30A Beach Blog

30Avenue
30A is iconic, really. Walk, bike, or drive down this scenic highway exploring each little enclave and each precious beach, and you will notice it becomes one cohesive experience. Similarly, much like a great meal, 30Avenue was carefully crafted and prepared in an effort to...Read more
Carillon Beach South Walton
Planning a beach vacation? Don’t let Carillon Beach in Panama City Beach escape your notice! Carillon Beach is a cozy beach community located about two miles east of Scenic Highway 30A’s Inlet Beach . Nestled between the Gulf of Mexico, Powell Lake, Philips Inlet, and...Read more
Inlet-Beach-Underpass
Exciting things are happening in Inlet Beach on Scenic Highway 30A! Friday, March 26, 2021 was the official groundbreaking of the new U.S. Highway 98 pedestrian underpass in 30A’s Inlet Beach. Scenic South Walton, an organization made up of area residents and business owners, has...Read more
Donut Hole Inlet Beach
You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy donuts, and that’s almost the same thing! If you’re vacationing on 30A, The Donut Hole Café & Bakery in Inlet Beach is somewhere you don’t want to miss. This South Walton staple is a hot spot for...Read more
Recharge In South Walton
Beach vacations are all about relaxing, and that is exactly what South Walton has to offer. From Miramar Beach to Inlet Beach on 30A, you’ll find plenty of ways to recharge. Check out our list of ways to recharge in South Walton to help plan...Read more
The Citizen Alys Beach
What’s a beach vacation without coastal cuisine? Hardly a vacation, that’s what! Fortunately, there are a range of delicious, high-quality seafood restaurants along Scenic Highway 30A on the Emerald Coast. From old favorites to new establishments, you can always find something tasty when vacationing in...Read more
Digital Graffiti 30A
The 13th annual Digital Graffiti event in Alys Beach on 30A is going to look a little bit different this year. In 2021, this artistic event will be transformed into an immersive, drive-through experience! This means participants have the opportunity to enjoy the digital creativity...Read more
Metal Detecting on 30A
Who doesn’t secretly wish they were a treasure hunter? And what is metal detecting, if not treasure hunting? Searching for buried goodies is a fun way to release your inner treasure hunter, even if only for a day. It’s also a fun vacation memory. If...Read more
South Walton Boat Ramps
There’s nothing like a day relaxing in a boat out on the water. And with the Emerald Coast boasting access to both the expansive Gulf and Choctawhatchee Bay, it’s pretty easy to grab your boat and go. Maybe you want to spend the day lounging...Read more
Top 5 Indigenous Plants of 30A
Each year, the Emerald Coast welcomes millions of visitors to its shores. And for good reason. The sand is soft, white, and pristine. The Gulf waves sparkle like gemstones in the sun. The atmosphere is warm and relaxed, which is perfect for a beach vacation...Read more

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