Shopping for the Holidays in Destin

As we welcome the holiday season, many of our guests are asking for recommendations for the best shops in Destin with one-of-a-kind items for a special gift for a friend or a loved one. Along Florida's Emerald Coast, we’re lucky to have many locally-owned, small businesses that carry unique, limited-quantity and hand-made items that are perfect for gift giving. Here’s some of our recommendations for gift ideas when shopping in the South Walton and Destin area:  QUEORK. Our friend Amanda Dailey brought QUEORK to the Emerald Coast Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 28, 2016

Black Friday Shopping in Destin, Give the Gift of a Destin Vacation

Families around the country are preparing for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season. The challenge for many is what to buy for the family member that has it all. Research shows experiential gifts are what many family members want. According the National Retail Federation (NRF) 2015 holiday spending survey, about 37 percent would like to receive an experiential gift. In support of this 2016 gift giving trend, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties has introduced the Destin vacation rental gift certificate , which also includes special Continue reading

Published on Friday, November 18, 2016

Best Shopping in Destin & 30A

The Destin and South Walton including Miramar Beach and the neighborhoods along Scenic Highway 30A have some of the best shopping in the country. This 26-mile stretch features one of the best premium outlets for luxury brands as well as lots of boutiques and art galleries for one-of-a-kind finds.  Here's a list of shopping areas from east to west: Pier Park Located in Panama City Beach, Pier Park features 124 stores, including Target, Forever 21, Dillards, JCPenneys and Marshalls, as well as dining and entertainment options, including movie Continue reading

Published on Monday, June 6, 2016

Whole Foods Market Opens In Destin, April 20

As promised, we're keeping you updated with details regarding the  Whole Foods Market coming to Destin, Florida. Yes, we're excited to report that the nation’s leading natural and organic food retailer is opening a store in Destin on April 20, 2016. The 35,520-square-footstore will be located at 4402 Legendary Drive, just east of Destin Commons.     Every Whole Foods Market is unique in that it represents the community it serves. Some of the Destin gems include:   The Lucky Catch Bar and Bites , a lively Southern cuisine Continue reading

Published on Monday, April 11, 2016

Guide to Holiday Shopping in Destin and South Walton

The holidays are upon us and finding the perfect gift for family and friends is on many of our minds. Destin has always been known for great shopping. The Emerald Coast features three signature outdoor shopping plazas in Destin : Destin Commons, Silver Sands Premium Outlets and Grand Boulevard, which are filled with named brand stores sure to please many on your holiday shopping list. But for those looking for that unusual, quirky, or just authentically coastal gift for someone special, here are three recommendations for fun, quirky gift boutiques Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 23, 2015

2015 South Walton Fashion Week, Oct. 7-10

When someone says Fashion Week, most think of metropolitan cities such as New York and Paris. But now fashionistas can enjoy the fun of viewing the latest fall fashions right here along the beaches of Northwest Florida! South Walton Fashion Week (SWFW) was created in 2013 by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton Countyas a way to showcase South Walton’s popular and growing fashion scene while raising funds for the organization’s Art For All Program, which provides much-needed funding to artists, students, teachers and arts organizations. The 3rd Annual Continue reading

Published on Friday, October 2, 2015

Crossings at Inlet Beach Opens in South Walton

What’s new in South Walton? We're frequently asked this question and lately it has been hard to keep up with all the new developments in South Walton and along Hwy 30A.  Most recently, the “Crossings at Inlet Beach” celebrated their grand opening. South Walton’s newest upscale shopping center, Crossings at Inlet Beach features a variety of home decor and design stores, including Beach Blinds, Draperies & More, Tassels Furniture & Design, Lighting by Lavonne, Mattress Now, Rug Island, and Stone & Tile Design as well as a new UPS Store. The Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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 mantels and one-of-a-kind Continue reading

Published on Thursday, July 16, 2015

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 pristine shores and complete Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 10, 2015

New Retail Stores Coming to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

We’re not sure who is more excited about the news—locals or guests. Grand Boulevard at Sandestin recently announced it will welcome three national retailers to serve Northwest Florida, including Anthropologie, Vineyard Vines and J. McLaughlin. While we are spoiled with fabulous boutiques offering one-of-a-kind apparel as well as Silver Sands Premium Outlets for designer name brands, there are some national retailers that we would happily welcome to South Walton and these stores indeed make the list. First up, the classic, nautical styles of J. McLaughlin Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Florida Tax Free Holiday - Shop & Save in Destin

Get ready for back to school while enjoying your Destin Vacation! For our guests checking in this week, you can also take advantage of the Florida Sales Tax Holiday, August 1-3, 2014. Under the Florida Sales Tax holiday, no tax is applied for the purchase of any article of clothing, wallet, handbag or backpack, which is priced under $100.   At Silver Sands Premium Outlets in Miramar Beach, customers will enjoy tax free shopping in addition to the incredible savings of 25% - 65% off retail prices at 110 designer and name brand outlet stores Continue reading

