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Happy Hanukkah Celebrating in Destin

Happy Hanukkah! Celebrating in Destin

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017

Happy Hanukkah! Celebrating the festival of lights along the Emerald Coast is annual tradition for many. From the Grand Menorah Lighting at HarborWalk Village to services at the local Synagogue, Beth Israel, to uniting with family and friends along our white sandy shores, many families enjoy gathering in Destin for the holidays. Join the local Jewish community at  Chabad of the Emerald Coast , where everyone is welcome - regardless of affiliation...


Holiday Gift Ideas  Give the Gift of a Destin Beach Vacation

Holiday Gift Ideas - Give the Gift of a Destin Beach Vacation

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017

Are you searching for gift ideas for those hard to buy for family members on your holiday gift list? If so, consider giving the gift of a Destin beach vacation rental. This is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only will you give a loved one something to look forward to in 2018 but once they arrive and enjoy an incredible beach vacation, they’ll be thanking you for years to come. The best part is you'll get more for your money. Gift Certificates...


Best Beach Portrait Photographers in the Destin Area

Best Beach Portrait Photographers in the Destin Area

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2017

One of the joys of a Destin beach vacation is capturing the moments and memories that will last a lifetime. To help ensure this special moment in time is remembered forever, many families enjoy scheduling a beach portrait session with a professional photographer. There are dozens of photographers along the Emerald Coast and each has a different specialty. Here are some of the best beach portrait photographers depending on your budget and goals: Best...


Jade East Towers in Destin Coined Panhandle Bliss

Jade East Towers in Destin Coined Panhandle Bliss

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017

Jade East Towers in the heart of Destin is great for families but don’t just take our word for it. Freelance writer, Suzanne Ferrara, visited the upscale Gulf-front condominium resort earlier this year and wrote about her experiences for a variety of publications. Each one of the spacious two-bedroom condominiums features a large balcony overlooking the beach. With the sugar white sand beaches just steps away, guests are also treated to amenities...


Annual Festival of the Arts in Destin, Oct 2829

Annual Festival of the Arts in Destin, Oct 28-29

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017

One of the things we love about Destin is the many traditions and annual events. We’ve been enjoying the daily weigh in’s as part of the Destin Fishing Rodeo, which has been taking place in October in Destin since 1948. Over the years local interests have evolved from fishing and agriculture to an appreciation for culture and the arts. In 1995 the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation was formed, and hosted the first Destin Arts Festival. The popularity of...


Best Sandcastle Builder in Destin

Best Sandcastle Builder in Destin

Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017

Looking for a fun activity for your next Destin vacation? Consider a sandcastle building lesson by Beach Sand Sculptures . They have been a Newman-Dailey partner for many years and have hosted our staff and many of our guests for a two hour sand sculpture lesson that is fun and rewarding. Beach Sand Sculptures Founder Rick Mungeam tells us the number one question he hears from beachgoers is “How did you do that?” so he offers classes to show...


October Kicks off Festival Season in Destin

October Kicks off Festival Season in Destin

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017

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...


Spiny Lobsters in Destin by Colin Kirkwood

Spiny Lobsters in Destin by Colin Kirkwood

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017

Have you heard of hunting for spiny lobsters in Destin? Neither had we until Newman-Dailey Real Estate Agent Colin Kirkwood enlightened us. We learned that he has been hunting for spiny lobsters for most of his life. From as far as the Country of Panama to The Bahamas and from Key West to Marathon Key, all the way up through the Southeastern coasts of Florida, Colin has searched the waters for spiny lobsters, and he tells us that hunting for spiny...


Destin is Open

Destin is Open

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017

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...


Customize Your Destin Vacation with the Sip or Shop Package

Customize Your Destin Vacation with the Sip or Shop Package

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017

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...

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