Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty Blog

How to Budget for Your Summer Vacation: Save Now, Splurge Later!

Summer will be here before you know it. The time is now to start planning and saving for your Indian Rocks Beach, Florida vacation. Today we're sharing a few tried-and-true tips to help you create a vacation budget that works for you. Being proactive is key! Here are ... View the full post »

20 Reasons Why the Beach is Good for You

National Plan for Vacation Day is celebrated on the last Tuesday of January each year. It's a day to encourage Americans to plan their time off and use it. In honor of this day, now is the perfect time and occasion to book your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental. ... View the full post »

How to Ditch Bad Habits Fast and Replace Them with Good Ones

Change can be difficult, even when it's a good change. Today we're talking about habits—those things we do on autopilot each and every day and throughout the year that become commonplace in our lives. Successfully eliminating a bad habit is best accomplished by ... View the full post »

8 Outdoor Adventures You Can Still Enjoy During Winter in Florida

Winter is here, or is it? You'll forget all about the snowy days, freezing cold temperatures, and cloudy skies during your Indian Rocks Beach vacation. You can enjoy the winter months in Florida in ways you can't elsewhere in the country. If you are a big fan of a... View the full post »

Why It Is Important to Set Vacation Goals for 2022 Right Now

Vacation planning is probably one of the last things on your mind right now, but it shouldn't be. Vacation goals are just as important as any other goal you will soon be setting for yourself in 2022. It's way too easy to let life go on its usual routine and before... View the full post »

Gulf of Mexico or Intracoastal Waterway: Which is Your Favorite and Why?

The beauty of a barrier island like Indian Rocks Beach, Florida is that you are nestled between two beautiful bodies of water, each with their own advantages. Today we're asking the question to our readers: Which do you prefer? The Gulf of Mexico or the Intracoastal W... View the full post »

Awesome A to Z Guide to Your Indian Rocks Beach Rental

Here's a quick rundown of all you need to know about your Indian Rocks Beach, Florida rental from A to Z. Whether you're looking to book your vacation rental or you're already counting down the days until you'll be here for your Gulf Coast vacation—this ... View the full post »

Where to Find the Best Coffee Spots in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Calling all coffee lovers, this post is for you. We want you to know where to find the best coffee during your Florida vacation. Life is too short for bad coffee! Here's a short list of local favorite coffee shops in Indian Rocks Beach that are close and convenient to... View the full post »

Road Trip Tips That Bring Peace and Calming to Family Vacation Travel

Who's ready for a family road trip? If you're preparing to drive to Florida for your Indian Rocks Beach vacation, you'll want to read this first! We're focusing on road trip tips that will encourage a successful journey and help things run as smoothly as p... View the full post »

Thanksgiving Tablescapes That Will Make Your Holiday Table Festive and Fun

The first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621 was a coastal Thanksgiving, so why not incorporate a few beach-inspired elements to your Thanksgiving table this year? Whether you live by the beach, are just spending your Thanksgiving at the beach, or you don'... View the full post »

8 Great Gratitude Quotes to Keep You in a Thankful State of Mind

What are you thankful for today? It's always good to maintain a grateful attitude, yet it's so easy to be consumed with the busyness of the day that we don't always remember to take a few moments to focus on the good things in life. Whether it's a beautifu... View the full post »

How to Easily Prepare a Thanksgiving Meal in Your Indian Rocks Beach Rental

 You've decided to spend the Thanksgiving holiday on the Florida Gulf Coast. Lucky you! You're planning on making the holiday meal for your family in your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental but aren't quite sure where to start. We can help! Here'... View the full post »

The Most Beautiful IRB Biking Adventures Everyone Can Enjoy

Who's ready to ride? Bike riding in Indian Rocks Beach is a wonderful family-friendly activity that you can do all year long here on the Florida Gulf Coast. Here are a few of our favorite places to ride and where to find the best bike rentals for your pedaling adventu... View the full post »

The Best Beach-Inspired Pumpkin Carvings EVER!

October at the beach is a wonderful opportunity to level up your seasonal creativity. Pumpkins are a part of the fall festivities in Florida, too! This is your chance to create a coastal carving session where October, the beach, and Halloween all collide into one fun project... View the full post »

How Many Florida State Symbols Do You Really Know? Find Out Here!

Here's a great educational mini-lesson for you and the kids before your Indian Rocks Beach, Florida vacation. Ask them to give their best answers to these questions about the state of Florida before you tell them the correct answers. They'll learn a little history... View the full post »