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Enjoy Florida’s Tax Free Back to School Shopping in Destin, Aug 4-6


If you’re anything like us, you love to save money. This week our guests will enjoy a beach vacation coupled with Florida's tax free shopping for back to school items, including supplies (under $15) as well as apparrel, shoes and accessories (under $60). This weekend, Aug 4-6, shoppers along Florida’s Emerald Coast will enjoy no tax on certain items, including clothing and footwear priced $60 or less. (click here for details on Florida's Tax Free Holiday).Here are our suggestions for the best back to school shopping in Destin:  

Silver Sands Premium Outlets

This is a top choice for taking advantage of the Florida Sales Tax Holiday. With big savings on your favorite brands, which are discounted up to 65% off, Silver Sands Premium Outlets makes it easy to find name brand products, including shoes, clothes and accessories, that are priced under $60. So whether your daughter wants a Vera Bradley backpack or lunchbox or your son needs a new pair of tennis shoes or the whole family needs new North Face pullovers, Silver Sands is the place to be. 

Destin Commons

For a great mix of stores for kids and teens, Destin Commons can’t be beat. From clothing stores including American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch, Forever 21, Guess, H&M, Justice, Hollister, Lucky Brand Jeans, Victoria Secret, and Steve Madden to shoes & accessories at Foot Locker, Foot Locker Kids, Bass Pro and Claire’s,  the whole family will be thrilled with their back to school finds and parents will enjoy the tax free savings. 

Kinnucan’s at Grand Boulevard

Does your family want to have a back to school item that no one else has? Consider at stop at Kinnucan’s. This new retail store at Grand Boulevard is an outdoor, lifestyle-inspired store that carries only specialty brands and goods that you can’t find many other places. Whether it’s a hard to find color of a name brand product or local lifestyle merchandise like 30A, Kinnucan’s is the place to find it. Browse the latest offerings from North Face, Columbia, Patagonia, Mountain Khakis, Southern Marsh, Kuhl, Mobile Bay and more, as well as their three featured fashion brands; Saturdays by Kinnucan’s, K by Kinnucan’s, and Charlie O. 

General School Supplies

For basic school supplies, Target, WalMart and Dollar General stores are all conveniently located along the Emerald Coast so you can purchase the needed supplies tax free at the store nearest to you. 

Plan A Beach Getaway During School Breaks 

If you’re not in the Florida this weekend, now is the time to book your next beach vacation during the school holidays. Whether it’s Labor Day, Fall Break, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas, it’s never too early to begin planning your next family beach getaway while the best rentals are still available. In addition, fall rates have just been reduced so now is a great time to search your favorite rentals to view the cost savings. If you're a returning Newman-Dailey guest, you're also eligible for our "Many Happy Returns" discount (click here for details). View our premier South Walton and Destin vacation rentals online, including rentals near Silver Sands at Hidden Dunes, or call one of our friendly vacations specialists at 1-800-225-7652  to help narrow your search. 

See you @ the beach!

Monday, July 31, 2017

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