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Fourth of July Week at the Beach - Destin - South Walton - 30A

Welcome to the beach to celebrate Independence Day and treasured time with family and friends. Spending Fourth of July weekend in Destin, Florida is cherished tradition for many. Our proximity to three military bases (Hurlburt Field, Eglin Air Force Base, and Tyndall Airfore Base) makes our region especially patriotic. So whether you’re in town for a day, a week or a month, we invite you experience at least one of these special Fourth of July Celebrations.  July 1 – Rock the Docks with The Moon Lagoons On Saturday, the Moon Lagoons will rock Continue reading

Published on Friday, June 30, 2017

Mother's Day Brunch 2017 in South Walton and Destin

We're celebrating Mother’s Day 2017 and hopefully you’ve planned a special trip to the beach for Mom. Many of our guests have asked about the best places to take Mom for Mother’s Day Brunch or a family meal. Here’s our suggestions to make her day even more special.   South Walton. Marie’s Bistro - In Blue Mountain Beach, Marie’s Bistro is offering a Mother’s Day Buffet from 10am to 3pm with traditional brunch fare.  2260 West Highway 30A, Blue Mountain Beach, FL.  850 278-6856 Vue on 30A - Treat Mom to Mother’s Day Continue reading

Published on Thursday, May 11, 2017

Take a Spring Break and Come Together in a Large Destin Vacation Rental Home

Large Destin vacation rental homes with a pool are ideal for bringing the whole family together. Time together is a precious commodity and gathering several generations under one roof to spend time during the beautiful spring season is a luxury. At Newman-Dailey, we’re encouraging families to call the grandparents and extended family to take a break and come together. With our vast selection of large South Walton and Destin vacation rental homes near the beach, the only thing holding you back is coordinating everyone’s busy schedules. For those with Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Plan Your Next Celebration Vacation in Destin at Luxury Vacation Rental Home

The new way friends and family are celebrating milestone birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and life’s BIG accomplishments is with a Celebration Vacation. While some are taking exotic trips to remote locations around the world as reported in the Wall Street Journal , others are finding it more convenient and affordable to gather at a domestic vacation destination such as the beach or the mountains. For those families, we recommend celebrating in a luxury South Walton or Destin vacation rental home along the soft, white sandy shores of Florida Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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

South Walton and Destin Holiday Celebrations 2016

It’s time to begin planning for the holidays and our guests and owners look to Newman-Dailey for recommendations on holiday events and happenings along the Emerald Coast. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of the best Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s Eve events planned along the Emerald Coast for 2016: Holiday Parades We love a parade and the holidays are no exception. Starting on Dec. 10, the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin welcomes Playground Music Center’s “A Tuba Christmas” with more than 30 brass instruments playing holiday classics Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 14, 2016

Run or Walk in a 5K This Weekend

Looking for a fun activity for the weekend? Consider making your way to Destin and South Walton for a half marathon or 5K that will leave you feeling great for good cause! With great weather and great causes, it’s hard to sit at home when you could be at the beach. Here's two Northwest Florida races this weekend:  2nd Annual LuLu’s Marlin 5K(Oct. 22).  Register now for this fun, family race through Kelly Plantation. Pre-Registered Runners may pick up their packets the night before at LuLu's at the base of the Mid-Bay Bridge behind Continue reading

Published on Monday, October 17, 2016

First Annual 30A Blue Crab Festival, Oct. 8

Who loves blue crabs? We do! We're excited to announce the first Annual 30A Blue Craab Festival will be held at  Trebeache in Blue Mountain Beach, Oct. 8, 2016. One of our favorite local restaurants, Trebeache, is located in Redfish Village near many of our Blue Mountain Beach rentals, including Sanctuary at Redfish . The 30A Blue Crab Fest will feature local food, music & art, and celebrates the 30A lifestyle. This event will benefit the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA). SWARA is dedicated to deploying & monitoring publicly Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 30, 2016

New Destin Restaurants Opening Fall 2016

We're often asked…"What's new in Destin?” and “Where should we go to eat?” So we’ve combined these frequently asked questions to update you on the new South Walton and  Destin restaurants opening this fall 2016.   Destin Love Shack Comes to the Destin Harbor The Destin Love Shack is a laid-back, open air dining spot in the heart of the Destin Harbor.  A new Fusion Bistro that offers a wide variety of dishes and natural juices. Entrees are seasonal, taking advantage of the freshest ingredients available. A Tiki and a Craft Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tax Day Blues – Let a Destin Vacation Lift Your Spirits

Tax day is coming quickly, which often results in the Tax Day blues. A great way to lift your spirits is with a Destin vacation and the Emerald Coast’s best spirits (the kind you order at a bar.) At Newman-Dailey, we are skilled at making people happy and one way is with great recommendations. Here’s our suggestions for some of the best liquid spirits at our favorite South Walton and  Destin restaurants : Vue on 30A Our friends at the Vue on 30A know that craft cocktails are trending and they have upped their game. Blending fresh and exotic Continue reading

