30A Sand Rover Rally on April 17-18, 2020

Presented by Land Rover Gulf Coast, this family-friendly event welcomes over 100 Land Rovers, Broncos, Jeeps, dune buggies, vintage military vehicles and assorted beach...

The Architectural Influences Along Scenic Highway 30A

Text by Mark Schnell; Photos by Kristy Gustafson A friend once joked that a trip down Scenic Highway 30A is the “It’s a Small World”...

This Thing Called Love: Meet 5 Monogamous Sea Creatures of the Gulf

There may be plenty of fish in the sea, but a faithful few choose long-term love over playing the reef. While monogamy in fish...

Alys Beach Unveils ‘Recline in Blue’

Alys Beach, Florida, an EBSCO Industries New Urbanist development in northwest Florida, recently added a new sculptural installation to the landscape. Recline in Blue was...

Join 30A for a Summer Internship at the Beach

Looking for a summer internship? Head back to college this Fall bragging that you snagged the unicorn of internships – a summer at the...

What to Eat, See & Do at Alys Beach, Florida

By Kristy Gustafson You know it the minute you pass through its pearly white stucco gates: if this isn’t heaven, it’s gotta be close.   Behold Alys...

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14 Fun Activities for Teens & Tweens in South Walton

Calling all teens and tweens! A relaxing beach day with friends is a hard thing to beat. But when fun needs to be taken up a notch, South Walton, Florida has you covered. Check...

The Grayt Pineapple Welcomes Divers to the Underwater Museum

The pineapple is a traditional expression of Welcome and Friendship, and the sun represents Life. So when the Underwater Museum of Art (UMA) in South Walton announced a competition and invited artists to participate,...

5 Spring Blooms You’ll See Everywhere in Florida

Mild Florida winters give way to a beautiful spring where the beaches flood with locals and tourists. The welcome sunshine not only warms the soul but also wakes up those spring blooming flowers. From roadsides...


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The Top 10 Surfer Movies of All Time

In the mood for a movie featuring waves and a lifestyle so carefree it makes you want to pack up your bags and live...

30A Weather & Travel Guide: Florida Weather Fluctuates. Be Prepared!

By Janellen Green If it’s picture-perfect white sand and crystal-clear water you desire, come to the 30A area in South Walton. We have beautiful weather...

5 Tips for Moving to the Beach

So, you’ve been dreaming of moving to South Walton for years, and now you’re finally getting to take that plunge. It’s an exciting time,...

Florida’s Lightning Whelks and Their Mysterious Egg Casings

You’ve most likely seen a whelk even if you don’t recognize the name. These pretty spiral shells provide the portable home for the large...

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