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DIY Christmas Ornament

DIY Christmas Ornament ~ Southern Vacation Rentals For us, getting new Christmas ornaments for the tree is one of the most exciting parts of decorating. Of course, we love our ornaments that are passed down through the family, but adding a new ornament to the tree each year feels exciting. If you had an exceptionally memorable beach vacation this year, carry it into the holidays! Add a custom-framed photo from the beach to your tree this year. Our DIY Christmas ornament is easy to assemble and only requires a few extra tools. Luckily, you can easily find these at [...]

2020-11-23T16:44:30-06:00November 23rd, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

White Christmas at the Beach

Planning a Holiday Vacation in Pensacola Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Come home for the holidays on Pensacola Beach! Trade the snow for sand and experience a different kind of White Christmas this year. Planning a holiday vacation on Pensacola Beach ensures you and your family get the best of both worlds: a relaxing vacation to the beach and a fun new family tradition. If you are still in need of some inspiration for a holiday getaway, we've listed out five of our favorite vacation rentals in Pensacola Beach. From condos with resort-style amenities to homes with private pools [...]

2020-11-17T13:50:58-06:00November 16th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

For Our Alabama Snowbirds…

Five Condo Rentals for Alabama Snowbirds ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Alabama Snowbirds, it's almost time to head to the beach! If you got an early start and beat the flock, then welcome! We know there is nothing like trading snow for sand and gray clouds for some sunshine. Winter is one of the most beautiful times of year to visit the beach: the weather is mild, the beach is less crowded than the spring and summer, and you can enjoy a terrific beach view at a great rate as well. Our Alabama condo rentals in Gulf Shores and Orange [...]

2020-11-13T16:06:44-06:00November 13th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Visit Panama City Beach

An Area Guide to Visiting Panama City Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Have you been dreaming of visiting Panama City Beach lately? Boasting 27 miles of beach, high-rise resorts, and a plethora of fun activities, Panama City Beach remains a popular destination for travelers from all over. New upscale developments and an ever-growing landscape have helped redefine its image, transforming it into a haven for every type of vacationer. Whether you love to seek out adventure on vacation or are looking for ways to unwind and unplug, visiting Panama City Beach is sure to provide the vacation you need. [...]

2020-11-06T17:09:09-06:00November 6th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

A New Spin on a White Christmas

Where to Celebrate Christmas in Gulf Shores ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With October nearly out the door and November just around the corner, that means Christmas will be here before you know it. Now is the time to start getting serious about planning your Christmas vacation plans. If you have never taken a vacation for Christmas, this is a great year to do it! This year, celebrate Christmas in Gulf Shores. You'll be glad you did! Trade the snow for some sand - we promise you'll love it! Booking that beach house you've always dreamed of going to will [...]

2020-10-30T16:30:53-05:00October 30th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

The Girlfriends’ Guide to 30A

Activities on 30A for a Girlfriends' Getaway ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Are you planning a girlfriends' getaway to 30A this fall? Even though our favorite wine and food festivals have been put on pause this year, there are still so many fun activities on 30A you can indulge in. Before you make your way to 30A this fall, check out some of our favorite fun things you can do while you're here. From happy hour at wine bars to pampering with mani/pedis and shopping at local boutiques, there is something for everyone! Read on below for six of our [...]

2020-10-13T10:19:35-05:00October 13th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Holiday Parties at the Beach

Holiday Parties at the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals 'Tis the season for holiday parties at the beach! With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, now is the time to start planning. You don't want to be scrambling to put together your holiday shindig! We don't know about you, but we are looking forward to some quality family time at the beach this year. What better way to experience that than the holiday season? There are so many ways to enjoy holiday parties at the beach; whether you are planning to stay in a large beach home, booking [...]

2020-10-09T17:00:45-05:00October 9th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Your Weekend Getaway Guide

Your Weekend Getaway Guide to the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals It's the first day of fall! With everyone's favorite season finally here (sorry, summer) we are ready to embrace the season. This still means lots of time to enjoy the beach and take a fall vacation. If you're not able to take a full week-long stay, it's still a great time for a quick weekend getaway. Our official weekend getaway guide to the beach has all of the important information, from where to stay to what to pack and what to do. Even if you're a seasoned traveler, [...]

2020-09-23T11:04:47-05:00September 23rd, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Fall is Better at the Beach

5 Reasons to Visit the Beach in the Fall ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Take it from us - fall is better at the beach! We're listing 5 of our favorite reasons to visit the beach in the fall, from breathtaking sunsets to wide-open beaches. Not to mention, the mild temperatures mean you won't break a sweat strolling through the sand. Fall is becoming an increasingly popular time of year to visit the beach, and we couldn't agree more! Read on below to see 5 reasons to visit the beach in the fall, and be sure to search our beach [...]

2020-09-14T16:48:35-05:00September 14th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Spend Time Outdoors in Destin

Explore The New Captain Leonard Destin Park ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Looking for more outdoor activities in Destin? The new Captain Leonard Destin Park could not come at a better time! Does that last name sound familiar? Leonard Destin is known as "Destin's founding father," having discovered the area after being marooned on a Florida Barrier Island in the mid-1800s. Destin was officially named in 1896, 26 years after Captain Leonard's passing. The name was given by William Marler who decided to name the town after his best friend and first employer. Located right on the Choctawhatchee Bay, this [...]

2020-09-11T12:22:16-05:00September 11th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|