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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

Summer Savings on Destin Vacation Rentals Begins Aug 3

Many of our families like to enjoy one more trip to the beach before the kids go back to school and we want to make it easy (and affordable) to take an August beach vacation along the Emerald Coast. Whether you make it a return trip or simply wait to enjoy a late summer Florida beach vacation, guests who stay with Newman-Dailey between Aug. 3 and Sept. 7 will enjoy reduced rates of up to 30% off our premier South Walton and Destin vacation rentals. The water is warm for swimming and Newman-Dailey offers free and discounted watersports at partner Continue reading

Published on Friday, June 19, 2015

Free Admission to Topsail Hill State Park

Great news for our nature loving guests! Beginning in June, regular day-use admission fees to Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach will be waived through a reimbursement program administered by Visit South Walton (VSW). If you haven’t visited Topsail Hill State Park, you’re in for a treat. The park features 3.2 miles of white sand beaches with majestic dunes over 25 feet tall as wells as three rare coastal dune lakes, offering excellent freshwater fishing, yielding bass, bream, and catfish. The lakes, pristine beaches, old-growth Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, June 17-21

Whether you like to catch fish, eat fish or just watch the pros weigh fish, we think you’ll enjoy the annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, June 17-21, 2015.    Ranked the fifth richest billfish tournament in the world by Marlin Magazine , the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is held in Miramar Beach, Florida at the Sandestin Marina.  Sanctioned by the World Billfish Series and part of the International Game Fish Association Off-shore circuit, this event gives serious angling teams their shot at winning a huge pay-off. The competing Continue reading

Published on Thursday, June 11, 2015

South Walton’s Coastal Dune Lakes Featured in PBS Documentary

One of the reasons South Walton's Scenic Highway 30A is so special is that it is home to 15 rare coastal dune lakes. Lakes such as these are only found in a few other places around the world, including remote parts of Africa and Australia. Like the Florida Everglades, Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes need protection and conservation. In support of this need, Newman-Dailey recently hosted a fundraiser for two local non-profits, which provide preservation and advocacy efforts to protect these rare coastal gems. We’re pleased to report we were Continue reading

Published on Monday, June 8, 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

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