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“Emerald Postings,” the official blog of the Emerald Coast tourism industry, was created to provide visitors with insider information on all there is to see and experience on the Emerald Coast. Posts are organized into categories to make it easy for you to find the information that interests you most.

The Crown Jewel of the Emerald Coast

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Kelly Plantation Golf Club, located in Destin, FL is one of the most visually impressive and environmentally sensitive golf courses in northwest Florida. Set along the Choctawhatchee Bay, this semi-private golf club features 18 captivating holes built on the former site of a turpentine plantation owned by Mattie and Coleman Kelly.

Top 10 Romantic Things to do in the Heart of the Emerald Coast

Top 10 Romantic Things to do in the Heart of the Emerald Coast. These are only some of the romantic, relaxing, engaging activities and locations in the Destin, Ft. Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island area. Explore our website to discover all the reasons why couples return here year after year, and why we’re known as the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast.

Are There Sharks in Destin, Fort Walton Beach & Okaloosa Island?

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Swimming in the emerald waters of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island is without a doubt one of the top things to do on the Emerald Coast when on vacation. But, you may also have some concerns about interacting with our marine life, namely sharks.

Discover the Hidden Gem of Florida

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The are few places in the United States that are undiscovered golf destinations that the masses of golf travelers have yet to discover. Along the Florida Gulf Coast between the the capital city of Tallahassee and Pensacola which borders Alabama is one such place, The Emerald Coast.

5 Ways to Enjoy a Beach Vacation Under Cover

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For a variety of reasons, you may want to spend the day inside. Whether it is because of a rainy day or you just need a little break from the sun, the Emerald Coast has a lot of indoor activities for families, groups, or just the two of you. Below are just few ideas for you and your family. Is something missing? Let us know your favorite indoor activity in Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island!

Undersea beauty & Golf on the Emerald Coast

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The emerald is noted by jewelry specialists of late as an underrated gem and so it is with the Emerald Coast of Florida, so named for the beautiful hue of the water contrasting with the crystal white sandy beaches. It is actually one of the most inviting water scenes in the world.

The Perfect Clubs in the Perfect Place in Perfect Condition

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It’s finally time. Your next golf getaway is on the horizon and you’re looking at the Destin, Ft. Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island area. Whether it’s only a couple days or a couple weeks, it’s going to be nothing but clear skies, calm winds and hole-in-one after hole-in-one the whole time. But, what about your clubs? You know. Your clubs. The single most important thing in the world to you when your loved ones aren’t in earshot. How will your perfect set of clubs get to the perfect golf destination? Luckily for you we’ve put together some tips to make sure the only thing you’re bending this vacation are the rules.

Emerald Coast Road Trip

Avoid the Long and Whining Road. Ten Tips for your Emerald Coast Road Trip.

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Believe it or not, parents used to travel with their kids in the days before iPads and nobody got hurt. How’d they do it? With a little creativity, a lot of humor, and the knowledge that they weren’t just logging miles, they were making memories their kids would be talking about with their kids twenty years later. Here are some tips to help you make getting there at least part of the fun.

 

Golf on the Emerald Coast

When you think golf – think the Emerald Coast. We are a little known golf paradise with a variety of picturesque settings for challenging play. It’s all about 261 holes spread across Destin and Fort Walton Beach dispersed among nine courses. Choose from public, semi-private and military/public courses.

Top Florida Winter Getaways: Places to Stay on the Emerald Coast

Lessons to build the ultimate sand castle. Glass-bottomed boat rides that provide a closer look at local sea life. City tours atop a Segway. All that and more is available along Florida’s Emerald Coast. Finding accommodations that satisfy all of your wants and needs will only enhance your stay, and the Emerald Coast is not short on variety. Choose fromposh beach houses or luxury beachfront condominiums, or opt for a fabulous hotel or charming bed & breakfast.You can stay in DestinFort Walton Beach or Okaloosa Island, and each location has its own unique qualities. But no matter where you rest your head each night, you’ll have easy access to some of this country’s most beautiful, sugar-white sand beaches and sparkling, emerald green water. Sold.

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