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School Spring Break Schedules

School Spring Break Schedules

March 1-8 University of Florida Vanderbilt University March 9-15 University of West Florida University of Central Florida University of Miami University of South Alabama Embry Riddle Troy University Auburn University University of Georgia Mississippi State University Texas A&M March 16-22 Santa Rosa County Public Schools Escambia County Public Schools Pensacola State College Florida State University […]

Ecotourism, voluntourism growing

Ecotourism, voluntourism growing

Vacation does not necessarily translate to lounging anymore. Around the world, tourism trends have headed in a new direction with travelers rolling up their sleeves and working to mitigate their impact on the planet during their time away from the daily grind.   Read the full article in the Aug. 15 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Five things to know: Safe pet travel

Five things to know: Safe pet travel

Santa Rosa County schools dismissed for summer May 31, and the temperatures have been consistently breaking 90 degrees. That means it is the time of year when many people will be taking off on summer vacation fun.   Read the full article in the June 6 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

Double red flags fail to deter swimmers

Double red flags fail to deter swimmers

Though Tropical Storm Cindy had double red flags flying over Navarre Beach for most of last week, visitors were lining the beaches to catch some sun between bouts of rain. Double red flags mean the waters are closed. While the waters had receded some, the surf was still too rough to swim said Navarre Beach […]

Teen sexually assaulted by family friend

Teen sexually assaulted by family friend

A vacation to Gulf Breeze went terribly wrong for a 17 year old boy after a 46 year old woman he and his mother were traveling with forced him to have sex with her in a port-o-potty. According to the deputy’s report, in August the victim, his mother, Tina Gale Thomas and her boyfriend were […]

Team Teddy: A story of loss and hope

Team Teddy:  A story of loss and hope

Teddy, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, was on the run in Navarre for four months before being reunited with his human mom and dad, John and Nancy Robertson of Cape Cod, Mass. Nancy Robertson recalled the day of his disappearance with grief as fresh as if it had just happened.  They were here on vacation. […]

Summer vacation means child-care stress for many parents

Summer vacation means child-care stress for many parents

Primary and intermediate schools in the Navarre area let out June 1, and for many parents with children ages 5-12, this means finding somebody to look after the little ones. This is even more difficult for the 46 percent of families with both parents working full time according to the Pew Research Center in 2015. […]

Navarre Beach ranked among best in the country

Navarre Beach ranked among best in the country

Florida’s best kept secret remains a favorite destination amongst travelers, and the secret may be getting out. Navarre Beach has been named one of the top beaches in the country in the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. Read the full article in the Feb. 25 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for as […]

Navarre Beach named a ‘Hidden Gem’ getaway

Navarre Beach named a ‘Hidden Gem’ getaway

TripAdvisor, one of the world’s largest travel sites, has listed Navarre Beach on a list of 10 Affordable Hidden Gem getaways for the winter season. The TripAdvisor website says of the list, “TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals has rounded up 10 super affordable US getaways this winter for staying in a rental, many of which are worthy […]