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Beach Vacation Check List

Beach Vacation Check List It’s time to start thinking about your beach vacation. While Santa checks his list in December, you’re going to want to update your packing list with must have items before you head to the Emerald Coast. Whether you’re coming for a week or a weekend, you’ll need everything on the list!…

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May 1, 2021

5 Easy Ways Kids (And Adults) Can Participate in Earth Day

When comes to advocating for and protecting the environment, kids are leading the way. Actively fostering environmental stewardship today will lead to a cleaner, greener, tomorrow, and there are a number of ways families can positively impact the environment- even when on vacation. Leave Nothing Behind: We have all heard the proverb, “Take nothing but…

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April 22, 2021

Ethical Dolphin Rescue and Rehabilitation Efforts

The heartwarming tale of Winter and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium brought significant and well-deserved attention to the non-profit’s mission of rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing marine life, including dolphins. Organizations like these are dedicated to responding to marine emergencies and work with agencies like NOAA and use guidelines established by the Marine Mammal Protection Act,  to…

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April 2, 2021

Ethical Best Practices With Dolphin Encounters

No matter how long locals have lived along the Emerald Coast or how many times the tourists have come to visit, catching a glimpse of a dolphin, or pod of dolphins playing in the emerald green waters never fails to delight. The Emerald Coast is home to  both Atlantic spotted dolphins and bottle nose dolphins…

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April 2, 2021

What You Should Know About Releasing and Rehabilitating Injured Dolphins

According to the World Wildlife Federation, climate change is quickly becoming the biggest threat to bottle nose and Atlantic spotted dolphins, the species most often seen along the Emerald Coast.  Changing sea temperature, the freshening of sea water from melting ice, increase rainfall, and decreased krill are all effects of climate change and are making…

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April 2, 2021

TOP 5 ANNUAL & SEASON PASSES IN DESTIN

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along the Emerald Coast. Cable channels and streaming services have started airing holiday movies, radio stations are cranking out the Christmas music, and local attractions have started decorating and giving shoppers a sneak peek of some their annual pass deals. As many people start to look away…

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December 1, 2020

Top Instagram Selfie Spots Along 30A

It’s hard to find a more Instagram worthy area in Florida than 30-a. Each little beach town along the scenic highway has its own feel and flair, so whether you’re curating a cool, retro feel, or a bright, modern vibe, you’re sure to find the perfect backdrop along 30-a. Your first stop in Grayton Beach…

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November 6, 2020

Top Instagram Selfie Spots in Destin

It’s all about the ‘gram these days. If you don’t document it on social media, did it even happen? Lucky for us, Destin is full of carefully curated, insta worth locations that are designed to make the biggest impact to your social feeds. We provide the backdrop, you provide the smiles!  You might not be…

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November 6, 2020

Top Places to Take a Selfie in Fort Walton Beach

Your friends and family back home are expecting your Instagram feed to be filled with shots sunsets, white, sandy beaches, and emerald green water, #NoFilterNeeded, so surprise them and add some variety to their scrolling by venturing off the beaten path and into Fort Walton Beach for an “Old Florida Feel”. Do you want to…

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November 6, 2020

What makes Destin, Florida so unique?

Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast features 24 miles of alluring sugar-white sands and sparkling emerald-green waters, inviting visitors to stay and play awhile. Encompassing the laid-back beach towns of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island, Florida’s Emerald Coast boasts the most breathtakingly beautiful beaches. These infamous beaches reign supreme after receiving the acclaim as one of the “Top 10…

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January 5, 2020

THINGS TO DO IN DESTIN

Whether it is your first time or your 100th time visiting Destin, Florida, there are so many things to choose from!  It can be hard to decide what to do, when to do it and what’s in store when you get there!  Here’s a quick run-down on some highlights for the area to help you hone in. …

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January 5, 2020

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