1-800-225-7652
HomeBlog

Recent Blog Posts


Is it Better to Buy or Rent in Destin?

Is it Better to Buy or Rent in Destin

We’re often asked if is better to buy home or rent home in Destin with today’s market conditions. Great question! While most of our clients come to Destin by first renting Destin vacation rental, after a few visits many decide to either relocate to the Emerald Coast or buy a second home or condominium. Our expert team of Destin real estate agents consistently track and follow Emerald Coast real estate market trends. Right now, mortgage rates are continuing at near historic lows, and investing in real estate continues to be... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016


Best Brunch Spots in Destin

Best Brunch Spots in Destin

 To Brunch or Not to Brunch? That is the question. At Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, we have only one answer, “Yes!”, of course!  Vue on 30A Brunch on 30A Vue on 30a is well known as one of the best dining options in South Walton. Renowned fo their panoramic views, superb service, and an exceptional brunch menu, Vue on 30A is popular with locals and visitors alike. From the amazing selection of benedict toppings, including crab cakes, crawfish, fried oysters and tenderloin to equally creative omelettes, this restaurant... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2016


Best Places to Stay on 30A

Best Places to Stay on 30A

We’re often asked “What are the best places to stay on 30A?” We really favor the beach neighorhoods of Blue Mountain Beach and Santa Rosa Beach as they are quieter than some of the more well-known South Walton beach towns of Seaside, Grayton Beach and WaterColor. One the newest rentals to join our program is a luxury condominium rental in  Adagio in Blue Mountain Beach. Adagio A302  is a stylish four-bedroom luxury condominium that offers spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. The hardest part of staying at... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2016


Best Fishing Charters for Families with Kids and Teenagers in Destin

Best Fishing Charters for Families with Kids and Teenagers in Destin

There are several reasons Destin is known as the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village." It is home to the largest and most elaborately equipped fishing fleet in the State of Florida.  In addition, Destin offers the speediest deep-water access than any other Gulf coast community in Florida.  And finally, there are a number of underwater structures that attract fish, resulting in higher volume and size of fish caught.   While Destin is known for its large fishing fleet some charter services cater... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016


Destin Family Beach Traditions

Destin Family Beach Traditions

Our guests have been staying with us 10, 20, even 30 years in some cases, and we enjoy hearing about their family traditions that began at the beach. Now many return to the beach with kids and grandkids, and keep their traditions alive. Of our extended family of guests, some enjoy staying in the same Destin vacation rental annually, while others like to try different rental homes and condos, providing a different experience year after year. Whether your family enjoys consistency or craves the thrill of a new experience,... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2016


Vacation Like An Olympian in Destin

Vacation Like An Olympian in Destin

 It has been great fun cheering for Team USA during the 2016 Olympic Games. It is motivating to watch these athletes achieve their personal best and break world records, and we can’t help but be inspired. So we’ve compiled a fun list of ways to create Olympic-style fun on your next Destin vacation. Don’t let summer set without a beach getaway.  Beach Volleyball in Destin. Yes, Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross have been a dynamic duo and watching them play beach volleyball is indeed inspiring. So on your next Destin... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2016


Beach House in Destin

There is nothing better than having a Beach House to visit in Destin. That’s why for Window Wednesday, we’re featuring Beach House 202B. Located within the Beach House Condominiums in Miramar Beach, this premier Gulf-front condo features everything you need at the beach. The designer decorated bedrooms are comfortable and attractive. The main area features a chef-ready kitchen that opens to the dining room set for eight and a plush living room with flat screen television. The best part is the private balcony where you can... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016


Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour (Aug 9-13)

Live music is a staple along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. And country music fans especially enjoy the regular touring performances by Nashville Songwriters. In January many perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival, in April acclaimed Nashville Songwriters perform during the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, and this month the Emerald Coast will enjoy performances as part of the Florida Sunshine Tour (Aug. 9-13). Performances by country music songwriters Shane Minor and Phil “Philbilly” O’Donnell... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, August 9, 2016


Destin Day Trip to the Pensacola Naval Museum

If you are looking for something fun to do on a rainy day or even a beautiful day on the Emerald Coast, consider a day trip to Pensacola to visit The Naval Museum.  The Naval Museum is the largest museum of its kind in Florida. With 150 restored aircrafts from the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation, this museum is fun for all ages. Since the beautiful Emerald Coast has many surrounding military bases, we take pride in that and The Naval Museum is a local favorite. It is a vital part of our history and culture... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, August 8, 2016


Top Reasons to Celebrate Labor Day in Destin

Top Reasons to Celebrate Labor Day in Destin

Don’t let summer slip away without a beach vacation (or two). You deserve a Labor Day beach getaway! Did you know that the average employee in the U.S. works 47 hours per week and 40% of employees report working 50 or more hours per week? If that’s not enough to convince you that you deserve a break, here are a few reasons to plan a Labor Day getaway to Destin:   To Relax. The beach is the perfect place to rest and relax. Lounging on the sugar white sand beaches listening to the waves lap the shore is a great way to ... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2016