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2010, 2017

Game Day Grub on the Gulf Coast

October 20th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

Whether you follow college football or professional, one thing rings true: a great game needs great food. Of course, the Gulf Coast has plenty of top-rated restaurants. For game day grub, however, check out our top two picks in Destin. Lillie's Q in Miramar Beach Lillie's Q is a barbecue spot in Miramar Beach, just [...]

1410, 2017

It’s Time for the Annual National Shrimp Festival!

October 14th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , |

Calling all shrimp lovers, it's that time of year again. The 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival takes over Gulf Shores this weekend. From October 12-15, shrimp and seafood lovers of all kinds overtake the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. With seafood lovers arriving from across the country, this year will be another one to remember. More than [...]

910, 2017

Beach Culture, Defined

October 9th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

Traveling to a new destination means immersing yourself in the culture. Life at the beach involves more than wearing flip-flops and a perpetual tan. In fact, the Gulf Coast has strong cultural ties that paint the people of this area the way the breathtaking sunsets paint the sky. To experience the culture of the [...]

810, 2017

Explore Military History in Pensacola Beach

October 8th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , |

Pensacola Beach boasts a reputations as a beach town with major military presence and support. With Veteran’s Day looming, plan your long weekend or autumn vacation to this Northwest Florida coastal community. Not only will your family enjoy the beaches, you’ll also get a lesson in military history. While you’re on the Gulf Coast, check [...]

210, 2017

The Destin Fishing Rodeo Is Back!

October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

The Southern team loves the annual fishing rodeo! It's that time of year again.  The beaches are less crowded, the wait at restaurants is shorter, and the Destin Fishing Rodeo is back!  Fall is the one of the best times of year to enjoy the beautiful beaches and warm water of the Gulf [...]

2709, 2017

Ecosploring on the Gulf Coast

September 27th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , , , |

We love this name (Ecosploring) that we borrowed from Visit South Walton! It really embodies what exploring on the Gulf Coast is all about. And, we have a lot of Gulf Coast to cover – approximately 200 miles of beautiful white sand and blue-green waters. These miles offer a variety of eco-friendly touring options. Some [...]

1709, 2017

Southern’s Guide to Vintage Finds

September 17th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , |

Sure you came to Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama for the beaches. But what's the best way to fill up your evenings? By scoring vintage finds and retro re-designs along the Gulf Coast. After all, is there anything better than stumbling upon an old-fashioned Big Ben alarm clock or loading up on limited edition hardcovers? [...]

1009, 2017

Vegan Eats in Destin & 30A

September 10th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , |

For herbivores who crave something other than a cheeseburger in paradise, you have to know where to look. Along the Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida, you'll find plenty of burger stands and barbecue joints. But vegan and vegetarian options are harder to find. So we've searched out the greatest greens, fiercest fruits, and most sublime [...]

809, 2017

Three Orange Beach Vacation Homes We Love – Southern Vacation Rentals

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , |

Orange Beach has pristine shoreline along the unparalleled beaches of the Gulf Coast. While it's a simple beach town, it's also a hub for live music, shopping, festivals and fine dining. In fact, later this month, Orange Beach celebrates its culinary scene at the Uncorked Food and Wine Festival. Then, October brings the Festival of [...]

509, 2017

Southern’s Fall Favorites

September 5th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

Our Team's Favorite Things to do During a Gulf Coast Fall! "The fall sunsets along the Gulf Coast are some of the most colorful of the year. Going to our favorite spot on the beach to watch the sunset is one incredible thing we enjoy doing in the fall. The cooler temperatures [...]

209, 2017

Good Times Flow at Uncorked Food and Wine Festival

September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

We love to have a good time at the beach. Here on the Gulf Coast, the good times don't stop when summer ends. In fact, some would say, we're just gearing up for some of the most fun times of year. September has become known as the month of fine wines and finer seafood. Now [...]

3108, 2017

Game Day Watch Parties

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , |

As college football season kicks off, we shift our attention from beach zone to end zone. Of course, that doesn't mean we don't enjoy the best of both every Saturday during game day watch parties. After all, what's more Southern than rooting on your favorite team, against a backdrop of sugar white sand and emerald [...]

2308, 2017

Wondering Where to Stay for the Gulf Coast Jam?

August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

Make the Gulf Coast Jam even better: stay in a sweet Southern condo on Panama City Beach! Wondering where to stay for the Gulf Coast Jam? With the weekend-long concert just around the corner, it's time to book your beachfront condo in Panama City Beach. This year's concert headliners include Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, and [...]

1408, 2017

Who’s Playing at the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam?

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

Do you have tickets to one of the hottest concerts on the Gulf Coast? The Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam brings dozens of today’s country superstars to the stage in Panama City Beach. Headlining this year’s concert are Luke Bryan—who happens to be a nearby 30A local—Jason Aldean, and Little Big Town. Luke Bryan, the main [...]

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