Destin, FL Hotel Near Beautiful White Beaches Escape to a Gulf Coast paradise at the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Destin (Mid Bay Bridge) . Our location puts you 15 miles from Okaloosa Regional Airport (VPS) , 3 miles from Destin Airport (DTS) , just minutes from area attractions and in walking distance to the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Our hotel is ideal for beach-goers, only 1.5 blocks from the sugar-white sands of the Emerald Coast and only a mile from Henderson Beach State Park . Year round shopping is convenient at Destin Commons or Silver Sands Factory Outlets , enjoy the arcade and rides at The Track , have a splashing good time at Big Kahuna's Water Park , book a fishing trip, or enjoy a round of golf . We're also conveniently located near the Emerald Coast Conference Center, Eglin and Hurlburt Field Air Force Bases, Sacred Heart Hospital, Destin Harbor , and many businesses in Destin. Our hotel features a 24-hour Business Center with computer and print services to help you complete your work. With a cool outdoor pool & the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico nearby, our guests enjoy a relaxing stay in Destin, FL. We provide an array of complimentary amenities that you've come to love from Holiday Inn Express® including free morning breakfast and free high-speed Internet access . For sun, fun and beach hospitality “Stay Smart”.