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Remembering Our Favorite 30A Vacations

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Even though our beautiful beaches are closed and the world as we know it is on pause, it’s times like these that we should reflect on the wonderful memories we’ve made. Meditate on them, share them with others, and make plans to repeat them as soon as this is over. Remember we are all in this together, so let’s choose to flood our minds and our social media with positive energy. What’s your favorite memory of 30A? Perhaps your fondest memory is renting a big 30A beach vacation home for the whole family to enjoy. There’s something special about having everyone under one roof. Aunts, uncles, and cousins playing all read more

5 Outdoor Activities to Enjoy the Fall Weather

Posted on Saturday, November 16, 2019

Most of us love Florida for the warm, sunny weather. By the end of summer, many of us are ready for some cooler weather though. Temperatures are starting to dip and festivals are lined up. We can still enjoy the beach, but the water will get a little cooler. This is one of our favorite times of the year on the Emerald Coast. If you’ll be in our area soon, add some of these fall favorites to your itinerary. Every third Thursday, Gulf Place on 30A hosts a Wine Walkabout. From 5pm-7pm, the South Walton shops have wine samples, light appetizers, live music, and giveaways. Enjoy your complimentary wine and browse the shops of Gulf Place for jewelry read more

Celebrate Halloween on the Coast

Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2019

Can you believe it’s October? We say it every year, but this year really flew by. Halloween is right around the corner! If you have kids, you have probably been working on costumes for weeks. If you’re spending Halloween on the Gulf Coast, you’re in for quite the treats! Every season is special on 30A and this fall will not disappoint. Whether you’re celebrating with the family at your 30A vacation rental or want to go out, you’ll have plenty of options. Mark your calendars for some of the fun events coming up.  Celebrate early at the Hub 30A for trick-or-treating through the Hub shops. October 25th is Hub-O- read more

A Mom’s Guide to South Walton

Posted on Saturday, July 13, 2019

We know vacations can be a lot of work for moms. After planning and packing and traveling, everyone wants to relax. The Gulf Coast has welcomed families for many years, with people coming summer after summer to vacation. We put together some of our top tips for moms when visiting the coast to help make her load just a little lighter. Get a Pool – There are lots of options for vacation rentals on 30A . Many homes are right on the beach or within walking distance. We recommend renting a home or condo that has a swimming pool. Kids can get beached out early in the day and become grouchy to leave. Go back to your rental and spend the rest of read more

Fun for the Kids on the Emerald Coast

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The gorgeous Emerald Coast is a popular vacation destination for people of all ages all year long. We have miles of pristine beaches that families have come to love. When the summer starts, we see kids all over town enjoying all that our Florida town has to offer. The beach is the top attraction but there is much more around 30A to enjoy. Here are some of our favorite activities that kids of all ages love in our area. Blue Mountain Beach Creamery is the best spot for a sweet treat to cool off this summer. Located on 30A in Blue Mountain Beach, this locally-owned ice cream shop often has a line of eager kids waiting to pick out their favorite flavor read more

Families Love 30A!

Posted on Friday, May 10, 2019

School is about to let out and summer vacation will soon begin. Many of us have fond memories of family trips during the summer and some of those include beautiful beaches. The Gulf Coast is an ideal location for a summer vacation because families love 30A! Here are some of the best things for families to enjoy in the 30A and nearby areas. The beach is at the top of our list. This area is one of the top vacation destinations in the country! Miles of sugar white sand, gorgeous blue-green water, and warm weather make it easy to love. Besides enjoying the sunny days swimming in the Gulf, there are lots of water sports to take advantage of. Paddleboards read more

Kid Friendly Dining on 30A

Posted on Saturday, August 4, 2018

Traveling with little ones can be challenging, but there’s nothing better than making memories on the beautiful beaches of 30A! Luring families for decades with its powder white sand and emerald green waters, 30a is full of kid friendly spots. Here’s a few of our favorites that serves delicious food and welcomes kids.  Great Southern Café located in Seaside on 30A serves a mix of international cuisine with Southern cooking and local seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. Entrees such as filet mignon wrapped in bacon, pecan crusted fish of the day and Grilled Fish, Blackened Shrimp & Fried Oyster Celebration served with a read more

Things to Do in South Walton with Kids

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Traveling with kids? We’ve got you covered. There’s plenty to do along the Gulf Coast for people of all ages and just because you have the little ones with you doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Here are some of our favorite things to do in the 30A area with our families: Buddy’s Bike Rentals and Beach Shop is a great stop for two reasons: you can rent bikes AND get ice cream. Grab a bike for the day and pull your tot behind you in a little bike taxi and have a stroll down beautiful 30A. When you return your bike, choose from 32 ice cream flavors and get a cup or cone (or a pint to go!) to surely make your kid’s day.   You can spend the day read more

Time for Family Photos

Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2016

This time of year, families reunite and spend the winter season reminiscing while making new memories. Since it may be rare to have everyone all together in one place, it’s a great time for family photos. If you’re still looking for the perfect shot to grace the cover of this year’s Christmas card, we’re going to tell you some great spots for a family photo shoot. Obviously, the beaches along the Emerald Coast are among the top in the world as the soft white sand and blue-green waters are stunning. Just before sun sets, the dim sky and calm beach makes an ideal background for the family. Ed Walline Park is one of the least crowded beaches and read more

Family Vacation on 30A

Posted on Thursday, July 31, 2014

Summer is a busy time of year all over the world. Kids are out of school and summer vacations are being planned. Before you know it summer will be over! Then it will be back to school and back to work with only memories. This is what keeps us going till the next summer break. Garrett Realty Services Inc. knows how important these memories are so they invite you to make the best ones on the beaches of 30A. The town of Seaside was named “Best Beaches on Earth” for families from Travel + Leisure magazine. This beach exudes a strong sense of community, always offering families plenty to do for their entire visit such as Magic Family Performances... read more