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What’s Trending on 30A: Beach Vacations in Fall

While most make their plans to visit 30A during summer, many have discovered the benefits of visiting these beach towns in fall! Most trends come and go. Here are a few reasons why we love 30A during fall, making this trend here to stay. The word has gotten out, and everyone is planning a trip to the beaches of 30A. This celebrated summer locale is Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

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Three Ways to Save On Your Summer Vacation to 30A

  Looking to plan the perfect summer beach vacation with your family or friends? Well, you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy some quality time in the sun. 30A is a great place for an affordable beach vacation. With its picturesque white-sand beaches, emerald-green waters, and charming towns along the Gulf Coast, this is sure to be a trip Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 20, 2023

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Ways to Save On Your 30A Beach Vacation

Spring is right around the corner. The feel of powder white sand between your toes and the warmth of the sun are all you’ve been dreaming about after a long cold winter. You can’t wait to take a vacation but is it possible to spend time on these beautiful beaches and still stick to a budget? Just follow these 5 simple tips and you’ Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, February 22, 2022

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Beach Day Essentials and Tips for a Vacation on 30A

Your 30A beach vacation is booked. You can’t wait to spend the day at the beach. Powder white sand and emerald green waters are calling your name! You can soak up the 30A sun all day long with these beach day essentials and tips. Essential: Sunblock is a must! A favorite is sunscreen in a spray bottle. It’s less messy and easy to apply evenly Continue reading

Published on Friday, June 4, 2021

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Book Late Summer for the Best Break Ever on 30A!

Many make plans for a vacation during summer to the beautiful beaches of 30A. Powder white sand and emerald waters draw people from all over to these beaches during the months of June and July. However, wait till late August or September to visit and experience the best break ever in this area. Patience pays, literally, and here are some of the reasons... Continue reading

Published on Monday, May 10, 2021

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5 Ways to Visit the Beaches of 30A on a Budget

  Spring is right around the corner. The feel of powder white sand between your toes and the warmth of the sun are all you’ve been dreaming about after a long cold winter. You can’t wait to take that beach vacation you’ve been saving for! Is your budget a little tighter than you’d like it to be? Then follow these 5 simple Continue reading

Published on Sunday, February 28, 2021

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Our Favorite Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals on 30A

Our pets are part of the family so when planning a beach vacation, we could not possibly leave them home. That’s why pet lovers LOVE vacationing on 30A. They have a variety of accommodations that welcome families along with their fur babies. 30A beach towns have plenty of outdoor restaurants and venues that are pet friendly as well. Here are a Continue reading

Published on Monday, February 15, 2021

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A Change of Scenery

Remember when times weren’t “unprecedented”? We’re several months into dealing with the pandemic, and while some things are starting to return to normal, school and work life still look different for a lot of families. Everybody’s scenario right now is so unique and so personal.  If you’re in a spot where you& Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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Your 30A Guide for Moms

Parenthood is both challenging and rewarding. They say Moms are the glue that holds everything together. As a mother, you do a lot, no matter where you live. Vacations don’t exactly give you a break when you have kids but we’ve rounded up some tips to have the best trip on 30A with the whole family. Pamper Yourself, You Deserve it If you Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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The Benefits of Staying Right on the Beaches of 30A

Planning a 30A summer vacation and want everything to be perfect? There are so many questions to ask yourself when planning a summer vacation. How will I get there? Which 30A beach town will I stay at? Do I want to stay where it is quiet and secluded, or would I rather be right in the middle of the action? Should I stay right on the beach? Let's answer... Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Making Our Way Back to the Beaches of 30A

What to expect The beach towns of 30A are safely and successfully handling Phase 1 of reopening Florida. The beaches have reopened with reminders to practice social distancing as well as restaurants offering outdoor dining for groups of no more than 10 at 6-feet apart and indoor dining at 25% capacity. We cannot wait for Phase 2 and the thumbs up for Continue reading

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

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Staying Safe on Your Beach Vacation

The world is plugging along amid COVID-19 and many places are reopening. Here on the coast, beaches are back open after a month of being closed to the public. Some restaurants are opening at 25% capacity. Essential businesses are still open. We want to relieve as much of your stress as possible, so we wanted to give a few tips on how to stay safe when Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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Remembering Our Favorite 30A Vacations

