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9 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Florida’s Scenic 30A

Florida’s Scenic 30A offers an abundance of family-friendly activities and attractions to keep kids entertained and engaged. From pristine beaches and state parks to delicious ice cream shops and interactive experiences, there’s no shortage of fun things to do with kids on 30A. Here are some of the best activities and attractions that will make your family vacation on 30A an unforgettable experience.

1. Build Sandcastles

30A is renowned for its stunning white-sand beaches, making it the perfect place for kids to unleash their creativity and build epic sandcastles. Grab your buckets and shovels, and enjoy a fun-filled day by the shore. Don’t forget to check 30A.com/beachflag for beach conditions before you go!

2. Explore 30A’s State Parks

Scenic Highway 30A is home to several beautiful state parks, each offering unique opportunities for outdoor adventure. Check out 30A’s guide to state parks to learn more about the different parks, where you can hike, bike, fish, or spot local wildlife.



3. Get Creative at The Shard Shop

Let your kids unleash their inner artist at The Shard Shop, a unique art studio where they can create beautiful mosaic masterpieces using colorful glass shards. This hands-on activity is fun for kids of all ages and makes for a memorable souvenir. 

4. Catch a Movie Under the Stars

During the spring and summer months, several 30A communities host outdoor movie nights, where families can enjoy a film together under the stars. Check 30A.com/events for movie schedules and locations.

5. Ride Bikes Along 30A’s Timpoochee Trail

Buy or rent a 30A Electric Bike by YOLO and explore the picturesque Timpoochee Trail, a paved bike path that runs parallel to Scenic 30A, passing through beach communities, state parks, and coastal dune lakes.



6. Paddle Across 30A’s Coastal Dune Lakes

Discover the rare and ecologically significant coastal dune lakes along 30A. Kids will love learning about these unique ecosystems while exploring the lakes by kayak or YOLO paddleboard.

7. Enjoy a Treat at a Local Ice Cream Shop

Cool off with a delicious scoop of ice cream or a refreshing smoothie at 30A’s Beach Happy Cafe, serving tasty treats and cold beverages, as well as 30A Gear. We also highly recommend Pecan Jacks near Gulf Place.

8. Attend a Local Festival or Event

Scenic 30A hosts a variety of family-friendly events throughout the year, from holiday celebrations and charity events to music concerts and food festivals. Visit 30A.com/events to see what’s happening while you’re here at the beach.

9. Book an Adventure

Become the next surfer in the family!

Explore the best of 30A with a guided tour or family-friendly adventure.

Book an unforgettable experience through 30A Tours, offering a range of activities such as fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.

With so many fun things to do with kids on Florida’s Scenic 30A, your family vacation is sure to be filled with unforgettable memories. So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and get ready to embark on a fantastic adventure along this breathtaking coastal paradise.

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