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...

6 of the Hippest New Restaurants & Bars on the 30A Grub Scene 

Our eclectic beach community is known for some amazing culinary hotspots that satisfy both that beastly hunger growl and the more sophisticated palate. We...

What’s the Latest on Apalachicola’s Oysters?

Fishermen have leaned out from shallow skiffs, reaching into the brackish waters of the Apalachicola Bay with long, scissor-shaped tongs to scoop up oysters...


Watersound Origins | Watersound
4 bd    3 ba    2200 sqft

Naturewalk At Seagrove | Santa Rosa Beach
4 bd    3 ba    1 ½ ba    2514 sqft

Village Of Sugar Beach At Seagrove Beach | Santa Rosa Beach
4 bd    3 ba    1 ½ ba    2335 sqft


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


Gulf Therapy: A Community Board Meeting

It’s no secret that the beach is our favorite playground. It’s fun. Relaxing. Beautiful. But there’s more to the gulf than meets the sky. Studies are proving that spending time in the water is...

Working at the Beach: 10 Spaces for Every Style

Year after year, people break away from the traditional work grind and move to the beach to set their own schedules and enjoy the change of pace. Whether you are a local looking for...

Updated: What is Customary Use and What Impact Does it Have on 30A’s Beaches?

ARTICLE UPDATED on 11/5/18 On November 4, 2018, Walton County Commissioners voted unanimously (5-0) to uphold Customary Use for Walton County beaches, meaning the next step is to take the matter to court to have...



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...

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...