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|

Reel in the Fun for Snapper Season

It's Time for Snapper Season in Florida & Alabama ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Get ready to reel in the fun this summer - it's time for snapper season in Florida and Alabama! Snapper season is a highly anticipated time of year for anglers from all over. Snapper season in Alabama has been in swing since May 22nd and lasts until July 19th. Florida snapper season just kicked off on Friday June 11th and runs until July 26th. That means there's plenty of time still to get in on the season! Experienced anglers have already taken to our waters to [...]

2020-06-19T16:51:26-05:00June 19th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Start Planning Your Summer Adventure

The summer season has officially kicked off here on the Gulf Coast! We are excited to spend the next 12 weeks welcoming visitors to our beaches to relax and enjoy their vacation. No matter where you are staying, there are so many fun things to do at the beach. Whether you are an adventure traveler or just looking to unwind [...]

2020-05-26T17:28:21-05:00May 26th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

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|

Voluntourism in Pensacola

Are you looking for ways to give back on your beach vacation? Voluntourism is a popular push right now, inviting visitors all over the world to give back to a local organization during their vacation. As part of our 25th-anniversary celebration, we're encouraging our guests to do just that. When our beaches and communities open back up, we'll be eager to get back out there with everyone and help these organizations flourish. [...]

2020-04-27T17:01:27-05:00April 27th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Is Your Beach Bag Ready for Summer?

If you're like us, you're counting down the days until the beaches are open again. We can't wait either! All of this extra time to prepare for our summer trip to the beach is perfect though; it gives us time to find the perfect beach bag and get it packed and ready to go for summer. In no time at all, we'll be packing the coolers, loading up our cars, and getting ready to soak up some sun.

2020-04-20T16:39:15-05:00April 20th, 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 [...]

2020-04-17T15:52:47-05:00April 17th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Work From Home at the Beach

With schools shifting to a virtual model and most employees working from home, many people all across the country have been at home for several weeks now. If you're tired of your same old surroundings or just need a place to get away for a bit, now is the perfect chance to escape to your favorite Gulf Shores, Alabama vacation rental for a little bit. [...]

2020-04-13T16:58:00-05:00April 13th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

The Importance of Being Outdoors

Our Favorite Outdoor Activities on 30A ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Just like all of you, we're mourning the beach closures and reminiscing on sunny afternoons spent lounging in the sand. This is an adjustment for us, but fortunately there are still ways we can get some sunshine! Now more than ever, getting some sun and fresh air is so important. Not only does vitamin D help boost your immune system and gives you more energy, it just feels good to get outdoors and stretch your legs - especially if you're spending more time inside. Since the beaches are closed, [...]

2020-04-06T15:55:21-05:00April 6th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|