The 2020 Pensacola Double Bridge Run

The race that kicks off the 2020 season is almost here – the 2020 Pensacola Double Bridge Run! We’re training hard for this race; how about you? This is one of the most popular races in the region, since over 3,000 people come to Pensacola to participate. [...]

2020-01-16T17:06:08-06:00January 13th, 2020|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

On Your Mark, Get Set, Run Into 2020!

For most of us, the promise of a new year means we'll finally keep up with our fitness resolutions. If marathons and 5Ks are more your style, then you're in luck, as the Gulf Coast is teeming with options all across Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama. Just pick a spot, lace up your shoes, and get ready to hit the ground! Check out some upcoming races in Pensacola Beach, Orange Beach, Destin, and more. Find your next family event on our Gulf Coast Event Calendar [...]

2020-01-08T08:38:24-06:00December 20th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Summer Activities on the Gulf Coast

We fully believe that there's no time like to present to plan your summer beach vacation, especially as availability begins to heat up! While you're planning, go ahead and schedule in some time for a beach activity. A beach activity is the best accompaniment to a beach vacation, since there are so many fun things you can do. If you crave adventure on your beach vacation, our Southern Perks partners are the best avenue to make it happen. Not only will you have access to enjoy [...]

2020-01-07T21:46:43-06:00December 9th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Christmas on the Gulf Coast

Thanksgiving is almost here, but we're already excited for for Christmas and New Year's. Fortunately, there are numerous holiday parties on the beach to help you celebrate Christmas on the Gulf Coast! Catch fireworks over Pensacola Beach or send 2019 off in style in Gulf Shores. Check out some of our favorite December events to help you stay in the holiday spirit for the remainder of the year! For a full list of December events, head on over to our [...]

2020-01-07T21:35:04-06:00November 25th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Fun Things to do for Spring Break on the Gulf Coast

Spring Break on the Gulf Coast ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Before you know it, the sun will be out and shining and warmer weather will be upon us! Some of you are most likely beginning to prepare for spring break and summer vacations. It's never too soon to start planning in our books! We [...]

2020-01-07T20:46:41-06:00November 7th, 2019|Adventure, 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 [...]

2019-10-14T19:02:20-06:00October 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 [...]

2019-10-11T15:56:47-06:00October 11th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

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 [...]

2019-09-30T16:51:16-06:00September 30th, 2019|Adventure, 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 [...]

2019-09-26T13:29:38-06:00September 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 [...]

2019-09-23T16:52:45-06:00September 23rd, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|