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Fine Dining Options on 30A and Miramar

Looking for a nice restaurant for a date night? Maybe it is your anniversary or maybe you’re just looking for a reason to dress up and eat some good food with your family. Here are...

When To Visit 30A: A Month-by-Month Guide

Anytime is a great time to visit the beautiful, pristine beaches and unique seaside communities of Scenic 30A, but certain months have their own set of benefits and reasons to plan your stay. Check out...

The Monarch Butterfly: South Walton’s Majestic Mascot

Every fall, locals and visitors alike delight in the return of our own migrating mascot: monarch butterflies. Monarch butterflies are arguably some of the most beautiful of their kind... so much so that many consider...

Volunteering on 30A: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

One of the best ways to genuinely get to know the 30A area is to volunteer! With dozens of local nonprofits serving Walton County, you will not only impact those in need but also...

GRAYT WALL Helps Bring Grayton Beach Community Together

For years, Grayton Beach visitors have seen several pieces of art hung along the 80’ of fence line perpendicular to the shops and restaurants of Hotz Avenue. But, when the iconic restaurant, The Red...

When Will The Red Bar Re-Open? Here’s the Latest News

In February, an early morning fire completely destroyed the iconic Red Bar in Grayton Beach, Florida. Fortunately no one was physically hurt, but employees and community members were absolutely devastated. Immediately following the fire, Red...

Secret Bars of 30A

While a handful of die-hard locals have no doubt sampled all of 30A's wonderful watering holes, out-of-town visitors don't always have a lot of extra time to venture off the sandy path. And although the following bars are somewhat hidden away from public view,...

30 Tips from 30A Locals

Ever dream of moving to the beach? Before you do, there's a 'secret code' that permeates our laid-back flip-flop culture. After you've been around for a while, you'll gradually figure some of these things out on your own. But for...

Brewing Love, Life & Latte – the Amavida Story

The once small, independent coffee company roasting out of owners Dan & Sally Bailey's home nearly 15 years ago, Amavida Coffee Roasters has not only grown beyond those humble beginnings and captured the attention and...

6 Best Playgrounds in South Walton

As sticky summertime stretches into the milder season called fall, there are more reasons than ever to spend as much time as possible outdoors. Our area boasts many wonderful amenities including some hidden gem playgrounds....

30A Q&A: How to BEach LOCAL!

Kelly Layman Business Investor, Vacation Rental Owner & Board Member, Safe Water for Walton (volunteer non-profit) 1. What makes living at the beach so special? Our world-renowned coastal dune lakes, hands down. Each one is its own...

What is Red Tide and Other FAQs about this Phenomenon

Each year as fall approaches, a naturally occurring phenomenon called "red tide" is on a lot of people's minds up and down the Gulf Coast. We've compiled some information with the help of the...
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