5 Fun Fall Activities to Enjoy on the Emerald Coast

If you’re visiting Destin or 30A this fall and looking for some fun activities to do while you’re here, you’re in luck. Autumn is the perfect time of year to visit the Emerald Coast. With amazing weather and plenty of fall events, you’ll love spending your fall break here. Check out some of the best fall activities to do while you’re in Destin or 30A.

1. Farmers’ Markets

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If you’re visiting Destin or 30A in the fall, you’ll love shopping at our numerous local farmers’ markets on the weekends. Check out the markets at Grand Boulevard, Seascape Resort, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, and Downtown Fort Walton. The markets feature delicious baked goods, fresh produce, and amazing art pieces from local farmers and artists. This is the perfect way to spend an autumn morning on the Emerald Coast with your family.

2. Go to the Beach

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Throughout the fall months, the water is still warm enough to go swimming and paddleboarding. The average water temperature of the Gulf of Mexico in October is 77 degrees and the average water temperature in November is 72 degrees. Meanwhile, the air temperature is still warm enough to hang out by the beach. While it might technically be autumn, you can still enjoy a little bit of summer fun while you’re visiting Destin or 30A this fall.

3.Book a Cruise

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No matter what time of the year you visit Destin, you definitely need to put a cruise on your bucket list. When you book your stay with Bliss Beach Rentals, you’ll get discounted rates with TripShock to all the local cruise lines. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly dolphin cruise, snorkeling cruise, or a sophisticated fine dining cruise, you’ll find that Destin pretty much has it all.

4. Nature Walks

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If we know one thing for sure, it’s that it doesn’t get much more beautiful than the Emerald Coast. No matter what time of the year you visit, you’ll love exploring all the different nature walks and beach trails all over South Walton. Go for a bike ride along 30A or take a leisurely stroll on the beach. With our incredible fall weather, it really doesn’t get much better than this!

5. Outdoor Concerts

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If you love outdoor concerts, then you’ll love visiting Destin in the fall. The Village of Baytowne Wharf puts on a free outdoor concert every Wednesday night from 7 pm to 9 pm. In addition to the Baytowne Wharf Wednesday Night Concert Series, HarborWalk Village hosts Rocktober Nights in October. Head to the Destin Harbor on October 12th, 19th, and the 26th to enjoy a free live concert on the mainstage at the Destin Fishing Rodeo. With amazing fall weather, great music, and a fun atmosphere, you won’t want to miss these fun outdoor concerts.

Visiting Destin and 30A in the fall is so much fun. If you’re planning a trip to the area soon, you’re sure to have a blast. If you haven’t booked your fall getaway yet, be sure to book your stay soon with Bliss Beach Rentals! Check out some of the amazing properties you could book this fall!