Weekend Guide to Fort Walton Beach, FL

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach, FL During Your Stay Thinking of getting away and experiencing a change in scenery? Consider Fort Walton Beach, FL for a family vacation, couples’ getaway, or reunion with friends. No matter your reason for visiting, Fort Walton Beach has everything you will need for a memorable stay. From a variety of accommodations including beachfront condos to delicious dining with fresh seafood, you are in for a treat! To help with planning the ultimate trip, we have included some of our favorite things to do in Fort Walton Beach below. Continue reading to [...]

2022-01-11T13:29:47-06:00January 11th, 2022|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Book Your Spring Break Stay!

Check Out these Pet-Friendly Rentals in Destin, Gulf Shores, and More! It is time to start planning your spring break stay along the Gulf Coast! If you read our recent blog, Plan Ahead for Your 2022 Vacation, then you know that larger, luxury, and pet-friendly vacation rentals tend to book fast. Because of this, we have listed some of our pet-friendly vacation rentals in Destin, Gulf Shores, and more below. We hope this helps you find the perfect rental so you can start gathering friends and family and reserve your stay soon. Each one offers incredible amenities, spacious accommodations, [...]

2022-01-04T11:40:49-06:00January 4th, 2022|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

No Bake Coconut Bars

When you are visiting the beach, it is always a good idea to enjoy sweet treats during your stay. You may choose to go out to a local store along the Gulf Coast in search of the perfect sweet, however, we have an easy, delicious recipe for you to try on your next visit. This no bake coconut bars recipe is simple, quick, and so delicious even the pickiest of eaters won’t be able to put them down! No matter when you are visiting the beach this these no bake coconut bars are sure to be [...]

2021-12-21T11:53:05-06:00December 28th, 2021|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Plan Ahead for Your 2022 Vacation

Start Searching for Vacation Condos in Destin, Pensacola Beach, & More! In the past year, we have seen an increase in people looking to get out of their homes and retreat to the beach! 2021 was a year unlike anything we have ever seen. Our beaches were buzzing with visitors wanting to savor the salty, fresh air and spend quality time with loved ones. We hope to see the same trend in 2022! Because of this, we highly encourage you to start thinking about your next getaway to the beach. Whether you plan on taking a spring break trip [...]

2021-12-21T10:37:59-06:00December 21st, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Rentals with Luxury Kitchens & More!

Gulf Coast Vacation Homes with State-of-the-Art Kitchens One very important feature to pay attention to when searching for the perfect accommodations is the kitchen! If you are traveling with kids or a large group, having a spacious kitchen can really come in handy when preparing snacks for the beach, coastal cocktails, holiday dinners, or even to warm leftovers from a delicious restaurant in the area. Gulf Coast vacation homes with state-of-the-art kitchens are especially important to the guests who like to visit for more than a couple of days or even weeks. Cooking in your vacation home in Destin, [...]

2021-12-14T11:15:43-06:00December 14th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Visit Coastal AL Before the Year Ends!

The Ultimate Guide to Orange Beach in a Weekend Planning a New Year’s celebration? Consider heading on down to the beach! Not only are there exciting New Year’s events to participate in, but Orange Beach is also packed full of delicious dining, beautiful accommodations, and exciting adventures. Believe it or not, the winter months are some of the best times to visit the beach. There are fewer crowds, better rates, and the weather may surprise you. During the day it can still be warm enough to enjoy the beach by walking along the shore or taking pictures. So, New [...]

2021-12-07T11:44:03-06:00December 7th, 2021|Event, Gulf Coast Blog|

Give Back this Holiday Season

Voluntourism Opportunities Along the Gulf Coast Here at Southern, we aim to consistently give back to the areas that give so much to us and our guests. Our employees are active in the community by volunteering for local projects and giving donations to fundraisers throughout the area. We strive to be the most caring vacation rental company along the Coast, and we achieve this through our Southern Cares Program. One initiative we have put in place through Southern Cares is Voluntourism. This term is defined by opportunities for guests and visitors to give back during their stay. We have [...]

2021-11-30T13:29:42-06:00November 30th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Last Minute Thanksgiving Recipe!

Sweet Potato Pie with Molasses Whipped Cream Recipe Whether you are visiting the Gulf Coast for Thanksgiving or staying home this year, this recipe is sure to be your new favorite for the Holidays! This sweet potato pie with molasses whipped cream recipe is the perfect option if you are in need of a last-minute dessert to prepare. Not only that, but these ingredients are easy to find at any local grocery store. You might already have them all in your pantry! This pie might have quite a few steps, but it is a great way [...]

2021-11-15T13:27:05-06:00November 23rd, 2021|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Group Travel Made Easy

Group Travel to Our Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals: What You Need to Know! A lot of detail goes into planning a vacation with a group. Each person has their own experiences and opinions to share which can make finding the perfect rental a challenge. Not only that but deciding how to fill your stay with fun can also take time to figure out. Lucky for you, we have developed a couple of tools to help solve this problem and make travelling with a group of any size a breeze. Each vacation starts with searching Gulf Coast vacation rentals until [...]

2021-11-11T13:17:50-06:00November 16th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

The Ultimate Guide to Fort Morgan in a Weekend

Fort Morgan Beach Rentals, Restaurants, and More! Looking for a spot to take a relaxing vacation? Consider Fort Morgan, AL. This town along Coastal Alabama has undisturbed beaches, historical significance, and is known to have fewer crowds throughout the year. To give you an idea of what it would be like to vacation here, we have listed Fort Morgan beach rentals, restaurants, and more below! We hope this guide to the area inspires you to start planning your next trip to the beach. To view our entire inventory of Fort Morgan vacation rentals, visit our website. There is still [...]

2021-11-09T12:37:19-06:00November 9th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|