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Draper Lake Coastal Village: Tim Baker’s journey to Draper Lake Coastal Village has been a long one, but he could not be happier with the end result. “Our family came to the Destin area on vacation for years and years,” says Baker. “At first, we rented the same house for ...
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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

The Little Zoo That Could: The New Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, scheduled to open on November 15, is well on its way to becoming a "fully operational zoo at the forefront of conservation and sustainability." Hurricane Ivan brought national attention to the beloved "Little Zoo that Could" inspiring not only ...
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The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

A Beacon for Coastal Conservation: The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park in Destin is much more than your typical aquatic park. Nestled on Miracle Strip Parkway in Ft. Walton Beach, it has grown to become a beacon for coastal conservation and preservation. As one of the longest continuously open aquariums in ...
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Singapore

A Photographer’s Dream Destination: There is no denying that one of the more significant benefits of recurrent air travel is the rapid accumulation of frequent flyer miles. Frequent flyer programs are often a weighty, differentiating factor in air travel. After flying countless miles, I finally achieved Delta Diamond Medallion status ...
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Artist Billy Solitario

An Inescapable Connection: Walking the sugar sand beaches of Gulf Islands National Seashore with artist Billy Solitario, it is easy to channel the inspiration he receives from the barrier islands. He stands in the light surf with his jeans rolled up. Surrounded by thick Gulf Coast skies, you can genuinely ...
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Live Music @ Perch

The Southern Rambler Live Music Discovery: The Lodge at Gulf State Park, a Hilton Hotel, located inside of Gulf State Park has reopened. Once a prominent tourist destination, The Lodge at Gulf State Park temporarily closed its doors in 2004 after extensive damage caused by Hurricane Ivan. The new facility, ...
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