1-800-225-7652
HomeBlog

Recent Blog Posts


Top Things to Do at the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival, June 3-6

Top Things to Do at the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival, June 36

June means it is the time of year when kids are out of school, the weather is warmer, and our favorite pirate festival, Billy Bowlegs has everyone talking like a pirate.   Billy Bowlegs is a local legend that comes to life and takes over Destin and Fort Walton Beach for a weekend of fun, resulting in the annual festival encompassing fireworks, pirates, live music, and a parade. Here is our list of the best things to do during this annual local tradition: Billy Bowlegs Pub Crawl Thursday, June 2 at 5pm -9pm Downtown Fort... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016


Enjoy a Royal Seaesta in Destin

Enjoy a Royal Seaesta in Destin

Do you often feel like you need a mid-afternoon siesta? If you answered, “yes,” we’ve got the perfect place. Royal Seaesta in Miramar Beach, Florida is a beautiful four- bedroom, four-bath vacation rental home near Destin. Filled with tropical charm, the home is full of entertainment too. The Destin vacation rental home includes two bikes and a stand up paddle board with rental. Large televisions in every room are ideal for game time and the grassy areas of hte complex are perfect for yard games including cornhole and ladder... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016


Vacation Forward in South Walton and Destin, Florida

Vacation Forward in South Walton and Destin, Florida

Do you want to set a positive example for others? If you answered "yes," we're ready to share how you can "Vacation Foward" in South Walton and Destin, Florida. As vacationers, we like to take mementos home with us that remind us of our visit and our experiences. While pictures and memories are the best kind, many travelers will take a shell, a rock, a hotel towel, etc. You name it and travelers have certainly taken it. Vacation Forward is about reversing that trend and “giving back” to the destination... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016


Plan Your Destin Vacation during Late Summer Value Season & Save

Plan Your Destin Vacation during Late Summer Value Season  Save

A summer beach vacation is a cherished tradition for many families. For beach lovers who plan a late summer beach getaway, you’ll be rewarded! Guests who book stays at a participating Newman-Dailey vacation rentals from August 15 – September 5, 2016 will enjoy savings of up to 30% off summer rates. These incredible savings mean you’ll have more money to do the things you love to do at the beach: Rent a boat. Have you ever considered renting a boat in Destin and heading out to explore the Destin Harbor, waterways of the... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016


Give Dad the Gift of Father's Day in Destin

Give Dad the Gift of Fathers Day in Destin

Looking for a creative and personalized Father’s Day gift for Dad? Consider giving him the BEST Father’s Day gift ever—time with family on a Destin beach vacation!  Whether Dad enjoys being active or simply relaxing, the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Fla. have something for everyone.    Depending on Dad’s interests, here’s suggestions for things to do in Destin : Beach Time While there are plenty of ways to stay active in Destin, Dad may just want to enjoy relaxing on the beach, building sandcastles and... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2016


Behave or Miss B Haven in Destin this May?

Behave or Miss B Haven in Destin this May

One of best parts of being on vacation is that you can give yourself permission to eat indulgent foods, stray from your normal routine and relax and enjoy life.  To behave or misbehave on vacation? That is the question. Today’s Window Wednesday takes the high road, “Ain’t Miss B Haven” in Destin is a dreamy six bedroom rental home that will ensure you feel no guilt, just good vibes. Ain’t Miss B Haven makes being good fun. This incredible Destin rental home includes six bedrooms and sleeps 20. Located in the quiet... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016


What to bring for your stay in a Destin vacation rental

What to bring for your stay in a Destin vacation rental

Your beach vacation is almost here! As you plan for your beach getaway, we’ve compiled a list of suggested items to bring when staying in a South Walton or Destin vacation rental. Here’s the top things to bring when packing for the beach: Sunscreen Sunglasses Hat Beach towels Goggles/masks, snorkels, and fins Beach toys Frisbee or football Your favorite coffee grounds Coffee filters Insulated cup to keep drinks cold on the beach (no glass allowed on the beach) Cooking spices and seasonings Paper dinnerware for easy clean... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016


Mother's Day in Destin

Mothers Day in Destin

Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful Moms! For those celebrating Mother’s Day in Destin, there is no shortage of opportunities to show Mom you love her on the Emerald Coast! Consider starting with a Mother’s Day brunch. Here are few of our favorite locations: Harry T’s - If you are staying near the Destin Harbor, you might want to treat Mom to a day at Harborwalk Village, which is home to many attractions and restaurants.  Harry T’s has a delicious brunch selection from 11 am until 2 pm which includes omelets, crab... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016


Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort - A Secluded Oasis in South Walton

Hidden Dunes Beach  Tennis Resort  A Secluded Oasis in South Walton

When we hosted Karyn Slovin with Alpharetta Lifestyles last month at Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort , we hoped that her getaway would be everything she was dreaming about. She was looking for the perfect South Walton or Destin vacation rental that would be a comfortable home away from home along with a mix of activity and relaxation. She found it all at Hidden Dunes. Karyn visited the resort with her daughter at the end of February.  Here’s how she described her condo:  “… had panoramic views and felt like a... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016


Destin Picked as a Winner in the Kentucky Derby

Destin Picked as a Winner in the Kentucky Derby

Destin will be racing in this year’s Kentucky Derby! And of course, we’ll be cheering on this special horse that has our coastal city as his name. Not only do we have many friends, guests and owners in Kentucky, but Destin’s ties to the Kentucky Derby are even deeper this year.  Destin , a three-year old colt, raced at Tampa Bay Downs on March 12. He won the race, and set a track record in the process. Now Destin will run in the Kentucky Derby on May 5-6 in Louisville, Kentucky. Destin’s mother is “Dream of Summer.” Owners... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016