Guide to Spring Break in Destin, Florida

Spring is in the air! With the warming temperatures, we’re all ready to get back outdoors. If you haven’t planned your spring beach break, now is the time. Here’s our Guide to Spring Break in Destin with a look at spring events, special offers and happenings to help you plan the best spring break ever along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida: Best Things to Do in Destin for Spring Break If you're planning a visit to Destin, Florida for spring break, you've made a great choice. There are so many fun activities both Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 11, 2024

2023 New Year's Resolutions to Achieve at the Beach

Happy New Year! We’re here to inspire some New Year’s Resolutions that will keep you healthy mentally and physically. Here’s our top 5 New Year’s Resolutions: Relax More. In today’s fast paced environment in which we’re all addicted to scroll and the next click, we recommend resolving to relax more. Plan time to set down the mobile phone and close the laptop. Schedule time to rest and relax. Whether meditate to the sound of waves lapping the shore or just spend some time in the lazy boy with a good book, it&rsquo Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Tips for Cooking Holiday Meals in a Destin Vacation Rental

It’s time for holiday planning! Time to start coordinating where, when, and meal prep for the winter holidays, including Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah. For many families gathering at the beach for the holidays has become a cherished tradition. 30A and Destin vacation rentals provide a home away from home in a gorgeous setting to gather and celebrate the holidays with loved ones. The best part is that when the celebration is over, you’ll enjoy leaving the cleaning to someone else.  Here are our top tips for cooking holiday Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Easter Brunches In South Walton and Destin 2022

We are excited to welcome families to the beach for Easter celebrations during this holiday week. For those who are interested in leaving the cooking to someone else, we've gathered a list of some of our favorite South Walton and Destin restaurants serving Easter Brunch.  AJ’s -   AJ's Restaurants , AJ's Destin, AJ's Grayton Beach, and AJ's On The Bayou, are hosting Easter Brunch, Bottomless Mimosas, and a visit from the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The menu will feature breakfast as well as traditional seafood fare.  (850) Continue reading

Published on Friday, April 15, 2022

Thanksgiving Dinner 2021 - Destin & South Walton Dine In & Carry Out South

Happy Thanksgiving! For those celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday along the white sandy shores of Destin and South Walton, Florida, we've rounded up a list of restaurants that are open for the holiday and offering dine-in and carry-out options for Thanksgiving feasts:  DESTIN Harbor Docks | 11AM – 5PM DETAILS Traditional home-style feast at the 27th Harbor Docks Annual Thanksgiving Dinner! While there is no charge for the meal, donations will be accepted by those capable of making them. All proceeds will benefit local charities. Phone Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 22, 2021

Memorial Day Weekend in Destin, Florida – Honoring Heroes, Festive Events & Beach Time

With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, we’re delighted to welcome many traveling families to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. While we know you’ll want to spend lots of time soaking in the sun and enjoying the area’s pristine beaches, there are some great local events to honor our military heroes and enjoy live music and fun. Here are the highlights: Memorial Day Ceremony in Santa Rosa Beach (Monday, May 31) The historic Gulf Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. The 106-year-old cemetery Continue reading

Published on Friday, May 28, 2021

Homemade Margaritas & Take Out - We're Still Celebrating Cinco De Mayo in Destin

Happy Cinco De Mayo! We're not letting social distancing stop our Cinco de Mayo celebration in Destin. The “new norm” simply means we are doing things a little differently this year. Since we have been staying at home, we're celebrating with homemade margaritas and "take out" from our favorite restaurants.  First and foremost, a margarita is the perfect way to start the celebration. As part of our Dailey Happy Hour, we’ve got a great suggestion for creating a deliciously fresh margarita with ingredients you may have at home Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Spend Easter at the Beach in Destin, Florida

Springtime at the beach is a beautiful time of year. The mornings are cool and crisp as the sun rises in east over the Gulf of Mexico. Guests will relish spending days relaxing on Destin’s soft white sand beaches while waves wash away worries and make way for renewal and rebirth. PLAY:  Comfortable temperatures by day and cooler nights make springtime the perfect time of year for outdoor pursuits, including hiking the area’s state parks and state forests, bicycling scenic beach towns and playing golf on one of the area’s top ranked courses. Watersports Continue reading

Published on Monday, January 27, 2020

Thanksgiving Dinner To Go For Families in South Walton & Destin

The beaches of South Walton and Destin are the perfect location to celebrate Thanksgiving. With so much to be thankful for in this scenic serene setting, here’s one more thing to be grateful for, catered Thanksgiving Dinner! Leave the cooking to our expert chefs and restaurants along the Emerald Coast and order from one of these fantastic businesses that offer Thanksgiving Dinner To Go.  The Perfect Pig:  Offering to cook Thanksgiving meal for you!  Orders must be in by November 22 and picked up before noon on November 27.  Continue reading

