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Why Snowbirds are Flocking to the Emerald Coast

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

It’s that time of year when our cold weather friends arrive to warm up on the beautiful beaches of the Emerald Coast. Welcome to warmer temperatures, powder white sand, emerald green waters and a calmer Emerald Coast during the winter season. To show true southern hospitality, here is a list of snowbird specials throughout the Emerald Coast.  Stay in a 30a vacation rental during winter and not only get a discounted rate but enjoy season specials throughout the town. Café Thirty A in...
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Black Bear Bread Company

Black Bear Bread Company - Your New Daily Stop

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017

The people of Destin Fun are not professional food bloggers. Or even coffee connoisseurs. We write about things happening locally around Destin, Florida and great places to go. But we know a good thing when we see it and Black Bear Bread Company has definitely become a hot spot. So we’re going to tell you why this little shop is going to be your new daily stop. Before we get into the amazing treats they offer, we have to talk about the décor. When we saw the black bear logo, it already...
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Favorite Fall Vacation Spots

5 Fall Favorite Vacation Areas in the US

Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Need a pre-holiday getaway? Fall is a time when kids are back in school, parents are back at work and the holidays are right around the corner. Which means lower prices and fewer crowds at many popular vacation destinations! Not to mention a break from holiday planning is desperately needed. Here’s 5 of our favorite fall vacation spots in the US.   San Diego, California A fall vacation in San Diego is a great choice for the outdoor enthusiast. Since average temperatures are in the upper...
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Why Travel is Good for You

Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2017

This year has flown by and the “season of giving” is coming right up. The older we get, the more we have to do. Sometimes we get so caught up in our routine and taking care of everyone else that we tend to forget about ourselves. While the end of the year looms over us, let’s talk about why you should give yourself the gift of vacation. It’s easy to get burnt out on work. You have the same schedule day in and day out and you look forward to a few quiet minutes before bed, then you sleep and...
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Florida Gulf Coast Beaches

How to Choose the Best Gulf Coast Beach for You

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017

The Gulf Coast of Florida is renowned for its beautiful beaches as well as being one of the top vacation destinations in the US. With over 1,200 miles of sandy beaches in the state of Florida, how do you choose the best beach for you? Here are a few simple steps to help you select the perfect spot for your next beach vacation !  First ask yourself what you are looking for in a beach? Does your dream beach vacation consist of long days on a secluded beach with small town simplicity or are...
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Organic Groceries Destin Florida

Organic Shopping on the Coast

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Organic. Farm-raised. Cage-free. Non-GMO. There are so many options on groceries and meals these days, it can be overwhelming. Since most grocery stores are overflowing with conventional foods, some may still wonder what’s the big deal about organic shopping. Is it healthier or just another trend? Here is the low-down on organic food. Non-organic food can often contain harmful hormones and pesticides. Since pesticides are poison, they can cause a number of health problems for people of all ages...
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Top 10 US Beaches

Posted on Sunday, September 17, 2017

We the writers for Destinfun.com consider ourselves quite the beach experts. After all, we live at the beach, work on the beach, play on the beach and vacation at the beach. Here’s a list of our top ten favorite beaches in the US. Start making your plans to visit one or all of these exquisite beach towns.  Coronado Beach – San Diego  This beach is 1.5 miles long and wide with shimmering silver sand. Swimmers, surfers, sunbathers and beachcombers visit Coronado Beach all year around....
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5 Things You Can’t Miss in Destin This Fall

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Every season on the Gulf Coast is amazing and brings its own excitement. The Fall season is coming up and the weather cooling down reminds us fun Destin, Florida festivals will be lined up. From great food and craft beer to unique art and live music, this year the big events will not disappoint. The Destin Seafood Festival will come to the Harbor for its 39th year during October 6th-8th. Each Fall, thousands come to the annual festival to enjoy fresh seafood from local restaurants as well as...
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Road Trip to Destin

Road Trip to Destin, Florida

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

Every year in October we head to Destin, Florida for a week of relaxation! October is our favorite time of year to visit Destin. The weather is perfect, the water is still warm and the crowds have cooled off. It’s also much more affordable in fall. We like to break up our road trip so that we can experience the best of both worlds, the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Smokey Mountains!  It’s about a 4.5 hour drive away from our home in Cincinnati. The perfect amount of time to get us ready...
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Grocery Delivery Now Available in Destin

Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

You finally arrive at your Destin condo and your crew is dying to get to the beach. You walk into your home for the week and everyone changes into swimsuits. You realize there is nothing to eat or drink in your rental so you have two choices: go get all the groceries alone and face angry people later when you didn’t get what they want OR wait until after the beach when everyone is exhausted and starving. Well, now you have more choices. Select grocery stores in the Destin, Florida area offer...
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