30A Beach Blog

It’s the 20th anniversary of the Mountainfilm on Tour at WaterColor! The Mountainfilm documentary film festival is hosted each year on Memorial Day in Telluride, Colorado. Its mission is to use the power of “film, art, and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better...Read more
“Nice Dogs, Strange People” is the unofficial slogan of the one-and-only Grayton Beach just off Scenic Highway 30A . And boy, doesn’t that sum up this artsy beach town! Grayton Beach is full of laid-back, artsy individuals passionate about their community and ensuring it maintains...Read more
Do you ever feel like finding a restaurant that pleases the whole crew while on vacation is like pulling teeth? We’ve been there! Luckily, there are plenty of restaurants on Scenic Highway 30A that have diverse menus, so there is something for everyone. One of...Read more
Italian food is the best food! And Scenic Highway 30A is home to an amazing Italian restaurant that is a must-try when you’re in town. Located in laidback Grayton Beach, Borago is a classic Italian restaurant that offers delicious and traditional fare that transports your...Read more
Toes in the sand, nose in a book. That’s our idea of a perfect vacation! South Walton offers tons of activities for beach vacationers. Swimming, snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, biking, and going on nature walks are just a few of the outdoorsy things you can...Read more
You scream, I scream, we all scream for 30A ice cream! Scenic Highway 30A might be known for its pristine sandy beaches and jeweled waves that glisten in the sun, but it is also home to some great ice cream spots. No matter where you’re...Read more
What’s the best way to get around during a beach vacation? If you said golf cart, then you’d be correct! Not only are golf carts open on all sides, allowing you to feel the coastal breezes, they’re also way easier to park than a car...Read more
A paint company for artists, made by artists. This is the tagline of 30A Artist Justin Gaffrey’s new business, appropriately named Gaffrey Art Material. Justin Gaffrey is a self-taught artist, and well known in the 30A community. His portfolio depicts vibrant seascapes and coastal landscapes,...Read more
When on vacation, you expect to eat quality meals. And when on a beach vacation, those meals most certainly should include only the freshest seafood you can get. Leave the days-old frozen fish and gas station sushi at home! Fortunately, the local restaurants along the...Read more
30A is known for its stunning award-winning crystalline white shoreline and dazzling jewel-toned waters of the glowing Gulf. Generations of guests have enjoyed idyllic family vacations and beach reunions with friends in this precious piece of paradise. However, you need to know about a natural...Read more

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