Travel: Celebrating America’s Independence is a Bristol tradition

The New England, coastal town of Bristol, Rhode Island, takes patriotism seriously as its Fourth of July celebration is the oldest and most continuous in the country.Independence Day is a dandy in this town as American flags and red-white-and-blue buntings hang from Colonial- to Federal-style to Victorian homes. Window boxes brim with red, white and… … Read More


Henderson celebrating upcoming anniversaries

Celebrate Henderson Beach State Park’s 37th anniversary and the 85th anniversary of the Florida Park Service from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1 at Henderson Beach State Park, 17000 Emerald Coast Parkway in Destin. Event is free with paid park admission: $6 vehicle (two to eight people), $4 single-occupant vehicle, $2 pedestrian.Learn about the… … Read More


Bubba Gump celebrating 25th anniversary of film

It’s been 25 years since Forrest Gump first ran across America, and now he’s preparing to do it again with pit stops in his favorite cities, including Destin. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. invites diners to try new menu items inspired by each location and snap a photo with Forrest on his epic quest across the… … Read More