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The Beach, Yoga, Whole Foods Equals A New You

While many of our guests don’t want to see summer come to an end, the team at Newman-Dailey is looking forward to the fall. The autumn is one of the most spectacular seasons to be along Florida’s Emerald Coast. Cool coastal breezes, soft white sand beaches and beautiful emerald waters are complemented by spectacular sunsets and the flitter of Monarch Butterflies.  As an added bonus, we’re introducing our Be Complete Beach Retreat package *. Available with stays of three nights or more from Sept. 5 through Oct. 31, 2016, the package combines Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 29, 2016

Best Ice Cream Treats in Destin

Hot summer days call for cold treats and nothing tastes better than a cold ice cream treat at the beach. The Destin area has many types of frozen treats. From homemade ice cream and frozen custard to frozen yogurt and Dippin’ Dots to sorbet and gelato, there is no shortage of cold, refreshing snacks to cool you down on a hot day. Here’s our list of best ice cream treats in Destin:  Bruster’s in Destin It may be a nationwide chain, but it’s become a tradition to many families visiting Destin. In fact, Bruster&rsquo Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 22, 2016

Gulf Place announces 2016 Summer Camps

Looking for a fun activity for kids on your South Walton vacation? Check out the 2016 summer camps and workshops at Gulf Place, held now through August 8, 2016. Hosted by the Artists at Gulf Place and 30A Learning Academy, the interactive workshops and adventure camps keep kids engaged and active. Art Workshops . The Artists at Gulf Place will host an array of art workshops Monday through Friday in the Artist Colony beginning immediately. Workshops include Paint and Press T-Shirts with Jeffre Behm, Footprints in the Sand with Amanda Fagan, Starfish Continue reading

Published on Thursday, July 21, 2016

Protect Yourself from Real Estate Fraud

Searching for the perfect home or rental property in Destin, Florida is an exciting journey and the end reward can be extremely gratifying. However, as with any transaction, there are risks. The team of real estate agents at Newman-Dailey has been following the growing national trend of real estate fraud. In fact, last fall the National Association of Realtors began seeing this trend and warned its members of the resurgence of a 2012 e-mail scam preying on buyers nearing the closing of their deal. We are working to spread the word with our clients Continue reading

Published on Monday, July 18, 2016

Best Craft Beer and Breweries in Destin and South Walton

Here along Florida's Emerald Coast, craft breweries are celebrating a growing fan base. While Maguire’s Irish Pub was the first to serve up its own locally brewed beer more than 25 years ago, there are now a variety of breweries producing micro-brews in South Walton, Destin and Ft. Walton Beach. Here’s a list of the best craft beers and breweries along the Emerald Coast: Idyll Hounds Brewing Company This local brewery is located in Santa Rosa Beach in the heart of South Walton. Idyll Hounds founder Frasier Hansen has been Continue reading

Published on Thursday, July 14, 2016

Hidden Dunes Cottages are a Great Escape

Are you ready for an escape? One of the best places to escape the demands of life is Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort. Nestled among the scrub oak trees, this hidden oasis in Miramar Beach may be just what the family needs to relax and reconnect. While the gulf-front condos provide expansive views of the beach, there is no better place to get away from it all than Hidden Dunes cottages nestled in natural foliage. Hidden Dunes Cottage 224 is one of the many premier cottages available for rent. This cozy two-bedroom, two-bath cottage makes a Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Best Family Attractions in South Walton and along Hwy 30A

As any local will tell you, there’s more to South Walton and Hwy 30A than our infamous sugar white sand beaches and turquoise water. There is so much to be discovered for every age and every interest. When planning your next beach vacation, here are some of the top things to do with families in South Walton and along Hwy 30A:  Grayton Beach State Park and Turtle Reef The Grayton Beach Artificial Reef is one of the newest attractions to come to South Walton. You can access it from Grayton Beach State Park. This underwater attraction can be explored Continue reading

Published on Thursday, July 7, 2016

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