30A Beach Blog

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
The Red Bar in Grayton Beach is back and open for business! After a devastating fire in February 2019 , in which the restaurant was completely destroyed, heroic efforts were made to restore the beloved restaurant. The new Red Bar launched on July 15, 2020,...Read more
Named one of USA Today’s top 10 juice bars in 2014, Raw & Juicy is a delicious juice bar that has become a staple to the 30A community. Raw & Juicy originally started out on Airstream Row in Seaside, gaining a devoted base of customers...Read more
Pablo Picasso couldn’t have been more accurate when he said, “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Art is a form of creative expression that eases the mind and soothes the spirit – both for the artist and...Read more
Seacrest Beach is a captivating, perfectly planned residential community located at the far eastern end of Scenic 30A on high dunes overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The laid back atmosphere is evident as soon as you arrive since rows of towering palms along this route...Read more
Everyone knows that a beach vacation is all about relaxation and pampering yourself. Pampering comes in all shapes and forms in South Walton – from lounging on the beach to getting a massage at a spa. And one of the best ways to indulge yourself...Read more
A beautiful bonfire on a beach is something you may have seen in a heartwarming romantic movie, but have you ever had a chance to experience one first hand. Well, now you can! Southern Walton County is one of the few places in the entire...Read more
Blue Mountain Beach is a laid back somewhat Bohemian residential enclave in the heart of the beautiful world of Scenic 30A . It boasts having the very first health food store in the county whimsically named "For the Health of It." They feature organic produce,...Read more

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