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Tasting of Champions Wine Event, Feb. 19

Tasting of Champions Wine Event, Feb. 19

It’s time for wine! Whether you’re a casual wine drinker or a wine connoisseur, you’ll have a great experience at the annual Tasting of Champions. Hosted by the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), Tasting of Champions provides participants an opportunity to sample the more than 650 wines that will be featured at the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival the last weekend of April. Tasting of Champions will be held on Friday, February 19 at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa from 6-8 p.m. This exclusive... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016


Almost Maine Comes to Destin

Almost Maine Comes to Destin

We are blessed with the beauty of the Emerald Coast, which is also an inspiration for the arts. There are a growing number of performing arts organizations in Destin. In addition to the many productions at Northwest Florida State College Mattie Kelly Arts Center, which features the Northwest Florida Ballet, we now have the Emerald Coast Theatre Company. Beginning Feb. 5, the Emerald Coast Theatre Company will present John Cariani’s popular romantic comedy,  Almost, Maine , every weekend in February. This sweet, romantic... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016


It's PlayTime in Destin

Its PlayTime in Destin

Work hard, play hard is a great motto! Research shows that Americans are working longer hours than ever before. This is why families need play time more than ever before! Families instantly know It’s PlayTime when they arrive at this premier vacation rental home. Located in Crystal Beach, It’s PlayTime vacation rental will have everyone in the group feeling youthful. With six bedrooms and five baths, this Destin rental home sleeps up to 24 of your closest family and friends. The home features a multitude of gather spots,... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016


Eat Oysters in Destin & Help Local Waterways

Eat Oysters in Destin  Help Local Waterways

Restaurants in South Walton and Destin enjoy the benefit of having access to fresh oysters from Applachicola and other Gulf Coast cities. While many of our guests and staff have their go-to South Walton and Destin restaurant where they enjoy this local delicacy, now there are a handful of local restaurants where eating oysters is good for our local waterways. In 2010, the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA ) and Americorps Green Team launched the O.Y.S.T.E.R. (Offer Your Shell To Enhance Restoration) Shell Recycling Program... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016


Seabreeze Jazz Festival, April 20-24, 2016

Seabreeze Jazz Festival, April 2024, 2016

Calling all music lovers! The Seabreeze Jazz Festival recently announced the 2016 line-up of incredible musicians and bands. You can’t get much better than live jazz music with coastal breezes off the Gulf. The weekend concert will be held April 20-24, 2016 at Aaron Beasant Park at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, Fla.   The 2016 Seabreeze Jazz Festival line-up includes : Boney James Michael McDonald Brian Culbertson Gerald Albright Jonathan Butler Mindi Abair Peter White Peabo Bryson Marc Antoine Josh Vietti Najee The... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2016


Jim N Nick's Best BBQ in Destin

Jim N Nicks Best BBQ in Destin

Looking for great barbecue in Destin, Florida? Consider Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q. With three locations, Jim 'N Nick's is convenient and family-friendly, and offers an affordably delicious meal. In fact, one of our Newman-Dailey team members is from Memphis and here's what she had to say about her recent visit to Jim 'N Nick's: "I am a very picky BBQ lover. I lived in Memphis for many years, so I know good BBQ. This eatery hands down has the BEST to offer. From ribs to smoked chicken, you'... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016


Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruises at Sandestin

Valentines Day Dinner Cruises at Sandestin

Looking for a romantic evening during Valentine’s Day weekend along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida? Our friends at SunQuest Cruises have created a special dinner an dancing cruise aboard the SOLARIS yacht. Couples can select from one of two cruises, from 5-8 p.m., either Saturday, Feb. 13 or Sunday, Feb. 14. Guests will enjoy a chef-prepared meal while cruising into the moonlight on the sparkling waters of Choctawhatchee Bay. The chef will be preparing a special three-course, including Smoked Tomato and... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2016


Start Relaxing - It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere

Start Relaxing  Its Five OClock Somewhere

Are you ready to getaway and disconnect from work and responsibilities? Well, It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere and Newman-Dailey are ready help you escape to relaxing Destin vacation and do just that! Our friends in St. Louis and Cincinnati will start realaxing sooner with faster access to Destin this summer via new direct air service on  Allegiant. Guests staying at It's Five O'Clock Somewhere immediately feel their worries melt away when they arrive at this premier vacation rental home in Destin, Florida. Located... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Emerald Coast Real Estate Forecast Strong for 2016

Emerald Coast Real Estate Forecast Strong for 2016

As we begin a New Year, many investors are looking at trends and predictions for the coming year. The team at Newman-Dailey Resort Properties is doing the same and we’re feeling optimistic. In 2015, real estate sales along the Emerald Coast increased 16.1% over 2014.  Our Destin real estate sales team sold more homes as well as Destin condos than the previous year and all indications are showing that these trends are likely to continue. According to a recent article from FloridaRealtors.org , buyers and sellers have no... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016


Valentine’s Day Beach Getaway to Destin

Valentines Day Beach Getaway to Destin

Do you want to show the one you love that they are special? The best way to to do this is to whisk that person away to the sugar white sand beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. Since Valentine’s Day falls on a weekend, this is the perfect time to surprise that special someone with a Destin beach vacation for Valentine’s Day. Be sure to ask for our Valentine's Day Getaway package and receive chocolate and wine at check-in.  For those who want to make the romantic getaway exceptional, we've compiled... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016