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 within 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”.