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DESTIN, FLORIDA Distance from ATL: 307 miles / 5 hours Located in Florida’s panhandle on the Emerald Coast, Destin is a small beach town that attracts visitors all year round. Whether you prefer to relax on the beach, shop, play golf or site see, there is something for everyone in this small yet pristine city. PLACES TO EAT Donut Hole offers traditional American breakfast eats with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. The Crab Trap is a beachfront restaurant with outside seating that offers fresh and local seafood for lunch or dinner. For funky drinks and live music, check out Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack . PLACES TO STAY Looking for beach views? Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village is Destin’s shining jewel overlooking some of the most marvelous turquoise water and sugar sand beaches in creation. For an intimate and romantic feel, Henderson Park Inn is voted most romantic hotel in North America and among the best beachfront hotels in Destin. Want something more ‘boutiquey ‘and high end? Watercolor Inn and Resort has a private beach, stunning pools, gourmet restaurants and 500 acres of undisturbed seaside beauty THINGS TO DO Baytowne Wharf has something for EVERYONE! For adventure seekers there is ziplining and sailing. For the more social there is live music and a booming night life, with an annual renowned beer festival. MUST SEE Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park has over forty water attractions, and also features several thrill ride attractions and a miniature golf course! Khatira Slocumb is a Client Service Associate for a large team of Financial Advisors at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Born and raised in Jacksonville, FL, she took the leap and moved to Atlanta two years ago to continue her career. She earned her degree in English and Communication from Florida State University and enjoys volunteering, running, and meeting new people in her spare time. Ashton Harrison grew up a Florida native, spending her adolescent years in Gainesville, FL., and graduated from Florida State University. She moved to the Atlanta in 2015, and greatly enjoys adventuring through the big city as well as trying out various fitness studios. She has been a dancer since the age of 4, and has always been very passionate about nutrition and health. Ashton’s background is in marketing and sales and she currently works as an outreach representative for Wellstar. REVEAL | Q2 2017 16 PRO TI P! Be sure to a ASC Ev ttend ents to make c onnect i and fin ons d fellow travele rs!