Entries by Ron Webber

Fish on! Destin Fishing Rodeo gearing up for 68th year

 During last year’s rodeo, anglers from 38 different states came to Destin for the storied month-long fishing tournament, and spent approximately $1.4 million on hotels, food and recreation while they were here. Rodeo Executive Director Helen Donaldson expects this year to be no different. By Annie Blanks     The 68th annual Destin Fishing Rodeo […]

Labor Day 2016

It’s been a long great summer full of splashing around, soaking up the sun, and spending time with family and friends. Can you believe it’s almost over? If you’re anything like us here at Legacy Vacations, you wish summer could last forever. Since we can’t adjust the calendar to include less work and more play, […]

Florida’s Emerald Coast: A Shoreline Itinerary

Explore, swim, and play in the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast. An aerial view of the Emerald Coast PHOTOGRAPH BY IMAGE SOURCE, ALAMY STOCK PHOTO By Maryellen Kennedy Duckett There is no shortage of ways to get out and play in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Okaloosa Island, collectively known as the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast. […]

Sun, Sand and Beach Cams.

Wondering what’s happening on the Emerald Coast? Now you don’t have to. We’ve set up seven beach cams at strategic locations up and down our sugar-white coastline so you can see what you’re missing. It’s the most fun you can have on the beach without sunscreen. Aj’s Dockside Experience the AJs Jumbotron, dockside entertainment, tounament […]

Travelers’ Top Tips to Pack Smart

Article taken from TripAdvisor We reached out to Top Contributors in our traveler community and asked for their best-ever packing tips. Here’s what they had to say. Pack light to travel light. If you can manage with a carry-on, do it. Try taking half of the things you need and twice the money. You can […]

Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier

Posted by Erika Zambello, Emerald Coast CVB on February 7, 2016 We all know that fishing piers are good for fishing. They provide structure around which fish can congregate, and allow anglers access to deeper waters without a boat. I have discovered that they are also great places to view local marine life, and the […]

6 Tips for Renting Your Vacation Condo

Many of our previous blogs have been written for people who want to rent a vacation condo on the  Emerald Coast but today I’d like to share some tips with vacation condo owners who want to improve their property and increase business. 1. Add a personal touch People like connecting with other people. They like […]