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02/15/24
Planning

Chasing Waterfalls: Discovering Hidden Cascades Near Sandestin, Florida

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When you think of Sandestin, Florida, pristine beaches and turquoise waters might be the first images that come to mind. However, beyond the sandy shores, there’s another natural wonder waiting to be explored: waterfalls. Yes, you read that right! While Sandestin may not have towering falls like those in the Pacific Northwest, it boasts its own unique cascades nestled in the lush greenery of its surroundings Hammock Falls: Located just...

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12/11/23
Planning

Start the Year Right: Renew, Refresh, Rejuvenate

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The Benefits of Starting the New Year With Relaxation As we usher in a new year, the desire for a fresh start and positive changes often takes center stage. At Skis and Seas, we believe that a tranquil start to the year sets the tone for the months ahead, offering a multitude of benefits that extend far beyond the holiday season. Our exclusive vacation rentals in the picturesque Florida panhandle...

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11/16/23
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Winter Wonderland on Scenic Highway 98

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Winter Wonderland on Scenic Highway 98   The Winter Charm of Destin While summer brings bustling beach days, winter in Destin unveils a different charm. Picture quiet stretches of coastline, a gentle breeze, and a peaceful ambiance. Skis and Seas offers handpicked vacation rentals along Scenic Highway 98 that capture the serene beauty of winter in Destin. Scenic Highway 98: Winter Serenity Experience the serene side of Scenic Highway 98...

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09/14/23
Events

Fall into Fun: Sandestin’s Top Autumn Activities and Events

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As summer gently fades into fall, Sandestin, Florida, keeps the fun and excitement alive throughout September. If you’re planning a getaway to this delightful Gulf Coast destination, you’re in for a treat! At Skis and Seas, we’re here to keep you informed about the hottest happenings. So, pack your bags and get ready to make the most of your September vacation in Sandestin! Tim Nowell @ Hotel Effie – Miramar...

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09/14/23
Planning

Discover Paradise on Scenic Highway 98: Your Guide to Destin, Florida with Skis and Seas

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Imagine a vacation where pristine beaches meet charming coastal communities, where emerald waters stretch as far as the eye can see. Welcome to Destin, Florida, a paradise along the Gulf Coast that promises a perfect getaway. Skis and Seas invites you to explore the magic of Destin, right here on Scenic Highway 98. 1. The Allure of Destin Destin is renowned for its sugar-white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and endless...

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06/28/21
Holidays

Some 4th of July Events!

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4th of July Events Rags to Riches Regatta July 3, 7 a.m.  at Grayton Beach The Rags to Riches Regatta is a 40-year sailing tradition where 30A locals and visitors gather to cheer on teams as they navigate 16-foot catamarans in a race from Grayton Beach (originally known as the “rags” side of town) to Seagrove (also known as the “riches” neighborhood). Presented by Crater Train Brewing Company, The 30A...

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06/18/19
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What to Do in Destin when it rains.

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Clouds building and rumbling thunder off in the distance that quickly turns into a stiff breeze and the inevitable Florida summer rainstorm. Sometimes they only last for 15 minutes, and provide everyone with a quick respite from the summer heat. Unfortunately, sometimes they last for three days right in the middle of your vacation and parents are left with the question, what are the things to do in destin fl...

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04/29/19
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2019 Destin Construction and Traffic Update

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With the summer season just around the corner, we thought that we would put our perspective out there on the Destin news about current construction and Destin traffic updates. There currently is a huge project going on to widen Hwy 98 from 4 to 6 lanes. This project will be ongoing until late 2020, which we all know means 2021. The heaviest areas of congestion are from Downtown Destin East...

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03/1/19
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Spring Time on the Emerald Coast!

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As March begins, our winter guests are heading out and the Spring Breakers are counting down the days until they arrive. At the beach we have many things going on this year, Fat Tuesday is March 5th and there are many events around the local area the first week of March like the annual Baytowne Bash parade. It kicks off at 5 pm on March 5th at the Village of...

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06/2/18
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Snapper Season in Panhandle of Florida!

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June 1st marks the beginning of red snapper season in the Gulf of Mexico. The 51 day season runs from June 1st until July 22nd and is sure to be fun. Red snapper are not only one of the easiest fish in the Gulf of Mexico to catch, but they are also one of the tastiest to eat. Catching red snapper is definitely a fun way to spend the day,...

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