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Treat Your Taste Buds

Get a Taste of our Favorite Fort Walton Beach Restaurants ~ Southern Vacation Rentals If you're someone who looks for local restaurants on vacation, then Fort Walton Beach is the place for you! When you stay here for your next vacation, you'll find a handful of local restaurants to fill any type of craving. With options for fine dining, casual, and everything in between, these Fort Walton Beach restaurants are for you! Take a look at our favorites below and be sure to keep them in mind next time you visit the Gulf Coast! Tapas Plates at [...]

2020-08-17T11:27:35-05:00August 17th, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Our Guide to the Best Beaches Around

Best Beach Locations in Florida and Alabama ~ Southern Vacation Rentals If you've never been to the beach before, deciding where to visit can be tricky! Fortunately, there is no "wrong beach" across Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama. Some of the best beach locations in Florida and Alabama are right at our fingertips! In addition, these vacation destinations have been top-rated by publications like Southern Living, USA Today, Coastal Living, and more! Whether you're planning for a bucket list adventure or the here and now, use this guide as inspiration for your beach getaway. We promise you won't be [...]

2020-08-14T17:16:22-05:00August 14th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Spend Labor Day in Pensacola Beach

Labor Day Vacation in Pensacola Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Only four more weeks left until Labor Day! If you've been putting off planning, don't stress - there's still time to book! For us here in the Panhandle and in Alabama, Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of the fall season, although that in-between time is still referred to as "late summer." Come get one last hurrah in at the beach before the school season starts again (but if you're planning on working or learning remotely this year, come to the beach, too!). Plan your [...]

2020-08-10T16:53:52-05:00August 10th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

A Romantic Fall Trip to Perdido Key

Our Guide to a Couples' Getaway in Perdido Key ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Fall is not quite here yet, but that doesn't mean you can't start planning! In fact, we think there's no better time than the present to start planning a trip. After a summer spent at home, getting out on a "just the two of us" vacation is likely exactly what you need. After all, a trip to the beach is good for the soul! Take a look through our guide to a couples' getaway in Perdido Key, with tips on everything from dining to activities and [...]

2020-08-07T17:07:26-05:00August 7th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

The Place to Be in Orange Beach

All About The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Are you looking for fun things to do on your vacation to Coastal Alabama? You can't go wrong with a day spent at The Wharf in Orange Beach! This incredible lifestyle center is located on Portage Creek, a canal that opens up into Wolf Bay and Bon Secour Bay, some of the best boating waters in the Gulf. You could truly spend a whole day here shopping, dining, catching a movie - whatever your heart desires! What to do at The Wharf With [...]

2020-07-31T16:37:17-05:00July 31st, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Your Guide to Labor Day at the Beach

Your Guide to Planning a Labor Day Vacation at the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Labor Day is just around the corner, and with it marks the official end of summer. September is that beautiful sweet spot between summer and fall, where the crowds are smaller but weather is still warm enough to swim and relax on the beach. Labor Day is an annual celebration fo workers and their achievements, so what better way to celebrate than with a Labor Day vacation at the beach? Whether you want to relax in a large beach home with a private pool [...]

2020-07-24T16:29:48-05:00July 24th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Find the Perfect Vacation Rental

Five New Vacation Rentals You Must See ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Planning a trip to the beach? Even if there is that home or condo you've stayed at for years and years, change up your perspective and explore one of our new vacation rentals. We're bringing on new properties each week that are perfect for any kind of trip. Whether it's a last-minute getaway at a beachfront condo or a family reunion in a large beach home, we've got something for everyone! Take a tour through some of our new vacation rentals below and start planning today. We can't [...]

2020-07-13T16:51:54-05:00July 13th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

4th of July Fireworks at the Beach

July 4th Fireworks in Panama City Beach, Pensacola Beach, & Orange Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With the 4th of July coming up this weekend, everyone is wondering where they can see fireworks at the beach. Fortunately, there are plenty of places to see July 4th fireworks in Panama City Beach, Pensacola Beach, Orange Beach - really, wherever you are staying! We've highlighted some key spots below where you can see fireworks. Be sure to also check out our event calendar for some fun area activities, including Smoke on the Coast at Destin Commons and Sunday Pickin' at the [...]

2020-06-30T10:41:29-05:00June 30th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Make the Beach Your Home for the Holidays

Gulf Shores Vacation Homes for the Holidays ~ Southern Vacation Rentals We may have several months until the holidays are here, but that doesn't mean you can't start planning! The holidays will be a great time to get together with family, especially if you haven't seen your family in a while. Fortunately, our private homes are the perfect setting for you to enjoy a socially distant getaway with your family during the holidays. And don't worry, we've got something for every size group! Whether you're keeping it small with just a few family members or wanting to get together [...]

2020-06-29T10:19:30-05:00June 26th, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Get Inspired with Coastal Design

Vacation Rentals with Great Kitchens ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Did you know the kitchen is oftentimes the most important room in the home? Next to the bedrooms, you spend the most amount of time in the kitchen. We know that kitchens are one of the first things we scope out when looking for vacation rentals at the beach. It's a place to come together with family, show off our culinary skills, and prepare tasty snacks for the beach. Kitchens are also an excellent place to show off your skills as an interior designer, as there are so many options [...]

2020-06-22T16:52:14-05:00June 22nd, 2020|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|