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How to Choose the Best Gulf Coast Beach for You

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017

The Gulf Coast of Florida is renowned for its beautiful beaches as well as being one of the top vacation destinations in the US. With over 1,200 miles of sandy beaches in the state of Florida, how do you choose the best beach for you? Here are a few simple steps to help you select the perfect spot for your next beach vacation !  First ask yourself what you are looking for in a beach? Does your dream beach vacation consist of long days on a secluded beach with small town simplicity or are...
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Top 10 US Beaches

Posted on Sunday, September 17, 2017

We the writers for Destinfun.com consider ourselves quite the beach experts. After all, we live at the beach, work on the beach, play on the beach and vacation at the beach. Here’s a list of our top ten favorite beaches in the US. Start making your plans to visit one or all of these exquisite beach towns.  Coronado Beach – San Diego  This beach is 1.5 miles long and wide with shimmering silver sand. Swimmers, surfers, sunbathers and beachcombers visit Coronado Beach all year around....
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Road Trip to Destin

Road Trip to Destin, Florida

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

Every year in October we head to Destin, Florida for a week of relaxation! October is our favorite time of year to visit Destin. The weather is perfect, the water is still warm and the crowds have cooled off. It’s also much more affordable in fall. We like to break up our road trip so that we can experience the best of both worlds, the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Smokey Mountains!  It’s about a 4.5 hour drive away from our home in Cincinnati. The perfect amount of time to get us ready...
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Mind Body Brew

Mind Body Brew

Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Destin Brewery presents Mind Body Brew! Held this Thursday evening, July 20th at 5:30pm at the Destin Brewery. The event will be held every third Thursday of each month. Bring your mats, balance and love for craft beer!  What is Mind Body Brew? It’s a flow of exercises that helps to improve balance, strength and flexibility all while enjoying your favorite craft beer. This unique combination began in Germany. Drinking beer is incorporated into postures for what is sure to be one...
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Breakfast Along the Gulf Coast

Best Breakfast Spots on the Beach

Posted on Saturday, July 15, 2017

Summer is here and you finally made it to the vacation destination of your dreams. Welcome to the Gulf Coast of Florida! Known for our powder white sand and emerald green waters, we also have some delicious cuisine. There’s nothing like a big delicious breakfast before a long day at the beach. After all, you’re on vacation! Here’s a peak at some of our favorite breakfast spots along the Gulf Coast.  Our first delicious breakfast spot is found in the 30a beach town of Seaside, Great Southern...
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30A Beach Weddings

Say “I Do” on the Gulf Coast

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Gulf Coast of Florida has quickly become a popular Destination Wedding venue. Of course, what bride wouldn’t dream about walking down a powder white sand isle with emerald green waters in the background! Destination Weddings can be simple yet sophisticated. The Gulf Coast of Florida offers a variety of settings for the perfect place to say “I do”.  South Walton and 30A have the perfect site for your wedding vision! Whether it be traditional, modern or beachy casual, your style will be...
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How to Save on a Summer Vacation along the Gulf Coast

Posted on Sunday, May 14, 2017

You’ve been dreaming of a summer vacation on the beautiful white beaches of the Gulf Coast. How can you make this dream come true on a budget? Here’s some tips on how to vacation on Florida’s Gulf Coast beaches without breaking the bank.  Tip #1 Check out smaller vacation rental companies instead of chain hotels and resorts. For example: you can book a room at a well-known hotel chain with no beach access sleeping 4 at approximately 365 square feet $1388 a week before taxes and fees. ...
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Cinco de Mayo Margarita

Cinco de Mayo along the Gulf Coast

Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2017

In the States Cinco de Mayo has become a celebration of Mexican-American culture. It’s a day full of delicious Mexican cuisine, margaritas and Mariachi music. If you’re vacationing this summer along the Gulf Coast during Cinco de Mayo, celebrate at one of our favorite Mexican restaurants.  La Cocina Mexican Grill & Bar is a great place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo when staying on the beaches of 30A. You'll taste the freshest ingredients with traditional Mexican dishes prepared...
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Spring Break Gulf Coast

Spring Break throughout the Gulf Coast

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The official first day of spring is March 20th. A season that introduces longer days, warmer weather and a vacation just waiting to be taken. With so many beach spots to choose from we’ve come up with 3 reasons why you should head to the Gulf Coast of Florida!  The number one reason to head to the Gulf Coast of Florida is simple. No town in the U.S. can beat our beaches! The white sand feels like powder under your feet. The emerald green waters are not only breathtaking but warm enough to...
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Mardi Gras on the Gulf Coast

Mardi Gras along the Gulf Coast

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017

Laissez les bons temps rouler or let the good times roll! This Mardi Gras slogan will roll off the tongues of many in the month of February. This Carnival that is celebrated in many countries takes place on Tuesday, February 28th 2017. It is famous throughout the US for public festivities in Mobile, Alabama and New Orleans, Louisiana. Since the Gulf Coast is always ready for a party we’ve adopted this tradition with a variety of Mardi Gras festivities!  On Friday, February 24th from 6-8pm...
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Get Fit on the Beach

Getting Fit Throughout the Gulf Coast

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The number one New Year’s resolution for 2017 is no surprise. Every year gyms are packed, trainers are booked and the latest diet craze is at the top of google search. The Gulf Coast of Florida offers a variety of ways that will not only help you reach your full fitness potential but have you stay in the best shape ever.  The Beach towns of South Walton and 30A are laid back but in no way lazy. South Walton is a wonderland of natural discovery which means hiking, biking and stand-up paddle...
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