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07/18/2019
Shopping

5 Places To Shop Till You Drop in Destin, FL

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If you love shopping, Destin is the perfect place to spend your next beach vacation. Check out the five best places to shop till you drop in Destin, FL!

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08/10/2018
Destin

Old 98 Destin’s New Apparel Is Here!

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Earlier this summer, Old 98 Destin released their new apparel line that embodies the laidback coastal vibe of the Emerald Coast. Their "98 Problems" and Boaters Paradise tees were a huge hit among locals and tourists alike, but now they've released even more designs. Here are the four newest designs you can order on Old98Destin.com.

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07/3/2018
Destin

Old 98 Destin Beach Cams and Apparel

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Do you happen to be in Destin, Florida this weekend? Are you looking for places to go? Then checking out Old 98 Destin is a must! Not only does it offer some of the most beautiful places to stay in Destin but it also hosts some of the best on-the-beach restaurants that you can find! Trust us when we say that this is the place to be on a hot summer day. The even better news? You can check out the status of things (i.e. beach conditions) before you even arrive with their live beach cams. 

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05/25/2018
30A

Your Guide to Indoor Activities in Destin and 30A

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Weather in Florida can be unpredictable. Thankfully, there are a number of things to do on a rainy day in Destin and along 30A. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite indoor activities for you to enjoy when the weather just won’t cooperate. Bowling, Arcades, and Indoor Entertainment Options Surge Trampoline Park : Head to Fort Walton Beach and jump around one of the largest trampoline parks in Northwest Florida. Rock Out Rock Climbing Gym: Rock out is the only bouldering facility in Destin, Florida. Rain or shine, this indoor rock

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06/6/2014
30A

Boutiques Near the Beach

Allyssa Smith Share

People visit the breathtaking beaches along the Gulf Coast to experience a new, relaxed lifestyle. They hide the watches and cell phones in the nightstand drawers and embody the eternal bliss of the waves. Schedules are altered, diets are changed, and the boardroom button-ups are traded for ball caps and flip-flops. However, to attain the full identity of a local, you have to dress like a local. Sure the hats and flip-flops are local favorites for days at the beach, but how does one dress for an eight to five

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10/11/2013
30A

Celebrate the Best of the Emerald Coast

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Emerald Coast Magazine celebrates the “Best of The Emerald Coast”, Saturday, October 19, at Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach. Earlier this summer, Emerald Coast Magazine readers, Facebook fans and Twitter followers had the opportunity to vote for their favorite restaurants, attractions, and service providers. The “Best of The Emerald Coast Readers Choice Awards” showcases some of the reasons locals love to live here and visitors flock to our beautiful beaches every year. As you can imagine, just about every possible category is represented – from best brunch, to most romantic

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07/24/2013
Activities

Destin Boardwalk

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For many years, the city of Destin dreamed of building a festive boardwalk, creating a place for locals and visitors to stroll the length of the Destin Harbor, from the Destin Yacht Club, west to Harbor Walk Village. Last year, after many years of planning and hard work, the Destin Boardwalk was completed, in time for the busy summer season. Now, There’s nearly a half mile of well -lit boardwalk, so you can stroll along, listen to music, grab a snack, and watch the boats from the heart of Destin.

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06/6/2013
Activities

Tips To Help You Beat The Heat

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After a cool and mild spring, summer has definitely arrived along the Emerald Coast. With temperatures expected in the mid- to high eighties today and the heat index topping a hundred, you may be looking for some ways to beat the heat. Here are some suggestions: Air Conditioning is your best friend, especially during the heat of the mid-day. If you are Tired of being cooped up in your vacation home or condominium, you’ll find plenty of air conditioning at the movies, the bowling alley, or shopping malls. Save your

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05/15/2013
30A

Don’t Forget These Five items In Your Family Beach Bag!

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Packing for a day at the beach with the family can be anything but a day at the beach. One forgotten item can often make or break an otherwise great day at the beach, especially for little ones. Towels, shovels, chairs, and sunscreen are some of the first items to be packed for most, but here are items that you may not have thought of, that will make your beach days even better. Large zippered bags – You can use them to collect shells and the zipper makes sure your

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01/21/2012
30A

Emerald Coast: Top 10 Insider Picks

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The Emerald Coast contains 24 miles of sprawling, pristine beaches with bay front communities, which travel through the seaside towns of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island. The area is best known for it’s extensive year-round activities coupled with rich historical culture and for those who visit the area year after year, it comes as no surprise that Southern Living magazine voted this section of the Emerald Coast the “Best Beach Town in the South” 14 years in a row. For those of you traveling to the area for

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12/24/2011
Activities

Destin Florida, 5 Things You Must Do

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You’ve chosen to visit Destin, Florida for your upcoming vacation. You now have a couple of important choices left before you hit the road. First, is to decide where to stay while on your vacation. Destin is full of high rise condos, hotels, beach cottages, and large homes fit for multiple families. Destiny by the Sea rentals are always an amazing choice no matter the dynamics of your group. Make sure to view a wide selection of Destin vacation rentals before making your decision. Thirdly, you’ll want to choose several

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05/18/2010
Shopping

Shopping at the Beach in Northwest Florida

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Shopping at The Beach in Northwest Florida Find Shopping Deals, Gift Shops and More on the Gulf Coast Share Article | Mar 15, 2009 Pamela Watson From the country’s largest designer outlet mall to quaint antique shops in Apalachicola shopping at The Beach along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast is a retail experience. After the tanning, swimming, parasailing and Yolo boarding, visitors to The Beach on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast like to go shopping, and there’s certainly plenty of that to do. Along with beachy gift shops, art galleries and resort

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