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512, 2017

Winter Wonderland Sale: 30% Off By New Year’s Eve

December 5th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , |

Every year, as the holidays approach, we long for those special family moments. We envision baking cookies with the kids on Christmas Eve. Later, we'll settle in front of the television for a holiday classic. Then, it won't be long before we usher the kids off to bed and do Saint Nick's bidding. The following [...]

2411, 2017

Santa Drop: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Santa Claus

November 24th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , , |

Look, in the sky! Is that a bird, a plane? No, it's Santa Claus!  During the holiday season, Perdido Key is the lookout for Old Saint Nick himself. Here, Santa doesn't sit in a corner, waiting for boys and girls to line up with wish-lists. No, Santa jumps from a plane and skydives onto the [...]

2111, 2017

Stuff Hangout Fest Tickets in Your Stocking

November 21st, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , |

Just in time for the holidays, you can now plan your trip to the Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Tickets for the three-day music festival from May 18-20, 2018 make the perfect Christmas gift!  The Killers, Halsey, The Chainsmokers and Kendrick Lamar headline the festival, with more than fifty other musical acts performing. Of [...]

1711, 2017

Seize the Holiday at Vita La Bella

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|

With the holiday season's arrival, there is so much to do. You have to organize dinner parties and family gatherings, buy gifts, and attend work functions. Not to mention, the goal of the holidays is to be merry and jolly. How do you do that with an ever-growing to-do list? Well, you start by planning [...]

1411, 2017

We’re Thankful For Thanksgiving Specials and These Three Things

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

20% off at Waterscape Resort when you book your Thanksgiving vacation to Fort Walton Beach, just minutes from Destin! This time of year, as the we gear up for the holidays, we think about all the things for which we're grateful. Along the Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida and Alabama, natural beauty abounds. [...]

611, 2017

Three Charming Spots on 30-A

November 6th, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , |

While here for the Seeing Red Wine Festival, there are a few must-visit places along 30-A. You've likely heard about certain hot spots. For example,  the picturesque Seaside Post Office or humorously named Stinky's Fish Camp. Both of which warrant every note of praise. However,  some lesser known places boast unparalleled beauty, charm, and flavor. [...]

111, 2017

Three Gulf Coast Events We’re Thankful For

November 1st, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , |

Today kicks off the most thankful month of the year. November boasts family gatherings and gratitude aplenty. One thing we're grateful for all year round are the amazing Gulf Coast events. This month, we can't wait for these events that make us even more thankful to live on the Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida and [...]

2110, 2017

Bringing the Thunder: Thunder Beach Bike Rally

October 21st, 2017|Categories: Gulf Coast Blog|Tags: , , |

We don't get too many storms on the beautiful beaches of the Northwest Florida. There's one in particular we look forward to , though. When bikers from all across the country storm Panama City for Thunder Beach Bike Rally.  From October 25-29, this free bike rally offers the chance to shop local vendors, enjoy live [...]

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 [...]

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