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Dining in Destin – Fort Walton Beach with Allergies

Article from EmeraldCoastFL.com If you don’t eat meat or need to watch out for serious allergens like gluten, shellfish or nuts, don’t worry. Destin and FWB is packed with delicious flavors and tremendous chefs who have created menus with options that offer a little something for everyone. Salads, burgers, pasta, chicken; most of our favorite local […]

Allegiant Air launches non-stop flights from Destin-Ft. Walton Beach to Tulsa & Omaha

DESTIN, Fla. (WPMI) — Allegiant Air just announced the debut of non-stop service from the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) to Omaha’s Eppley Airfield (OMA) and Tulsa International Airport (TUL) beginning on June 6, 2019. “We’re thrilled to welcome passengers from Tulsa and Omaha to our beautiful beaches, and to offer locals two more non-stop flights […]

2 local beaches named as little-known winter vacation spots

By Savannah Vasquez  Two local beaches have been named in online travel booking site Fodor’s Travel’s article, “11 Under-the-radar Florida Beach Towns to Visit this Winter.” Santa Rosa Beach and Navarre Beach were both noted as under-the-radar vacation spots for the traditional shoulder season winter months. The article touts Santa Rosa Beach as more “mellow and […]


12 Days of Holidays at HarborWalk ‒ Dec. 15 and 16: Breakfast with Santa from 8 a.m. to noon ‒ Dec. 15: Santa-Cause Pub Crawl beginning at 6 p.m., Ugly Sweater Contest at 9 p.m. on the HarborWalk Village main stage, and Visit with Santa ‒ Dec. 16: Santa-Paws Pet Pictures with Santa and Visit […]

TOP Restaurants in Fort Walton Beach according to TripAdvisor

Stewby’s Seafood Shanty  2,102 reviews #1 of 189 Restaurants in Fort Walton Beach $ Seafood Gluten Free Options “Fish was off the hook!” 11/13/2018 “Great Seafood for the Price!” 11/08/2018 Blue Collar Cafe  179 reviews #2 of 189 Restaurants in Fort Walton Beach $ American Vegetarian Friendly Vegan Options “Blue Collar Cafe” 11/06/2018 “Out of the way place!” 10/04/2018 Bay Cafe  319 reviews #3 […]


Blog from http://destinduchess.com/ There are plenty of articles and check lists offering tips for traveling WITH your kids, but not as many on the topic of traveling WITHOUT your kids. Jason and I are lucky enough to escape on our own a couple of times a year (big thanks to local grandparents!). Traveling is our absolute […]

25 Signs You’re On a Southern Beach

We have our own quirky ways of enjoying sand and sea. By VALERIE FRASER LUESSE Depending on which shores you love best, you could define the ultimate Southern beach as wide, flat, and hard enough to bike on, or rolling, tumbling, and soft as sugar; cinnamon or gleaming-white sands; big waves or flat water in shades of […]

The 10 Best Restaurants On Florida’s Emerald Coast

BY LEYLA KAZIM @ http://www.thecutlerychronicles.com/2018/04/10-best-restaurants-floridas-emerald-coast/ When it comes to beaches and seafood, the Emerald Coast has some of the best in Florida The Emerald Coast is the thin slice of paradise you’ll find stretching along the Florida Panhandle between Pensacola and Panama City, on the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida. tap It’s one of the Sunshine […]

There Is Never a Wrong Time to Have a Beach Vow Renewal

It’s time for I do, part two BY HANNAH BURKE As published in Emerald Coast Magazine PHOTOS COURTESY OF VERA HOGENSON PHOTOGRAPHY Marie Di Giovine officiated as the Goodes exchanged vows reaffirming their love and commitment. The couple wrote their own renewal vows, declaring their ongoing devotion to each other after a decade of marriage […]