5 Ride is your local guide to all things Emerald Coast
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The most affordable area to stay with plenty of watersports, nightlife, a Native American temple mound, and Okaloosa Islands beautiful beaches.
Centerpiece of the “Redneck Riviera”, this rusty old fish bucket is the source of the beautiful unique white sands that Emerald Coast beaches are famous for.
Brimming with beautiful rentals and shopping options, Miramar is home to Sandestin Resort and “Baytowne Wharf”, the epicenter Miramar nightlife
The fastest growing county on the coast filled with quiet towns, sprawling parks, isolated beach inlets, trails. Very family and bicycle friendly.
Emerald Coast Accommodations
Let us help choose the best stay for your group’s needs. We know the best resorts and hotels, and as locals for over 10 years we have valuable insights about the best neighborhoods for renting houses or condos in up and down the Emerald Coast.
See our top hotel and neighborhood picks.
Emerald Coast Dining
when it comes to fresh seafood, its hard to beat the Panhandle of Florida. There’s a reason it’s home to “the best little fishing village in the world”. The real catch is, this fact is not a secret and every year thousands of travelers come to sample the goods. Learn how to get a table at some of the best, and often most overlooked restaurants on Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast.
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Emerald Coast Indoor Activities
So you know where you wanna be, but what can you do once you get here? What if it rains? What if its too hot? Its good to have options, which is why the 5 Ride has diligently researched all the best things to do both indoors and out during your Emerald Coast vacation. See more Emerald Coast Activities
Annual Events on the Emerald Coast
Check out some of the wildest parties on planet Earth and even join in the fun if you plan your trip accordingly. Our ground services can pick you up from the airport, keep you entertained while your rental is prepared, and make sure you have all the logistics support you need to pull it off in style.
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Nightlife on the Emerald Coast
Destin and Miramar have a rich beach bar nightlife. The bars are open until 2-4 am daily depending on the bar. After the bars and you can meet the fisherman and military people eating breakfast at the 24/7 Whataburger.
The 5 ride’s fleet of versatile vans are available to transport your party to a wide array of outdoor activities the local area provides such as parasailing, water sports, and fishing charter adventures. We have space for coolers, floats, fishing equipment as well as space for you and your party.
When you arrive for a vacation, you only need one thing… Prompt economical transportation to your accommodation by way of a grocery store or waypoint to pick up everything you need before your vacation starts. Let our no frills approach to vacation logistics jump start your next trip and maximize the vacation you’ve already paid for.