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10/25/2022
Event

Halloween Happenings on the Emerald Coast

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These Halloween Events in Destin and 30A are so much fun, it’s frightening! If you’re in town and spending Halloween at the beach, you’re in for more treats than tricks! Despite our area being known for our sun-soaked beaches and warm weather, the Emerald Coast knows how to make Fall frightfully festive. Here, you’ll find Halloween events in Destin and 30A that the entire family will enjoy — including the family dog. Plus all these events provide a safe, kid-friendly environment for Halloween fun. So, if you’re thinking of visiting

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09/16/2022
Activities

Five Fantastic Fall Events in Destin

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Fall is full of fun on the Emerald Coast! It’s often said that Fall is the best season to visit Destin—both by tourists and locals alike. The waters of the Gulf stay comfortably warm well into October, and, while the nights can be cooler, the days still feel like Summer. Additionally, unlike the Summer months, you’ll rarely have to wait in any lines at restaurants or in Highway 98’s infamous peak-season traffic. Prices and nightly-minimums for accommodations also take a dip from Summer’s peak rates and restrictions, making shorter, last-minute

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06/30/2022
30A

Top Four for the Fourth

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Favorite Fourth of July Fireworks Events in Destin and 30A If you’re visiting and looking for Fourth of July Events in Destin and 30A, you’re in luck! Summer’s biggest holiday brings lots of people to the Emerald Coast, and many of the area’s most popular annual events as well. From BBQ festivals to live music, parades, and Farmer’s markets, celebrating the Fourth here is about more than just Fireworks. That said, our fireworks displays are some of the most spectacular shows to witness. The bursting colors in the night sky,

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06/2/2022
30A

Incredible Homes For a Summer Trip to Destin

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If you’re looking for a vacation home that offers all the aspects of Destin and 30A living, but isn’t necessarily gulf-front– Five Star Properties has you covered. Of course, we do have tons of gulf-front vacation rentals in Destin as well, but check out some of our favorite homes in Destin that are perfect for a summer trip to Destin. Arcadia Shores- 7 Bed/7.5 Bath Favorite Features: – Private Pool – Elevator – Grill – Event – Friendly – Deeded Beach Access Enjoy the brand new, modern, and sophisticated side

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05/23/2022
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Indoor Activities in Destin for a Rainy Day

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While the summer months in Destin offer plenty of gorgeous weather, it is also rainy season here in the Florida Panhandle. With the weather being unpredictable, there are a still a number of enjoyable activities to do on rainy day in Destin and along 30A! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite rainy day activities for you to enjoy when the weather just won’t cooperate. Browse Our 30 Day Rentals Near Destin! Adventure Activities Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park: The Gulfairum is an indoor facility located on Okaloosa Island, perfect for

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05/23/2022
30A

The 5 Newest Destin/30A Luxury Rentals

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The Emerald Coast is already renowned for its beaches, attractions, and local events that lead millions to travel here to experience a taste of the good life. The Destin and 30A areas has quickly transformed to “the place to be!” If Destin or 30A is your place to be, you’ll want to check out the newest luxury vacation rentals recently added to our program. Arcadia Shores Enjoy the brand new, modern, and sophisticated side of Seagrove Beach, at Arcadia Shores. Arcadia Shores is one of the newest additions to this

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05/16/2022
30A

Memorial Day Weekend Vacation Rentals

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Memorial Day proves time and again to be a great holiday to gather with friends and family, remembering those who sacrificed so much. It’s also the ideal time to celebrate the season as many mark Memorial Day as the official kick-off to summer. This year, when you’re hoping to make even more of the festivities, considering taking your celebrations on the road and planning a one-of-a-kind trip to the beautiful Emerald Coast! While many of our luxury rentals have already booked up, we still have availability at a select few

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05/4/2022
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Destiny by the Sea Beach Houses You’ll Love

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Destiny by the Sea is the most luxurious and sought-after community in Destin, Florida. This prestigious gated community features breathtaking beach houses, a community pool, jacuzzi, and private beach access. It’s directly off of Scenic Highway 98 and sits right on the Gulf of Mexico. Destiny by the Sea is home to many gorgeous beach houses, but we’ve picked out five of our favorite vacation rentals you should check out if you’re planning a vacation to Destin. Additionally, all these properties come with in-season beach service. Beach Daze Beach Daze

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04/25/2022
30A

5 Perfect Homes for Summer!

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The sun is shining, the water is twinkling, and the smell of sunscreen is in the air– summer is coming! Summer is quickly approaching and the vacation home of your dreams awaits. We’ve got everything you need from beach-front homes, to homes with pools, and homes for the entire family. Check out five perfect homes with availability this summer and be sure to book your stay today! Dune Daze For guests looking to soak up the 30A lifestyle, Dune Daze is the vacation home for you. This luxurious 30A home

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04/12/2022
30A

Your Guide to Easter on 30A

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If you’re visiting 30A/South Walton over Easter weekend, you’re in luck. There are tons of fun and exciting activities to do while you’re in town. The Emerald Coast loves to celebrate Easter with brunches and family-friendly activities. Check out a few Easter celebrations below! Browse Our Short Term Rentals Here! BRUNCH: AJ’s Grayton Beach Enjoy a casual Easter Brunch at AJ’s in Grayton Beach. Their Easter menu will feature Easter specialties along with their normal brunch menu. Bottomless mimosas start at 10:00 AM and the crawfish will be ready at

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04/12/2022
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Your Guide to Easter in Destin, Florida

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If you’re in Destin over Easter weekend, you’re in luck. There are tons of fun and exciting activities to do while you’re in town. The Emerald Coast loves to celebrate Easter with brunches and family-friendly activities. Check out the easter celebrations below! Browse Our 30 Day Rentals Near Destin! BRUNCH Easter Brunch at 790 Enjoy Easter brunch in Destin at 790. This Cajun-accented seafood restaurant is serving up an Easter Sunday buffet menu from 11:00 AM – 4:40 PM. They’re offering a variety of Easter classics like honey glazed ham,

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04/6/2022
30A

Destin Travel Guide: Acai Bowls

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Today marks National Acai Bowl Day! After spending the day on the beach, a cold treat is the perfect way to cool off. While many opt for ice cream or snow cones, acai bowls are another refreshing option that also offer antioxidant benefits. The emerald coast offers incredible acai options in 30A, Destin, and Fort Walton Beach. Check out some of our favorite juice bars and cafes that offer delicious acai options. Browse Our 30 Day Rentals Near Destin! DESTIN: Formula Fresh Formula Fresh is a juice shop located at

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