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For the Perfect Summer Getaway, Consider the Florida Panhandle

May 7th, 2012

White Sand Beaches of Pensacola

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

While the panhandle may be a bit of a drive from southern Florida, it’s easily accessible for people in Georgia and other nearby states that border the Gulf of Mexico. Known as the Emerald Coast by locals and regional travelers, the area is beginning to bounce back from the BP disaster. From fishing rodeos to spa getaways and souvenir experiences for the serious shopper, here are a few places in northwest Florida you may want to check out.

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Sexy Florida Spas for Discriminating Travelers

April 8th, 2012

The Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

If you can’t make it to Miami Beach in time for spa week, or simply happen to be visiting another area of the state, there are a few sensational spas that Florida visitors simply won’t want to miss. Exceptional amenities, themed treatments and money-saving package deals are just part of the every day spa scene down here. From north to south, here are some of the top experiences to consider during your Sunshine State getaway.

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Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island and Destin: Florida’s Emerald Coast Boasts Beauty, Golf, Fishing and More

February 16th, 2012

Bridge over Destin Pass

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

Visitors to Florida’s Panhandle find a multitude of entertainment options at their fingertips. From championship fishing and world-class golf to significant number of options suitable for the shopping and spa crowd, Choctawatchee Bay certainly caters to a fun-loving clientele. Here are just a few of the fun things to do in the greater Destin and Fort Walton Beach area.

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Beautiful Sunrise Wins Destin Area Summer Photo Contest

September 12th, 2011
Sunrise on Okaloosa Island between the Destin and FWB Bridge
Overall Winner: Scotty Lisenbe – Sunrise on Okaloosa Island between the Destin and FWB Bridge.

Destin, FL – Six years ago, the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce launched the Destin Area Summer Photo Contest to give area visitors and residents a forum to share their favorite Destin memories.

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5 Fun Florida Summer Vacation Ideas

May 14th, 2011

Fun in the Sun at Cocoa Beach

By Myscha Theriault

While our friends up north might flock here for the winter, summer is when those of us who live here actually have time off from work to enjoy our fair state for ourselves. And for those of us with children who are out of school for the season, it’s important to know where we can squeeze in the most fun for our limited family time. Here are five fun Florida summer vacation ideas.

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Late Summer Family Vacation Ideas

August 6th, 2008

Aquatica

Summer break is almost over and you want to take one last trip before the kids head back to school, so what to do? This is Florida, there’s not much you can’t do that doesn’t involve snow. But just in case you’re looking for ideas here’s a few you’ll enjoy.

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