Even though our beautiful beaches are closed and the world as we know it is on pause, it’s times like these that we should reflect on the wonderful memories we’ve made. Meditate on them, share them with others, and make plans to repeat them as soon as this is over. Remember we are all in this together, so let’s choose to flood our Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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Enjoy Gulf Views in the Heart of 30A

Many people are familiar with popular Scenic Highway 30A. We get travelers from all over the world visiting this special area year-round. It’s family-friendly with great shopping, restaurants, and miles of pristine beaches. The charming section known as Seagrove Beach is nestled right in the middle of all the action. You get your share of shade Continue reading

Published on Friday, February 28, 2020

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Bring Your Dog on Your 30A Vacation

It’s that time of year again, spending time with the ones you love. And then there are the ones you really love: man’s best friend. Nothing beats vacationing with your fur bestie. However, studies show that 37% of pet owners opted against traveling to stay home with their dog. Have you ever had to make that difficult decision? Even if you Continue reading

Published on Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Why You Need a 30A Vacation

Since the Gulf Coast is one of the top vacation spots in the country, you might not need much coaxing to come here. Besides the fact that most of us love a getaway, there are plenty of reasons why traveling is good for your health. Your day to day workload can be overwhelming. When you’re stuck in a rut just going through the motions, your work Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2019


What to Pack for Your 30A Beach Trip

Are you ready for your beach vacation? Summer vacation is about to begin and many families will be heading to their favorite beach. The beaches of the Emerald Coast are some of the best in the country so we expect to see a lot of visitors. If you are heading to the beach this summer, here are a few essentials you don’t want to forget. Sunscreen Continue reading

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019


Ways to Save Money on Your 30A Trip

What would you rather have: one beach trip a year where you go all out or several trips a year when you use tried and true saving tips? Most people want to be at the beach as much as possible. We’ve put together this list of great ways you can save on your beach vacation. Get ready to save on your next 30A trip! Specials on Direct Flights &ndash Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, March 5, 2019


30A is Pet-Friendly!

When you are planning a trip, there can be a long list of things you need. Add kids on the trip and the list doubles. If you’re bringing a family pet, even more supplies are coming with you. But there is no need to be overwhelmed when you bring your furry friends to the Emerald Coast. Here are some tried and true tips when you travel with your Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Why You Should Travel to 30A

It’s no surprise that we all love a good vacation. Getting away from it all and enjoying time off is a great experience for everyone. Not only is it fun for the whole family but traveling is also good for your health. We are going to talk about some of the health benefits that come along with a getaway, whether it’s big or small, near or Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, December 12, 2018


Why Vacation on 30A?

The Emerald Coast of Florida is popular for its breathtaking beaches. Its powder white sand will squeak when you walk across it and its emerald green waters are crystal clear. With five counties blessed to call these beaches home, why is 30a our favorite? First and foremost, we love 30a beaches. While other Emerald Coast towns have the same beautiful Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Book Your Last Minute Beach Vacation

Most of us like to plan ahead and there are many benefits to doing this. Sometimes we plan a vacation a year in advance. While this gives you plenty of time to get things in order and have peace of mind, some of us just like to be spontaneous! There are benefits to both but today we’ll show you how you can still get a great rate on a last minute vacation... Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, May 9, 2018


5 Clever Beach Tips You Need To Know

Many of us look forward to summer vacations to spend on the beach. Some of our earliest memories are of the family beach vacation. Times have changed and there are always new ways to make your life easier with clever tips. Here are some of our favorite beach tips to use on your next 30A vacation .  Traveling with kids? Moms are always surprising Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Packing Tips for Spring Break at the Beach

Your 30a spring break vacation is right around the corner. You can’t wait to bask in the sun on powder white sand. Are you packed and ready to go? If you’re like me, you wait till the last minute to pack and end up always forgetting something. Here’s a few packing tips to make your spring break on 30a a success!  Outfits When it comes to a beach Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 1, 2018


Our Favorite Pet Friendly Spots on 30A

The quaint little beach towns of 30a are full of people who love their pets. It’s no surprise to see a dog alongside his master on a run, walk, golf cart ride or bite to eat at an outdoor café. Here’s a few of our favorite pet friendly spots on 30A that we think you and your furry friend will love!  The whimsical beach town of Seaside is a Continue reading

