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Why Choose 30A for the Holidays!

If you like a traditional Thanksgiving meal to include an oyster bar and pan seared snapper, then you want to spend Thanksgiving Day on 30A. If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas without having to shovel snow, then Christmas Day on 30A is where you want to be. If the only ball drop you care to count down on New Year’s Eve is a beach ball Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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Enjoy Thanksgiving on 30A

Are you craving a getaway? After being asked to shelter in place, people are restless and eager to go somewhere to unwind. The pandemic has definitely thrown a wrench in our 2020 plans ,  but the year isn’t over yet! We still have time to enjoy a vacation with some relaxation.   Thanksgiving is one of the most popular days to travel Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day on 30A

Just when you thought gift-giving was over, Valentine’s Day shows up out of nowhere. Only a few more weeks until the holiday for romance. Skip the gifts this time around and enjoy a new experience instead. The Emerald Coast is full of stunning scenery, award-winning restaurants, and charming areas to enjoy a special day with your loved one. Here Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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Your 30A Holiday Gift Guide

We are just a week away from Christmas. How did that happen so fast? Are you finished with your holiday shopping and just relaxing until it’s time to open gifts? Most likely, you’re not. Some people tend to scramble as it gets closer. We’ve searched the Emerald Coast and here are some of our favorite gift ideas.  If you want to Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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Celebrate Halloween on the Coast

Can you believe it’s October? We say it every year, but this year really flew by. Halloween is right around the corner! If you have kids, you have probably been working on costumes for weeks. If you’re spending Halloween on the Gulf Coast, you’re in for quite the treats! Every season is special on 30A and this fall will not disappoint... Continue reading

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019


Spend Labor Day on the Gulf Coast

Most people love spending holidays at the beach. Labor Day is right around the corner and we expect lots of visitors to our beautiful Emerald Coast. Soft, white sand and blue-green waters will attract families from all over the world. When you aren’t relaxing at the beach soaking up the sun, there are plenty of fun events to take part in during Continue reading

Published on Thursday, August 22, 2019


Enjoy Mother’s Day on the Coast

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Don’t wait until the last minute to plan something special for the most important woman in your life. If you’re lucky enough to be on the Emerald Coast on May 12th, then you are pretty lucky. We have some ideas to make this Mother’s Day the best one Mom has ever had. Treat Mom to the best Continue reading

Published on Thursday, April 18, 2019


Spend This Easter on 30A

What better place is there to spend Easter than on beautiful 30A? We had a very mild winter and are enjoying the first weeks of spring. The sun is out, birds are chirping, and the Gulf Coast is bustling with vacationers. Easter is right around the corner and we have some ideas of how to spend yours for your best Easter yet. Some people love to make Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 28, 2019


Get Romantic on the Emerald Coast

Football season is winding down just in time for couples to reconnect. Valentine’s Day is just a week away! It seems to always creep up on us. The Emerald Coast has plenty of options to spoil your partner or even just have some romantic downtime together. If you’ll be in town over the holiday, here are some of our top ideas to celebrate. Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Your 30A Gift Guide

It’s the season of giving and many of you are shopping for the perfect gift for someone special. Chances are you’re still looking and we are here to help. Along with beautiful beaches, award-winning restaurants, and championship golf courses, we also have miles of unique shops and art galleries where you are sure to find something special Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, November 20, 2018


Spend Your Holiday Season on the Coast

Holidays are best spent with those you love but a beautiful backdrop doesn’t hurt! Spend your holidays on 30A and take part in the many events planned for the rest of the year. We still have warm temperatures here so you can enjoy the beach and warm up in the sun with your friends and family. Here are some of the things we are looking forward Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 5, 2018


Things to do This Halloween on the Coast

Summer seemed to fly by and here we are now entering the holiday season. If you are planning on visiting soon or live here full-time, there is plenty to do around 30A to keep the whole family busy and happy. From ice skating and bike rides to crafts and costume contests, you are sure to have a blast this fall on the Emerald Coast. You can start the Continue reading

Published on Thursday, October 18, 2018


30A Lights Up the Sky on the 4th of July

Where’s the best place to watch the fireworks? That's the number one question on the 4th of July! The beach towns of 30a put on explosive fireworks shows every year. Here’s a list of 4th of July celebrations you won’t want to miss on 30a!  Village of Baytowne Wharf celebrates the 4th of July with the annual event “Red, White and Baytowne”. From Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, June 20, 2018