Published on Monday, July 28, 2014

Destin Commons Expands – QUEORK Opens

If you haven’t been to Destin, Florida lately, you’ll be surprised by the incredible expansion at Destin Commons . Shopping in Destin, Florida just got better! With more than 20 new retailers and the new Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl and Grill , there are even more options for shopping, dining and entertainment. Uncle Buck’s features a 16-lane bowling alley, a seafood restaurant, a 60-seat bar with a sunken ship display above it, and a billiards room fashioned after pool star Jeanette Lee. The 100,000 square foot addition to the outdoor mall will ultimately Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Destin Labor Day Deals

August has arrived and with it comes summer's last splash. So don't let summer slip away without one more trip to the beach! Plan a trip now through Labor Day and enjoy late summer deals  on our Destin vacation rentals . Celebrate Labor Day at the beach and enjoy savings of up to 30% off premier South Walton rentals, Destin beach condos, Destin resorts and beach rental homes. In addition to fun, sun and sand, there are lots of 2013 Labor Day Emerald Coast events and activities. Harbor Walk Village kicks off its Labor Weekend Celebration Continue reading

Published on Friday, August 2, 2013

Shopping in Destin for Florida Tax Holiday, Aug 2-4

We know shopping in Destin is more fun when you're enjoying BIG savings. Visit the beach during the Florida Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 2-4, 2013 and enjoy tax free shopping on clothing, footwear and select accessories under $75. The tax free savings will be enhanced by back to school sales taking place at many stores throughout South Walton and Destin, Fla. From Silver Sands Premium Outlets , which offers 25% to 65% off at its designer and name brand outlet stores to Destin Commons diverse array of stores and boutiques, Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 19, 2013

Cyber Monday Deals in Destin

Today is Cyber Monday and TripShock has gathered some of the best Cyber Monday deals in Destin , highlighting special discounts on area attractions, including dolphin & history cruises, deep sea fishing and dinner cruises aboard the Solaris. We anticipate there will still be some friends and family on your list even after Cyber Monday concludes so Newman-Dailey created the Holiday Shop & Stay promotion just for you. The beach is the perfect place to complete your holiday shopping. With area boutiques, galleries and the Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 26, 2012

Thanksgiving Shopping Deals in Destin

We're gearing up for our favorite Thanksgiving traditions in Destin, Fla. One of the area's most anticipated annual events is Silver Sands Premium Outlets Midnight Madness Sale. At 12:01 a.m. on Friday November 23, each store will open with unbelievable sales and savings. As the nation's largest designer factory outlet, this sale features incredible deals on designer merchandise. As an added bonus, hourly prizes and food and drink specials by restaurants, including Carraba's and Cheeseburger in Paradise, make this a really Continue reading

Published on Friday, November 16, 2012

Florida Sales Tax Holiday - Aug. 3-5

Do you like to multi-task? Do enjoy checking several things off your list at once? Here's your chance. Combine a late summer beach vacation with back to school shopping. Stay at one of Newman-Dailey's premier South Walton or Destin Vacation rentals the first weekend in August and get great deals on back to school clothes and supplies while enjoying a fun and relaxing beach vacation. Beginning Friday, Aug. 3 through midnight Sunday, Aug. 5, customers will not be taxed on clothing, footwear Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 20, 2012

Destin is a Shoppers Delight

It's a great time to get hit the streets of Destin, FL for a some retail therapy.   For starters, it is Silver Sands Factory Stores 20th Anniversary and they are enticing us with 20 Reasons to Shop!Of course, we only needed one. Here's our favorite: Enjoy additional savings when you join the Silver Sands new VIP Club, and gain access to online exclusive coupons AND a voucher for a free Platinum Rewards coupon book good for up to $800 in discounts. Don't forget to register each week for Silver Sands " 20 weeks of Giveways ." This week's Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, June 12, 2012

'Tis the Season to Shop

Do you still have friends and family members on your list that you haven't found the perfect gift for? It may be time to visit the quaint shops and galleries around South Walton and Destin, FL. Located just west of Seagrove on Scenic Hwy 30A in Seaside, The Shops of Ruskin feature unique boutiques and art galleries. Each store sells a variety of arts-related offerings and one-of-a-kind fine art paintings, prints, jewelry, garden objects and clothing. “The 12 Shops of Christmas” may have just ended but the festive Continue reading

Published on Thursday, December 15, 2011

Cyber Monday

We love Cyber Monday! There are so many great deals to be had from the comfort and convenience of your computer or mobile device. So in honor of Cyber Monday, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties is featuring the  ultimate gift...A Destin Beach Vacation! Purchase a Newman-Dailey gift certificate this week* and receive 10 percent off. The certificate can be purchased in any increment and is good toward any Newman-Dailey rental property, from gulf front condos to luxury homes. So lose the Monday blues by giving the gift of fun, sun and Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 28, 2011

Winter Shop & Stay Package Available Now

Continuing with our win, save, fun theme, today we want to help you SAVE. With the holidays upon us, there is nothing we love more than a great deal. So we've created a travel deal that we think will make you smile. Stay with us at the beach and we'll give you a gift card to do some holiday shopping at Silver Sands Factory Stores.    Book a two-night stay at one of our premier beach vacation rentals during November or December and we'll give you a $50 gift card to Silver Sands Factory Stores. For our beach-loving friends Continue reading

Published on Thursday, November 17, 2011

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