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05/27/24
Planning

Top 10 Beaches To Visit In Scenic 98 & Okaloosa Island

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Discover the top 10 beaches in Scenic 98 & Okaloosa Island, including Henderson Beach State Park and John C. Beasley Park. Explore family-friendly spots and top amenities.   Scenic 98 and Okaloosa Island are home to some of the most beautiful beaches on the Gulf Coast. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly spot, a place to unwind, or the perfect location for water sports, you’ll find it here. Let’s dive...

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04/5/24
Events

Spring Events in Miramar Beach and Beyond : Coastal Vibes and Festive Times

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As spring approaches, the beautiful coastal communities of Miramar Beach, Destin, and Okaloosa Island are gearing up for a season filled with exciting events and activities. Whether you’re a local or a visitor planning your vacation, there’s no shortage of fun things to do in this bustling area. Here are some upcoming events you won’t want to miss: Sandestin Wine Festival April 11-14, 2024 | Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort...

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03/19/24
Planning

Unlock the secret to the perfect Copper Mountain getaway with oxygen rentals!

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As the snow-capped peaks of Copper Mountain beckon travelers from near and far, there’s an essential element that many overlook when preparing for high-altitude adventures: oxygen. Yes, you read that right – oxygen. While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when planning a mountain vacation, supplemental oxygen can make a world of difference in how you experience Copper Mountain’s high altitude environment. Altitude sickness can...

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02/15/24
Planning

Chasing Waterfalls: Discovering Lesser Known Waterfalls Near Sandestin, Florida

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Beyond The Sandy Shores Of Sandestin, There’s Another Natural Wonder waiting To Be Explored: Waterfalls! Yes, you read that right!  Sandestin may not have towering falls like those in the Pacific Northwest, it boasts its own unique cascades. Check out these lesser known waterfalls near Sandestin. Hammock Falls: The beauty is located just a short drive from Sandestin. Hammock Falls offers a peaceful retreat surrounded by towering trees and the...

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11/16/23
Holidays

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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