Published on Friday, February 9, 2018


South Walton’s Best Kept Secret

The beaches of South Walton and 30A are popular summertime retreats. People from all over come to sink their toes in our powder-white sand during summer. Yes, it’s no secret that summer is a great time to visit South Walton but autumn is even better!  Visit between the middle of September through the middle of November and find the same powder-white Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 22, 2017


5 Questions to Ask Before Booking Your 30A Rental

With so many beautiful beach homes, villas and condos on 30A most vacationers are choosing to stay in a vacation rental rather than a hotel. These accommodations offer lower rates, roomier living space and full kitchens which cuts down on the expense of the vacation. With all these benefits however, rental policies vary and can turn into a big headache... Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 28, 2017


Why it’s Time For a Vacation

Sometimes we are so busy taking care of everyone and everything that we forget about the most important thing: ourselves. Have you heard of the expression “you can’t pour from an empty cup”? When we take care of ourselves, it makes us a better person all around when it comes to everything else. One of the best ways to get refreshed and reenergized Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, April 18, 2017


5 Things to Remember for Your Beach Vacation

The time is finally here. Your long awaited vacation is around the corner and you’ve been making lists so you remember everything you need. While you get the family all together and start tying loose ends, we don’t want anything to get overlooked so here are a few things to check off. The perfect rental home – While getting away from your regular routine Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 3, 2017


Hidden Gems on 30A

The 30A area is growing ever so popular and there are many reasons to fall in love with it. While several places are widely known and a go-to for each vacation (ie. Red Bar, Another Broken Egg), there are a few hidden gems we wanted to point out. It’s difficult to find a place you wouldn’t want to come back to over and over but these are some of our Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Time for Family Photos

This time of year, families reunite and spend the winter season reminiscing while making new memories. Since it may be rare to have everyone all together in one place, it’s a great time for family photos. If you’re still looking for the perfect shot to grace the cover of this year’s Christmas card, we’re going to tell you some great spots for a family... Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Cool Content for your 30A Beach Bag

Summer is in full effect! The powder white sand of 30A beaches are covered with guests trying to soak up the sun. The emerald green waters are full of life with boogie boards, paddle boards and floats full of giggling girls along for the ride. Seasoned beach goers are always prepared for fun in the sun. What’s in your 30A beach bag this summer?  Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 29, 2016


A White Sand Winter on 30A

The closest we get to a white Christmas is the powder white sand that covers the beaches of 30A. If you are fortunate enough to call this place home during the winter months then your dreams have already come true! It’s a place where the sun still shines and the sky stays blue from January through December. Along with a calendar full of lighted holiday... Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, December 9, 2015


Back to School in Seaside

Summer is over and everyone is back in school and you can be too! No, we are not talking about the type of class that requires books, paper and pencils. This is a class that only requires a glass and a love for wine.   Every Thursday afternoon in Seaside, Florida you can join in a wine class at 3:00pm. Hosted by 45 Central’s Wine Entertainer, Richard Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015


Family Vacation on 30A

Summer is a busy time of year all over the world. Kids are out of school and summer vacations are being planned. Before you know it summer will be over! Then it will be back to school and back to work with only memories. This is what keeps us going till the next summer break. Garrett Realty Services Inc. knows how important these memories are so they Continue reading

Published on Thursday, July 31, 2014


Under my Umbrella in South Walton!

The first day of spring is March 20th, 2014 and beach chairs are out anticipating its arrival! Deep blue umbrellas dug in the sand inviting you to relax under them. This is what spring is all about at the Beaches of South Walton. Big blue skies surround a bright golden sun that shines over emerald green waters. Your toes find comfort under the powder Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 17, 2014

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Flying South Walton This Winter

Desperately seeking South Walton , our snowbirds are reserving their spots now in the warm sand. January and February can be dreaded months up North but here in the South it’s still paradise. Beautiful blue skies, warm white sand, emerald green waters, and a big bright sun make even the coolest of our temperatures pleasurable. Snowbirds flock to Florida Continue reading

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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The Secret to a Successful Summer!

Picking a place to spend the summer takes careful planning. While most of us work 50 weeks a year, it’s the 2 weeks of summer break that determine whether it was all worthwhile. Where’s that secret spot that has given thousands a summer of a lifetime? Look no further than The Beaches of South Walton. Vacation on 30A South Walton Beach Continue reading

Published on Thursday, June 6, 2013