Guide to Spring Break in Destin, Florida

Spring is in the air! With the warming temperatures, we’re all ready to get back outdoors. If you haven’t planned your spring beach break, now is the time. Here’s our Guide to Spring Break in Destin with a look at spring events, special offers and happenings to help you plan the best spring break ever along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida: Best Things to Do in Destin for Spring Break If you're planning a visit to Destin, Florida for spring break, you've made a great choice. There are so many fun activities both Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 11, 2024

Make Your Winter Holidays Brighter With Our Winter Holiday Sale

Stand up to the “winter blues” with fresh air and sunshine! Now through Feb. 29, 2024, beach lovers can save $25/night up to $100 savings on 4 nights on a winter getaway. The best part is that sunny offer is good for holidays too! Consider escaping the dreary winter weather and take advantage of the following:  Getaway for New Year’s Eve South Walton and Destin, Florida is a great location to ring in the New Year! With a variety of celebrations held around town at mid-day, in the evening and at midnight, young and old Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, December 26, 2023

New Year's Eve Happenings along beaches of 30A, Miramar Beach & Destin, Florida

The time has come to say goodbye to this year, and ring in the New Year! For those staying in Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach and Destin, Florida on Dec. 31, here’s a round-up of New Year’s Eve 2024 celebrations to ring in the New Year in style. Baytowne Countdown The Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-the-year celebration is an evening to remember, with two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy a family-friendly evening with face painting, kids activities, and LIVE music on the Baytowne LIVE stage 6 p.m. &ndash Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Thanksgiving Feasts In South Walton and Destin, Florida

We love welcoming families to the beach for Thanksgiving. There is much to be grateful for including our many local restaurants who are offering a Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings. Whether you’re looking for a sit-down meal or meal to-go options, there’s something for everyone at the beach.  DESTIN The Crab Trap, Destin The Crab Trap invites you to give thanks on the beach in Destin. The Gulf-front restaurant is open Thanksgiving Day from 11am-7pm. Seating is first come, first serve and the restaurant will feature a traditional Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Beaches of South Walton Among the Top Places to Travel In December & Beyond

Are you looking for the best places to travel in December and beyond? As locals, we are blessed to live alongside some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. That said, it’s reassuring to know that respected publications such as Conde Nast Traveler, Southern Living, and Good Housekeeping Magazine also recognize the Emerald Coast among the best places to travel in December and in the coming year. Here’s a look at how our beaches rank: Best Places to Travel in December - #7 South Walton Good Housekeeping Magazine recently ranked Continue reading

Published on Monday, December 26, 2022

Holiday Happenings & Christmas Meals In South Walton & Destin, Fl

There’s no better place to celebrate the holidays than at the beach. Whether you want to enjoy twinkling lights and holiday decorations or ring in the New Year with champagne and delicious food, there’s something for everyone in Northwest Florida.  CHRISTMAS REFLECTIONS Orchestrated by the City of DeFuniak Springs, Christmas Reflections is an annual, month-long display in December of 10 million Christmas lights around historic Lake DeFuniak. Hosted nightly from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Address: 3 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Fla. Continue reading

Published on Friday, December 23, 2022

Best Things to Do for Spring Break in Destin, Florida

Destin, Florida is one of the most popular spring break destinations for families with children and teens. Destin’s soft white sand beaches and emerald green waters provide a playground for all ages in an expansive outdoor setting. Beyond the beach, there are a variety of activities and experiences that will allow everyone in your group to have fun! In addition, when you stay with Newman-Dailey, you'll enjoy FREE activities with each day of your stay. Here’s a list of our favorite things to do in Destin for Spring Break. Stand Up Continue reading

Published on Monday, February 1, 2021

Coastal New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

As we say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021 with open arms, this is a great time to start healthy habits for the New Year. We’ve all made resolutions in year’s past that don’t always come to fruition so this year, we’ve created a list of resolutions for your next Destin vacation that we think will bring you joy and jump start a healthier happier you. Try Something New on Your Next Visit to Destin If you are a foodie, it could be trying a new South Walton or Destin restaurant. Or if you love to cook, rent a vacation rental Continue reading

