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All About Lionfish Removal in Pensacola Beach

All About Lionfish Removal in Pensacola Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals You may have seen lionfish in a fish tank in an office building, but did you know these beautiful fish are actually harmful to our waters? That's right; in recent years, their population has quickly taken over the Florida Panhandle. They pose an overwhelming thread to the reefs that local fish rely on, making them one of the area's largest predators. Outside of their native habitat, they have no known predators, hence why they thrive in our waters. They also populate quickly, with female lionfish releasing around 2 [...]

2019-09-30T16:51:16-05:00September 30th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

The Best Baked Pimento Cheese in Orange Beach ~ The Southern Scoop’s Recipe of the Month

Best Baked Pimento Cheese in Orange Beach ~ The Southern Scoop’s Recipe of the Month Any time we go to a restaurant, if they have baked pimento cheese on the menu, we're ordering it. No matter where you order it, the sentiment is the same: a hot, creamy, delicious concoction of melted cheese and flavor. Scoop it out of a dish onto a warm pita or a fresh vegetable stick; there's no wrong way to enjoy it. Have you ever tried to make pimento cheese? It's just as easy to make as it is to enjoy. We got the [...]

2020-04-14T09:10:53-05:00September 26th, 2019|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Fishing Charters in Destin, Panama City Beach, and More ~ The Southern Scoop’s Activity of the Month

Fishing Charters in Destin, Panama City Beach, and More ~ The Southern Scoop's Activity of the Month Welcome to the Southern Scoop's activity of the month! We're going to be talking about the top fishing charters in Destin, Panama City Beach, and more. The Gulf Coast is home to many incredible fishing charters and sailing tours; after all, it's the best way to experience the Gulf Coast! Just like there's nothing like a Gulf Coast sunset, there's nothing like seeing the water from a new perspective. Discover some of our favorite fishing charters across the Gulf Coast to embark [...]

2020-04-15T10:18:21-05:00September 26th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

October Events in Gulf Shores, Destin, and Pensacola Beach

October Events in Gulf Shores, Destin, and Pensacola Beach ~ by Southern It's the first day of fall! We're celebrating in just about every way we can think of, from pumpkin spice everything to hanging atumnal wreaths on the doors. However, that doesn't mean that you have to put off your beach vacation until next year. In fact, this is the perfect time of year to visit the beach. Not only are the temperatures and water still mild and enjoyable, but fall brings out a multitude of fun events that will have you flocking to the Gulf Coast. In fact, October is [...]

2020-04-16T15:30:40-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Are Service Animals Allowed in Vacation Rentals?

Are Service Animals Allowed in Vacation Rentals? ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Are service animals allowed in vacation rentals? If you're involved in the industry or looking to travel with a service animal, then you may be asking yourself this question. The short answer is that yes, service animals are allowed in vacation rentals. However, it's important to know the definition of a service animal. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines service animals as any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, [...]

2019-09-20T19:09:37-05:00September 20th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Management|

Experience the Best 5Ks in Pensacola

Experience the Best 5Ks in Pensacola ~ Southern Vacation Rentals There's no better time to participate in a 5K in Pensacola than October. The weather falls in that sweet spot of mild to a little chill in the morning, setting up the day to be as beautiful as ever. That makes the month a popular time of year to plan a run. For avid runners, Pensacola is certainly the place to be in the fall. Feel the sand beneath your sneakers or pound the pavement in Downtown Pensacola, the options are endless. Whether you made resolutions to knock out [...]

2019-09-18T14:40:50-05:00September 18th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Outdoor Activities in Gulf Shores

Outdoor Activities in Gulf Shores ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With its mix of beautiful white sand beaches and miles of nature trails, Gulf Shores is an outdoor lover's dream. Outdoor activities in Gulf Shores are plentiful, providing you the opportunity to bike, hike, kayak, or even sit and enjoy nature. The best part is that you can do virtually any of these activites at any time of year! Mild temperatures in the air and in the water make Gulf Shores the ideal vacation destination. You can participate in active adventures or relaxation; whatever you're looking for, Gulf Shores has [...]

2019-09-13T21:27:41-05:00September 13th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Search Snowbird Rentals in Florida for 2020!

Snowbird Rentals in Florida ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Snowbirds, it's almost time to welcome you to the Gulf Coast! It's no surprsie that you'll find the best snowbird rentals in Florida, right here on the Gulf Coast. Our beaches are not only beautiful, but they're warm year round and uncrowded - perfect for your Gulf Coast getaway. Come stay with us one month or a few months. No matter how long you are here, you'll fall in love with the Gulf Coast at once. If you haven't booked your snowbird rental in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, or Pensacola Beach, [...]

2019-09-06T21:48:01-05:00September 6th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Celebrate Fall with Seafood Festivals in Pensacola and Destin

Celebrate Fall with Seafood Festivals in Pensacola and Destin ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Fall may not officially be here yet, but that doesn't mean we can't start celebrating it. For many, September 1st is the unofficial first day of fall, and we're already dreaming about all of the exciting things we'll be doing from now until November. Fall is also known as "festival season" along the Gulf Coast - wine, seafood, and music are just some of the avenues you can explore for the festival experience. In September and October, yuou can celebrate fall in one of our favorite [...]

2020-04-15T09:29:06-05:00September 5th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|