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February 2016 Blog Posts


TripAdvisor Reports Destin Vacation Rentals in Demand

Destin vacation rentals are popular according to a recent study by TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals recently released a list of the nation’s most in-demand cities in the United States for vacation rentals based on the number of properties booked last month. Destin, FL ranked number one followed by Myrtle Beach, SC; Gatlinburg, TN; Ocean City (read)

Published on Monday, February 29, 2016

Award Winning Wines at South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, April 28-May 1

We have a lot of wine lovers along the beaches of South Walton. Whether you’re just a casual wine drinker or a full-fledged wine enthusiast, there is no shortage of wine events and tastings in Miramar Beach and along Hwy 30A. For those looking for the perfect spring getaway, consider attending the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival and Destin (read)

Published on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Best Margaritas in Destin

 Today is National Margarita Day! There is no better way to start the week than with a delicious margarita. Do you prefer yours on the rocks? Frozen? Salt? No salt? No matter how you like it, here’s where we go for the best margaritas in the Destin area: Cantina Laredo at Grand Boulevard . Cantina Laredo has the best selection of margaritas (read)

Published on Monday, February 22, 2016

Best family spring break beach vacation

While many families are searching for the best family spring break destination, we’re helping vacationers navigate the best weeks to visit. Our visitors already know that Destin is one of the best family spring break vacations in the U.S. and you always have a friend at the beach with Newman-Dailey. We take pride in being Destin locals and (read)

Published on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

GLO Launches Direct Flights from Destin to New Orleans and Little Rock

News that our guests can get to the beach faster and Destin residents can access the Big Easy more swiftly is spreading quickly throughout Northwest Florida.   Regional air carrier GLO Airlines (pronounced: glow) will begin seasonal air service between Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) servicing Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (read)

Published on Monday, February 15, 2016

Valentine’s Weekend Events Around Destin

There has never been a better time to celebrate Valentine’s Day in South Walton and Destin, Florida. Whether you’re seeking a romantic celebration for two or fun activities with friends and family, there is something for everyone this Valentine’s Weekend. Here’s some highlights: Sandestin Gumbo Festival, Saturday 2/13 A fun way to spice up the Valentine (read)

Published on Thursday, February 11, 2016

Everkrisp Comes to Destin

Families living along and visiting the Emerald Coast are always looking for fresh healthy meal options in and around Destin. We’ve been blessed with some great new additions including CUP, DIG and Formula Fresh in South Walton. Now, Destin celebrates the addition of Everkrisp  at Plantation Commons! Everkrisp is a locally-owned restaurant committed (read)

Published on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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 (read)

Published on Friday, February 5, 2016

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... (read)

Published on Thursday, February 4, 2016

It's 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 (read)

Published on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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 (read)

Published on Monday, February 1, 2016

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