A great place to take kids for dinner is Fud Puckers.  They let you draw or write on the walls, tables, benches.  They are rumored to have real alligators!  The food is also kid friendly...they serve everything from chicken fingers to burgers.  Adults will enjoy it too.  They usually have a live band at night out on their deck and plenty of tropical drinks to help you officially kick of your vacation.

With kids, don’t miss Big Kahunas Water Park.  Every kid LOVES water parks and this is no exception. 

Kids young and old can learn the professional tip and techiques for building taller sandcastles with a Sandcastle Lesson from Beach Sand Sculptures. 

Nearby there is putt-putt golf and go-cart racing at The Track. 

Finally, set out on a dolphin cruise with Southern Star Dolphin Cruises.

Some resorts offer a family fun package that include free tickets to Big Kahunas, The Track, Little Nemo's, Golf, and Captain Kidds.  Don't forget to visit Destin Commons for shopping and movies.  While at Destin Commons let the little ones play in the water spouts and playground.