30A Beach Blog

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
When on a South Walton vacation, you should shine just as bright as the glittering waves, crystal sands, and Florida sun. This means jewelry! Cute, coastal-inspired earrings can keep you in the beach zone. A shimmering necklace can complete your classy, out-to-dinner vacation look. Rings,...Read more
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

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