Friday, July 31, 2015

"How Well Do You Know Destin" Quiz

Deep sea fishing, beaches, and world-class seafood dining are just some of the reasons Destin, Florida is considered one of the top resort destinations in the country. But what many don't know is that Destin was once a simple, small, fishing town before growing into the family vacation hot spot we know it as today. Test your Destin, Florida knowledge with the "How Well Do You Know Destin" quiz! The quiz covers geography, history, culture, and more to find out if you're a true Destinite!

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How Well Do You Know Destin, FL?

Choose the best answer for each question, and at the end you'll find out how much you really know about Destin, FL!

  1. Which is not a bridge found in Destin, FL

  2. Mid-Bay Bridge
    Marler Bridge
    Dolphin Cove Bridge

  3. What seafood restaurant claims to be the oldest in Destin?

  4. Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
    McGuire's Irish Pub
    Captain Dave's on the Gulf

  5. Destin, FL is otherwise known as...

  6. The Beach Capitol of the World
    The World's Luckiest Fishing Village
    Home of the Sunburnt Seagull

  7. Who is credited as Destin's Founder?

  8. Captain Leonard Destin
    Marco Polo
    Teddy Roosevelt

  9. Destin is...

  10. An Island
    A Peninsula

  11. Destin beaches are known for...

  12. white sand and emerald waters
    black sand and blue waters
    brown sand and blue waters

  13. What is the name of Destin's popular sandbar in Choctawhatchee Bay?

  14. Black Beard's Island
    Shell Island
    Crab Island

  15. Which popular event DOES NOT take place in Destin?

  16. The Fishing Rodeo
    The Seafood Fest
    The Mullet Festival

  17. Which species of fish is found on the official Destin city logo?

  18. Grouper
    Mahi Mahi

  19. What is the name of Destin's Beachfront State Park?

  20. Holiday Isle State Park
    Henderson Beach State Park
    Destin Beach State Park

    Thanks for taking the "How Well Do You Know Destin, FL" quiz! Click below for the results. 

Grade Scale:

8-10: You are a true Destinite!
  4-7: You'd make a good 1st mate
  0-3: You're a land-loving tourist

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Food & Fun at the 2015 Louisiana Gumbo Festival

The 2015 Louisiana Gumbo Festival of Chackbay is returning to Louisiana this Friday October 9th - Sunday October 11th. This all ages festival features world-class entertainment, family fun games, and delicious Louisiana gumbo from the gumbo capitol of the state! This event ranked on the ABA Top 100, and Southern Tourist Society Top 20, but despite its prestigious rank stays committed to attendees by offering not only free parking, but NO gate fee! Keep reading for more info on the event including the full musical lineup. (read more...)

Friday, July 24, 2015

5 Best Places To Go For Live Music in Destin, FL

Destin is known for white sand beaches, world-class seafood, and rockin' entertainment. Afternoon or night, it's easy to find great live music no matter where you are in the beach town. Rock, reggae, blues, and practically every genre of popular music can be found on any given day in Destin, so it's easy to enjoy the right entertainment during your beach vacation. Check out our list for the 5 best places for live Music in Destin, FL. (read more...)

Monday, July 20, 2015

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam 2015 Lineup & More!

The Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam is now in its 3rd year, and 2015 brings more big stars and more rockin' country hits than ever before. September 4th - 6th hang out in Panama City Beach for the nation's largest country music festival. Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, and more of your favorite artists will be taking the stage at Frank Brown Park this Labor Day weekend, and you won't want to miss a minute. Keep reading for the 2015 Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam lineup, festival info, and the best nearby beach activities and lodging! (read more...)

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Top 5 Famous Drinks to Order in New Orleans, LA

New Orleans' Creole and Cajun recipes are recognized worldwide as some of the most innovative and delicious tasting creations in centuries. With so much delicious food, it's easy to forget the vibrant history of stunning New Orleans' drinks and cocktails. Alcoholic beverages dating as far back as the early 19th century are served at colorful and historically significant restaurants and bars throughout the city. Next time you're in the Crescent City, take a break from sightseeing, relax, and sip on one of these 5 famous New Orleans drinks! (read more...)

Monday, July 13, 2015

Family Fun Panama City Beach Concerts Summer 2015

Looking to add some family friendly live music to your vacation calendar? Then check out FREE concerts brought to you by the City of Panama City Beach Parks & Recreation and Carillon Beach Resort. Concerts are open to the public, and guests are encouraged to bring food, drink, blankets and chairs to this rockin event! Take a break from boating and the beach, and enjoy a family fun concert in Panama City Beach!

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

5 Fool-Proof Reasons to Visit Pensacola, FL

With so many incredible beach destinations grouped together on Florida's Emerald Coast, it's hard to pick the right spot to spend your vacation. From Panama City Beach's world-class nightlife, to Destin's family friendly charm, it's not easy to choose which coastal town to visit. Pensacola, FL lies on the far west side of the Emerald Coast, just a stones-throw away from Alabama. This big city with a small town feel is packed full of fun things to do. If you're having trouble deciding where to travel, let me fill you in on 5 Fool-Proof Reasons to Visit Pensacola, FL. (read more...)

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

2015 Summer Savings on 3 Gulf Shores Family Tours

Looking to save on your Gulf Shores or Orange Beach, Alabama family vacation? Between lodging, dining, and travel costs, it's a no brainer to take advantage of activity deals and discounts, especially on family friendly tours. You can book plenty of fun things to do in Gulf Shores this summer, but is helping make vacation planning simple by offering summer savings on 3 of their top Gulf Shores tours when booking online. keep reading to find out which tours are available, and why you should book for your next Alabama beach vacation! (read more...)