The 30A Songwriters’ Festival is this Weekend!

30A Songwriters’ Festival

30A Songwriters Festival

The 11th Annual Songwriters’ Festival is this weekend! From January 17th – 20th, some of the most creative minds by some of your favorite songs will perform those top hits at 25 venues all over Walton County. Some of the venues even include Grand Boulevard and the Hyatt Place Sandestin! Weekend passes are sold out, but day passes for Saturday, Sunday, and all day Sunday are available in addition to Friday VIP performances at Grayton Beer Taproom. If you still need plans for this weekend, this is certainly something fun to do! Get your tickets here.

The 30A Songwriters’ Festival transforms numerous amphitheaters, town halls, restaurants, theaters, and bars all across South Walton into musically-charged venues during the event. You’ll find everything from cozy bars with capacities for 75 to even seating for up to 5,000 people! This event benefits the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, a non-profit organization that┬áchampions the arts through leadership, advocacy, funding, programs, and education. Learn more about the CAA here.

Still need somewhere to stay for the festival? Our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals are offering a great discount on 30A vacation rentals for the event. Just use promo code SONGWRITERS to save! You don’t have to be traveling to take advantage of this offer; even locals can use it for a staycation! Find great rates for that weekend at The Village 511, a three-bedroom townhome on 30A. You’ll be feeling right at home here, as it has a full kitchen, cozy bedrooms, and everything you will need for a getaway. Plus, its location in Blue Mountain Beach puts it close to several of the 30A Songwriters’ Festival venues!

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Spend Spring Break in Destin

Planning Your Spring Break in Destin, Florida

Are you planning your Spring Break in Destin, Florida this year? We might be biased, but there is no better place to spend Spring Break than on some of the world’s most famous beaches! January and February will be over before we know it, and then Spring Break will be in full force in March and April. If you are planning your spring break in Destin, Florida, then you’ll want to start getting ahead of everyone else! Check out some of our top picks for the best Destin, Florida vacation rentals with our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals, as well as some fun things to do on Spring Break in Destin!

Where to Stay

Planning Your Spring Break in Destin, Florida

For a big, beautiful beach home in Destin that’s right on the Gulf of Mexico, look to Aqua Sound. This Gulf-front home boasts high-end furnishings and a view you could only dream about. Those views are visible in every bedroom through floor-to-ceiling windows. Aqua Sound has four bedrooms and three bathrooms spread out over three floors, so it can comfortably accommodate 10 guests. And, since this home is located in Destin Pointe, you’ll enjoy community amenities like beach shuttle service, a pool, hot tub, and more.

What to Do

Spring Break officially kicks off “vacation season” in Destin, so the area will be full of fun things to do on vacation. From boat rentals to dolphin cruises and fishing charters, there will be no shortage of thrilling activities. Another perk of staying with Southern is that they offer “Southern Perks,” exclusive discounts to their guests to enjoy on activities no matter where they are staying. Once you book your accommodations, it’s just a few clicks and you’ll be on your way to booking your activity too! Save on bike rentals, beach chair service, and even golfing. There is something for every kind of traveler!

What are you waiting for? Start planning your Spring Break vacation to Destin, Florida today!

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Resolve to Travel More in 2020

Make Your New Year’s Resolutions at the Beach

New Year's Resolutions at the BeachThere are still four days left in 2019, leaving plenty of time to plan your New Year’s Resolutions! This year, shake up your resolutions by planning to travel more in 2020. After all, a beach vacation is good for the soul, and what better place to plan to visit than Destin, Florida? Destin is beautiful no matter what time of year you visit, whether you’re coming for a spring getaway in March or want to frolic in the warm water in June yourself. Even the fall is a beautiful time of year to visit, since the beaches are less crowded but still warm enough to dip your toes into the water. Make your New Year’s resolutions at the beach for an unforgettable time!

Need some vacation inspiration? Come stay at the popular Mainsail Resort in Destin, Florida. Our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals are adding new properties at Mainsail to their inventory each week, providing you with ample opportunities to relax at the beach! We love Mainsail 213, a two-bedroom condo in Destin that easily accommodates six guests. While you can certainly see the beach through the living room’s floor-to-ceiling glass windows, it looks even better from the covered balcony! Everything you need is right at your fingertips, from a fully equipped kitchen to the en-suite master bathroom.New Year's Resolutions at the Beach

Then, there are the resort amenities. If you have ever visited Mainsail, you know that it has some of the best resort amenities in Destin. No expense was spared here, as there are two pools, a hot tub, shuffleboard courts, and tennis courts. There is even a kiddie pool, which will keep the little ones entertained all day long. Not to mention, Mainsail also features a stretch of private beach for you to lounge on. It doesn’t get much better than this!

Make your New Year’s resolutions at the beach this year! You’ll be glad you did.

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