No vacation in Destin, Florida is complete without a shopping trip or two! Our Emerald Coast city is home to a wonderful mix of outlet malls and mom and pop shops where you can find everything from designer clothing to beach-themed souvenirs. To help you make the most of your next getaway, Vacation Happily has put together a guide to the top five places to go shopping in Destin FL.
1. Destin Commons
Destin Commons is a beautiful outdoor shopping complex with a wide variety of stores. Visitors to the Commons will find big name brands like Bass Pro Shops, Belk, Pandora, Sephora, Talbots, Brookstone, and Victoria’s Secret, along with local shops, such as Destin Stars and Sunset Shoes. For a romantic evening, we recommend visiting Destin Commons at night so you can see the lovely lights draped around palm trees. Destin Commons also features a great movie theater, if you’re in the mood to see a film on vacation.
2. Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Silver Sands Premium Outlets is another one of the most popular places to go shopping in Destin FL. This superb outlet mall offers a great selection of stores and competitive prices. Highlights of the mall include Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, G.H. Bass Factory Outlet, Bose, The North Face, Tommy Hilfiger, and Lacoste. Silver Sands is a great destination for shopping in the evening, as the mall stays open until 10 p.m. during the summer months.
3. HarborWalk Village
There is something for everyone at HarborWalk Village! This fun area offers great shopping, fantastic restaurants, watersports, frequent live music, and lots of special events. Popular shops at HarborWalk Village include Aloha Surf Company, Life is Good, Nautical Treasures, The Fudgery, U-Name-It, and Del Sol. With so much to see and do, it’s easy to spend the whole day at HarborWalk Village.
4. The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Located on Choctawhatchee Bay, The Village of Baytowne Wharf offers a relaxing atmosphere for shopping and dining. Guests at The Village will find a spectacular collection of local boutiques, including Barefoot Princess, bluCALYPSO, Sandestin Clothing Company, Waterfront Gifts & Art, and Rockwell Tharp. In addition to the great shopping, The Village also features fun events throughout the year, including live music, fireworks, magic shows, movie screenings, and more.
5. Banana Bart’s
Banana Bart’s is the quirkiest gift shop on the Emerald Coast. For over 30 years, this one-of-a-kind store has been delighting visitors with its nautical gifts, home decor, T-shirts, jewelry, and other items. Many of the products available at Banana Bart’s are created by artists who live in the Destin area.
When you stay with Vacation Happily, you will be near all of the best places to go shopping in Destin FL. Our condo rentals and vacation homes are just minutes away from the city’s best stores, attractions, restaurants, and beaches. With everything from 1 bedroom properties to 6 bedroom properties, we are sure to have the perfect accommodations for your next trip to the Emerald Coast. To start planning your escape, browse our selection of Destin vacation rentals!