6 of the Hippest New Restaurants & Bars on the 30A Grub Scene 

Our eclectic beach community is known for some amazing culinary hotspots that satisfy both that beastly hunger growl and the more sophisticated palate. We...

What’s the Latest on Apalachicola’s Oysters?

Fishermen have leaned out from shallow skiffs, reaching into the brackish waters of the Apalachicola Bay with long, scissor-shaped tongs to scoop up oysters...
Rosemary Beach at Christmas

Photo Tour: Where to See the Best Holiday Lights Along Scenic 30A

'Tis the season for towns, neighborhoods and homes coming aglow with twinkling holiday lights. In South Walton, our 30A beach communities pull out all...

What Are the Best Local Fish to Eat? We Asked the Experts!

By Caroline Giddis Salty, meaty, flaky, mild. These are some of the characteristics of the favorite fish of executive chefs, seafood market managers and fishing...

8 Reasons Why You Should Wake Up Early at the Beach

By Lindsey Rogers Getting up early is not everyone's cup of tea. But, if you want to get the most out of the warmer months...

Beach Wheelchairs and Accessibility: What You Should Know

In Okaloosa and Walton counties about 58,800 children over the age of 5 and 57,700 adults have some kind of disability. While it's challenging for...


Watersound Origins | Inlet Beach
4 bd    3 ba    1 ½ ba    2249 sqft

Alys Beach | Alys Beach
5 bd    6 ba    1 ½ ba    5180 sqft

Naturewalk At Seagrove | Santa Rosa Beach
5 bd    3 ba    2717 sqft


Rosemary Beach Cam at Pescado
Sandestin Beach Cam
WaterSound Beach Club Cam


Cory Davis Reveals Best Places for People-Watching & Favorite Local Dessert that Hits the...

30A's own, Cory Davis answers our fab five questions! 1. Where do you go when you need some quality me-time? Fishing at sunrise at the beach, but getting set up in the complete dark. There's something...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Alys Beach

Many people are familiar with Alys Beach's iconic white-walled homes, but there's much more to this Gulf-front community than just a pretty face. Here are seven little known facts about one of 30A's most beautiful and...

South Walton For Adrenaline Junkies

For those who prefer a little more action in their daily diet (instead of just beach bummin' it all day), our coast offers plenty of activities that will get the adrenaline pumping. Here's our list of...



Pluckfastic: In Conversation With Erin Politz of The SeaChange Agency

Our oceans are facing many challenges. The good news is, more and more organizations, groups, and movements are springing up to combat them. Erin Politz...

Sea Turtle Book for Kids Brings Awareness and Heart

With a wife and busy family of 3 children, Lane McDanal found time in between naps, husband and father duty, and his full-time career...

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Sharks

When you daydream about the beautiful wide-open expanse that is the Gulf of Mexico, the last thing you probably want disrupting that tranquil vision...

9 Peculiar Facts About Pelicans

“A strange ole bird, the pelican…His beak holds more than his belly-can.”* This limerick was recanted at least a million times when I was a...