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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.
We all know that fishing piers are good for fishing. They provide structure around which fish can congregate, and allow anglers access to deeper waters without a boat. Discover why they are also great places to view local marine life with a tour of the Okaloosa Island Pier.
February is a month of thoughtful reflection on significant African-American people and places who shaped this Nation. The Emerald Coast is proud to recognize important figures who helped shape and make Okaloosa County an exceptional place where families create memories year-after-year.
Is there anything more relaxing than luxury and seclusion? What better way to spend your next vacation or getaway than in your own beach house rental! You may think renting a private beach house is only for the rich and famous but not anymore... check out our expert tips!
Take a look inside one of Destin's most popular attractions and dig deep into the history of the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village" with hundreds of vintage artifacts, unique exhibits, and even the original Destin Post Office Building.
A popular bumper sticker reads, “A bad day fishing is better than a good day at work.” To that, Emerald Coast Captain David Krebs says, “Alleluia!”
ALLELUIA is the name of one of the four fishing boats David operates in Destin Harbor. As both a commercial fisherman and the owner of Ariel Seafoods, David is proud to supply fresh fish to restaurants all over the country, including Gulf to Table eateries here on the Emerald Coast.
On the heels of Destin recently nabbing the number three spot on TripAdvisor’s user-generated “Top Destinations on the Rise” list, we thought we’d share some insider information on what’s new and up-and-coming in the region. From a fresh new park and specialty shopping retailers, to a hot little eatery unique spa, and a brand new resort - it’s no wonder Destin, as well as Ft. Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island, is on the rise!