It’s time to ‘Plant Some Love, 30A’!

What happens when a father of two active young kids with a bachelor’s degree in plant sciences decides to piddle around on his two...

Two Easy (Yes, Easy!) Shrimp Recipes To Feed Your Beach Vibe

Nothing can kill the end-of-day beach energy faster than being forced to deal with dinner. We all know the’s been a perfect day...

7 Reasons to Visit 30A in January

Planning your trip to 30A to kick-off the new year? Here are a few reasons why January is the perfect time to visit and...

Blue Angels Soar Over the Emerald Coast

The Emerald Coast is known for our beautiful emerald waters along the coast, and the amazing Blue Angels in the sky. It’s not uncommon...

How to Spend the Holidays on 30A

If you’re lucky enough to have a white-sand Christmas this year, 30A offers plenty of activities to celebrate the holidays. Our beach communities go all...

Ashton Burks on Porchin’, Beach Lovin’ & Holiday Merry Makin’

Ashton Burks, Sales & Events Manager, The Pearl Hotel What's your favorite way to stay fit on 30A? One of my first dates with my now-husband...


Watercolor | Santa Rosa Beach
6 bd    7 ba    5823 sqft

Watersound Origins | Watersound
4 bd    3 ba    1 ½ ba    2615 sqft

Naturewalk At Seagrove | Santa Rosa Beach
5 bd    4 ba    1 ½ ba    3325 sqft


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


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,...

Q&A with the 30A Beach Locals

TIFFANIE NELSON Founder/CEO, Food for Thought Outreach Inc. 1. What is your favorite part about living here? As a northern transplant, I am so happy to be raising my children at the beach! There is a wonderful...

Shades Bar and Grill: 25 Years on 30A

A lot of hard work, late nights and family support has made Shades Bar and Grill a local success for the past 25 years.     Co-owners Joe Freer, John Freer and Greg Wakeham started Shades...



The Two Most Important Things to Know About Rip Currents

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for. You’re in your favorite suit, the hot sun is beaming down and you feel the soft...

Everything You Never Knew About Sea Cucumbers

The name sea cucumber may conjure up a mental image of a cute little vegetable floating around in the ocean, but don’t let the...

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...