Monthly Archives: April 2021

Plan A Weekend Getaway to Destin!

The Ultimate Guide to Destin in a Weekend Planning a weekend getaway to the beach this summer? We have got you covered! Whether you are traveling with family, or a group getaway with friends, these activities in Destin offer a little something for everyone. Below you will find the ultimate guide to Destin in a weekend. From dining to water activities, we have listed everything you may need to make this vacation to the beach memorable. We would also love to help you find the perfect accommodation for your trip. Click here to discover your home away from home [...]

2021-12-20T14:53:41-06:00April 30th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Refreshing Treat for the Beach!

Frozen Mint & Lime Mojito Recipe Unwind from your day in the sun with this refreshing frozen mint and lime mojito recipe! It is the perfect adult beverage to spice up an evening spent relaxing in your vacation rental on the beach. This super simple recipe only takes 10 minutes to make and requires just a couple of ingredients. Whether you are traveling with your family and want to enjoy some time with your spouse overlooking the coast, or on a trip with friends looking to add some excitement to your getaway, this recipe is perfect for [...]

2021-04-28T09:40:50-05:00April 27th, 2021|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Memorial Day at the Beach!

Can’t Miss Memorial Day Activities for Your Vacation There is no better way to spend Memorial Day Weekend than on the beach! No matter where you are staying along the Gulf Coast, there is fun to be had at every location. We have listed some of our favorite Memorial Day activities in multiple areas that offer something for every member of the family. Destin & Fort Walton Memorial Day Concert Celebration HarborWalk Village is one of the most popular attractions in Destin, FL, and this year they are hosting a Memorial Day Concert Celebration that [...]

2022-05-25T14:11:39-05:00April 23rd, 2021|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

30A Homes Designed with Groups in Mind

Vacation Homes on 30A for Your Next Reunion to the Beach! Looking to book a group vacation to the beach but can’t find the perfect rental to host a large party? Look no further! We have listed eight vacation homes on 30A that were designed with groups in mind! Whether your group consists of multiple families meeting up in 30A for a reunion or a much-needed vacation with friends, these vacation rentals on 30A are sure to provide the perfect balance of relaxation and excitement! Arena Blanca With six bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms, Arena Blanca [...]

2021-04-22T01:25:07-05:00April 19th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

How You Can Help Save the Turtles? Here at Southern, we not only strive to take care of our guests and make their trip to the beach feel like home, but we also focus on our community and do our best to give back. We work with multiple different programs with our Southern Cares team to give back whether that is time, donations, or raising awareness. Read on to learn how you can help save the turtles that call the Gulf Coast home! Sea turtles are always such a fun sight to see when visiting the beach! Nesting [...]

2021-04-22T01:28:40-05:00April 16th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Southern Cares|

Reel in the Summer Fun

Fishing Charters in Coastal Alabama Get ready to reel in the fun this summer – book your fishing charter in Coastal Alabama today!  Whether you are staying in Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, or Orange Beach, the fishing charters in Coastal Alabama are sure to become your favorite part of your trip to the Gulf Coast! If you ask any local, they will most likely tell you that summer is the best time to go fishing in the Gulf because it is Snapper season! Snapper season is a highly anticipated time of year for anglers from all over. The season [...]

2021-04-13T09:46:01-05:00April 13th, 2021|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Events at The Wharf

Events at The Wharf in Orange Beach If you are vacationing in Orange Beach, Alabama there is no better way to kick off the summer than by visiting The Wharf. This local attraction has something for everyone including shopping, dining, and excitement. The Wharf is also known for hosting incredible events and concerts. Below is a list of some of our favorite family-friendly events at The Wharf in Orange Beach that you won’t want to miss! Live Music There is live music happening almost every night at the Wharf. Visit the Sandshaker for their Karaoke and DJ [...]

2021-04-09T11:11:22-05:00April 9th, 2021|Event, Gulf Coast Blog|

The Ultimate Guide to Gulf Shores in a Weekend

Things To Do in Gulf Shores, Alabama Wanting to take a well-deserved trip to the beach? Look no further than Gulf Shores, AL! Not only will you experience the beautiful beaches, but you can also enjoy the many things to do in Gulf Shores, AL! We have broken down our favorite places to stay, activities, and restaurants in Gulf Shores to help you plan the perfect weekend at the beach. Where To Stay Clearwater 3A Choose Clearwater 3A for the picture-perfect views of the Gulf. With ample space for eight guests, this [...]

2021-04-06T09:13:59-05:00April 6th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

The Blue Angels are Back at the Beach

The 2021 Pensacola Beach Blue Angels Air Show Even though we are still months away from the 2021 Pensacola Beach Blue Angels Air Show, we are ready to watch the Blue angels fly once more. Whether you have been a dozen times or not at all, watching the Blue Angels fly over Pensacola Beach is an experience unlike any other. It is something the whole family will enjoy! The Blue Angels are Pensacola’s “hometown heroes,” the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron is stationed at Forrest Sherman Field aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Hundreds of visitors flock to the [...]

2022-08-18T10:06:24-05:00April 2nd, 2021|Event, Gulf Coast Blog|