The best holiday ideas for Labor Day 2021


Destin, Aug 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Labor Day marks the end of summer. It’s the holiday that honors the contributions and achievements of American workers, yet it’s often the least-traveled vacation time of the year according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). As the nation returns from the pandemic, American workers are once again traveling to outdoor destinations, including beaches, mountains and state parks. For those considering a Labor Day beach getaway, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, a leading vacation rental company in Destin, Florida, offers discounted rental rates as well as free activities and discounts. for area attractions. Destin vacation rentals can be combined with a variety of activities to create a personalized Labor Day vacation based on the interests of each traveler.

“Our guests have told us they don’t want the summer to end and that a Labor Day beach vacation is a timeless tradition,” said Jeanne Dailey, Founder and CEO of Newman-Dailey. “In fact, over the past 36 years of hosting families at the beach, our team has focused on the most popular Labor Day vacation activities in the Destin area.”

Eco-travelers looking for an eco-friendly Labor Day vacation will appreciate the offerings of Scenic Highway 30-A, which includes three state parks and a state forest. One of the best places to stay is Sanctuary at Redfish. Located along Highway 30-A, the resort overlooks a nature reserve as well as a rare coastal dune lake. With eco-friendly recreational opportunities in the coastal dune lake, at the beach, as well as the 30-A paved bike path and hiking in nearby Grayton Beach State Park, the resort is a paradise for nature lovers. Guests can reduce their traveler footprint by hosting a coastal cleanup along the beaches and helping to fill in the holes along the beach to preserve nesting habitat for sea turtles. Guests can also partner with the 30A Sea Life Discovery Center or participate in the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance oyster shell recycling program by eating oysters at participating Destin restaurants.

Travelers who consider themselves “foodies” will find their way to happiness with a Culinary Labor Day vacation on the Emerald Coast. With a local focus on infusing fresh local ingredients and produce as well as celebrating the abundance of fresh Gulf seafood, Northwest Florida is a culinary traveler’s dream. From the Gulf to the table, diners are treated to a wide variety of preparations for the fresh catch of the day. From gourmet grilled cheese prepared in a draft trailer to fresh grouper and oyster sandwiches at Shunk Gulley to famous Grits A Yaya (shrimp and grits) at Great Southern Café, South Walton and Destin are ready to wow even palates. the most demanding.

For the adventure-seeking vacationer, Northwest Florida offers plenty of options for thrilling outdoor adventures and Labor Day water sports. From common water sports such as jet-skiing, parasailing and stand-up paddle boarding to the most recent sport, the hydrovol in which participants fly high above the water through a jet pack powered by the water. water, there is no shortage of adventure activities. With the addition of artificial reefs offshore, diving and snorkeling adventures have grown in popularity. Additionally, Destin is home to the luckiest fishing village in the world and charter fishing boats are ready to take anglers for a day of fishing and fun in the Gulf of Mexico or Choctawhatchee Bay.

For those who prefer artistic and cultural pursuits, a Labor Day cultural vacation can be the perfect reward after a year of hard work. During Labor Day weekend, the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort hosts Perfect Hues: Baytowne Art & Food Fest. From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. each evening, art lovers are invited to stroll the streets of Baytowne Wharf village and browse a variety of artwork by local and regional artists, savoring bites of some of the best restaurants and food trucks in the area and to enjoy live music from some of the most popular local and regional bands. Additionally, visitors to the area can take an art tour, stopping at a diverse mix of local art galleries and artist studios that abound in South Walton and Destin, Florida. Additionally, South Walton has a new attraction for divers: the Underwater Museum of Art. As the first permanent exhibition of underwater sculpture in North America, the Underwater Museum features metal artwork by some of the most talented regional artists. For those who want a special art keepsake, Mary Hong’s Shard Shop invites all ages to sign up for a workshop and create their own unique piece with shards of recycled glass.

With a diverse collection of beach neighborhoods, South Walton and Destin offer plenty of accommodation options. As one of the oldest vacation rental companies in Destin, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties offers a wide selection of vacation homes and condominiums. In addition to the discounted rates, each Newman-Dailey rental includes a virtual gift card valid for free adult parasailing admission, a dolphin cruise, a snorkeling excursion and more. As the vacation approaches, travelers search for vacation ideas, and the local team at Newman-Dailey Resort Properties are ready to help travelers create a personalized Labor Day vacation that meets their interests. Learn more at or call 1-800-225-7652.


About Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc.
Newman-Dailey Resort Properties is a leading property management, property sales and association management company located in Miramar Beach, Florida. Founded in 1985, Newman-Dailey has been welcoming guests to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida for over 36 years. Recognized for excellence, integrity and professionalism, Newman-Dailey regularly receives the “Certificate of Excellence” for positive reviews on TripAdvisor and has won the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Market Ethics. The real estate division is consistently ranked among the top 10 percent of the best-selling real estate companies along the Emerald Coast. For more information on sales or rentals, call 850.837.1071, or visit online at, or

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