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Taking A Royal Seaesta In Destin

Taking A Royal Seaesta In Destin

In Destin, we have the benefit of visitors from around the world coming to enjoy our beautiful beaches and sharing their stories and traditions. One tradition that we would love to adopt is the siesta. A Spanish word meaning nap, we’ve come to appreciate that an early afternoon nap in places where the weather is warm is a wonderful tradition. So for today’s Window Wednesday, we’re featuring Royal Seaesta I , a lovely Destin vacation rental townhome that is perfect for taking a daily siesta. Royal Seaesta I features European... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II, March 25

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II, March 25

Looking for a fun activity that the entire family will enjoy after the sun goes down? This Saturday, March 25, Sinfonia Gulf Coast will present “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II,” celebrating the world’s favorite classic Looney Tunes, projected on the big screen, while the Sinfonia Gulf Coast performs their exhilarating, original Carl Stalling scores live. The concert will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, located at 1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy. SE on Okaloosa Island. Sinfonia Gulf Coast, the region’... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Legendary Destin Landmarks

Legendary Destin Landmarks

While we know Florida's Emerald Coast is renowned for its white sand beaches and beautiful turquoise water, there are some legendary Destin landmarks that are iconic to our coastal town. We've compiled a list of these “must see”, photo-worthy places in Destin. And while it may not be possible to experience all of our landmark locations during one visit, this will give you a reason for a return trip or it may inspire you to purchase your own landmark in paradise.   Crab Island. Located on the north side of the... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017


Best Greens in Destin and South Walton

Best Greens in Destin and South Walton

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we're highlighting the best greens in Destin and South Walton where you can gather for fresh and a picnic as well as live music and events. Here’s our list of our lush green spaces to relax and enjoy time outside:  The Village Green – Located within the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s Cultural Village, the lush Village Green is home to events throughout the year, including Concerts in the Village, Labor Day Concert, and the Festival of the Arts. The Green at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017


Blue Starfish is a Star by the Sea in Destin

Blue Starfish is a Star by the Sea in Destin

There is nothing better than bringing the entire family together under one roof to spend time reconnecting with your parents, siblings and nieces and nephews. The challenge is always finding the perfect vacation rental home and coordinating everyone’s schedules. Depending on the size of your family, Blue Starfish is a great choice.  This gorgeous 4-bedroom, 4-bath home located in the quiet Crystal Beach neighborhood sleeps 12. The interior is nothing short of luxury and the big backyard is where families will want to... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017


What to do in Destin on a rainy day? Visit Destin Fishing Museum

What to do in Destin on a rainy day Visit Destin Fishing Museum

When the weather is not ideal or you simply need a break from fun, sun and sand, consider a visit to the Destin History & Fishing Museum near the Destin Harbor.  Have you ever wondered… Why is Destin called “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”?  Why is the sand in Destin so sugar white?  Who settled the area and why is it called Destin?  These are just a few of the answers you’ll find at the Destin History & Fishing Museum.   The museum boasts and impressive collection of classic fishing tools and... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017


Free Spring Break Concerts at The Market Shops at Sandestin

Free Spring Break Concerts at The Market Shops at Sandestin

What’s better than free live music on a beautiful Sunday afternoon? Free live music performed near the beach complemented by gorgeous spring weather. The Market Shops , located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, is kicking off its free spring break concert series this Sunday, March 12. The 8-week spring concert series will feature local artists and bands performing on the lawn near Bijoux from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. every Sunday through April 30, 2017. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017


Take a Spring Break and Come Together in a Large Destin Vacation Rental Home

Take a Spring Break and Come Together in a Large Destin Vacation Rental Home

Large Destin vacation rental homes with a pool are ideal for bringing the whole family together. Time together is a precious commodity and gathering several generations under one roof to spend time during the beautiful spring season is a luxury. At Newman-Dailey, we’re encouraging families to call the grandparents and extended family to take a break and come together. With our vast selection of large South Walton and Destin vacation rental homes near the beach, the only thing holding you back is coordinating everyone’s busy... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017


EO Wilson Biophilia Center, A Naturally Fun Break During Summer Beach Vacation

EO Wilson Biophilia Center, A Naturally Fun Break During Summer Beach Vacation

Are you looking for a new activity to experience during your 2017 summer beach vacation to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida? When you need a break from fun, sun and sand and are looking for a new experience, check out the EO Wilson Biophilia Center just north of the beaches of South Walton in Freeport, Florida. What an amazing experience for all ages.  Open to public on Thursdays and Fridays during June and July, the Biophilia Center introduces families to the ecology of Northwest Florida.   ... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, March 6, 2017


Best Destin Resorts For Families

Best Destin Resorts For Families

Looking for the best resorts for families in and around Destin, Florida? You've come to the right place. Newman-Dailey Resort Properties features premier vacaton rentals at some of the Emerald Coast's best family-friendly resorts. Our three picks, include resorts in Destin, Miramar Beach and South Walton along Scenic Highway 30A.     Best Family-Friendly Destin Resort: Jade East Jade East Towers is in the heart of Destin and is great for families. The upscale Gulf-front condominium resort features spacious... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017