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Destin in November

Mustang, Oklahoma
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Destin in November

My fiance and I are looking to stay in Destin the week of Thanksgiving. What is the weather like around this time of year? Is the water as bright blue (or "emerald") as they are in all of the pictures from spring and summer? I'm expecting temps somewhere between 65 and 90 as we were in Gulf Shores for the week of Thanksgiving before.

Also, is there much open??

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1. Re: Destin in November

The water changes every day but in my experience at that time of the year its "emerald " . Not warm enough to swim in but great for sitting out or taking long walks . Alsmost everyting is open with the exception of the water park and a few other touristy attractions .

That is a great week to go , been doing it for years

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2. Re: Destin in November

Look for a place with a heated pool. That way you can enjoy the weather and still get a dip in.

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I've been to Destin several times at Thanksgiving, and enjoyed it every time. Once, it was only in the lower 60s, but for the last three Thanksgivings it has been very nice, in the 70s with lower humidity. It's much warmer in Nov. than in Jan/Feb, when a 70 degree day is not that common. Gulf temps in late Nov. are in the upper 60s, which is too cool for most people's taste although you will see kids playing in the water if the air temp is nice.

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4. Re: Destin in November

we are thinking of return visit to destin thanksgiving week too. any good chili dog joints ever open?

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5. Re: Destin in November

BBQ - wishful thinking - no great chili dogs yet.

Gainesville, Georgia
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really looking forward to another kenny d turkey

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7. Re: Destin in November

and of course a bodacious portion of miss gracies oyster dressing

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8. Re: Destin in November

Give a holler if you do some BBQing - I will be glad to come get the leftovers.

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9. Re: Destin in November

sho nuff always!

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10. Re: Destin in November

Do we have any birders in the group? What is the birding like in November? would May be better?

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