With a favorable climate year-round, the Gulf Coast makes an ideal vacation destination regardless of the season. However, depending on your personal preference when it comes to crowds and activities, there may be a particular time of the year that is more appealing to you. The region’s premier property management company, Southern Rentals & Real Estate, is prepared to accommodate you and your guests in quality beach homes and condos on any date you choose.
Here’s why Coastal Alabama and Northwest Florida are the perfect getaways for any season:
- Summer: Summer is the most popular time for people to vacation on the Gulf Coast because of the seasonal break. If you enjoy a lively atmosphere and taking advantage of the refreshing coastal waters, this is a great time to visit. There are concerts consistently scheduled at various venues along the coastline. Plus, the excitement surrounding the Blue Marlin Grand Championship is contagious, and there’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day.
- Fall: While most people are ending their vacations in the fall and going back to school and work, it might be the right time for you to getaway. Fall is considered the off-season on the coast, which means you will have more surf, sun, and sand to yourself. The climate is also near perfect as the humidity begins to fade. Also, fall is recognized as the best time to go fishing, and there are many events taking place, including the National Shrimp Festival and Oktoberfest.
- Winter: If you’re looking for an escape from the winter blues, the Gulf Coast can deliver. The beaches are secluded, allowing you to relax with a book or take a leisurely stroll along the shore. Plus, winter is oyster season, and you will be able to find them in abundance at local seafood restaurants. There is also plenty going on, like the Annual Snowbird Bratfest, the Reese’s Senior Bowl, and the NCAA Sand Dollar Classic.
- Spring: Booking a beach vacation during the spring can usually be a bit of a gamble if you’re worried about running into big spring break crowds. This is not the case with the Gulf Coast, though. Drinking is prohibited on the beaches during March and April, catering more to families than college students. Spring is also festival season, giving you the opportunity to attend events such as the Food Film Festival of South Walton and the Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach.
When planning your next vacation, consider how you want to spend your time when you get to the Gulf Coast. This will help you decide when you should go. Contact Southern Rentals & Real Estate at (866) 534-8939, or visit them online to search available properties for your travel dates.