SewBizJam is being held in Seascape Resort in Destin, FL, home of beautiful sugar white sand beaches and the turquoise water of the Gulf of Mexico. Destin is located in the panhandle of Florida, between Panama City and Ft. Walton Beach. It started as a fishing village and has grown to a premier destination for vacations with great restaurants, seafood and a wide variety of activies to do.
September is a great time to be in Destin. While at SewBizJam you will have access to the beautiful beach and pool. In addition, there are walking and bike paths along the beach as well as a boardwalk.
Destin is easy to get to, either by driving or flying. Both have scenic views of the beach and the gorgeous waters.
Driving – Destin is accessible to major interstate systems and is easy to get to from the southeastern states or the midwest. We will provide you with individualized directions of the best routes and shortcuts to avoid some traffic areas.
Flying – There are 3 airports that are close to Destin:
We recommend, based on connections and pricing, that you fly into Ft. Walton Beach as a first choice.
Ft. Walton Beach – Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS), 24 miles from Seascape that is about a 40 minute drive. (Recommended airport and the most convenient).
Panama City – Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP), 43 miles from Seascape that is about a 1 1/2 hour drive.
Pensacola – Pensacola International (or Regional) Airport (PNS), 65 miles from Seascape with a 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hour drive.
We will have everyone’s schedule and can let you know of others flying in on the same flight if you want to share a rental car.