Which is Better?
If you're looking for clear waters, white sand and a more luxurious vacation with plenty of shopping and dining options, Destin may be the right choice for you.
But if you're looking for a more relaxed beach experience, with plenty of outdoor activities, then Gulf Shores - which is very family friendly - may be perfect.
Gulf Shores has many family friendly activities such as the zoo & arcades. But Destin is the better fishing destination.
Destin is ideal for beach walks, fishing and sand castle making. It's got a fun nightlife too.
Laid-back vibe and many outdoor activities. It's very family friendly too.
Check out our honest comparison between Destin and Gulf Shores to find out which is better for beaches, dining, shopping and more. Just click learn more!