Published on Thursday, January 7, 2021

Best Things to Do in Destin for the Holidays

While 2020 has taught us to expect the unexpected, the team at Newman-Dailey knows that annual traditions provide comfort in the midst of chaos. Therefore, we've gathered some of our favorite things to do in Destin for the holidays that have become annual holiday traditions for many. The team at Newman-Dailey wants to help keep your traditions alive and maybe even start some new ones. Our private, vacation rental homes and condominiums provide a safe, sanitized home away from home through our enhanced cleaning standards, allowing your family to Continue reading

Published on Friday, October 16, 2020

2018 Memorial Day Week Update for Destin, Florida

First and foremost, we would like to honor and thank ALL active and retired military members for your dedication and service. We enjoy so many freedoms due to your service. From all of us at Newman-Dailey, we send a BIG heartfelt “Thank you!”   We are looking forward to welcoming our extended family of guests from around the country to spend time relaxing and reconnecting along our shores. We know some of you have questions regarding your upcoming stay so we’ve done our best to highlight answers for the most frequently asked Continue reading

Published on Thursday, May 24, 2018

Moms Just Wanna Have Fun in Destin for Mother's Day

Motherhood can be exhausting. That’s why Anna Jarvis helped make Mother's Day an official U.S. Holiday in 1914. Moms give so much and what do they get in return? Runny noses, dirty clothes and tons of thankless tasks. So what does mom want for Mother’s Day? We know she wants to relax and have fun.   In fact, the “State of Fun” survey commissioned by the shoe brand Crocs, which polled 2,200 U.S. moms, revealed mothers are not having enough fun. As many as 79 percent of mothers reported that they are yearning for Continue reading

Published on Thursday, February 15, 2018

2017 Emerald Coast Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Weekend is here. And if your family is looking for a fun and festive Easter Egg Hunt, there is an abundance of Easter Egg Hunts in the South Walton and Destin area.  April 15: City of Destin Easter Egg Hunt The City of Destin’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 15, beginning 9:15 a.m.at the Morgan Sports Center. The Easter Egg Hunt is for youth ages 12 and under. There will be a special egg hunting zone for Crawlers & Toddlers, along with a visit from the Easter Bunny. Map the location April 15: Grayton Continue reading

Published on Thursday, April 13, 2017

Moms Just Wanna Have Fun on a Destin Beach Vacation for Mother's Day

With Mother’s Day nearing, it is time to start planning. What would mom want? From our experience, Moms just wanna have fun and a South Walton or Destin vacation is the place to give her a great time. Whether you whisk mom away from chores for a long-weekend with the family along our sandy shores or you present mom a gift certificate to gather at the beach with her best friends, she will be grateful. In addition, Newman-Dailey is featuring a special promotion for Mother's Day featuring 10% off beach vacation rentals for stays of three nights Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

8 Best Holiday Happy Hours in Grand Boulevard

What better way to enjoy this holiday season than with a cocktail after a long day of shopping? ‘Tis the season to treat yourself and friends to some delicious treats without breaking the bank. Save the money for the shopping, and grab the real deals at these holiday happy hours in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin . All of these locations are sprinkled throughout the Grand Boulevard Shopping Center.   Cantina Laredo Happy Hour happens every day at Cantina Laredo at Sandestin from 4 PM- 7 PM. $2 domestic beer, $3 imported beer, $4 well drinks Continue reading

Published on Friday, December 9, 2016

Shopping for the Holidays in Destin

As we welcome the holiday season, many of our guests are asking for recommendations for the best shops in Destin with one-of-a-kind items for a special gift for a friend or a loved one. Along Florida's Emerald Coast, we’re lucky to have many locally-owned, small businesses that carry unique, limited-quantity and hand-made items that are perfect for gift giving. Here’s some of our recommendations for gift ideas when shopping in the South Walton and Destin area:  QUEORK. Our friend Amanda Dailey brought QUEORK to the Emerald Coast Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 28, 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 Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 14, 2016

