John O'Connor writing for The New York Times Magazine recently praised 30A and Walton County while ripping Destin as part of a food review/travelogue of Northwest Florida.

Here is an excerpt of what he wrote.

“Destin, located at the western tip of East Pass peninsula, bills itself as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.” That might have been true once. Today it’s the region’s most overvisited city and not anywhere to stake a vacation claim, unless your thing is tattoo parlors, T-shirt emporiums and a pastel-stucco surf shop that recalls the gaudiness and grandeur of Graceland.”

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