Biking in South Walton

County Highway 30A‘s 19-mile paved bike path (sometimes referred to the “Timpoochee Trail”) parallels the entire length of the scenic road and passes through...

The 30A-List: Valentine Edition

Help yourself to this 30A-List Baker's Dozen. Thirteen dinner ideas and special events to make it a memorable Valentine's Day weekend! 1. Valentine's Special Dinner: Thursday, February 14th, 4...

The Red Bar: Outpouring of Love for 30A Landmark

An early morning fire destroyed The Red Bar and Piccolo's Restaurant, the beloved Grayton Beach landmark. One of the oldest buildings in South Walton,...

A Chance Meeting Leads to Global Change

A chance meeting spurred one man to launch an effort that almost 50 years later is a global catalyst for protecting the world’s oceans...

The Most Fascinating, Loving, Squeezing, Kissing Octopus in the Ocean

There’s an eight-armed wonder canoodling in the sea. Ironically called the Larger Pacific Striped Octopus, its tennis ball size is small, but the creature...

Spring Break 2019: When Are Schools Out?

Spring Break is almost upon us, folks, and South Walton is once again gearing up to welcome tens of thousands of visitors this season. For...

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30A’s Mike Ragsdale Publishes His First Book, “Holier Than Thou”

Mike Ragsdale – founder of The 30A Company – has published his first book, an illustrated graphic novel entitled Holier Than Thou.  Based in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, 30A® is a beach lifestyle and digital media brand...

What are those mysterious pilings in Choctawhatchee Bay by the 331 bridge?

Locals and visitors often speculate about the origins of the hundreds (actually 2,040 to be exact) of old wood pilings strewn across Choctawhatchee Bay just east of the U.S. Highway 331 bridge and just...

Time is Running Out! Register for the 2019 Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K...

What began as a small fundraiser for the Seaside Neighborhood School is now a cherished annual tradition. The Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Run is scheduled for March 3, 2019, and will welcome runners on...

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BEACH FEATURES

Stepping in to Save Dolphins When They Can’t Save Themselves

Sometimes no matter how much love, care and medical attention you give an injured dolphin, it’s never enough to get it suitably strong and...

Ten Things to Know About the Mariana Trench – the Deepest Part of the...

Every ocean is deep and mysterious in its own way. But compared to the Mariana Trench, some parts of the ocean look like the...

9 Peculiar Facts About Pelicans

“A strange ole bird, the pelican…His beak holds more than his belly-can.”* This limerick was recanted at least a million times when I was a...

Going Deep with Local Diver & Reef Artist Vince Tatum

Some locals are lucky enough to be born here in South Walton, but the rest of us have our own story to tell. Local...

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