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Explore Destin’s Rich History at the Destin History & Fishing Museum

Explore Destins Rich History at the Destin History  Fishing Museum

You already know that Destin is home to beautiful beaches and abundant fishing, but did you know that your favorite beach town’s rich heritage has been captured for you to explore? Celebrating its 10th year, the Destin History & Fishing Museum offers visitors an inside look into the people and history of The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village. And it’s now bigger and better than ever. The museum’s new Historic Park Complex was introduced on Founder’s Day in May. Located adjacent to the museum, it houses the original Destin... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015


South Walton Artificial Reef Brings Fun Underwater

South Walton Artificial Reef Brings Fun Underwater

We know that relaxing on the beach is fun, but sometimes our guests like to enjoy some soft adventure, including standup paddle boarding, kayaking, and snorkeling. Thanks to the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA), there will be more options for fun underwater off Grayton Beach along Scenic Hwy 30A. This month, SWARA deployed the first half of 58 artificial reef structures off of Grayton Beach State Park. This is the first of several snorkel and fishing reefs planned that will span across south Walton County.... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2015


Finding the Perfect Destin Vacation Rental

Finding the Perfect Destin Vacation Rental

Have you been searching for the perfect South Walton or Destin vacation rental for your next vacation? If so, we’d like to offer a couple of tips. Narrow your search by knowing what is most important to your family or group. Do you want a Gulf view? Then you’ll want to search Gulf-front condominiums, Gulf-front rentals in Destin or Destin rental homes with gulf view.  Do you have a large group? Start by looking at vacation rental homes that sleep 10+ (some homes can accommodate up to 24 guests). Do you enjoy spending... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015


Military Discount & Pet Friendly Rentals in Destin

Military Discount  Pet Friendly Rentals in Destin

With Max out in theaters in Destin and across the country, we’re feeling a lot of love for the furriest members of our military. These dogs appreciate having a purpose and play a vital role in our military’s efforts to detect weapons as well as keep our troops out of harm’s way. Newman-Dailey is proud to offer active and retired military a 10% Miliary Discount on any South Walton or Destin vacation rental. In addition, Newman-Dailey features a variety of  pet-friendly Destin vacation rentals for those who want to bring... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015


Thank you Newman-Dailey!

Jeanne, My family & I are just returning from a beach trip to Destin. We  stayed at St Lucia in Silver Shells and rented through you guys for  the first time. I felt like I needed to send this email to you since  it was probably the best rental experience we've ever had.  We've been  coming every year for what seems like our entire lives. We always rent  from different people/agencies since we usually go through vrbo.   From the minute we checked in at Beachside Inn and experienced... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2015


New Newman-Dailey Gift Card Amenity- Barefoot Pirates Treasure Quest

New NewmanDailey Gift Card Amenity Barefoot Pirates Treasure Quest

One of the many benefits of staying in a Newman-Dailey vacation rental is using the Newman-Dailey Gift Card , good toward a free adult ticket at a variety of Destin attractions each day of your stay as well as free movie rentals. There are lots of fun things to do in Destin and the Newman-Dailey Gift Card features many, including Big Kahuna’s Waterpark, parasailing, Captain Nemo Dolphin Cruise, and a Destin Snorkel excursion, among others.   This month Newman-Dailey has added a new adventure to the gift card program... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2015


Cuvee 30A & Shops Open at 30Avenue

Cuvee 30A  Shops Open at 30Avenue

Have you heard about the newest place to shop and dine in South Walton near Rosemary Beach? It’s 30Avenue! 30Avenue is a 16-acre commercial development at the intersection of Highway 98 and the eastern entrance of Scenic Highway 30A and is the new hot spot for dining and shopping.   30Avenue recently announced the opening of Design, V. Lala Galleries, and Cuvee 30A. Design specializes in handmade cotton and wool rugs from tthe Barrier Island Collection. Design features original art, lighting, antiques, gifts, stone... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015


Register Now for Paddle at the Porch in Destin, August 15

Register Now for Paddle at the Porch in Destin, August 15

What do you get when you combine a long-time Destin favorite restaurant with one of the hottest new watersports? You get Paddle at the Porch, the Destin Chamber’s annual stand up paddleboard event held in the beautiful emerald waters behind The Back Porch, one of Destin’s most iconic restaurants. Now in its 4th year, Paddle at the Porch will feature a Kid’s Fun Race, a one-mile Recreational Race, a three-mile Recreational Race and a six-mile Elite Race.   In addition to all the fun, the 2015 Paddle at the Porch features... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015


Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Destin Home

Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Destin Home

If you are a homeowner preparing your home for sale in Destin , you’ll want to maximize its value to potential buyers without spending a lot of money in the process. It is a great time for real estate sales in Destin, South Walton and along Hwy 30A. Bob Vila, the guru of all things home related, offers these suggestions:   Deep Clean It almost seems too simple and obvious to matter, but the truth is that your home’s cleanliness is extremely important to potential buyers. Go beyond the basics, and wash walls, baseboards... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2015


Shop 'N Stay in Destin & Save

Shop N Stay in Destin  Save

Summer is flying by and soon many will be thinking about Back to School shopping. Yet, others will be thinking about how to squeeze in one last trip the beach. Why not do both?  Save up to 30% off summer rates on South Walton and Destin vacation rentals during our late summer value season in August AND book Newman-Dailey’s Shop & Stay package, which includes a free Silver Sands VIP Coupon Book and quilted Silver Sands Premium Outlets Shopper Tote.  Yes, you can have it all! Enjoy more fun, family time along our... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2015