17 Items You Forget to Pack for Vacation

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Vacation is an escape from stress. Packing for vacation is not. Even when you think you’ve got everything you need, chances are one of these items that should be in your bags isn’t.

Of course, there are ways around this. You can (and should) make a list of essentials to check off as you’re packing. Determine which items are necessary and consider your luggage space. Our goal for this blog is to function as a foundation for your packing list by going over some of the most common items people forget to pack for vacation.

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20 Easy Three-Ingredient Recipes to Make in Your Vacation Rental

20 Easy Three-Ingredient Recipes

Staying in a fully furnished vacation rental has plenty of perks, like a kitchen stocked with all the items you need to whip up a meal. But just because the tools are there doesn’t mean you want to slave away in the kitchen for hours. It’s still vacation, right?

That’s why you should check out these 20 easy, three-ingredient recipes that’ll leave you with a delectable dish without hours of prep or cooking time.

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Rental Homes for THE PLAYERS Championship Weekend

Rental Homes for THE PLAYERS Championship Weekend

Still looking for a place to stay during THE PLAYERS Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach? With only a few weeks until the massive tournament kicks off, hotels are getting booked up left and right. Luckily, we still have a handful of fully furnished rental homes ready for THE PLAYERS Championship weekend.

Each of these vacation rentals comes complete with furniture, kitchen accessories, appliances, and so much more. After a long day watching the tournament out on the course, don’t just go back to a hotel; retire to a home away from home.

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Six Breathtaking Oceanfront Rentals in Ponte Vedra Beach

Beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach.
Beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach, aka your view from one of these resort rentals.

In a state full of gorgeous beaches, Ponte Vedra Beach is unlike the rest. The characteristic, luscious white sand beaches make the seaside village a perfect destination for sunbathers, surfers, and sand castle aficionados alike.

And while there’s a lot besides beaches in the small town to distinguish it (it’s home to the PGA Tour HQ and is widely regarded as a golfers’ paradise), waking up to the ocean breeze is still the truest way to experience Ponte Vedra Beach. Check out some of the area’s finest fully furnished oceanfront rentals below.

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The Snowbird’s Guide to Ponte Vedra Beach

When you compare the two, it’s not really that hard to see why so many northerners migrate from their frozen homes to Florida during the winter. Which would you rather wake up to for months: snow-covered lawns or sun-kissed beaches?

While Texas and Arizona have gained popularity with snowbirds over the past few years, Florida still offers up a bevy of idyllic areas ready to welcome retirees, second homeowners, and seasonal settlers alike. Few Florida destinations shine brighter than the picture-perfect paradise known as Ponte Vedra Beach. Indeed, there’s a lot for snowbirds to love in this seaside community, and we’ve got the guide for how to spend your time here during the winter months.

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Upgrade Your Florida/Georgia Experience with these Breathtaking Resort Rental Properties

The Florida/Georgia game doesn’t have to just be a weekend trip – make it into a week-long getaway! Booking a hotel for that long of a stay could be tricky, so make the upgrade to a fully furnished resort rental instead.

Each of our rental properties come equipped with all the creature comforts you need for a great vacation. Fully decked out kitchens, comfy beds and sheets, in-home washer and dryers – you won’t find these amenities in a hotel. Check out three of our finest resort rentals below, then click on any of the links provided to start booking your stay!

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Packing Well for an Extended Stay

If you’re about to embark on an extended-stay vacation, it goes without saying that you’re about to make some wonderful memories for years to come. What you don’t want to remember, however, is a waste of time, money, and space because you over-packed for the trip. One of the best things about furnished vacation rentals — especially when you’re on a family vacation or a beach trip — is leaving a lot of your necessities at home because they’re already waiting for you at your destination. Here are some ideas to follow when you’re packing for a week’s worth of fun (or more).

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Family-Friendly Vacation Ideas in Jacksonville’s Beaches

It’s time to plan your family’s next vacation, but where to go this year? When considering Florida, don’t think your vacation has to focus around theme parks. There are plenty of locations in North Florida alone for your family to visit that provide fun and relaxation for all ages. For your next trip, consider Jacksonville’s beautiful beach communities: Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, and Ponte Vedra Beach!

No matter which destination you choose, you’ll have no shortage of exciting adventures to explore. Consider these family-friendly spots just outside the door of your rental.

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Planning a Romantic Vacation in the Jacksonville Beaches Area

Do you like long, romantic walks on the beach? Has it been a while since you’ve had the chance to take a trip for just you and your special someone? Jacksonville’s beaches are an excellent destination for romantic getaways because you’ve got access to so many things to do.

Encompassing Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and Ponte Vedra Beach, the beaches area stands separately from the city proper while still being within a very short drive. You’ll enjoy a secluded couple’s vacation with direct access to the hum of the big city.

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What Type of Oceanfront Rental Is Right for You?

Whether your perfect beach vacation calls for days of taking it easy in the sun and sand or hitting the waves for a satisfying surf session, Watson Realty can help you find the perfect furnished rental in Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, or Ponte Vedra Beach. All three areas are perfect for family trips, romantic getaways, or a long weekend with friends. But before you start planning your itinerary, you should consider what type of accommodations will work best for your group.

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