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Scenic Highway 30A is an iconic stretch along Florida's Gulf Coast boasting some of the world's most beautiful sugar-sand beaches and preserved land to explore. 

Beyond the sandy shores, South Walton is home to fabulous shopping, luxurious spas, delicious dining, and a vibrant art scene. Throughout the year, there are many events and festivals that attract locals and visitors alike, including the Sandestin Wine Festival, South Walton Fashion Week, and the 30A Songwriters Festival. 

Discover the Best of 30A

Explore the quaint beach communities of South Walton that dot the highway, each with its own distinct culture and things to do. 

From the masterfully designed cottages and beautiful environment to the community events and lively town center, Rosemary Beach has made its name as the premier destination along Scenic Highway 30A.

With native blue lupine flowers (the “blue”) and some of the highest dunes on the Gulf coast (the “mountain”), Blue Mountain stands out along the coastline with its own naturally laid-back style. From lavish homes to ‘60s-era beach cottages, you'll be sure to find a style all your own.

Founded in 1910 in a thriving turpentine industry, Santa Rosa Beach was the start of South Walton as we know it. Today, Santa Rosa Beach boasts luxury beach houses, upscale dining, and a unique artist colony. It was named one of the “10 Best Beach Destinations for 2011” by Yahoo! Travel.

As the newest addition to the exclusive list of beautiful beach neighborhoods found in South Walton, Gulf Place is quickly making a name for itself as a complete vacation destination.

Coastal dune lakes are a geographical rarity – an ecosystem found in only a handful of places around the world, including South Walton. However, in Dune Allen alone there are three. These lakes bring a heightened sense of beauty and ecological balance to this area.

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