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5 Myths About Destin

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

People always like to give their opinions on everything. They want to tell you what they think about what you’re wearing, what you’re eating, what you’re drinking, and even where you’re going. These are some actual statements we have heard when Destin, Florida has come up in conversation and we are here to set the record straight.  It’s all retirees . Florida does have a reputation of being where people go to retire. However, Florida is a big state. Everyone isn’t retiring in Destin. The...
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Say “I Do” on the Gulf Coast

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Gulf Coast of Florida has quickly become a popular Destination Wedding venue. Of course, what bride wouldn’t dream about walking down a powder white sand isle with emerald green waters in the background! Destination Weddings can be simple yet sophisticated. The Gulf Coast of Florida offers a variety of settings for the perfect place to say “I do”.  South Walton and 30A have the perfect site for your wedding vision! Whether it be traditional, modern or beachy casual, your style will be...
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How to Save on a Summer Vacation along the Gulf Coast

Posted on Sunday, May 14, 2017

You’ve been dreaming of a summer vacation on the beautiful white beaches of the Gulf Coast. How can you make this dream come true on a budget? Here’s some tips on how to vacation on Florida’s Gulf Coast beaches without breaking the bank.  Tip #1 Check out smaller vacation rental companies instead of chain hotels and resorts. For example: you can book a room at a well-known hotel chain with no beach access sleeping 4 at approximately 365 square feet $1388 a week before taxes and fees. ...
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Destin – An Art-Lover’s Paradise

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The gorgeous Destin, Florida area has much to offer: shopping, fine dining, golf, fishing, miles of pristine beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, and more. But what can it do for your creative outlet? Besides giving you tons of inspiration, there are plenty of fun activities throughout the year to satisfy your artistic cravings.  ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival takes place each year in Grand Boulevard and will set up May 13th and 14th for its 29th year. Over 150 artists will showcase...
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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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