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Stand Up Paddle Boarding for Beginners

Posted on Aug 16, 2016

You may have heard the term, 'YOLO,' or seen it on your social media followed by a 'cool' emoji. Well, we may know the people who coined that term. 

Okay... so, maybe the people we know didn't technically coin the trendy phrase, but we do know the people at YOLO Board at Sandestin who specialize in fantastic stand up paddle boards, SUP rentals, paddle lessons, SUP fitness and more! Basically, stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is so fun and...

Healthy Snacks for the Beach

Posted on Jul 18, 2016

A day of fun in the sun at the beach often equates to hungrier-than normal kids! With the beach heat paired with sandcastle building, wave jumping, stand up paddle boarding, and other beach activities, kids' appetites can shoot through the roof! 

Road Trip Games for the Family Beach Vacation

Posted on Jul 14, 2016

Hooray! The Family Beach Vacation you've been counting down the days for has finally arrived! Suitcases are packed (and overflowing), the pets have a sitter, your condo is booked, and the bags are loaded in the car (or on top of the car if you were like my family headed to the beach)! Great! Now what? You have 5+ hours of quality family time to pass by. WHAT in the world are you going to do with 3 kids in the back seat asking 'Are we there...

Direct Flights to the Emerald Coast From These 19 U.S. Cities

Posted on May 12, 2016


Transportation and travel have come a long way over the years and the sugar white sands and emerald green water along the gulf coast in Northwest Florida have not always been the easiest to access by our friends in other states. As bridges were built, it made this little slice of heaven easier to access. As airports began to grow in the area, the Emerald Coast has...

10 Things to Pack in Your Beach Bag

Posted on Jul 21, 2015

There’s nothing worse than locating all of the items to pack in the beach bag and the battle of lathering the sunscreen on the kids, then carrying all of the chairs and dragging the cooler to your spot on the beach just to realize you forgot something. What did you forget? Towel? Your book? There are many items people tend to forget when packing their beach bag, so we’ve gathered a list of 10 items you must pack when prepping for your beach...