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Kayak Across the Gulf Coast

Where to Kayak in Pensacola, Destin, and More ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With spring break right around the corner, it's time to start planning the activities for your beach getaway! If you're an adventure traveler, then you'll want to dive into the fun right away. Fortunately, during spring break, the weather is beautiful and the water is starting to warm up. If you've been to the Gulf Coast before, then about seeing our beautiful areas from a different perspective? Try out a fun water activity like kayaking - there are so many beautiful beaches, bayous, and dune lakes for [...]

2019-01-28T19:56:03-06:00January 28th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Knowing When to Update Your Vacation Rental

Knowing When to Update Your Vacation Rental ~ The Business Blog ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Any property owner who's been in the vacation rental industry understands that after a while, wear and tear begins to show within your property. This is the main downside to furnishing a vacation rental home and can almost never be avoided. It's important to spend a little more on couches and mattresses, as those will see higher foot traffic. However, some of your smaller pieces are likely to see more turnover. Knowing when to update your vacation rental is key, as comfort and cleanliness [...]

2019-01-25T17:44:58-06:00January 25th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Management|

Southern Oysters ~ The Southern Scoop’s Recipe of the Month

Southern Oysters ~ The Southern Scoop’s Recipe of the Month The Southern Scoop is back with another delicious coastal recipe! This time, we're bringing you a tried and true classic we know you'll love: Southern Oysters. Oysters pack a tremendous amount of flavor and can be prepared in a myriad of ways. Baked and steamed are traditional methods, but nothing tops grilled oysters. Cooking the oysters on the grill provides a delicious flavor you won't get out of steaming and baking. In addition, oysters are a social food; here on the Gulf Coast, you're more likely to find shrimp [...]

2020-04-17T10:36:12-05:00January 24th, 2019|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Where to do Yoga on the Beach

Where to do Yoga on the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals For those who resolved to keep up with your fitness this year, we hope you've been successful so far! If you haven't, then that's okay - you have plenty of time left in the year to start. This year, how about incorporating the best of both worlds and do yoga on the beach during your vacation? All of our areas from Panama City Beach to Gulf Shores and Fort Morgan, Alabama offer exciting opportunities to practice yoga with the waves as a backdrop. Read on below for the [...]

2019-01-21T17:46:16-06:00January 21st, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Six Summer Vacation Homes We Love

Six Summer Vacation Homes We Love ~ Southern Vacation Rentals It may be January, but that doesn't mean you can't start planning your summer vacation now! In our opinion the sooner you book your spot on the beach, the better. Not to mention, our reservations are heating up for summertime - don't be the person scrambling to reserve your beachfront vacation home! To make the process a little easier, we narrowed down six summer vacation homes across our areas that we love, and think you will too! Read on below to learn a little more about each home. Just [...]

2019-01-18T17:39:47-06:00January 18th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Experience Adventure on Your Spring Break Vacation

Experience Adventure on Your Spring Break Vacation ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Spring break reservations are heating up! For those of you who haven't reserved your spot on the sand, what are you waiting for? Don't miss out on the chance to start 2019 off on the right food. For those who are ahead of the curve, you're almost there: - you've booked your vacation home, everyone's packed their suitcases, and you're just about ready to go. But wait! Have you planned out your activities? As beautiful as our beaches are, you’ll find that you simply can’t just spend your [...]

2019-01-14T20:39:43-06:00January 14th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Superbowl Watch Parties With Southern

The Perfect Homes for Superbowl Watch Parties ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Only 23 days left until the Superbowl! One of the most anticipated sports events of the year, the Superbowl brings friends and family together as they cheer on their favorite football teams. Although the competing teams are still undecided, that doesn't mean you have to be undecided too - about where to host a Superbowl watch party, that is! Superbowl watch parties are a great reason to get together with friends and even enjoy some delicious Superbowl snacks. (Need some inspiration for easy game-day snacks? Check out our Southern [...]

2019-01-11T21:46:16-06:00January 11th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Join Southern for the 2019 Pensacola Double Bridge Run!

We're Leading the 2019 Pensacola Double Bridge Run! ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Lace up your running shoes and get ready to hit the pavement - the 2019 Pensacola Double Bridge Run is right around the corner! Over 3,000 people will flock to Pensacola on February 2nd to run across this beautiful stretch of the Gulf Coast! Also known as the "Race to the Beach," the Pensacola Double Bridge Run is one of the premier 15K races in the country. Registration is open to the public - register for the race today here, as day-of registration will not be available! For more information [...]

2019-01-07T16:49:46-06:00January 7th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|