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21 Jul 2022
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Looking for some photo-ops while on vacation?! Luckily, if you're visiting the Emerald Coast, you can be sure to snag some insta-worthy photos for your feed! From the Emerald Green waters to incredible murals- check this blog out for all the hottest photo spots to visit while you're in Destin! 
Crab Island
Crab Island is the perfect place to show off via social media! This famous sand bar offers crystal clear, waist-deep water, making for beautiful scenery! Crab Island makes for great solo pics, as well as group photos so everyone will enjoy! Grab your oversized floaties, and your favorite group of friends, and take loads of amazing photos! 

 

The Destin Commons
The Destin Commons is a popular shopping mall that we encourage you to check out for not only a shopping day but also to capture some new photos! There are nine colorful murals throughout the Commons that make for perfect backdrops! Besides the beautiful murals, The Commons also is home to the "Selfie Museum"! This is the first and only selfie museum in Destin and you can enjoy over 30 selfie zones. This pop-up museum is about as Instagram-able as it gets, with awesome backdrops, interactive rooms, and art installations that will look great on your feed! 

 

HarborWalk Village
The Destin Harbor is a favorite hot spot amongst tourists and locals alike! Between the ziplining, breathtaking views of the water, the giant Margaritaville chair, waterfront restaurants, seasonal firework shows, dolphin cruises, a giant pirate ship, and so much more, The Harbor offers an array of activities that are sure to add some fun to your vacation content!

The Palms Coffee House
Located at the Palms of Destin, The Palms Coffee House is a fantastic place to capture content! This charming cafe is filled with trendy aesthetics, comfy couches, plants, and an overall inviting atmosphere! Stop by The Palms Coffee House today to see what all the buzz is about!

Eden Gardens State Park
This state park is located in Santa Rosa Beach and is considered a historical landmark. The focal point of this park is a beautifully renovated two-story house with elegant white columns and a wrap-around porch. The large oak trees, rose gardens, and historic mansion makes for some gorgeous photos. No wonder it is one of the Gulf Coast's top wedding destinations! Pack a lunch and spend the afternoon exploring this beautiful, and historical park while getting some great Instagram shots!

Seaside
In the charming, coastal town of Seaside, there are many Instagrammable photo opportunities! You can rent a beach cruiser bike to explore the town filled with adorable beach houses, fun food trucks, and waterfront restaurants, and also be sure to take some shots of the beautiful murals painted throughout the city!

Snorkeling/The Jetties
The Jetties have been a local favorite for many years. The crystal clear waters and tide pools make for the perfect beach day and some incredible Instagram pictures. The jetties are also a popular snorkeling spot! If you are interested in snorkeling, be sure to book with Destin Snorkel for an amazing experience! Whether you choose to capture content of a stunning sunset on the huge jetty rocks, or underwater action shots of your snorkeling adventure, this is a great spot to check out on your next vacation in Destin!

Henderson Beach State Park
If you’re seeking beach photos and want to avoid crowds of people in the background, you will want to check out Henderson Beach State Park in Destin! A small entry fee will give you access to one of the most beautiful beaches in the area along with picnic tables to eat at and clean bathrooms. The beach is very well taken care of by the State Park and this will show in your photos! This is a great location to capture the sunset, day shots, or even family photos, so be sure to stop by if you can!

 

Next time you're in Destin, be sure to make the most of your trip by capturing every moment! Your followers are sure to be green with envy from all of your Emerald Coast content!