Destin’s Harbor District is a hotspot for entertainment, but finding a parking spot is a bit of a headache.
The city has four public parking lots, but not enough spaces to accommodate the growing number of visitors each year. There are approximately 300 spots available between the city’s three public parking lots. The Destin Library parking lot is also available after hours.
“It’s a challenge to say the least,” said Mayor Gary Jarvis.
The city’s parking woes are not a new issue. Jarvis said he believes it stems from not enough planning and rapid growth.