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...

This Thing Called Love: Meet 5 Monogamous Sea Creatures of the Gulf

There may be plenty of fish in the sea, but a faithful few choose long-term love over playing the reef. While monogamy in fish...

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Watersound West Beach | Santa Rosa Beach
$1,285,000
4 bd    4 ba    1 ½ ba    2735 sqft

Heron At Inlet Beach | Inlet Beach
$1,597,000
5 bd    5 ba    3562 sqft

Holiday Isle | Destin
$998,999
3 bd    2 ba    1924 sqft

SCENIC HIGHWAY 30A

Beach Bonfires on 30A – Everything You Need to Know

Think you’ve got this whole 30A beach thing down? Well, let’s see … you’ve cheered the sunset ringing of the bell at Bud & Alley’s, you’ve sipped mimosas while grooving at The Red Bar and you’ve YOLO’d your...

What Makes a Community Garden So Important?

Community gardens are empowering tools. Their benefits are often times too numerous to mention, but we'll give it a try. They increase access to fresh produce, improve nutrition and food security, and they bring...

Boat Rentals and Tours

Whether you’re into fishing (gulf, bay, river or lake), skiing or wakeboarding, sailing, sunset dinner cruises, or just gliding over to The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Crab Island, Shell Island or Destin Harbor for a full day of fun...

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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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