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Fourth of July Fireworks in Destin and South Walton

Happy Independence Day weekend and welcome to the many vacationers visiting the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida to celebrate the 4th of July along Florida’s Emerald Coast! We want to be sure everyone has a fun and safe holiday weekend. Therefore, we want to remind guests that most consumer fireworks are illegal and “not permitted” to be shot in the State of Florida. Sparklers are permitted. Locals and visitors are encouraged to enjoy the Emerald Coast’s popular professional fireworks displays at various locations along the coast (many Continue reading

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions by Destin Vacation Rental Guests

As one of Destin’s premier Association Management companies, we maintain constant contact with rental guests who are visiting our properties throughout the year. Through this, we enjoy hearing guests’ positive feedback and suggestions. We also answer commonly asked questions from rental guests during their Destin vacation.  Here are answers to frequently asked questions by guests during their Destin beach vacation: Where can we park when staying in a Destin vacation rental?  Parking is extremely limited along the beaches of South Walton Continue reading

Published on Monday, June 27, 2016

Best Places for Karaoke in Destin and South Walton

Looking to let loose in Destin and sing some of your favorite tunes? The team at Newman-Dailey has been checking out the best spots for Karaoke in Destin and South Walton to share with our guests. Yes, it’s been hard work rehearsing and singing our hearts out but our team was up for the challenge. Here’s our favorite local spots to have fun and sing Karaoke in Destin and on Hwy 30A:  Karaoke at Marie’s Bistro. Marie’s Bistro in Blue Mountain Beach on Hwy 30A is the place to be Wednesday and Saturday nights. Happy Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tips for Fishing with Kids in Destin

There is a certain joy every angler experiences when they get that undeniable tug on the line.  It doesn’t matter if it is a little pinfish or a 10 pound fighter, it’s just fun.  The Emerald Coast is teeming with opportunities to introduce kids to the pleasures of fishing. Younger children will probably fare better with beach or dock fishing while older children will certainly enjoy pier fishing and boat fishing.  Here’s some tips for fishing with kids in Destin: Be patient.  Tangles, snags, no bites and lost fish do occur, Continue reading

Published on Monday, June 20, 2016

Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day! We know how hard Dad works to take care of the family, which is why think Father’s Day is so important. A day to spoil Dad in return for all he does throughout the year. Here are some ideas of things to do with Dad in Destin on Father’s Day, June 19, 2016: FATHER'S DAY CRUISE  Solaris Father’s Day Lunch Cruise – Give Dad an experience that is as great as he is aboard SunQuest Cruises' Solaris . The Solaris yacht boasts three decks along with a chef prepared meal that is fit for a King. Enjoy the coastal breezes while Continue reading

Published on Friday, June 17, 2016

Best Seafood Markets in Destin

The team at Newman-Dailey loves to eat! We will use any excuse to get together for a good time and good eats. So, when our guests come to town we love to give recommendations on where to eat as well as the best seafood markets in Destin to create a delectable dinner within your Destin vacation rental.  Here’s our recommendations on the top seafood markets in Destin:  Blalock Seafood Market. If you are looking for a great seafood lunch or dinner option without doing all of the work, Blalock Seafood Market is there for you.  It Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

LuLu’s Celebrates One Year Anniversary in Destin

Everyone’s favorite Crazy Sista, Lucy Buffet, is celebrating the One Year Anniversary of LuLu’s Destin. We’ve loved having Lucy as a part of our community and enjoy her passion for coastal life, fresh food, and family. She’s inviting everyone out to her Bay Bash on Saturday, June 11, 2016 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. featuring free concerts throughout the day.  The event kicks off at 11 a.m. with the Lamont Landers Band followed by live musical performances by Hotel Oscar, Amanda Shaw, and Glen David Andrews Band. Located at the base of the Mid-Bay Bridge Continue reading

Published on Friday, June 10, 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

Best Places for 4th of July Fireworks in Destin

Start planning your patriotic celebration and celebrate Fourth of July in Destin. It’s a timeless tradition to spend Fourth of July at the beach or on the water. After a day at the beach, head to one of the Emerald Coast’s popular fireworks displays. Here’s a list of the best places to watch Fourth of July Fireworks around Destin:  In Fort Walton Beach : Fourth of July Celebration at Fort Walton Beach Landing In Destin: Fourth of July Celebration on the Harbor at HarborWalk Village on the Destin Harbor In Miramar Beach : Red, White and Baytowne Continue reading

Published on Friday, June 3, 2016

Things to Do in Destin-The Emerald Coast Theatre Company

A question we’re often asked is “what is there for families to do in Destin at night?” While there are attractions such as The Track with Go-Karts, games and mini-golf as well as the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin with its Adventure Zone, there are also family-friendly performances to keep families entertained long after the sun goes down.  Laugh Out Loud with the Family Comedy Improv Show This summer the Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) is staging a Family Comedy Improv Show at the Bart Rockett Theater at HarborWalk Village on the Continue reading

Published on Thursday, June 2, 2016

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