Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty Blog

Why Now is the Time to Plan Your 2020 Family Vacation

This time of year you may not be thinking about your next year's vacation yet—in fact it's probably the last thing on your mind right now. We know the holiday season is a busy one and you're not looking to add anything else to your already full to-do list. H... View the full post »

December 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast

Will your December be filled with sparkling blue-green waters, white sugar sand, warm sunshine and twinkling palm trees? We really hope so! Everything is better at the beach including the month of December and all the holiday fun that comes along with it. If you'... View the full post »

How to Quickly and Easily Identify Florida Seashells

So you want to do some shelling and beachcombing during your Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores vacation but you need a little help identifying the types of seashells that you may find on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. We can help! Here are some tips and resources... View the full post »

Spotlight on Florida Stone Crabs: All You Need to Know

It's that time of year again on Florida's Gulf Coast! Yep, it's the annually anticipated Stone Crab season which runs from October 15 to May 15. So what's all the hype about? Good question! Here's a quick run down on all you need to know about stone cr... View the full post »

Holiday Highlights You Want to Know About on the Gulf Coast

Add a little white sand, a lot of warm sunshine and some beautiful blue-green Gulf of Mexico waters to your holidays this year. You won't regret it! It's not too late to whisk your family away for a Florida beach vacation on the gorgeous Gulf Coast this season. Ch... View the full post »

November 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast

November on the Gulf Coast of Florida is here. So what's happening along the Gulf of Mexico this month? A lot! Here are a few of our local favorite events, festivals, and things to do on the beach and around our Gulf-side towns. Mark your calendars for a month of fun ... View the full post »

7 Songs That Will Get You in a Beach State of Mind

Sometimes it's the lyrics. Sometimes it's the melody. Sometimes it's the memory of a place and time. Music makes the world go round! Whether you're looking for a beach song playlist to enjoy while you relax in your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental o... View the full post »

How to Make the Best Beach Souvenirs

One of the best ways to bring a little bit of the beach and a lot of memories home with you from your beach vacation is by making your own souvenirs. It can be as simple or as complicated as you would like it to be—but all it really requires is a glass jar, some sand, a... View the full post »

Drink, Dine and Have a Good Time at These Florida Favorites

Are you looking for local favorite restaurants and popular places to dine that are not far from your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental? We have them! Here's a list of local eateries, restaurants and cafes where you can sit back and relax while you enjoy a cold drink,... View the full post »

October 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast

October at the beach is a beautiful thing! There are so many things to do in addition to your time spent on the Florida Gulf Coast beaches and alongside the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico. Here are the highlights of the local events and activities that you and your family are su... View the full post »

Fall Quotes to Remind You Life at the Beach is the Best

Here on the shores of the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico, we celebrate all year long that beach life is the best life. As the fall season in Florida arrives, we are still enjoying an endless summer filled with lots of 80-degree-and-palm-tree kind of days. It's a beautiful ti... View the full post »

Easy Science Experiments You Can Do at the Beach

Science at the beach is so fun that your kids won't even realize how much they're learning! Here are some quick and easy beach-related science experiments that your kids will love. You can do them when you just need something a little extra in your day. Parents, we a... View the full post »

The Best Charter Fishing To Be Found on the Gulf Coast

If you're looking for some family-friendly fun out on the water or you're just in search of the next big catch, charter fishing on Florida's Gulf Coast is a beach vacation must-do. Get out on the Gulf of Mexico waters with an experienced boat captain and see w... View the full post »

8 Awesome Things To Do Near Your Indian Rocks Beach Vacation Rental

As the summer season dwindles down in most of the other areas of the country, here on Florida's Gulf Coast the summertime beach vibe lives on all year long. The fun in the sun, Gulf of Mexico waters, and local activities keep right on going all the way through Decembe... View the full post »

How to Have a DIY Movie Night on Vacation

Did you know that when you book your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental that it comes with some amazing Plumlee Perks? It does! One of those free perks is access to our DVD library. Just ask your reservationist for your card to enjoy free movies during your stay. We ... View the full post »