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Apr 7, 2006 - Discoveries on way to beaches of Destin, FL

I find that I need to take my laptop and phone into the nearest big town of Crestview (13 miles away) in order to be able to communicate effectively with you all. South of Crestview is a popular destination for snow birders and spring breakers - Destin. I decided to discover this area. Eglin AFB takes up a lot of land between Crestview and Ft. Walton Beach (west of Destin) and the only thing to be seen is the Armament Museum, which is free! I've seen other air museums so I took these pictures for those of you interested in planes and bombs...

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Mar 26, 2006 - Destin, Florida

When you visit a new place, there are certain things that beckon you to stay permanently. We have a checklist. As we cruised through Destin, FL we went through our list. Close to the beach and water - check! Nice sunny weather - check! Cosmopolitan area with shopping and dining - check! So far so good. We will explore further but I think this is a place we could call home!

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