8 days in Destin & Springfield Itinerary

8 days in Destin & Springfield Itinerary

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Miramar Beach
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Miramar Beach — 3 nights

Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Bring the kids along to Waterfront Gifts and Art and The Village of Baytowne Wharf. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park, take a stroll through HarborWalk Village, stroll around Destin Dog Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Miramar Beach trip builder app.

New York City to Miramar Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. Traveling from New York City to Miramar Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Miramar Beach, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly to Springfield.
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Parks · Fun & Games · Beaches · Nature
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Springfield — 4 nights

Attractions like Fantastic Caverns and Dickerson Park Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Springfield side-trips: Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site (in Eminence) and Camdenton (Lake Valley Golf Club, Ha Ha Tonka State Park, &more).

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Springfield road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Miramar Beach to Springfield takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, car, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Miramar Beach in July since evenings lows in Springfield dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Destin travel guide

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Parasailing & Paragliding · Fishing Charters & Tours · Water Sports
World's Luckiest Fishing Village
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations. The city originated as a small fishing village, but today tourists from all over the world flock here to enjoy itineraries filled with dolphin cruises, snorkeling, and superb sailing. The city boasts a lively nightlife scene, and when the sun sets, beachfront bars and seafood restaurants are abuzz with activity. The sand of Destin's idyllic beaches is considered to be some of the whitest in the world; made up of finely ground quartz crystal, it resembles sugar.
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