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Run into 20201

Our Favorite Runs in Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, and Gulf Shores ~ Southern Vacation Rentals We don't know about you, but we are ready to run into 2021 - literally! Some of our favorite runs in Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, and Gulf Shores are slated for 2021, and we couldn't be more excited. If you're staying with us in the late winter and the spring, we encourage you to participate in these annual events. From scenic beach views to running for a good cause, there are a number of reasons to sign up! Throw your sneakers in your beach [...]

2020-12-18T16:03:08-06:00December 18th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Summer on Alabama’s Coast

Summer Vacation in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Earlier this week, we shared some of our tips on planning your spring break in Panama City Beach. But, we know that some of you are starting to think about summer as well, so we wanted to share our secrets about planning the best summer vacation in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. A summer on Alabama's coast is one of the best ways to spend summer, in our opinon, and we know you are sure to have a great time. Whether you come for a full week [...]

2020-12-04T16:39:53-06:00December 4th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

The Countdown to Warm Weather

Spring Break in Panama City Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals It's the first real cold snap of the year, and we're already finding ourselves dreaming about warm weather again. Fortunately, spring break will be here before we know it. The water begins to warm up, the sunshine is plentiful, and flip-flops are back in our beach bags. Not to mention, many of our favorite area activities begin to open up as well. If you've never been here in the springtime, then you'll definitely want to experience spring break in Panama City Beach. This family-friendly destination is packed with activities [...]

2020-12-04T15:06:08-06:00November 30th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Bike Trails in Destin & 30A

The Best Bike Trails in Destin & 30A ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Bike lovers, rejoice! When you come to Destin or 30A on vacation, you will find scenic bike paths with plenty of room for you to ride. Numerous routes among the coast provide a safe space for cyclists to get out and enjoy the view. Some trails will take you through national parks while others let you ride right alongside the beach. If you are wondering where to find some of the best bike trails in Destin and 30A, look no further! In addition, if you need bike [...]

2020-11-03T14:33:43-06:00November 3rd, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Experience Adventure in Gulf Shores

Discover Our Favorite Activities in Gulf Shores ~ Southern Vacation Rentals No matter if you are going on vacation with the family, your best friends, or yourself, Gulf Shores is the place to be. There are so many fun things to do for every type of traveler, both at the beach and inland. Of course, we know the beach is what you're really here for! However, one of the most fun parts about going on vacation is discovering something new to do. We've outlined a few of our favorite activities in Gulf Shores for you to check out the [...]

2020-10-16T17:07:58-05:00October 16th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

It’s Time for the Destin Fishing Rodeo!

It's Time for the 2020 Destin Fishing Rodeo ~ Southern Vacation Rentals One of Destin's most beloved and time-honored traditions is back for another year - it's time for the 2020 Destin Fishing Rodeo! In its 72nd year, the Destin Fishing Rodeo showcases Destin's true strength as "The World's Luckiest Fishing Village." Anglers from all over travel down to Destin in the month of October to see who can catch the biggest fish. Awards include fine rods and reels, fishing trips, weekend stays, and cash. The Destin Fishing Rodeo has been a staple in Northwest Florida since 1948, and [...]

2020-10-02T17:18:33-05:00October 2nd, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Explore the Great Outdoors

State Parks in Gulf Shores, 30A, and Perdido Key ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With fall on the horizon, it finally means that temperatures will soon drop, making spending time outdoors a breeze. There is an abundance of ways to enjoy the great outdoors, from state parks in Gulf Shores, 30A, and Perdido Key to, of course, the beach! Spending time outdoors has never looked so appealing. If you're coming on vacation to relax and unwind, getting out to explore these state parks is a must. Take a look at some of the state parks in Gulf Shores, 30A, and [...]

2020-09-01T11:11:33-05:00August 28th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

An Educational Trip to the Beach

Visit the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center ~ Southern Vacation Rentals You don't have to be traveling to the beach with kids to visit the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, but we guarantee they'll love it! Open all year long to locals and visitors alike, it's a great chance to see firsthand the work that goes into protecting Northwest Florida's sea turtle population. The Center's mission revolves around conservation, education, and research. Conservation and education work hand in hand to provide a better environment for sea turtles, while research seeks long-term solutions and methods to conserve and [...]

2020-08-04T15:05:57-05:00August 4th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Family-Fun in Panama City Beach

Explore Shell Island in Panama City Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Looking for family-friendly fun this summer? Explore Shell Island in Panama City Beach, located just off the coast of St. Andrews Park. No trip to Panama City Beach is complete without visiting here! If you've never been, then you are truly in for a treat. Shell Island is 700 acres of undeveloped, unspoiled white sand and blue water. It's a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Panama City Beach while still enjoying the peaceful beach atmosphere. How to Get [...]

2020-07-17T16:58:22-05:00July 17th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Time is Ticking on Snapper Season

Fishing Charter Rentals in Destin ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Snapper season in Destin is almost up! There are just two weeks left of this year's season, but luckily we are anticipating a fall season as well. If you've been to the Destin Harbor any time in the last month, then you're probably seeing a lot of red around. The snapper is plentiful this year, and local anglers are reporting that the snapper this year is some of the biggest they've ever seen. In fact, a local Destin freediver broke her own record for the largest snapper caught with a [...]

2020-07-10T17:05:09-05:00July 10th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|