Published on Friday, November 22, 2019

Ringing in the New Year in Destin - New Year’s Eve Celebrations along Florida’s Emerald Coast

Are you planning to ring in the New Year in South Walton or Destin, Florida? If so, there are lots of great options for your New Year’s Eve celebration along the coast from the Destin Harbor to Miramar Beach to the towns of 30A to Panama City Beach.  Here’s a roundup of the hottest spots to welcome the New Year in Northwest Florida: Noon Year's Eve at LuLu’s (Destin) This loved local annual tradition starts early for families. The Annual Noon Year's Eve begins at 10 a.m. on New Year's Eve day, December 31. It will be Continue reading

Published on Thursday, November 14, 2019

Things to Do with Dad for Fathers Day in Destin

Are you ready to “wow” Dad this Father’s Day? We’ve learned that he does not want another shirt, hat or wallet for Father’s Day. Word on the street is that what Dad really wants for Father’s Day is to spend time with the people he loves most—his family and friends! So we’ve compiled a list of our favorite things to do in Destin with Dad to inspire Father’s Day gift ideas to make his day. Go Fishing Destin is coined the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village for good reason. With one of the largest Continue reading

Published on Monday, April 22, 2019

Find Romance with Choice of 3 Valentine’s Dinner Cruises Aboard the Solaris at Sandestin Marina

Looking for a special treat to share with the one you love for Valentine’s Day? In the Destin area, SunQuest Cruises’  SOLARIS is offering three romantic options to celebrate Valentine’ Day. Select from one of three special Valentine’s Day cruises, which depart from the Sandestin Marina. Couples will step aboard a luxurious yacht and be treated to sweeping views, romantic ambiance, delicious three- course dinner and live music. The Valentine’s Day cruise options include:  Thursday, February 14th from 7 – 10 p.m.  Friday, February Continue reading

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019

Mother's Day Brunch for Moms in Destin, Florida

Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms! Our CEO is a mom who has proven that women can be and do anything they set their mind to with hard work and perserverence. A Mom's job is hard work and we want Moms in Destin to be rewarded this Mother's Day with a meal out, no laundry and time together with those they love. We've rounded up some of our favorite Destin, Miramar Beach and Santa Rosa Beach restaurants offering a special brunch for mom to make her day even more special.   From west to east: Okaloosa Island  The Gulf Continue reading

Published on Friday, May 11, 2018

Mother's Day Brunch Cruise at Sandestin

Mother's Day is almost here. If you're in and around Destin, Florida this weekend, consider giving mom the gift of time with the family on a Solaris Cruise. The Solaris is a 125-foot yacht located at the Sandestin Marina and the captain and team have planned a very special Mother's Day Celebration for Moms on May 13, 2018.  You'll cruise the local waters while indulging in a chef-prepared lunch fit for a queen. The culinary voyage begins with Toasted French Baguettes seasoned with a signature spices. Entree options include SunQuest Continue reading

Published on Monday, May 7, 2018

Thanksgiving Weekend Events In South Walton and Destin

There is so much to be thankful for this year. Here at Newman –Dailey, we’re thankful for our pristine environment and white sandy beaches. We’re grateful for our extended family of guests and owners who entrust their beach vacations and beautiful beach homes to us. And we’re thankful for the incredible community that comes together to support families in need as well as organize wonderful events that unite our community. Once you survive Black Friday, here’s a round-up of Thanksgiving weekend events taking place on Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Solaris Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dancing Cruise at Sandestin

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day 2017? Look no further than right here in Destin, Florida.  SunQuest Cruises' Solaris  will be hosting two dinner and dancing cruises this Valentine’s Day. The romantic Solaris Yacht launches at the Sandestin Marina and features a 3 hour dinner and dancing cruise along the Choctawhatchee Bay. Dance under the stars with your valentine on the Solaris yacht from 5 PM – 8 PM on Saturday, February 11th or on Tuesday, February 14th from 7 PM – 10 PM. The crew will be serving three Continue reading

Published on Monday, February 6, 2017

Stay on 30A for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Beach Getaway

Thinking about a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day? Consider staying along Scenic Highway 30A in a cozy Newman-Dailey vacation rental. What better way to say “I love you” than a romantic weekend at the beach? With miles of sugar white sand beaches to traverse and reconnect with the one you love, South Walton’s 30A also offers charming beachside towns to explore, sidewalk cafes and Gulf-front restaurants, such as Bud & Alley’s and the  Vue on 30A . In addition, couples can enjoy romantic activities such as Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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