Posted on 3/7/2023
Ready to join in the experience? From Fort Walton to Destin to Miramar Beach, there are six escape rooms to choose from. Try one out or give them all a go while you’re on vacation—the choice is yours. Either way, you’re bound to have a good time!
Cloak and Dagger Baytowne
145 Tupelo Courtyard, Destin, FL 32550
Cloak and Dagger is located in Miramar Beach’s Village of Baytowne Wharf. This destination features three different rooms with different goals. The Swindler’s Escape invites you to board the train and recover the town’s treasure that was stolen by an old scoundrel. In the Hillbilly Still, you need to find all of grandma’s hidden ingredients and her moonshine still flowing. For Knight’s Quest, participants need to stop the evil wizard by stealing his spell book. Each of these immersive experiences has a 30-minute time limit, making it an easy mid-day activity if you’re looking for a break from the beach. Some things to be aware of: always make a reservation and arrive at least 15 minutes before your reservation. Additionally, all rooms are wheelchair accessible.
Escapology Escape Rooms Destin
9375 US Highway 98 W Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Located in Miramar Beach, Escapology is an exclusive adventure with six different escape rooms to try out. In Murder on the Orient Express, participants act as famous detectives trying to find and stop a potential killer before disaster hits on the train. In the Lost City, you’re on the hunt for treasure so rare no man alive has ever seen it. Under Pressure is set on a submarine, and participants must search for oxygen silos to repair the submarine. The other rooms include cybercrime (TH3 COD3), nuclear war (Cuban Crisis), and mansion secrets (Mansion Murder). Each game gives you sixty minutes to escape. All rooms are wheelchair accessible.
Gulf Coast Escape Room Destin
34 Harbor Blvd unit 102, Destin, FL 32541
Gulf Coast Escape Room is located at HarborWalk Village on the western edge of Destin. It’s the perfect place to drop by before hanging out or dining at the boardwalk. There are five available rooms with varying time limits. The Bates Motel and The Cabin each have a 30-minute time limit. The Bates Motel is moderately difficult and moderately scary, while The Cabin is moderately difficult but not scary at all. The other three rooms have 60-minute time limits. The Zombie Autopsy and Alice & The White Rabbit are both rated at a high difficulty but not scary. The Doll Room is moderately difficult but highly scary. Depending on the members of your group, you may want to choose your room wisely at this escape room!
Top 10 Destin Attractions
We have composed a list of the most popular, most asked-about attractions that are offered in Destin and along the Emerald Coast. We have composed a list of the Top 10 Destin Attractions based on the amount of inquiries our rental vacation specialists receive, guest feedback and extensive data from our websites.
Escape Zone 60 Destin
415 Mountain Dr STE 7, Destin, FL 32541
Escape Zone 60 in Destin is one of two locations in the Emerald Coast area. This location includes six different rooms. These include: Special Ops, Zombie Apocalypse, The Crime Scene, UFO Investigation, Crime Scene-The Cabin, and The Experiment. Many reviews praise the friendliness of the staff and mention that the rooms are challenging but doable.
Escape Zone 60
1318 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton, FL 32548
Across the bridge on Okaloosa Island, there is another Escape Zone 60. This location features two rooms: Mummy’s Tomb and Mystic Mansion. In Mummy’s Tomb, your group finds the great Mummy’s Tomb and all its treasure—but the door locks inside, leaving you 60 minutes to escape before the tomb demons are unleashed. In Mystic Mansion, your group needs to solve the mysteries of the mansion before time runs out. If you get rained out at the beach or simply want to add a fun memory to your vacation experience, be sure to check out this escape room.
Mr. E’s Escape Rooms
9 Walter Martin Rd NE, Fort Walton, FL 32548
Located in Fort Walton Beach, Mr E’s Escape Rooms provides a 5-star escape room experience—and that’s with almost 200 reviews on Google! Reviewers praise the owners, game hosts, the challenging puzzles, the quality of the game, and more. Participants can’t get enough of this amazing family-owned escape room, and it’s definitely worth the short drive from Destin. All rooms are suitable for families, children, and groups of all kinds. The two rooms include Pirate and Western Train, each offered daily. In the Pirate room, participants board Captain Blackbeard’s ship with the goal of looting and securing the treasure before time runs out. One review stated, “We had an AMAZING time in the pirate ship with Opal as our game master. She worked perfectly with our skill level (ages 11-72 and made the game a BLAST. The pirate ship was very detailed…” In the Western Train room, participants board the train for a trip out west, but need to prevent the train from derailing before disaster strikes. One review stated, “We did the Western Runaway Train Room, and it was a blast. The puzzles were intricate and kept us on our toes. Our game Master Joanna made sure to give us a wonderful experience from beginning to end.” If you’re looking for the best escape room experience while in Destin, don’t overlook the incredible Mr. E’s Escape Rooms!
Ready for a fun Destin vacation experience? In addition to the beach, add an escape room visit to your to-do list. All of these are within close driving distance to many of our rental homes and condos along the coast. Stay with us, go to the beach, escape a room…and have the best vacation ever!