Best Beach Sports Bars in South Walton

Of course, the beach is the big draw … the breeze in your hair, the sand between your toes and that beautiful blue-green water of the Gulf of Mexico. But, sometimes, you need some sports in your life, too. Not to worry! South Walton has plenty of beachside spots to catch your favorite team anytime of year. […] Read More

30A Goes to Russia

The 30A Company’s Mike and Angela Ragsdale recently traveled to Moscow, Russia, after Mike was invited to speak at the 3D Journalism conference – Russia’s largest media forum – about “the power of good news.” The goal of the two-day conference was to help Russian journalists, media executives and hyperlocal entrepreneurs grow their brands and revenue streams. Over […] Read More

Beach Wheelchairs and Accessibility: What You Should Know

In Okaloosa and Walton counties about 58,800 children over the age of 5 and 57,700 adults have some kind of disability. While it’s challenging for ANYONE to walk through sand, for many people with disabilities it’s impossible. Even if you can’t walk through sand, you can still get down to the water’s edge to enjoy the […] Read More

30A Locals Last Stand: Final Chance to Party Before the Summer Rush

30A’s fifth annual Locals Last Stand party will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017. It’s one last chance to enjoy South Walton before the mad dash of the summer tourism season kicks off! This year, local favorites Duck Phat, Mose Wilson and the Delta Twang, and The Wide Open will perform during the FREE party at Watersound Origins. “After the […] Read More

5 Local Places to Enjoy in (Almost) Total Isolation

During the off-season, it’s not too difficult to secure a secluded spot to call your own on almost any local beach. But during Spring Break and the sweltering summer months, out-of-town guests are here in full-force, making some locals feel a tad bit claustrophobic. If you find yourself needing to get away from it all, here are a few places you’ll almost always have […] Read More

12 Sun Skin Tips from the Experts

During this time of year, people love to be out in the sun, enjoying the warmth and having fun at the beach or the pool or doing other outdoor activities. It’s great for the soul, but sometimes can be harsh on the skin. We asked Dr. Michael Stickler and the team at Dermatology Specialists of Florida to share some […] Read More

What to Do on a Rainy Day at the Beach

Sometimes the sun just won’t come out, even when you’re at the beach, but we don’t let that stop us from enjoying what the area has to offer. We knew our more than 400,000 devout 30A fans would have some great and creative ideas of how to spend a rainy day on 30-A, so we […] Read More

Babysitting at the Beach: Tips from a Professional

It can be tough to find a good babysitter any time, but it’s even harder when you’re away from home on vacation. When mom and dad want to enjoy a night out by themselves, who can you call? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? With a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, classroom teaching experience and […] Read More