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Destin is always a family destination for me, but if you are there with friends, make sure you check out the nightlife at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, which has a variety of restaurants and bars that can please everyone. I always stop by Rum Runners, a favorite party spot with a lot of southern flair. Be prepared to hear college fight songs.
Also, head over to
When one thinks of
My favorite spot, however cliché, was Margaritaville. Jimmy Buffet’s signature restaurant is camp for sure, but still a great time. Make sure you get a classic margarita and a “Cheeseburger in
Upon arriving in
Also—Stop by Jimmy Buffet’s sister Lucy’s restaurant, Lulu’s, and get the redneck caviar and a Loopty-Lu (a hard lemonade with a fun straw). This place is bright, breezy, and laid back—I would expect nothing else from a Buffet.
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