Published on Friday, April 8, 2016

Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruises at Sandestin

Looking for a romantic evening during Valentine’s Day weekend along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida? Our friends at SunQuest Cruises have created a special dinner an dancing cruise aboard the SOLARIS yacht. Couples can select from one of two cruises, from 5-8 p.m., either Saturday, Feb. 13 or Sunday, Feb. 14. Guests will enjoy a chef-prepared meal while cruising into the moonlight on the sparkling waters of Choctawhatchee Bay. The chef will be preparing a special three-course, including Smoked Tomato and Basil Soup, Filet Mignon, Continue reading

Published on Friday, January 22, 2016

Every Christmas Story Ever Told Along Florida's Emerald Coast

Are you in need of a final touch of Christmas cheer to really make it feel like the holidays? For those staying in South Walton and Destin this month, we have a suggestion... enjoy “ Every Christmas Story Ever Told .” Nobody can resist feeling joyful after watching the holiday production of “Every Christmas Story Ever Told” by the talented actors at the Seaside Repertory Theater. A holiday tradition, the cast of three delight audiences with their rendition of the most beloved Christmas stories. As an added bonus, audience participation brings Continue reading

Published on Monday, December 21, 2015

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. Each reef structure is constructed Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 24, 2015

4th of July at the Beach Dominica at Port of Call Available

This weekend Americans will celebrate the 4th of July and our nation’s independence. Where will you be? If you’re considering a last minute getaway to the beaches of South Walton, there are only a couple of rentals remaining. In fact, you can make someone else’s loss your gain. A last minute cancellation has left Dominca at Port of Call the week of the 4th of July! This beautiful 6 bedroom rental home in Miramar Beach sleeps up to 16. So bring friends and family for a Fourth of July beach getaway that will allow you to relax and Continue reading

Published on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Finding the Best Destin Vacation Rental

Finding the perfect South Walton or Destin vacation rental can be one of the most challenging and important parts of planning your Destin beach vacation. But when you find the perfect rental, everything else just falls in place. That’s why our team of experienced vacation specialists are here to simplify the process and help guests find the luxury rental home or condo that is ideal for their group. At Newman-Dailey our diverse inventory of rentals at every price point ensures there is the something for everyone. For example, those with a large group Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Bud & Alley's Adds Farm-to-Table Breakfast Menu

Looking for a new breakfast spot in South Walton? Look no further, Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant on Scenic Highway 30A in Seaside, FL has added a farm-to-table inspired breakfast menu to its already popular lunch and dinner offerings. The Bud & Alley’s culinary team traveled the coast and throughout New York City sampling various breakfasts and brunches before finalizing the breakfast experience they wanted to serve at Bud & Alley’s. The farm-to-table breakfast menu features a twist on Bud & Alley’s favorites such as the Crab Cake Benedict along Continue reading

Published on Monday, June 22, 2015

Top 30A Event, Digital Grafiti, June 5 & 6

If you’re in South Walton this weekend, you’re in for a real treat! It’s the annual Digital Graffiti Festival in Alys Beach (and there is nothing quite like it anywhere in the world)! As one of the leading South Walton June events, Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is a one-of-a-kind projection art festival where artists use the latest digital technologies to project their original digital works of art onto the iconic white walls of Alys Beach on Scenic Hwy 30A. For Friday and Saturday night, Alys Beach opens its doors, courtyards and pedestrian paths Continue reading

Published on Thursday, June 4, 2015

15 Benefits of a Vacation Rental at the Beach

When researching a family vacation, there are many considerations, including where to stay. While many travelers immediately think of staying in a hotel, some families, including the Turners, have discovered the many benefits of staying in a vacation rental. Jessica Turner is a mom, a wife, a full-time working professional who loves spending time with loved ones and making time for her passions. She recently published her first book, "The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You”, and has enjoyed staying in beach vacation rentals around the South Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Staying in a South Walton Rental? Enjoy Dinner Delivered to Your Door

You’ve had a full day at the beach in South Walton . Maybe enjoyed a little shopping … okay, a lot of shopping. Now you’re back in your cool, comfortable South Walton vacation rental and all you want to do is relax. Well, actually you want to relax and enjoy dinner from your favorite restaurant. Until recently, that would have been a bit of a dilemma. Now you can call   Brozinni's Pizzeria and have your favorite pizza delivered right to your door!  Delivery is available seven days a week from 11 am - 9 p.m. Simply place your order online Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Absolutely Fabulous South Walton Beach Packages

Fall is a best kept secret along Florida's Gulf Coast. The water is still warm enough for swimming, temperatures are comfortable, and summer crowds are a distant memory. The Autumn sunsets in South Walton are spectacular and an abundance of fall events are an added bonus. With busy fall schedules, we know that sometimes it is hard to find the time to get away so we're giving you an excuse with our "Absolutely Fabulous Fall Getaway" packages that are irresistible. We've designed these packages for a variety of interests. Whether getting away Continue reading

Published on Thursday, September 5, 2013

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