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2014 Destin Fishing Rodeo Oct 1-31

2014 Destin Fishing Rodeo Oct 131

At Newman-Dailey, we appreciate traditions--holiday traditions, family traditions and community traditions. One of the most cherished Destin traditions is the Destin Fishing Rodeo. Since 1948, the fishing community has been coming together for a fun spirited competition to see who can hook the biggest while proving time and time again Destin is indeed the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.”     The Destin Fishing Rodeo is held from Oct 1 - 31 with daily weigh-ins at AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar and special events... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

Things To Do on a Rainy Day in Destin

Things To Do on a Rainy Day in Destin

While we normally see the sun shining here in Destin, Florida, we do appreciate some liquid sunshine to keep the area lush and green. So don't let rain or a double red flag day get you down. When you’re on vacation along the Emerald Coast, there are plenty of fun  things to do on a rainy day.     Here's some recommendations for fun beyond the beach:     Abrakadoodle Located within Destin Commons, Abrakadoodle is always on the cutting edge with new and exciting art lessons. Specialty art... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014

South Walton Dining Hot Spots for Fall

South Walton Dining Hot Spots for Fall

The beach communities of South Walton are renowned for incredibly talented chefs, the freshest ingredients and culinary excellence. Yes, we’re pretty spoiled to have dozens of delectable South Walton dining options as well as some of the world’s most beautiful beaches!    In addition, our coastal community celebrates a farm-to-table and sea-to-table philosophy, which ensures dishes are made with the freshest ingredients and purchased local whenever possible. From fine dining to casual beachside eateries, South... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Destin - The World's Luckiest Fishing Village

Destin  The Worlds Luckiest Fishing Village

Destin is known as the “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.” Why is the fishing so good in and around Destin? Destin benefits from the diversity of limestone structures off shore as well as artificial reefs which have been positioned over the years to further encourage breeding of reef fish such as grouper, snapper, amberjack, and trigger fish. Seasonal fish such as cobia also make the area popular for in-shore fishing.  In addition, Destin’s proximity to the Desoto Canyon further off shore makes the region attractive... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

5 Reasons Destin is Perfect for Family Vacations

5 Reasons Destin is Perfect for Family Vacations

It has been an amazing summer and after welcoming many families to the beach for their summer vacation, we’ve been reminded of why Destin is such a great place for family vacation. Here’s our top 5 reasons why Destin is perfect for families:  Pristine Beaches – Sure there are many choices for a beach vacation, but Destin’s powder soft, white sand is great for kids. It’s soft and gentle on kids’ feet, and great for sandcastle building and playing games of all kinds. (Note: Parents should re-apply sunscreen regularly due... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014