Top Reasons to Celebrate Labor Day in Destin

Don’t let summer slip away without a beach vacation (or two). You deserve a Labor Day beach getaway! Did you know that the average employee in the U.S. works 47 hours per week and 40% of employees report working 50 or more hours per week? If that’s not enough to convince you that you deserve a break, here are a few reasons to plan a Labor Day getaway to Destin:   To Relax. The beach is the perfect place to rest and relax. Lounging on the sugar white sand beaches listening to the waves lap the shore is a great way to recharge Continue reading

Published on Thursday, August 4, 2016

Give Dad the Gift of Father's Day in Destin

Looking for a creative and personalized Father’s Day gift for Dad? Consider giving him the BEST Father’s Day gift ever—time with family on a Destin beach vacation!  Whether Dad enjoys being active or simply relaxing, the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Fla. have something for everyone.    Depending on Dad’s interests, here’s suggestions for things to do in Destin : Beach Time While there are plenty of ways to stay active in Destin, Dad may just want to enjoy relaxing on the beach, building sandcastles Continue reading

Published on Friday, May 13, 2016

Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate Mother's Day at the Beach in South Walton and Destin, Florida

Mom deserves a break, and now is the perfect time to show her love and appreciation. At Newman-Dailey, we specialize in celebrating family time. Our comfortable 30A, Miramar Beach, Crystal Beach and Destin vacation rentals provide the perfect home away from home to relax and reconnect with family. Our guests consistently tell us that their beach getaway provided their family with much-needed quality time together. If you're still not convinced a beach vacation is the best Mother's Day Gift for Mom, here are our top 5 reasons to whisk Mom away to Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 17, 2016

Best family spring break beach vacation

While many families are searching for the best family spring break destination, we’re helping vacationers navigate the best weeks to visit. Our visitors already know that Destin is one of the best family spring break vacations in the U.S. and you always have a friend at the beach with Newman-Dailey. We take pride in being Destin locals and helping visitors uncover the best weeks and the best rates for a spring beach getaway. Here’s the scoop: Get ahead of the pack Families will benefit from making plans early and visiting prior Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Valentine’s Weekend Events Around Destin

There has never been a better time to celebrate Valentine’s Day in South Walton and Destin, Florida. Whether you’re seeking a romantic celebration for two or fun activities with friends and family, there is something for everyone this Valentine’s Weekend. Here’s some highlights: Sandestin Gumbo Festival, Saturday 2/13 A fun way to spice up the Valentine’s Day weekend is to attend the 27th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival.  Sample a variety of gumbo from 14 Gulf Coast restaurants and vote your favorite in the &ldquo Continue reading

Published on Thursday, February 11, 2016

Valentine’s Day Beach Getaway to Destin

Do you want to show the one you love that they are special? The best way to do this is to whisk that person away to the sugar-white sand beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to surprise that special someone with a Destin beach vacation. As a bonus, take advantage of our Winter Holiday Special for $25 OFF/night (up to $100 savings). For those who want to make the romantic getaway exceptional, we've compiled 5 tips to make your Valentine’s Day getaway extra special: Select a cozy vacation rental Continue reading

Published on Thursday, January 14, 2016

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 in Destin

It’s hard to believe we’ll soon be ringing in 2016! Where will you be welcoming the New Year? If you’re still undecided, consider renting a South Walton or Destin vacation rental for your New Year's Eve celebration. New Year’s Eve events in Destin are abundant and ringing in 2016 along Florida’s Emerald Coast is a fun way to welcome the New Year. Here’s a round-up of the hottest spots to say farewell to 2015 and ring in 2016 in and around Destin. New Year’s Eve Street Party at HarborWalk Village Enjoy Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Top Reasons to Celebrate the Winter Holidays in Destin

It’s time to start planning for the winter holidays, and Destin, Florida provides families a fantastic location for a fun and enviable coastal holiday celebration. Whether you're seeking a location for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's Eve, here are some of the top reasons to celebrate the holidays in Destin, Florida: Destin Vacation Rentals Provide a Comfortable Home for the Holidays. From spacious beach homes and comfortable condos to cozy townhomes and villas, Newman-Dailey's vast array of  Destin vacation rentals can accommodate Continue reading

Published on Monday, October 19, 2015

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