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01/4/2022
Destin

A Pet-Friendly Vacation in Destin

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If you are an avid fan of traveling with your pet, then Destin’s pet-friendly vacation rentals are an important piece of the puzzle. That’s just another advantage of renting a home over a hotel. There are several pet-friendly rentals on 30A and Destin to choose from, as well as plenty of things to do with your dog. The beaches in Destin are pet-friendly if you have a permit, up-to-date proof of vaccinations, and a leash. Dogs are allowed on these beaches between 3:30 PM until 8:30 AM. If you are

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12/28/2021
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New Years Rentals in Destin, Florida

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Ring in the New Year along the coast of Destin and 30A. If celebrating the New Year in a big city isn’t your style, consider renting a luxury home along the beautiful emerald coast where you and your family can gather for a gulf-front celebration. Whether you are planning to venture out to Destin for celebrations and fireworks, or plan on staying in for a game night with the family, you’ll want to consider staying at one of these beach houses perfect for welcoming 2022. 5 O’Clock Somewhere It’s always

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12/14/2021
Destin

Video of the Week: Casa Azul

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Casa Azul is a beautiful beach house located in the heart of Frangista Beach.  Frangista Beach is a charming neighborhood located within Miramar Beach that dates back to the early 1900s. This centrally located community is close to Old 98, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Pompano Joe’s Seafood House, and more. Guests at Casa Azul have access to all the incredible local attractions in the area and only have to walk four minutes to reach the beach. Spacious Frangista Beach House Inside this stunning beach house, you’ll find everything you need for a relaxing

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12/7/2021
30A

The Ultimate Destin Travel Guide to Winter and Spring

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If you’re looking for a break that includes sun, sand, water, and warmth this winter or spring, make sure the Sunshine State is high on your list of options. Once you’ve zeroed in on Florida, you’ll need to figure out just where you want to be and what you want to do. Destin and the towns along historic Route 30A have everything you want and more for your winter or spring respite. Here is our Gulf Coast travel guide! Swimming The cool waters of the Emerald Coast can be a

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12/6/2021
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Christmas Events Happening in Destin

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A white Christmas in Destin can be enjoyed in a whole different way – on the white sand beaches along the azure Gulf of Mexico. There’s nothing like the soothing sights and sounds of the ocean to create the perfect backdrop for your treasured Christmas memories. While you are visiting, stop by one of the exciting Christmas events that Destin has to offer this holiday season. Visits with Santa – Holiday on the Harbor Kick-off Christmas in Destin at HarborWalk Village. From November 27 through December 19, Santa will be

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11/30/2021
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Christmas Vacation Rentals in Destin/30A

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If you’re planning a holiday vacation in Destin for the entire family this Christmas, you’re in luck. Five Star Properties has some truly spectacular homes that guests of all ages are sure to love. Whether you’re looking for gulf views, a private pool, a game room, or a rooftop deck, we’ve got a home that will fit your bill this holiday season. Check out some amazing vacation homes you will love this Christmas! BEACH NEST Beach Nest is in a quaint, 9-home neighborhood along 30-A in Santa Rosa Beach. This

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11/16/2021
Activities

Thanksgiving In Destin Florida

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The holiday season is here and it’s one of the best times to visit the Emerald Coast. Thanksgiving break is a great time to soak up the Florida sunshine and enjoy all the many activities the area has to offer. In addition, Five Star Properties and Bliss Beach Rentals all have homes with gourmet kitchens, so cooking your Thanksgiving feast is a breeze. However, we know that not everyone wants to spend their vacation cooking, so we’ve compiled a list of all the best places to get Thanksgiving dinner in Destin Florida. Whether you’re looking

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11/1/2021
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Video of the Week: Don’t Worry Beach Happy

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Let all your worries melt away in Don’t Worry Beach Happy, a stunning lakefront vacation home in Miramar Beach. This beautiful property has everything you need for a relaxing beach vacation. Enjoy amazing views, great amenities, and quality time with your loved ones in this sensational home. In fact, you can check out the video tour of the property to see what makes this home such a wonderful place to stay. Convenient Location Don’t Worry Beach Happy is located in the quiet gated community of Shipwatch in Miramar Beach. Shipwatch

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11/1/2021
30A

7 Perfect Homes to Book this November

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November is a great time of year to visit Destin/30A. While temps are dropping all across the country, the weather is still warm and beautiful here on the Emerald Coast. If you’ve got summer on your mind, it might be time to book your fall getaway sooner rather than later. When you’re ready to leave the cold weather behind and indulge in warmer weather fun— you’ll want to check out these seven homes available to book in November. Aqua Paradise Located in the beautiful 30A beach town of Inlet Beach,

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10/27/2021
Activities

Six Destin Halloween Events

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Halloween is finally here and the Emerald Coast is showing its spooky spirit. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, you’ll definitely want to check out these fun Halloween events in the Destin area. With so many costume contests, kids’ activities, and parties happening, there isn’t any shortage of festivities in town! October 29, 2021 Halloween Movie on the Beach Join The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island for a free Halloween Movie on the Beach! Enjoy watching Hocus Pocus on Friday, October 29th, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Grab drinks and food

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10/26/2021
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Video of the Week: Dune It Up

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Dune It Up is a fabulous luxury vacation rental property right across the street from the Gulf of Mexico in Dune Allen Beach, FL. If you’re looking for a spectacular vacation home in 30A to book for your group winter getaway, spring break, or summer vacation, this is the perfect home to book. This nine-bedroom home sleeps up to 30 guests and features tons of amenities you’re sure to love. Check out this video tour of the home to see what makes Dune It Up the ultimate vacation getaway! Perfect

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10/20/2021
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4 Wedding Venues Near Destin and 30A

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Destin is one of the most sought-after wedding destinations in the country…and for good reason. The sugar-white sand and sparkling waters on the beaches of Destin and 30A provide the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding. With cooler weather, fewer crowds, and stunning sunsets, we agree that fall and winter are the perfect seasons to celebrate romance. Celebrate your big day directly on the beach, or toast to love at one of these venues. Here are 4 exceptional wedding venues near Destin and 30A. Eden Gardens State Park  Nestled among flourishing

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