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03/3/2022
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The Best Places to Stay Across Destin and 30A

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For travelers that are ready to pack their bags and hit the skies, roads, and water in pursuit of a well-earned vacation, a trip to Florida’s Destin or 30A promises to be an inspiring choice every time! This scenic and welcoming locale is loved by adventurers looking to make the most of time on the water while those in need of a relaxing escape will find the scenery and shorelines to match as well. Both Destin and 30A provide a wide variety of activities, attractions, and entertainment to enjoy no

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02/22/2022
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Video of the Week: Millenia

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This Destin vacation rental is every bit as sophisticated and timeless as its name would suggest. From the rich colors to the stunning chandelier, this home is perfect for entertaining. Located on the gulf in the exclusive Destiny by the Sea neighborhood, Millenia is full of amenities and upgrades which are sure to impress even the savviest traveler. Take a tour of Millenia here below: Destiny by the Sea Home with a Private Pool and Spa The living area is a breathtaking array of gulf views from any vantage point. The

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02/16/2022
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10 Perfect Homes For Spring Break in Destin/30A

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Destin is the perfect place to visit over spring break. If you are looking for a great place to stay while you’re in Destin over spring break, you will love these luxurious properties, ideal for group vacations. Check out ten of our best spring break-worthy vacation homes located in Destin and book your dream trip today! Aqua Paradise Located in the beautiful 30A beach town of Inlet Beach, Aqua Paradise is a stunning vacation rental that truly lives up to its name. This gorgeous property is located next to Shades restaurant,

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02/10/2022
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Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Destin

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It is that time of year again! Spring is right around the corner, the weather is warming up, and love is in the air. February is an exciting month for everyone. While Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday this year, it is the perfect opportunity to turn it into a Valentines weekend.  Whether you are looking to go all out this Valentines Day or just looking show someone you care, here are some romantic ways to spend Valentine’s Day in Destin. 1. A Beach Picnic A beach picnic is such

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02/8/2022
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Destin Super Bowl Watch Parties 2022

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Whether you are a die-hard Rams or Bengals fan or a casual observer more interested in the commercials and half time show, Super Bowl Sunday is a party, and plenty of bars and restaurants are hosting Super Bowl specials and tailgate inspired parties for both locals and visitors. If you’re looking for a place to celebrate the big game on February 13th, here are five Destin Super Bowl Watch Parties. Aj’s Seafood & Oyster House Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday at Aj’s Seafood & Oyster House in Destin. Aj’s will be

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02/7/2022
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Video of the Week: Emerald Belle

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Enjoy endless views of the Gulf of Mexico, a beautiful living space, and private beach access at Emerald Belle. Emerald Belle is a cozy beachfront vacation rental in Miramar Beach. Sleeping up to 16 guests, this home makes for the perfect vacation home for your next group getaway. Check out this video tour of Emerald Belle to see why this property is so special. Beachfront Vacation Rental This property is located directly on Scenic Highway 98, or as the locals call it, “Old 98.” This iconic beach highway is full of

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02/3/2022
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Destin’s Newest Luxury Condominiums

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1900 Ninety Eight Experience panoramic views of the sea and sky in Destin’s newest luxury high-rise, 1900 Ninety Eight. This luxury condominium development is equipped with spacious living spaces, world-class amenities, and gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico. Amenities at 1900 Ninety Eight include a state of the art fitness center, a rooftop pool, a spa tub, and a fire pit.  With the exquisite amenities and close proximity to shopping and dining, guests can enjoy everything the Emerald Coast has to offer. Five Star offers the most luxe unit’s

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02/2/2022
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It’s Groundhog Day…

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It is Groundhog Day and it is up to Punxsutawney Phil to see whether or not we will be experiencing six more weeks of winter or experience an early spring… This morning around 7:25 a.m. Phil awoke from his tree stump to come out and give us the prediction we’ve all been waiting for. The bad news? Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow — meaning six more weeks of winter are in store. The good news? Spring always comes early in Destin! The temperatures in February average around 64° during the day and

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01/26/2022
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Video of the Week: The Great Escape

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The Great Escape is a gorgeous lakefront home with a private pool and a stunning master suite with sweeping views of the lake. Located in the heart of Destin, The Great Escape is close to shopping, dining, and most importantly, the beach! The beach is just a 3-minute walk away or take the complimentary bikes for a quicker trip. Get the best view from the third-story master suite with a lookout deck and beautiful windows to see every angle from inside. The Great Escape is a truly gorgeous home with

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01/24/2022
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February Events in Destin and 30A

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Destin is a great year-round destination due to its sugar-white sand, emerald waters, and events that are always happening! Whether you’re visiting Destin to celebrate love on Valentines Day or ready to party for Mardi Gras– Destin has no shortage of activities and events in February. Here are the top February events in Destin and 30A. Brunch Fest When: Saturday, February 12 — 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM We hope you are hungry! On Saturday, February 12th, HarborWalk Village is hosting their first annual Brunch Fest. Brunch bites, Bloody Mary’s,

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01/13/2022
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5 Alys Beach Restaurants You Need to Try

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Along County Hwy 30A, you’ll find tons of eclectic beach towns with their own individual vibe and aesthetics. Each town is full of delicious local restaurants, but today we’re zoning-in on Alys Beach. Alys Beach is a relatively new development right on the Gulf of Mexico. Alys is known for its gorgeous whitewashed buildings and dazzling landscaping. They also have some pretty amazing restaurants you need to check out the next time you’re visiting 30A. Take a look at these 5 Alys Beach restaurants you need to try! 1. Charlie’s

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01/11/2022
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Video of the Week: Verona

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  Verona is an exquisite, seven-bedroom vacation rental in Miramar Beach located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Sugary white sand beaches and crystal clear waters are just steps away from this Italian-styled villa. No stone was left unturned when it comes to the design of this home. Among the intricate details are exposed cypress beam ceilings, elegant light fixtures, and travertine floors. Gulf-Front Vacation Rental in Miramar Beach This property is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico in the community of Gulf Pines. Gulf Pines is a private

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