An Easy Summer DIY Craft

Have you been holding onto those seashells from your last trip to your favorite condo rental in Destin, Florida, just wondering what to do with them? With a few items you likely have lying around, you can turn those seashells into something special. All you need are seashells, a picture frame, and a hot glue gun, [...]

2020-03-27T11:20:09-05:00March 27th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Southern’s Voluntourism Program

Volunteer on Vacation ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Are you looking for ways to volunteer on vacation? "Voluntourism" opportunities are popping up all along the country now, and the Gulf Coast is no exception. Voluntourism allows visitors to give back to a local community they may be visiting on vacation. This includes volunteering at animal refugees, helping clean up our beautiful beaches, or dedicating some time to a local school or non-profit. Since our Southern team is so active in the community through our Southern Cares program and Volunteers in Action, we wanted to give our guests a chance to [...]

2020-03-06T17:05:03-06:00March 6th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

A Sweet Southern Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is this weekend! If you're still in need of a gift, there is no gift like that of a beach vacation. The best part of this gift is that you don't have to use it for this weekend; you can plan it for any time of year! Whether the one you love enjoys warm sunshine in the summertime [...]

2020-02-11T10:30:55-06:00February 11th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Beat the Flock for 2020-2021

We've officially opened up winter monthly rentals for 2020 and 2021! If you haven't booked your Snowbird condo for next winter, then now is the time to do it. Still searching for a place? Some of our best Snowbird rentals are in Fort Walton Beach right on Okaloosa Island! Fort Walton Beach is popular for a number of reasons, [...]

2020-02-07T11:13:52-06:00February 7th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Your Gulf Coast Family Reunion

Group Getaways in Destin and Gulf Shores ~ Southern Vacation Rentals We have you covered on vacation rentals for group getaways in Destin and Gulf Shores. Each of these areas are perfect for your Gulf Coast family reunion! With plenty of space to spread out and enjoy, each of these properties provide fantastic accommodations. Start planning your reunion today and create sweet Southern memories to last a lifetime. Once you decide on the best fit for your family, explore your destination with our Gulf Coast Guide. From dining and shopping to adventure and relaxation, Southern Vacation Rentals has you [...]

2020-01-31T14:28:24-06:00January 31st, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Winter Travel on the Gulf Coast

For many travelers, you likely have a favorite vacation rental that you look to book each time you visit the Gulf Coast. This year, switch it up! We've introduced a handful of new vacation rentals in Destin, Pensacola Beach, and 30A that are all perfect for your next getaway. In fact, we've brought on 17 new properties since the start of the new year. [...]

2020-01-24T16:54:22-06:00January 24th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Spend Summer Vacation With Southern

If you ask us, there's no better time than the present to plan your summer vacation to the Gulf Coast! In fact, the earlier you plan, the better - that gives you plenty of time to scoop up that big, beautiful beach home you've had your eye on. Our reservations for summer are heating up, so go ahead and book soon to secure the best spot on the beach. [...]

2020-01-20T09:44:43-06:00January 17th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Spring Break on the Gulf Coast

We may only be 10 days into January, but Spring Break will be here before you know it! March and April are quickly becoming some of the most popular months to visit the Gulf Coast. With all of the exciting spring break vacation activities, we can’t say we disagree! One of our favorite places to stay for Spring Break is on 30A, the beautiful stretch of beach between Destin and Panama City Beach. [...]

2020-01-10T17:03:12-06:00January 10th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|