30A Q&A: Locals Answer Our Fab 5 Questions

CAROLINE STEPHENSON Mom/writer/student 1. What makes living at the beach so special? Beach living matches my disposition and personality perfectly. People don’t move here to be miserable...

Ohana Institute to Celebrate Earth Day with Unveiling of Symbolic Sculpture – Apr 22

Join Ohana students, family and staff for a special Earth Day event featuring INVASIVE the Lionfish. INVASIVE is a part of Rosemary Beach Sculpture...

The 30A-List: 10 Cracking Easter Events Around Town!

Scrambling to uncover the best of Easter fun? We have you sorted! 1. Dog-Harmony's Doggie EGGstravaganza: Thursday, April 18th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dog-Harmony presents the...

2019 Digital Graffiti Illuminates Alys Beach, May 17-18

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach—the ground-breaking projection art festival—is set to return May 17-18, 2019. Tickets are now on sale. Digital Graffiti gives artists...

30A Locals Last Stand at Watersound Origins – May 19

30A's 7th annual Locals Last Stand party will be held Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Watersound Origins. It's your one...

The Stickler Family Sticks with 30A

One step onto South Walton’s white sandy beaches was all it took to convert casual visitor Dr. Michael Stickler to loyal local. In 2006, this...


Naturewalk At Seagrove | Santa Rosa Beach
4 bd    3 ba    1 ½ ba    2098 sqft

Naturewalk At Seagrove | Santa Rosa Beach
4 bd    3 ba    1 ½ ba    2547 sqft

Watercolor | Santa Rosa Beach
4 bd    4 ba    1 ½ ba    3354 sqft


7 Must-Try Breakfast Spots on 30A

Get yourself fueled up for a fun day in the surf and sun! These eateries each deliver on taste and service, and you may even find yourself becoming a regular. The Perfect Pig Soon opening their...

Dining Out with Picture Perfect Views? Say Hello to FOOW.

Following a major renovation, the award-winning restaurant previously known as Fish Out of Water has rebranded and reopened in Watercolor as FOOW. The new incarnation (pronounced foo) is casual and unpretentious, offering a one-of-a-kind dining...

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 all of its famous beach communities, from Dune Allen in the west...



Blushing is Optional: Where to Find Nude Beaches in the U.S.

Trying to work on your tan? Or maybe you just want to experience the world in a very natural way. If you’ve nodded your...

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...

Five Biofluorescent Marine Stars that Shine Bright & Green

The inky ocean darkness is hiding a rather enchanting secret, something marine biologist and National Geographic explorer David Gruber discovered purely by accident when...

Top 7 Theories Behind the Mysterious Bermuda Triangle

Sailors and pilots can become uneasy at the idea of traveling through the Bermuda Triangle, and no one can blame them for their hesitancy. The...