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05/23/2022
Destin

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. Adventure Activities Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park: The Gulfairum is an indoor facility located on Okaloosa Island, perfect for a rainy day here on the Gulf.

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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
Destin

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! 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 12:00 PM. Additionally, live entertainment will

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04/12/2022
Destin

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! 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, fresh Baked rolls, and house-made mac &

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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. DESTIN: Formula Fresh Formula Fresh is a juice shop located at The Destin Commons. This Destin juice shop

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04/5/2022
30A

WaterColor Vacation Rental: Blue Saffire

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New to our program, Blue Saffire is a charming vacation rental in WaterColor, Florida. This 30A home is just a five-minute walk away from the beach. Blue Saffire accommodates up to 16 guests and features 6 beds/6 baths. This rental features a private pool and allows guests to have access to numerous WaterColor community amenities. Incredible Location Nestled among flourishing trees and framed by sweeping porches at the front and back, Blue Saffire is situated in one of the most coveted areas in WaterColor. This premier location is close to

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03/15/2022
Destin

3 Incredible Holiday Isle Vacation Rentals

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Holiday Isle is a 3-mile long peninsula nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Destin Harbor. Surrounded by water and lined with palm trees, this section of Destin is as popular of a destination as it is a residence. Locals and tourists get around on foot, if and when they aren’t on the beach. Family-owned restaurants line the streets in addition to a number of eclectic homes on the beach and on the harbor. This is one of the most popular locations for boaters as it provides direct access

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03/15/2022
Destin

Video of the Week: Palazzo del Mar

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The magnificent Palazzo del Mar is a gulf-front, gated estate situated within the Emerald Coast’s most exclusive address of “The Shores of Crystal Beach.”  The event-friendly rental is ideal for large groups, family reunions, retreats, and weddings. Boasting 12 bedrooms and 11 full and three half baths, this home has 13,342 interior heated and cooled square feet and a grand total of more than 17,000 square feet including four travertine stone terraces of European inspiration. Dazzling Views Palazzo del Mar is located right on the Gulf of Mexico in the

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03/10/2022
Destin

The Top BBQ in Destin, Florida

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Destin is world-famous for delicious seafood, but it also has quite its share of fantastic BBQ restaurants as well. If you’re a big fan of southern cooking and classic BBQ, check out these amazing BBQ restaurants in the Destin and 30A area! 1. Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que Image Credit: @moesbbqdestin Instagram Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que is a popular BBQ restaurant in Destin, FL for locals and visitors alike. This southern-style soul food revival serves up award-winning classics. Try their daily smoked meats, fresh seafood, and homestyle sides and desserts. The restaurant even has

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