Days Gone By: Skis, Bikes and Dunes

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Although Destin may be a relatively new city by historical standards, there is no denying the abundance of local lore. Days Gone By is a new feature that will showcase photos of Destin’s yesteryear. To submit your photos, send them to or share them on our Facebook page.

It wasn’t an uncommon sight in Destin or the neighboring area to see people “skiing” down the sides of sand dunes or riding their dirt bikes through them. Whether it was swimming, riding bikes or hang gliding, folks always found a way to keep themselves entertained in the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.”