What to Bring:

Same things you would bring to a land resort

  • Casual attire – shorts, polo shirts, light sweaters, khakis and jeans, ect.
  • Comfortable walking shoes for activities
  • Compact umbrella
  • Rep Your Family’s City Meet & Greet – t-shirt, hat, ect.
  • All White attire for Family Group Dinner
  • Swim wear, flip flops, sunscreen, & sunglasses
  • Club/Lounge attire for Adults
  • If participating in the talent show and need a prop to perform your talent
  • Towels for the beach and pool
  • Beach chairs and Beach Umbrella – Rentals are available through the resort

Transportation Information:

Resort Address and Detailed Travel Information and Details will be provided in your email confirmation once you have registered your room for the trip.

Driving:

Resort Address: Destin, Florida 32550

Alabama:

  • Birmingham, AL – 4 ½ hours
  • Montgomery, AL – 2 ½ hours
  • Columbus, AL – 4 ½ hours
  • Huntsville, AL – 5 ½ hours 

Florida:

  • Jacksonville, FL – 5 hours
  • Orlando, FL – 6 hours
  • Tampa, FL – 6 ½ hours
  • Gainesville, FL – 4 ½ hours 

Georgia:

  • Atlanta, GA – 5 ½ hours
  • Gainesville, GA – 6 hours
  • Augusta, GA – 7 hours
  • Valdosta, GA – 4 hours
  • Savannah, GA – 6 ½ hours
  • Columbus, GA – 4 hours
  • Macon, GA – 5 ½ hours 

Louisiana:

  • New Orleans, LA – 4 hours
  • Baton Rouge, LA – 5 hours 

Mississippi:

  • Biloxi, MS – 3 hours
  • Jackson, MS – 5 ½ hours
  • Columbia, MS – 4 ½ hours 

South Carolina:

  • Greenville, SC – 7 hours 

Tennessee:

  • Chattanooga TN – 6 ½ hours
  • Memphis, TN – 7 hours
  • Nashville, TN – 7 ½ hours
  • Knoxville, TN – 8 hours 

Flying:

Destin/Fort Walton Beach/Okaloosa County Airport (*VPS)
Main airport for the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area.

Situated on Eglin Air Force Base in Valparaiso Florida.

  • 1 hour and 15 minutes from Atlanta, GA
  • 1 hour and 20 minutes from Charlotte, NC
  • 1 hour and 30 minutes from Nashville, TN
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes from Maryland/DC/Virginia
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes from Dallas/Ft. Worth
  • 3 hours and 35 minutes from Columbus, OH
  • 3 hours and 50 minutes from Chicago, IL
  • 3 hours and 50 minutes from Detroit, IL

Mass Transit:

Mass transit options are limited. The closest Greyhound Station is in Fort Walton Beach, FL 17 miles (30 minutes drive) from the resort.

From there, you’ll need to take a Taxi or Uber to the resort.