Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast Host 2011 Florida State H.O.G. Rally

"Heritage of Freedom"

DESTIN •• FORT WALTON BEACH •• OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. - Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast invites cruisers and choppers alike to kick-start their bikes and hammer down to the 2011 "Heritage of Freedom" Florida State H.O.G. Rally - Oct. 19-22, 2011. Thousands anticipated to "fly low" along Florida's scenic routes head to the laid-back beach towns of Destin • Fort Walton Beach • Okaloosa Island ready to jumpstart fall with loads of bikers, bands and BBQ (http//:www.emeraldcoastfl.com).

This biker bash yields a number of festivities and special events for Harley Davidson Owners Group (H.O.G.) along the 24 miles of sugar-white sand and brilliant emerald-green waters of Northwest Florida's upper Gulf coast. Lone wolves rush to mingle amidst other packs taking part in the stream of activities sure to ensue this year. Events include biker shows and games, daily poker runs, live musical performances, as well as the parade of Flags and "Early Bird" parties for those who arrive to the rally ahead of schedule. Multiple dining sensations from vendors to restaurants make certain of temped taste buds at this year's Florida State H.O.G. Rally.

Wristbands for the Florida State H.O.G. Rally may be purchased for $30 until Sept. 1 online or by mailed payment. Upon pre-registering, attendees that provide proof of H.O.G. membership receive a rally pin, used for member identification, at time of payment. After the registration deadline, attendees can register on-site with a fee of $40. This fee just includes a wristband, with pins available for purchase in the registration area. For a complete schedule of events and rally information, visit http//:www.flstatehogrally.com or call (352) 383-8673. In addition, the Gainesville Harley-Davidson Dealership is offering free breakfast and lunches for those traveling to Destin, Oct.17-19, at 4125 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, Fla. For more information, visit http//:www.gainesvilleharley.com or call (352) 331-6363.

Along with the exhilarating H.O.G. Rally festivities, Destin • Fort Walton Beach • Okaloosa Island present simple pleasures from angling the "big one" while deep sea fishing at the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village" and teeing off on challenging holes of golf, to undeniably fresh seafood and some of the world's finest underwater shelling.

To take part in the 2011 Florida State H.O.G. Rally and receive more information on Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast, contact the Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. by visiting www.emeraldcoastfl.com ** or calling **800.322.3319.

Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast Host 2011 Florida State H.O.G. Rally - Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine

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