the end of the property, you can take a dip in their pristine swimming pool.