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10 Must-Have Beach Bag Items

Things to Pack in Your Beach Bag Spring is just around the corner! With only a few weeks until spring vacations start, now is the time to find the perfect beach bag and get it packed and ready to go. In no time at all, we'll be packing the coolers, loading up our cars, and getting ready to soak up some sun. If you need some inspiration or don't know where to start with your essentials, check out our list of things to pack in your beach bag. It features all of our favorite items from the best beach [...]

2022-05-25T13:59:23-05:00February 19th, 2021|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

The Blues are Back at the Beach

Although we are still a couple of months away from the 2020 Pensacola Beach Blue Angels Air Show, we know our visitors are ready to get to the beach and watch the Blue Angels fly once more. Whether you've been a dozen times or not at all, watching the Blue Angels fly over Pensacola Beach is an experience unlike any other. We are still anticipating that the show will carry on as planned this year, [...]

2020-05-12T10:07:10-05:00May 11th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

It’s Almost Sea Turtle Season

We know it may seem like there is no possible upside to the beaches being closed, especially when the weather is this nice. However, with sea turtle season beginning next month and lasting all the way until October, the beach closures have left the sand clear for sea turtles. Since about 90% of all sea turtle nestings in the United States happen in Florida, it's important to keep the beaches as undisturbed as possible [...]

2020-07-17T16:02:05-05:00April 17th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Planning a Fall Family Reunion in Gulf Shores

Planning a Fall Family Reunion in Gulf Shores ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With fall in full swing on the Gulf Coast, there's never been a better time to get together with family. After all, Thanksgiving and Christmas always bring everyone together! Whether you're planning a holiday trip to the beach or just looking for some time to reconnect with the family, our vacation homes in Gulf Shores have exactly what you need. Spacious accommodations and incredible amenities like private pools, beach walkovers, and luxurious touches make these homes perfect for your fall family reunion in Gulf Shores. Take a [...]

2019-12-23T19:32:54-06:00November 1st, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Tips for Planning a Spring Vacation to Destin

Tips for Planning a Spring Vacation to Destin ~ Southern Vacation Rentals The fall air is just starting to turn crisp and November is nearly here, but a spring vacation is at the front of our minds. Where are we excited to go for spring vacation? Destin, of course! This slice of the Gulf Coast is so beautiful in the springtime - the water shines bright shades of crystal blue, the weather is perfect, and everyone seems to be shaking off the dredges of winter to get ready for a fresh, new season. Plus, this is [...]

2019-12-23T20:30:24-06:00October 30th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Fun Holiday Events in Pensacola, Destin, and More ~ The Southern Scoop’s Featured Events

Fun Holiday Events in Pensacola, Destin, and More ~ The Southern Scoop's Featured EventsWith Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, we've got the holidays on the brain! There's never been a better time to start planning your beach vacation. There are so many fun holiday events, in Pensacola, Destin, and all along the Gulf Coast that we're sure it will be hard to decide just where to begin! If you're adventurous, you can stay all across the Gulf Coast in your Pensacola Beach vacation rental for two nights, then two nights in Fort Walton Beach, two nights in Destin... [...]

2021-07-12T12:39:35-05:00October 25th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Best Mac & Cheese in Destin

The Best Mac & Cheese in Destin ~ The Southern Scoop’s Recipe of the Month Everyone - and we mean everyone - has their own take on macaroni & cheese. Some like it baked, some like it straight out of the pot, and some like it broiled with breadcrumbs and parmesan on top. It's one of those recipes that's extremely personal and fun to pass down. The beautiful thing about mac & cheese is that you can make it a hundred different ways and it'll be different every single time. We love discovering new ways to enjoy mac & [...]

2022-06-17T10:30:21-05:00October 21st, 2019|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Fall Wine Festivals on 30A

Fall Wine Festivals on 30A ~ Southern Vacation Rentals One of our favorite things about October on the Gulf Coast? Festival season! We shamelessly love all of the fall wine festivals in 30A, shrimp festivals in Gulf Shores, and seafood festivals in Destin and Pensacola Beach. What more could you ask for? With clear blue skies and warm water, there's never been a better time to get away to the Gulf Coast. This is also an excellent time to plan your girls' trip to 30A, Destin, Pensacola Beach, or Gulf Shores. A wine festival is the perfect chance to bond [...]

2020-12-08T14:00:22-06:00October 14th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

How to Plan A Beach Vacation to the Gulf Coast

How to Plan a Beach Vacation to the Gulf Coast ~ Southern Vacation Rentals The time has come to plan your beach vacation! We bet you're already dreaming about sun, sand, and sea. The beach is calling, and you're headed there! But wait - before you can pack your beach bag, you'll need to get all your ducks in a row. That means deciding on your budget, choosing your destination, party size, and more. Don't worry, we're here to help! Consider this your official guide on how to plan a beach vacation to the Gulf Coast. It's a lot [...]

2020-04-16T15:03:22-05:00October 11th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|