Camping in Destin Florida

Are you looking for the fun and adventure of a memorable Emerald Coast beach vacation? Camping in Destin Florida will be a vacation you'll never forget.

Destin and the surrounding Emerald Coast area offer some of the most naturally beautiful outdoor surroundings in the country.

Whether you have a big RV or just an old beat-up pickup truck, there is a campground in Destin Florida that will accommodate your needs.

Camping in Destin is not only an excellent way to experience the unique beach setting of Florida's gulf coast it's also a way to save a little money as well.

I've camped in Destin a few times and will highlight a few of my favorite areas as well as provide you with a list of others to choose from.

Let's start with my favorite Destin Florida Campground.

Henderson Beach State Park is located just east of the city of Destin and just west of the Mid Bay Bridge on HWY 98.

Henderson Beach State Park

I stayed there for a few days one summer with some friends and we all had a great time. They have campsites with available air-conditioned and heated bathhouse facilities, outdoor showers, plenty of beautiful trails for hiking, and a playground for the kids.

The sunsets are beautiful and the people are friendly. View a short video of Henderson Beach State Park below.

Park Features

  • Beaches
  • Fishing
  • Nature Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Full Camping
  • RV Camping
  • Showers
  • 60 Full Facility Campsites
  • Open All Year 8 a.m. Until Sundown
  • Pets Allowed

    Call them at 850-837-7550 to find out more information on park fees.

    Another great resort campground in Destin that your whole family will enjoy is Camping On the Gulf Holiday Travel Park.

    Destin Beach Campground

    Camping On the Gulf Holiday Travel Park is located right on the beautiful beaches of Destin and has all the amenities you'll need during your vacation.

    The campground is located 3/4 mile west of Sandestin Resort.

    Some of the many Holiday Travel Park amenities include . . .

  • Accommodate all campers and RV's; trailers, 5th wheels, motor homes, and pop-ups. Large rigs welcome as well.
  • Eight fully contained cabins.
  • Beach front sites, Beach sites, and shaded grassy sites.
  • Activity Center
  • Concrete pads, 50/30/20 electricity hookups, 100 phone hookups, sewer, water, cable TV and WiFi.
  • 22 "ULTRA-CLEAN" family style bathrooms.
  • Heated pool with a dome during the winter months.(Hot Tub too)
  • Fitness Equipment.
  • Golf cart and wagon rentals to get around.
  • Commercially equipped laundry facility.
  • Bible studies every Sunday and Wednesday.
  • Movie rentals
  • Outlet stores and golf courses within walking distance.
  • And even a casting lake to try out your new fishing gere.

    Holiday Travel Park makes camping in Destin Florida a vacation you'll want to experience again.

    You can find out more information on rates and make reservations by calling 877-CAMPGULF.

    Below is a video of a couple's experience at Camping on the Gulf

    One of the best Destin Florida RV Parks is the Destin RV Beach Resort. The name is appropriate in that it has all the luxuries of a five-star luxury resort.

    If you have an RV why not bring a little of home along with you to enjoy all that Destin has to offer.

    Destin RV Beach Resort is the Emerald Coast's most attractive full RV resort with private beach access.

    There are thirty six luxury sites that can accommodate any type of recreational vehicle. The park is located just off scenic HWY 98 across the street from Miramar Beach.

    They offer numerous amenities, and there are many fun things to do in the area.


  • Daily, weekly or monthly rentals
  • Private gated resort
  • Pet friendly environment
  • Private bathrooms and tiled showers
  • On-site laundry facility
  • Custom brick paved drives
  • Cable TV - Over 45 channels available
  • Telephone and Internet access
  • Electricity (50 and 30 amp), water and sewer hook ups at every site
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Lush tropical landscaping
  • Exterior accent lighting
  • On-site condo units available for rental

    Things To Do

  • Private beach access to the worlds most beautiful beach
  • Go swimming in the heated pool
  • Bike paths
  • Walk to some of the best restaurants on the Emerald Coast
  • Close to a post office, banks, grocery stores and dry cleaners.
  • Just a short drive from the Silver Sands Outlet Mall, jet skiing, water skiing, arcades, water parks, mini-golf, championship golf courses, fishing, scuba diving and more.

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