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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|

Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to the new SouthernResorts.com! In celebration with our 25th anniversary and the start of 2020, we are pleased to announce our new website. Full of several new innovative features, dynamic content, and more, our website is designed to enhance your experience when searching for Gulf Coast vacation rentals. Not to mention, we've included interactive map display results, detailed search filters [...]

2020-01-10T14:50:19-06:00January 8th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

A Corporate Retreat at Cottages by the Bay

A Corporate Retreat at Cottages by the Bay ~ Southern Vacation Rentals As we wrap up 2019, the new year is a great time to reward your team on all of their hard work over the course of the year. What better way to show appreciation for your team than with a corporate retreat at the Cottages by the Bay? These beautiful homes in Destin, Florida are the perfect place to make that happen. Located within walking distance of local nightlife, the Cottages by the Bay consist of seven beautifully-restored homes ideal for any size group. Originally built as fishermen's cottages in the mid-20th century, the Cottages by the Bay now reflect a breathtaking showcase [...]

2020-01-07T22:07:23-06:00December 27th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

New Year’s Fireworks in Destin

New Year's is right on our heels! Before we know it, we'll be ringing in 2020 and welcoming the start of a new year and a new decade all at once. If you're staying in Destin for New Year's, you're in luck as there are so many opportunities to see New Year's fireworks in Destin! From parties on the harbor to magnificent firework shows at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, you're in for a treat when you celebrate New Year's in Destin. And, if you haven't already made plans yet, book your Destin vacation rental for New Year's to experience a getaway [...]

2020-01-07T22:02:05-06:00December 16th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Stay in these Gulf Coast Vacation Homes for Christmas

Looking to get away for the holiday season? Booking one of our Gulf Coast vacation homes for Christmas will certainly earn you some brownie points with the whole family, in addition to crossing a beach vacation off your Christmas list. From large beachfront homes to cozy cottages in a quiet setting, these homes are exactly what you're looking for [...]

2020-01-07T21:43:55-06:00December 6th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Christmas Shopping on the Gulf Coast

For those who love to shop, there is no experience like shopping at the beach. And, with so many great options for shopping during your Gulf Coast beach vacation, you're likely to be leaving with more than you packed! Be sure to leave room in your suitcase when you come visit us, since these beach boutiques, malls, and outdoor shopping areas will show you the meaning of [...]

2020-01-07T21:40:32-06:00December 4th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Your Holiday Event Venue in Destin Awaits

Are you still on the hunt for the best holiday event venue in Destin? There's still time to reserve your weekend (or Friday evening!) for holiday parties! When it comes to Destin event venues, we love the Destin Bay House. It's no surprise why, either; this beautiful old Florida-style home was renovated to bring you a magical setting that everyone will quickly fall in love with. With plenty of indoor and outdoor space, reserving the Destin Bay House for your holiday party is a choice that won't take long to make. Watching the sunset over the Choctawhatchee Bay is truly a breathtaking experience. With outdoor amenities including a fire pit, cozy lounge area, and white sand beach, there's simply no better holiday event venue [...]

2020-01-07T21:33:26-06:00November 22nd, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Thanksgiving Dinner in Pensacola, Destin, 30A, and More

With Thanksgiving still a couple of weeks out, you're likely finalizing your travel plans and making your grocery lists. If you're traveling to Northwest Florida or Coastal Alabama for Thanksgiving but don't want to spend your beach vacation cooking, then you're in luck! So many local restaurants in Pensacola, Destin, 30A, and more are offering Thanksgiving dinners and luncheons. Leave the cooking and the cleaning to the pros and discover your new favorite restaurant. Plus, eating out on Thankgiving can become a fun new family tradition! Discover which local restaurants are providing Thanksgiving dinner in Pensacola, Destin, 30A, and more [...]

2020-01-07T20:59:58-06:00November 18th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|