VALPARAISO — Okaloosa County Tourist Development Department officials hope to open their planned visitor center at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport by early February, TDD Director Jennifer Adams said recently. The county’s Tourist Development Council on Dec. 20 approved a 1-year memorandum of agreement, with an option to renew, with the county Airports Department for the…

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Traveling with kids, especially toddlers, is always a challenge.  The unexpected ALWAYS happens no matter how prepared you are.   We did some research as to what some other people say to do to be better prepared, several sources and several different options to help. First, from Today’s Parent, here are some tips for the actual…

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The Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport announced 11 New Destinations through our airline partner Allegiant Air last month, and that got us thinking about the perks of taking non-stop flights! First, the nonstop flight is shorter. They always say the shortest path is a straight line and with a nonstop flight, you do just that.  You go…

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Spring break may not seem that close as the weather is still chilly, but it’s time to get the family excited!  Here are some ways to do just that as well as plan for your vacation (to the Emerald Coast of course). 1}  Start the countdown NOW! Excitement will build over the next few months…

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Traveling is always challenging, but in today’s age, the apps make your travel life so much easier!   These are the latest apps that we found that will help your travel be less stressful and much more fun! Kindle – Always keep your kindle on you…but now, you can download the app to your phone or…

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The Fall is a great time to visit the Emerald Coast. Fly in on one of our six airline partners: Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Contour Airlines, Delta Airlines, GLO Airlines, or United Airlines, and take advantage of the cooler weather with Florida sunshine! Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour When: Everyday between Oct 7 – 8,…

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Even though we are into July, there is still plenty of time for a summer vacation! We know that packing and planning can be a chore, but we have some tips to start your vacation off on the right foot. 

  Check TSA & Airline Regulations: It’s always important to check your airline and TSA…

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{photo credit: coastalcruisersdestin.com} The Emerald Coast has beautiful scenery on and off the water. There are many ways to cruise the coast! We have excursions from boats, to scooters to paddleboards and everything in between! And, there are plenty of places to rent anything and everything, and here is where! Check out the Emerald Coast…

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{photo credit: beachguide.com} Destin is home of the crystal blue water, white sugar sand beaches and so much to do that you will need a vacation from your vacation! {in a good way of course}. Don’t miss all of the fun on the water…and we’ll make it easy for you to plan! Here is a…

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{Photo Credit: destinationsun.com} Destin claims to be the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village. If you’ve fished here, you know, it really is! Destin is a heavenly tourist destination because it offers the beauty of white sandy beaches, emerald-green waters, and easy fishing that does not even require anglers to be on a boat. Sport fishes may…

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