Latest Florida Panhandle Stories

2014-07-08 12:25:12

DESTIN, FL, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, voted the #1 Resort on Florida's Emerald Coast, today announced it has been recognized by Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine. Corporate & Incentive Travel, the respected corporate meetings publication, presented Sandestin with a 2014 Award of Excellence. Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine's Award of Excellence recognizes those hotels, resorts, conference centers and convention and visitors...

2014-06-20 08:22:40

Leading Florida Resort Announces Special Sale for First Weekend of Summer DESTIN, FL, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, a top rated Florida destination, offers something for everyone this summer, including great discounts, events and more. To celebrate the official kick-off to summer, Sandestin is offering a special 72 hour sale with 35% off rates. Sandestin's First Weekend of Summer 72-hour Sale Book between Friday, June 20 and Sunday, June 22 for amazing summer...

2011-05-06 09:13:00

WALTON COUNTY, Fla., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The quiet lap of water against sugary sands; a soft breeze coursing through untouched dunes; and the sounds of a child's laughter and imprints of footsteps along the shore are the sights and sounds families are joyfully returning to this summer. Many families who had stayed close to home in years past due to an uncertainty are now returning to their favorite beaches along Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast. (Logo:...

2011-01-27 09:30:00

Don't Miss The Sun, Good Temperatures, Great Rates DESTIN, FL, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Wanna warm up with sunny skies, good temperatures and great getaway rates?  Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the #1 resort on Florida's Emerald Coast, is offering an easy and affordable weekend getaway at the beach, golf course, tennis courts and more with temperatures in the very comfortable 60s.   Sandestin is making it very attractive to escape to the beach this weekend with...

2010-09-08 11:18:00

DESTIN, FL, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ - Fall is a season of comfortable temperatures, beautiful blue skies and lower rates - all at the beautiful sandestination. This popular vacation destination is located on Northwest Florida's Beaches, recently named one of the top 12 international destinations by Frommer's. Sandestination visitors will discover a unique combination of beach and bay front activities, shopping, dining, recreation, events, spas and a variety of accommodations ranging from...

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Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

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Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).