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Florida’s Harvest Wine & Food Festival, Nov. 2-5, Showcases Local Cuisine

Fall is one of our favorite seasons to eat, drink and be merry in South Walton and along Florida's Emerald Coast. We recently highlighted the Big Green Egg Cooking Competition, Eggs on the Beach, then we told you about the diverse array of local seafood at the Destin Seafood Festival, and now we’re excited to share the incredible coastal cuisine that will be featured at the Harvest Wine & Food Festival. From November 2 – 5, 2017 in the town of WaterColor on 30A, the Harvest Wine & Food Festival will celebrate a wide variety of fine wines as Continue reading

Published on Monday, September 25, 2017

October Kicks off Festival Season in Destin

October is the kick off to the fall festival season in Destin. To start the season, the first weekend in October is full of some of the locals’ favorite festivals. Festivals celebrating craft beer, Bloody Marys and seafood fill the weekend calendar. Idyll Hounds Brewery in Santa Rosa Beach hosts Houndfest, The Market Shops at Sandestin host the Bloody Mary Festival, and the Destin Harbor is home to the famous Destin Seafood Festival. Here are details so you can start planning your fabulous fall vacation. Bloody Mary Festival The Market Shops Continue reading

Published on Thursday, September 21, 2017

Big Green Egg Cooking Competition, Sept. 30

Do you love tasting a variety of delciious bites? If you answered "yes", we've got the dream event for you! An official Big Green Egg Cooking Compeititon will be held at Seascape Resort in Miramar Beach on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.   Presented by Bay Breeze Patio, Eggs on the Beach is a family-friendly event that celebrates the delicious results of cooking on the Big Green Egg while benefiting two local charities--the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast and Food for Thought. More than 30 cook teams will be smoking, grilling and baking Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Destin is Open

Updated: 9/12/17  The storm has left our area. Today, we're experiencing sunny skies and highs in the low 80's.   We are aware that the Southeast has experienced some road closures due to the storm. For those traveling to the beach, you may need to identify alternate routes. If you are going to be delayed, please call us at 1-800-225-7652 to make arrangements. Our offices are open 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  There was no storm surge and no impact to the Destin or South Walton beaches. We invite you to  view Gulf Coast Beach Cams Continue reading

Published on Thursday, September 7, 2017

Best Beach House Recipes - Perfect for Destin Vacation Rentals

One of the joys of staying in a South Walton or Destin vacation rental is the fully equipped kitchen. And while you certainly want to go out to eat some meals, it is nice to have the convenience and cost savings of preparing meals at your beach house. So as you plan your next beach vacation, you may be thinking about recipes that are easy to prepare and will feed a large group of your closest family and friends.  We recommend The Beach House Cookbook. Written by New York Times Best Selling Author Mary Kay Andrews, The Beach House Cookbook is Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Customize Your Destin Vacation with the Sip or Shop Package

We appreciate that every guest is different and we've heard the top three activities our guests come to enjoy are the beach, restaurants and shopping. Therefore, we created a fall package around these interests. The fall is a spectacular time of year along Florida’s Emerald Coast and we know when you pair it with your favorite activities, the result is a dream getaway.  Our fall SIP or SHOP Package is available with stays of three nights or more between September 5 and November 12, 2017.  The  Shop and Stay package includes Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 1, 2017

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