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Lake Powell provides one of the unique places throughout the world with both fresh and salt water. The Gulf of Mexico joins with the lake creating a unique ecosystem with fauna, wildlife and flora. This is an exciting area for scientists, but it's also a great area to live. With over 750-acres, Lake Powell is the largest coastal dune lake in the state. It was declared as a Pristine Florida Waterway many years ago and it's a great place for all kinds of water activities.

The Village

The sandy beaches are a huge reason to choose Carillon Beach for your second home. The area contains over 100 acres with nearly 4,000 feet of shoreline. In the middle of the village, Lake Carillon provides 13 acres of water with migratory birds, turtles, bass, blue herons

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The 30A area is full of great events for everybody to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for the best event for the entire family or you prefer a music event for adults, you can find the right one for your needs. Here are some of the regular events to enjoy in the area through September.

Dueling Piano Show

Held at Rum Runners on Fisherman's Cove in Baytowne Wharf, this is one of the most popular events in the area for adults. Come out and enjoy drinks multiple nights of the week with the show starting at 8pm.

The Red Bar Jazz Band

Playing almost every night at the Red Bar in Grayson Beach, The Red Bar Jazz Band gets the party started after dinner. If you're looking for a great atmosphere with the potential of a celebrity stopping by, this is the place

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The Pinnacle Port area provides a paradise unlike any other. With the world's most beautiful beaches found here, this is an exclusive community found between Lake Powell and the Gulf of Mexico. The resort provides the only reception facility on the Gulf and it's the perfect place for a wedding or any other type of event. Whether you want to enjoy sunbathing over the Gulf, playing basketball, tennis or shuffleboard, you will find it all here.

There's plenty to do in the Panama City Beach area, but you certainly don't want to settle for less than the best. Pinnacle Port provides access to all the best amenities and you won't have to travel far to get to where you want to go. Whether enjoying the area as a family or as a couple, you will find plenty of

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Laguna Beach is full of great things to do from enjoying the beautiful beaches to a few things a little out of the ordinary. Many vacation to this area of Florida every year, while others make it a second home for a large portion of the winter months. Whether you're just visiting or planning to stay a while, it's important to find the right area attractions.

Camp Helen State Park

One of the most attractive areas found near Laguna Beach is Camp Helen State Park. This park is situated on the costs of Lake Powell and the Gulf of Mexico. Plenty of water activities are offered here including swimming and fishing. Boat owners can enjoy the lake and even fish in both salt and fresh water.

Coconut Creek Family Fun Park

Another great attraction of Laguna

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St. Andrews State Park - Photo Credit: Andrews State Park is most known for the beautiful white sand and emerald colored waters. This used to be a military reservation and today has over one-and-a-half miles of beaches along the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon. Those enjoying water sports will enjoy this area with plenty of water activities available.

Water Sports at the Park

Whether you want to enjoy swimming, scuba diving, canoeing, kayaking or any other water sport, you can find it here. With two fishing piers, it's easy to find a place to get your boat into the water and catch all types of fish. Two nature trails make it easy to enjoy the land, as well.

This is a very popular park in the area and provides plenty of areas for relaxation, sunbathing and more. Whether you just want

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Destin, Florida offers sugar-white sand and crystal blue waters. The community is popular with tourists, but it's also a great place to live and work. You can play on the beaches all day, or swim and splash in the waves. Shopping is also a great choice, with the Silver Sands Factory Outlet Stores providing you with a huge outlet mall where you can find high-end retailers. The savings are significant, and you can still wear the latest fashions for designer labels. It's possible to find just about everything for your home there, too, which is great if you've just purchased a house or condo there.

Two options are the most common in the Destin area. People generally either buy a condo or they purchase a single family home - often in a gated community. While

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When you're looking for a luxurious place to live, the beach is often a strong contender. There aren't any better beaches than the ones in Destin, Florida. The sugar-white sand and crystal clear waters are something to behold. Many people go there on vacation, but it's even better when you can live there all year round. Condos are a common choice, but they're not for everyone. If you want more space and privacy, you might want to consider a single-family home. Choosing one in a gated community can provide you with the luxury and amenities you want.

Gated communities in Destin are varied in what they have to offer to residents. However, when you choose a luxury gated community with homes in the $1 million range and higher, you can expect a high level of

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There are several luxury condo complexes to choose from in Destin, Florida. In order to find the right one, you'll need to consider the kinds of things that matter to you. If you want to be close to the beach, just about anywhere in Destin is a good choice. There's more to luxury living in the area, though, than just the gorgeous white sands and blue waters. Concierge service, 24-hour security, and valet parking are expected at condos. Additionally, you'll be treated to high-end fixtures and appliances, along with hardwood floors and granite countertops.

Many condos are very spacious, and balconies provide amazing views of the area and the water. When you can see the water during the day and the city skyline at night, it's a soothing combination you can

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One of the best ways to enjoy a luxury lifestyle is to live on or near the beach. When you make your new home in Destin, Florida, you can do exactly that. There are many beachfront condos and gated communities where you'll be able to enjoy the beauty of the sand and surf. Having a view of the ocean from your window is a great way to stay calm and serene. It helps you unwind after a long day of work or shopping, and the lapping sound of the waves can lull you to sleep at night.

It's not just about the outdoors, though. It's also about what you're getting for the $1 million and up you can expect to spend on a luxury Destin property. Granite and hardwood are to be expected, as are high-end appliances and fixtures. You'll be treated to spacious rooms, as

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Topsail Hill Preserve State Park provides a great natural place for the entire family. With beautiful white sand beaches, 25-foot tall dunes and three lakes, this is one of the most popular parks in the area. Fish for all kinds of freshwater fish or just spend time at the beach. The wetlands provide plenty of area for watching wildlife and the park is a hiker’s paradise.

Americana Under the Stars is a regular event held at the park, which happens every Thursday starting at 5pm. Other events range from Breakfast with a Ranger to musical performances. The park is well known for providing a place for area events.

Activities at the Park

With so much diverse area, this park provides plenty of activities including:

  • Swimming
  • Picnicking
  • Hiking
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