Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Pensacola to Destin. If you're planning a road trip to Destin, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Pensacola
drive for about 50 minutes
11:50 am Mary Esther
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:50 pm
drive for about 18 minutes
1:08 pm arrive in Destin
driving ≈ 1 hour
This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
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Places to eat (3 answers)
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Family Friendly Spring Break (2 answers)
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Destin to Pensacola drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.
You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Pensacola to Destin. Or get a full Pensacola to Destin flight plan.
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