Learn About 30A, Florida

Welcome: What is 30-A?

30-A refers to State Road 30-A, a scenic highway in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida and is situated in the Panhandle region of South Walton. Located just West of Panama City Beach, Florida and ends just North of Miramar Beach, Florida 30-A runs alongside the Gulf of Mexico, offering beautiful beaches and coastal communities. It’s also known as the “Hamptons of the South” due to its appeal to celebrities and world travelers. The name “30A” comes from its location along the scenic Highway 30A, a 24-mile corridor that hugs the Gulf of Mexico coastline in Walton County, Florida. Along this drive, you’ll find stunning sugar-white sand beaches and rare coastal dune lakes. Scenic Highway 30A is a popular tourist attraction, with notable communities such as Rosemary BeachAlys Beach, Seaside, WatercolorGrayton beachBlue Mountain BeachGulf Place. 

Where to Eat on 30-A? My favorite restaurants on 30-A

Santa Rosa Beach (West End-right next to Miramar Beach

To find restaurants by 30-A Communities

Great Places to walk Around 30-A

Where to Shop?


Live Music and Events on 30-A

https://30a.com/events/ (more events)


  • (  My fav Beach access ) 5999 County Rd 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Grayton Beach State Park (hiking and coastal dune lakes)
  • True Coastal Dune Lakes occur in only a few places around the world, but 15 are found along the white beaches of SoWal! Lakes create an opening (outfall) to the Gulf of Mexico during periods of high water levels, causing fresh and salt water to mix.
  • Destin Jetties and Fishing Docks (really cool beach) if you want to rent a boat, jet ski, or fishing tour (GO HERE) the actual beach is complicated to get to so reach out if you’re interested
  • Rent bikes and ride them down 30A (super nice bike paths)
  • Topsail State park (hiking and trails) and more coastal dune lakes
  • If you wanna drive a little my favorite springs are Cypress Springs (you can bring your kayaks and its SOOOO pretty) also Morrison Springs is gorgeous too
  • Deep Sea Fishing is crazy fun and you can book a tour in Destin
  • Big Kahuna’s Water Park (for the kids)

Best Golf Courses:


Beach Flag System!
They have a text system that will send you the flag color every morning for your stay. Flags are changed everyday at 10AM. Lifeguards in South Walton start at 10AM and end at 6 PM daily. For Gulf conditions and flag updates, text “SAFETY” to 31279
More Beach safety info : https://www.visitsouthwalton.com/beach-safety/