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A Romantic Fall Trip to Perdido Key

Our Guide to a Couples' Getaway in Perdido Key ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Fall is not quite here yet, but that doesn't mean you can't start planning! In fact, we think there's no better time than the present to start planning a trip. After a summer spent at home, getting out on a "just the two of us" vacation is likely exactly what you need. After all, a trip to the beach is good for the soul! Take a look through our guide to a couples' getaway in Perdido Key, with tips on everything from dining to activities and [...]

2020-08-07T17:07:26-05:00August 7th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

An Educational Trip to the Beach

Visit the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center ~ Southern Vacation Rentals You don't have to be traveling to the beach with kids to visit the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, but we guarantee they'll love it! Open all year long to locals and visitors alike, it's a great chance to see firsthand the work that goes into protecting Northwest Florida's sea turtle population. The Center's mission revolves around conservation, education, and research. Conservation and education work hand in hand to provide a better environment for sea turtles, while research seeks long-term solutions and methods to conserve and [...]

2020-08-04T15:05:57-05:00August 4th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

The Place to Be in Orange Beach

All About The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Are you looking for fun things to do on your vacation to Coastal Alabama? You can't go wrong with a day spent at The Wharf in Orange Beach! This incredible lifestyle center is located on Portage Creek, a canal that opens up into Wolf Bay and Bon Secour Bay, some of the best boating waters in the Gulf. You could truly spend a whole day here shopping, dining, catching a movie - whatever your heart desires! What to do at The Wharf With [...]

2020-07-31T16:37:17-05:00July 31st, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Try Out These Grouper Bites This Summer

The Perfect Grouper Bites Recipe ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Have you been out fishing on the Gulf this summer? The plentiful waters mean that you're bound to reel in a good catch, whether it's snapper, grouper, mahi - there's no telling what you might find! If you've reeled in some grouper recently and are looking for a new recipe you'll want to make time and time again, try out this incredible grouper bites recipe. Paired with your favorite side, a creamy tartar sauce, and an ice-cold pale ale, there isn't a summer dish more perfect than this! In addition, [...]

2020-07-27T16:42:46-05:00July 27th, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Your Guide to Labor Day at the Beach

Your Guide to Planning a Labor Day Vacation at the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Labor Day is just around the corner, and with it marks the official end of summer. September is that beautiful sweet spot between summer and fall, where the crowds are smaller but weather is still warm enough to swim and relax on the beach. Labor Day is an annual celebration fo workers and their achievements, so what better way to celebrate than with a Labor Day vacation at the beach? Whether you want to relax in a large beach home with a private pool [...]

2020-07-24T16:29:48-05:00July 24th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Family-Fun in Panama City Beach

Explore Shell Island in Panama City Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Looking for family-friendly fun this summer? Explore Shell Island in Panama City Beach, located just off the coast of St. Andrews Park. No trip to Panama City Beach is complete without visiting here! If you've never been, then you are truly in for a treat. Shell Island is 700 acres of undeveloped, unspoiled white sand and blue water. It's a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Panama City Beach while still enjoying the peaceful beach atmosphere. How to Get [...]

2020-07-17T16:58:22-05:00July 17th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Find the Perfect Vacation Rental

Five New Vacation Rentals You Must See ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Planning a trip to the beach? Even if there is that home or condo you've stayed at for years and years, change up your perspective and explore one of our new vacation rentals. We're bringing on new properties each week that are perfect for any kind of trip. Whether it's a last-minute getaway at a beachfront condo or a family reunion in a large beach home, we've got something for everyone! Take a tour through some of our new vacation rentals below and start planning today. We can't [...]

2020-07-13T16:51:54-05:00July 13th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Time is Ticking on Snapper Season

Fishing Charter Rentals in Destin ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Snapper season in Destin is almost up! There are just two weeks left of this year's season, but luckily we are anticipating a fall season as well. If you've been to the Destin Harbor any time in the last month, then you're probably seeing a lot of red around. The snapper is plentiful this year, and local anglers are reporting that the snapper this year is some of the biggest they've ever seen. In fact, a local Destin freediver broke her own record for the largest snapper caught with a [...]

2020-07-10T17:05:09-05:00July 10th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Get Out on the Water This Summer

Summer Activities in Destin & 30A ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Did you know that right now, being outside is one of the best things you can do for yourself? By spending at least 30 minutes outside each day, you're getting your daily recommended dose of vitamin D - whether you're going for a walk or just hanging out at the beach, you're doing yourself a favor. And, with summertime in full swing here on the Gulf Coast, it's a great time to get out and enjoy the sunshine. If you're looking for an excuse to be at the beach, [...]

2020-07-03T16:56:34-05:00July 3rd, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

4th of July Fireworks at the Beach

July 4th Fireworks in Panama City Beach, Pensacola Beach, & Orange Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With the 4th of July coming up this weekend, everyone is wondering where they can see fireworks at the beach. Fortunately, there are plenty of places to see July 4th fireworks in Panama City Beach, Pensacola Beach, Orange Beach - really, wherever you are staying! We've highlighted some key spots below where you can see fireworks. Be sure to also check out our event calendar for some fun area activities, including Smoke on the Coast at Destin Commons and Sunday Pickin' at the [...]

2020-06-30T10:41:29-05:00June 30th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|