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This blog is about Gulf Coast and Destin Florida vacations, from local attractions and things to do, to our favorite luxury and budget places to stay at the beach. Our newest articles are listed below, or you can select a topic. See you in Destin!

How to Escape VRBO & HomeAway Fees!

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017  |  Travel

  How to Escape the VRBO & Homeaway fees!   Escape the fees and book from the Source! Whether you are shopping for day to day things, or planning your next vacation rental, nobody likes to pay more than they have to. Here lately, people are doing just that and they don’t even know it! A little over a year ago...
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5 Things To Do on the Water in Destin

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017  |  Things to do

Crab Island Crab Island is situated just a few minutes boat ride from the Destin Harbor. This is an underwater Sandbar that can range between 2-10 feet deep when the tide goes out. With crystal clear water and white sand, this is one of the best spots to anchor your boat and have some fun in the sun with locals and tourists...
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Things to do when staying in Old Florida Village

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017  |  Travel

  Things to do while staying at Old Florida Village! If you are thinking about staying in Old Florida Village and coming to visit the white sugar-sand beaches of the Emerald Coast here are some of the local favorites to do during your vacation! Catch the sunset at Bud & Alley's Bud & Alleys' specialty is serving...
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Tips for visiting the Emerald Coast!

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017  |  Travel

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Emerald Coast ranks in top 10 list of U.S. destinations

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017  |  Travel Information Destin FL

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Flock to Destin for Fall Birdwatching and More

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016  |  Things to do

Flock to Destin for Fall Birdwatching and More Temperatures are in the 80s and the sun is shining along Florida’s Emerald Coast. Now is the perfect time for you to schedule a trip and enjoy birdwatching and exploring nature in the great Florida outdoors. The area around Destin is home to several parks and nature preserves...
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Enjoy Fall Festival Season in Destin, Florida

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016  |  Things to do

Fall is just around the corner and that means lots of fun fall festivals in Destin, Florida. If you’re planning a trip to the Emerald Coast this fall, plan to enjoy fish and fashion, gaming and golf.   Here are Some of the Fun Events Taking Place in Destin this Fall: Destin’s Famous Fish Rodeo The seasonal celebrations...
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Plan a Destin, Florida Vacation Packed with Excitement

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016  |  Things to do

Labor Day is approaching fast, signaling the end of summer. But the fun in Destin lasts all year long. The endless supply of activities and attractions make it easy to plan a Destin, Florida vacation that is sure to please everyone. From sunset walks on the beach to deep sea fishing, Destin has something for everyone....
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Nature Exploration and Ecotourism Experiences on the Emerald Coast

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016  |  Things to do

Florida’s Emerald Coast is known for its beautiful, crystal-clear waters and sparkling white beaches. A visit to Destin, Florida , guarantees you lots of fun as you enjoy our beaches, restaurants, water sports, fishing, fireworks, and live music performances. But what you may not know is that Florida’s Emerald Coast offers...
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July Fireworks in Destin

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2016  |  Things to do

Vacationing in Destin, Florida this July? Here’s where to go for the Fireworks Show! You won’t need to worry about being away from home on the Fourth of July if you are vacationing near Destin, Florida. The residents and businesses of Destin and Fort Walton Beach love a good fireworks show. In fact, fireworks are so popular...
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