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Take Mom to the Beach!

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Mothers should be celebrated every day. After all, they are known as “the glue that holds everything together”. Who would we be without these women raising us, teaching us, and guiding us? It’s due time we show them how special they are to us. No need to rack your brain with the perfect present that she may or may not like, we’ll tell you. Destin is the place she wants to be! You don’t have to be a beach bum or fisherman or surfer to vacation here. There’s so much to do and we guarantee it will...
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Enjoy Your Favorite Hobbies on the Coast

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Emerald Coast has a place in hearts all over the world and for lots of different reasons. Some enjoy the warm, sunny weather and relaxing by the gorgeous beaches. Others come for the championship golf courses that are nestled in peaceful atmospheres around the coast. Most can appreciate the fresh seafood which can be found at a number of fine dining and casual restaurants in Destin, Florida . But there’s even more!  Do you love classic cars? During May 4th-7th, Burning up the Beaches...
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Cinco de Mayo along the Gulf Coast

Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2017

In the States Cinco de Mayo has become a celebration of Mexican-American culture. It’s a day full of delicious Mexican cuisine, margaritas and Mariachi music. If you’re vacationing this summer along the Gulf Coast during Cinco de Mayo, celebrate at one of our favorite Mexican restaurants.  La Cocina Mexican Grill & Bar is a great place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo when staying on the beaches of 30A. You'll taste the freshest ingredients with traditional Mexican dishes prepared...
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Get Outside This Spring Season

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

How perfect is our weather? Aside from some recent storms, it feels amazing outside and there’s no reason to be stuck indoors. Of course, Destin has some of the most beautiful beaches in the country so it’s likely we’ll be planted in the sand most weekends. But when you’re looking to change it up, there’s a great variety of fun things to do along the Emerald Coast.  The Market Shops in Miramar Beach have a Spring Concert Series on Sundays. Local artists perform from 1:00-3:00pm each week...
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Celebrate Destin Whole Foods Market Turning One in April

Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017

It’s been a year since Whole Foods Market opened in Destin, Florida and can we imagine our lives without it? This was the first to open in the Florida panhandle and boasts everything from fresh, organic produce and high quality meats to an extensive wine selection and over 40 varieties of heavenly baked goods. To celebrate its one year anniversary, we can enjoy festivities all month long!  The fun begins this Monday, April 10th with a Wine and Cheese 101 at 6:30pm where guests can sample...
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Running on the Coast

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

These days, everyone is looking for ways to benefit their health. We are bombarded every day with hundreds of things we can do or get to improve our immune system, our appearance, our sleep, and our overall wellness. In Destin, Florida , the weather and scenery make it the perfect place for outdoor activities and there are plenty to take part in.  Running is great for your heart and is proven to help fight depression and anxiety. The Florida sunshine can give you a nice dose of vitamin D...
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Visiting Destin with Kids

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017

Spring Break isn’t all about the college kids. Many families will be traveling this spring season to take advantage of the school break. Destin has plenty to offer people of all ages and that includes our little ones. If you are headed to the coast, here are some pointers for bringing the kids.  No need to pack the car with ALL your baby essentials. Crib Connection has you covered with a variety of rentals including crib, high chair, pack n play, and car seat. Kudos to the people who came...
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Spring Break throughout the Gulf Coast

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The official first day of spring is March 20th. A season that introduces longer days, warmer weather and a vacation just waiting to be taken. With so many beach spots to choose from we’ve come up with 3 reasons why you should head to the Gulf Coast of Florida!  The number one reason to head to the Gulf Coast of Florida is simple. No town in the U.S. can beat our beaches! The white sand feels like powder under your feet. The emerald green waters are not only breathtaking but warm enough to...
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March Madness in Destin

Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Temperatures are heating up and as spring breaks start, there will be plenty of fun events across the Emerald Coast. We don’t want you to miss anything! Here are some much anticipated activities to mark on your calendar: The 4th Annual Tequila and Taco Festival takes place this Saturday, March 11th. Join the fiesta on the Destin Harbor with an afternoon of tequila tastings, live music, and tacos of all kinds! The festival will be from 1pm to 5pm at HarborWalk Village. Celebrate St. Patrick’s...
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Beach Safety Reminders

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

With warmer temperatures and spring break right around the corner, we thought it would be a good time for some reminders on beach safety. The beaches in Destin, Florida are about to get busier and there are a few things to look over that may come in handy for you and your friends. The Beach Flag System provides general warnings about surf conditions and knowing what each color means can help you decide if it’s a good day to be swimming. A red flag is high hazard and double red means the water...
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