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Eating on the Emerald Coast

Eat like the locals by visiting Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl & Grill in Destin, Florida! Some of the chef’s favorite dishes include the tuna, salmon, fish ‘n chips, and mahi mahi. The mahi is indigenous to the gulf which means it’s extra fresh and tasty. What makes the fish even better is that it is
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Looking for an interesting “shopping” experience? Then, visit AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar located on the Destin Harbor. Here they offer an interesting “catch and cook” opportunity were guests can actually catch the fish they want and it will be cooked for them right after. Next time you’re taking a trip on the Emerald Coast,
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One of the best ways to experience the Emerald Coast is by building sand castles on it’s sugary sand beaches. Locations such as Henderson Beach offer great sand castle building lessons, but they’re even better with an amazing instructor. Rick Mungeam has won many awards for his work and is a master instructor on beach
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Emerald Coast Activities

One of the best parts of the Emerald Coast experience is the dolphins! Come face-to-face with the sea creatures through Southern Star Dolphin Cruises in Destin, Florida. You can say hello to the dolphins while enjoying a fun ride through the emerald green water from the Gulf of Mexico. Another way to experience dolphins is
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Learn about the Emerald Coast of Florida

The Emerald Coast has a rich Native American history that you can learn all about at the Indian Mound Museum. The museum hold over 1,000 Native American artifacts dating all the way back to 1400 A.D.! You can see how people used to live by trying out replicas of Native American tools. There’s even a
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Where to Stay on the Emerald Coast

On your next trip to the Emerald Coast, consider staying at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa on the Gulf of Mexico. The beach front resort includes three pools, four champion golf courses, and seven dining outlets. Additionally, the resort is in easy access to two major highways, which means that you and
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