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Category: Vacation Real Estate

    Fonville Forever

    By Beth Hendricks | August 3, 2023

    When Fonville Press closed in 2019, it was not only the loss of coffee, but also of community that saddened residents and visitors in and around Alys Beach. For Jeremy Walton, it was personal. “I had the good fortune or bad fortune, however you want to look at it; I was charged with closing it... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside Swell Bike Co.

    By Beth Hendricks | June 23, 2023

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on Swell Bike Co., a supplier of rental bikes that require no chains, have no flats and are low-maintenance. Brand ambassador Lori Grey talks to us about low-maintenance wheels that allow you to see the Emerald Coast is a whole new way. Find them on Facebook... Read More

    Lifeguard On Duty

    By Beth Hendricks | June 23, 2023

    One drowning is too many, yet it is a sad reality for those of us who live and vacation along the coast. Walton County Beach Safety Director David Vaughan knows this all too well. “The simplest phrase I use with people is, ‘Respect the gulf,’” said Walton County Beach Safety Director David Vaughn. “If I... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside Beach Grayt

    By Beth Hendricks | June 2, 2023

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on Beach Grayt, a rental company that provides all the beach gear you need for your next trip to the coast. Owner Steve Clements talks to us about what the company offers and how a soggy sandwich led to a new business venture. Visit them on... Read More

    Business Beacon: Inside Gear4Here

    By Beth Hendricks | June 1, 2022

    Editor’s note: This month’s Business Beacon is a spotlight on Gear4Here, a local company that rents and sells the gear you need to make the most of your vacation. Co-owner Tiffany Hall, who runs the business with her husband, Rob, talked to us about their new venture, their bestseller and “Large Marge. You can find... Read More

    Fun In The Sun: 15 Sandy Activites For Your Next Beach Outing

    By Beth Hendricks | May 7, 2021

    You made it! You’re here! That beach vacay you’ve been eagerly anticipating and planning for has finally arrived. The trip was uneventful, the hotel or condo is just right and the weather is complete perfection. Then, why is your family saying, “I’m bored!” on the beach? Hey, it happens. Not everyone appreciates a laze-in-the-sun-with-a-favorite-book kind... Read More

    Iconic Property with Gulf Views in Rosemary Beach

    By Shawna Gregory | March 31, 2021

    One lot from the Gulf, thus named the ”Land & Sea” for the story told in the hand-made tile insets covering the stucco, this iconic structure shaped like a wave by Architect George Israel has been assiduously renovated by Interior Designer Vern Yip! 13 Spanish Town Lane, Rosemary Beach, Florida Vern respected the need to... Read More

    Spring Fling: Our Favorite Beach Hotspots

    By Beth Hendricks | March 4, 2021

    Ah, March. Our promise for making it through the blustery days of January and February. The time of the year when the sun starts shining hotter, the restaurants become more lively and the traffic picks up as more and more people venture to the Emerald Coast for a bit of sand, tropical breezes and relaxation.... Read More

    Gone Swimming: The Top 10 Pools on 30A

    By Beth Hendricks | March 2, 2021

    Confession time: The beaches along the Emerald Coast are among the best, but when it’s those sticky and humid dog days of summer, for us, nothing beats a refreshing dip in the pool. We’ve seen all types, especially over the past 12 months, when the real estate market has been as hot as an August... Read More

    Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport Welcomes New Airline

    By Beth Hendricks | February 25, 2021

    Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Fla. – On February 25, 2021, the Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) conducted a press conference to unveil the announcement of the new air service carrier Southwest Airlines to the lineup. The flexibility and value of Southwest Airlines now benefit both visitors and hometown travelers booking late spring and summer travel to VPS.... Read More

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