Stunning Beach Photography: Capturing Nature’s Night Lights

Susan Gunn is a self-professed “nature freak” with photography in her blood. After vacationing on the beaches of 30A for years and falling in...

The 30A-List: Let’s Make Some Plans for the Weekend!

Here are some fun ideas to plan your weekend! 1. Taste of the Season: Thursday, September 12th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. complimentary light bites and wine,...

Register Now for 30A Half Marathon & 5K – Oct 13

The fourth-annual 30A Half Marathon & 5K weekend will kick off Friday, October 11, 2019 with Race Day on Sunday, October 13th. This scenic...

7 Cocktails You MUST Try on 30A

Truly great beach cocktails are not hard to find along Scenic Highway 30A, but we've hand selected seven of the best of the best. ...

Climbing The Ladder: A Simple Technique That Could Change Your Life Forever

In March 2017, Mike Ragsdale of The 30A Company served as Guest Editor of Good Grit magazine. This article by Ragsdale and photos by...

The Washed Ashore Effort: Turning Trash Into Treasure

While art has always been appreciated for its beauty and for the feelings it creates in the onlooker, it can also be a powerful...


Watersound Origins | Watersound
4 bd    4 ba    1 ½ ba    2450 sqft

Prominence | Inlet Beach
3 bd    3 ba    1 ½ ba    2334 sqft

Seaside | Santa Rosa Beach
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Bears in South Walton: What You Need to Know

By Shannon J. Winslow-Claunch Here in South Walton, rising temperatures mean an increase in tourists. And it also means more opportunities for potential encounters with some of our longtime locals: Florida black bears. In fact, Florida's black...

5 Local Places to Enjoy in (Almost) Total Isolation

During the off-season, it's not too difficult to secure a secluded spot to call your own on almost any local beach. But during Spring Break and the sweltering summer months, out-of-town guests are here in full-force, making some locals feel...

Alaqua Animal Refuge

A source of great local pride (and for great reason), Alaqua Animal Refuge and founder Laurie Hood have won the hearts of everyone that learns of their saintly mission. The refuge was founded on a...



UMA Artist Urges: Let’s Not Blow This

Our earth is as delicate as a flower, and Alabama artist Kevin Reilly replicated its fragility in his piece Let’s Not Blow This for...

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Sharks

When you daydream about the beautiful wide-open expanse that is the Gulf of Mexico, the last thing you probably want disrupting that tranquil vision...

Ghost Story: Almost Half of the Ocean’s Trash Comes from One Source

Over 130,000 marine animals are strangled by plastics in our oceans each year. But straws and plastic 6-pack rings aren’t the biggest problem. Discarded...

What’s the Deal With Sea Lice?

If you've been hearing talk about sea lice and wondering what they are, we've got some answers. The truth is sea lice are nothing new....