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Old 05-10-2022, 08:10 PM   #1
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Hello, I was hoping to find a Beachfront or near the beach campground near Destin.
Anyone have any suggestions?
I put my name on the state park cancelation lists, but Since itís July 1 thru 4 all are booked.
Or am I too late for Beach plans for the 4th
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Old 05-10-2022, 09:22 PM   #2
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Hello, I was hoping to find a Beachfront or near the beach campground near Destin.

Anyone have any suggestions?

I put my name on the state park cancelation lists, but Since itís July 1 thru 4 all are booked.

Or am I too late for Beach plans for the 4th
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Old 05-12-2022, 06:26 AM   #3
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You're too late.

If you want to book something in Destin for the summer months trying to book in December would still be too late.

We go every year the week before Labor Day and I book Topsail or Henderson the day the reservation window opens (11 months prior).
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TBH, my recommendation would be to avoid Destin on the 4th. Place is a zoo, wrapped in a circus, wrapped in whatever is more crowded and chaotic than those. If you just want something on the Emerald Coast, there are some places in Port St. Joe. The further you go down the coast, the dodgier it gets though. The National Forest there has some spots, but I think they fill up just as fast.
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Keep trying, the fuel prices are going to cause some cancellations.
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What about Gulf Shores, Alabama.... lovely beach? Many RV parks and the state park is awesome.
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For Destin this summer you are too late. Probably have better luck finding a beach front condo.
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Stayed there in March. Overcrowded, overpriced but it is on the beach. Not worth 140 a night though.
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Old 05-18-2022, 02:01 PM   #9
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We live in the area. If youíre willing to drive 40 minutes to the beach try Twin Lakes in Defuniak Springs. Very nice campground out of the fray. Defuniak springs is a nice little town and if you have to go shopping or go to the beach youíre not far away from the chaos of Destin and South Walton.
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Old 05-19-2022, 05:19 AM   #11
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Thanks everyone for all the great suggestions.
I will change the dates of my trip.
I think I may try a couple I saw around Indian Pass or Mexico beach.
But first I will be staying at out Daughterís 10 acre property near Tallahassee and explore from there.
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Unless things have changed in the last year and a half.. the camp at Indian Pass is very rustic and old school. Ok for smaller RVs but I would have difficulty getting our 34 ft class a in there. The campground at StJoe st park was still closed last time I looked. State park at St George is always booked but with gas prices look for a cancellation. Also several descent RV parks between Carrabelle and Eastpoint. Also try Hipcamp.com or VRBO. There were several RV sites listed on the cape last I looked.
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