5 Creative Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day on 30A

On Valentine’s day, over 65 percent of the US have plans to dine out, over 180 million cards will be exchanged and if we had a dime for every rose that was sold we’d be millionaires. This Valentine’s Day let’s start a new trend, do something different and more meaningful. Here’s 5 creative ways to spend Valentine’s Day on 30A that don’t start with reservations... Continue reading

Published on Friday, January 19, 2018


How to Host a Holiday Party on 30A

When most of the world is shoveling snow, we are brushing sand off our feet! Yes, the temperatures along the Emerald Coast during December are cool enough to see the seasons and still enjoy a walk on the beach. The Holiday spirit is strong with 30a beach towns lit up with lights and holiday happenings in cozy 30a vacation rentals. Here are 5 simple Continue reading

Published on Monday, December 11, 2017


A Holiday Gift Getting Guide on 30A

Thanksgiving is over, and the race is on to get everyone on your list covered by Christmas. From kids to spouse, teachers to hairdressers, the list can get quite diverse. You’ve come to the right place. 30A has a variety of unique boutiques with presents to please an assortment of individuals. Here’s our list of favorite shops that offer great gifts Continue reading

Published on Thursday, November 30, 2017


Things to do this Christmas on the Coast

The end of the year comes quickly and is packed full with holiday festivities, family gatherings, shopping, and a lot of fun. In the 30A area, we don’t hold back with things to add to your itinerary. Whether you’re here for a week or just a weekend, there are some things you’ll definitely want to mark on your calendar. Cuvee 30A is open on Christmas Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, November 28, 2017


4th of July on 30A

When I think of the 4th of July, I think of summer vacations on the beach. Dad grilling in the back yard of our 30A Rental, mom laughing with my aunts, my cousins and I plotting our beach adventure for the next day. This is what 4th of July is all about for me. Our big family under one roof, enjoying each other and all that 30A has to offer. Here’s Continue reading

Published on Thursday, June 29, 2017


‘Tis the Season for Giving

This time of year, many are finding ways to give to others. While we all appreciate a thoughtful gift, we know there is much happiness in helping others. Here are a few ways you can “give back” locally. Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge in Northwest Florida has served the coast for over twenty years helping rehabilitate and release injured wildlife. While Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Healthy through the Holidays on 30A

The holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry. Our social little beach towns of 30A take this to heart. We love our outdoor festivals, our coastal cuisine, our wine and our local breweries. However, being a beach town also means we want to stay healthy and keep fit. Here are 2 simple tips to keep you healthy through the holidays. #1 Exercise Continue reading

Published on Thursday, December 8, 2016


5 Steps to Carving the Perfect Coastal Pumpkin

Fall is finally here. The weather is getting cooler and the holidays are getting closer. It’s tradition this time of year to pick a pumpkin to design and display proudly. Compliment your 30a beach town home with these 5 easy steps to carving the perfect coastal pumpkin.  Step 1 Picking Your Pumpkin When picking your pumpkin you must first have in Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2016


Turkey Day Hot Spots

List of places to eat/order Thanksgiving Dinner: Thanksgiving pre-order only Cowgirl Kitchen 850-231-1120 - Kitchen is closed for Thanksgiving – catering available for Thanksgiving orders must be received by Nov. 20th to pick-up on Thanksgiving morning by 9:00am Chanticleer Eatery – 850-213-9065 offering Thanksgiving dinner Pre-order menu only orders Continue reading

Published on Thursday, November 12, 2015


Valentine’s Day in South Walton!

Okay, so Valentine’s Day snuck up on you again. You know it does come around the same time every year! Do not worry about the lack of plans and reservations. Here are some of my tried and true romantic hot spots that only South Walton can provide. Your evening should begin at the Gathering Spot. A hip restaurant/bar located right next to the Continue reading

Published on Monday, February 4, 2013


Valentine’s Day on 30A

Valentine’s Day is full of excitement, romance, and love… if you’re a woman or a man! Much like a work day, good decisions must be made and mind-reading skills must be sharpened. This day can determine the future or at least get brought up in the future over and over again! So here’s a list of some of South Walton’s Continue reading

Published on Saturday, February 11, 2012