Enjoy southern living at its best! The Emerald Coast beaches are world renowned for the beautiful crystal white sands, the emerald glow of the Gulf of Mexico, and picture-perfect weather. The Gulf Coast offers outdoor activities, whether it is boating, fishing, camping, hiking, golfing, or just lounging at the beach. We’re blessed with a rich and diverse culture and exciting events and festivals. Our area features top rated educational systems and increasing high tech military/ industrial employment opportunities.