The lifestyle available on 30A is why we love it. Free from all the "tourist traps", high rises, and big box things to the east and west, 30A is a geographically unique place that is oh-so-beautiful and different. 

   Over the last week, every Floridian has had the same thing on their mind:


   Where will Hurricane Ian make landfall and how strong will this storm become?


   From June 1st to November 30th, Floridians are watching for any disturbances that may be forming off of the western coast of Africa and south of the Gulf of Mexico. In the back of your mind you review: Do I have enough bottled water? Does the generator have fresh fuel and been serviced lately? How is the non-perishable inventory looking in my pantry? 


   To the uninitiated or new Floridians it may seem like everyone is passive or unconcerned, possibly even CRAZY! All you hear about are the Hurricane Parties, the fuel lines, evacuee traffic jams, and the people who are riding their…

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Spring is here on 30A & the beach is as appealing as ever after the Wintertime! As the 80+ degree weather here in South Walton hits and spring break is upon us, you'll be happy to know we've compiled a short list of things you must do as a vacationer here on 30A this spring!

Spring on 30A | 3 Things Every Vacationer Must Do

Number 1: Paddle, Picnic, & Beach Bonfire

Paddle Boarding 30A things to do

If you're going to truly experience the uniqueness of what South Walton has to offer -- and what makes "30A" so different, you'll have to get outside the normal exploration areas and jump on a paddle board! With super-rare coastal dune lakes (like the one you drive over to to get Watercolor) that are perfect for family excursions.... so grab a paddle board rental from your local…

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Holidays on 30a


During the spring and summer, everyone knows what to do when you are on vacation along the emerald shores of 30a: go to the beach! But what about once the weather starts to cool off and the jackets get taken out of the back of the closet? Just because the temperatures drop doesn’t mean that you have to drop the beach time. Our iconic beaches are just as beautiful, if not more, in the cooler temps and there are just as many reasons to take a stroll along Scenic 30A. Here are a few reasons to visit America’s favorite beach communities in the off-season. 

30a Winter

Photo Credit: SoWal


Cooler Weather Outdoors

Breaking out the winter wardrobe doesn’t mean we are staying off the beaches. In fact, this is the perfect opportunity to…

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A Florida beach home or property here on the beaches of South Walton - or more commonly known as "30A" is considered by many as the best of the best, when if comes to places to have a family beach retreat. With a one-day drive from many of the major metro areas of the South, and many direct flights now open from all over the US, and a unique beach culture, geography, history, and future here on 30A  (and not to mention, beautiful Freedom)... 30A has simply become "the place" to vacation, own a second home, or for many recently -- to live the beach life. 

Live 30A Seaside

As 30A's hometown real estate company, our family here at Live 30A want to share 7 strategic ways you can get the best 30A vacation home your money can buy. 

The 7 Strategic Ways to Get The Best…

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Our Favorite Must-Visit Restaurants on 30A 

30A has so many amazing restaurants. Here, we highlight our favorite "must-visit" places to eat while at the beach . 

 
In the heart of Seagrove beach...
1. Angelina's

Image from 30afoodandwine.com

Angelina's is a wonderful little 30A landmark in Seagrove Beach,  Just a quick stroll from the beach and the community of Seaside.  This must visit restaurant is known as having "the best pizza on 30a ".    They are also open daily which is great!

- John loves the Chicken Piccata...

Check out all the great 30A homes for sale within walking distance by clicking here. 

2. Cafe Thirty-A 

Photo Courtesy of cafethirtya.com

Also in Seagrove Beach, this old favorite has the best…

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One of the many beautiful things about South Walton is the community and lifestyle that is cultivated and celebrated - from gathering together to do beautiful things, to great food, amazing beaches, and plenty of outdoor activities and opportunities. In the future, we'll highlight many of the outdoor activities and running trails, fitness paths, etc. around the area - but today, we're highlighting Rosemary Beach and the 2.3 Mile Rosemary Beach Fitness Path. 

The Rosemary Fitness Path: 2.3 Miles

Rosemary Beach Fitness Path

Winding through and around the Rosemary Beach homes and condos, the 2.3 mile fitness path reveals hidden trails and multiple workout stations and stops. 

Love Rosemary Beach? Enjoying Searching and Discovering the Rosemary Beach Real Estate…

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Here at @Live30A, we love great coffee, building community, and living a bit adventurously. That's why this week, we're excited to highlight one of our favorite 30A coffee shops, Kith & Kin 30A. Located on the far-west-end of 30A in Dune Allen Beach @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park camp store - the coffee shop is a hip and friendly spot where community gathers, locals love it, and so many friendships have been cultivated. Easily accessible off of 30A (Google Map location here)

Kith and Kin 30A coffee

What Kith & Kin 30A Coffee is Known For and Great For:

Delicious Amavida brand Coffee.

Amazing breakfast treats and bites via Blue Mountain Bakery.

A great spot to meet with a friend or a small group.

Warm, friendly environment and cool style.

Great spot to…

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If you're a homeowner here at the beach in South Walton - Congrats! You're already living and owning a home in one of the most incredible, beautiful, and freedom-loving places in the world. Many of you have perhaps vacationed on 30A for years and are just now realizing the dream of owning your very own 30A home, others have been enjoying your beach home for years -- and as a resource to the homeowners here, we've complied a list of seasonal maintenance items you'll want to consider for your 30A beach home along with a few local recommendations from our Live 30A team. 


*For an updated and personalized list of recommendations, reach out to your @Live30A Realtor. We would love to connect and equip you with all the resources you need. 

30A Home…

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If you've visited Grayton Beach or even simply fallen in love with 30A, you've likely seen the super cool trucks (everything looks cooler on the beach), vintage broncos, and jeeps parked out at Grayton Beach - right up to the water - family in beach chairs - paddle board on the top.

Perhaps you've wondered... How can I Live 30A like this? 

Well, we're glad you asked. Here's our Guide to 30A Beach Driving, and what you need to do to get a beach permit.

Guide to 30A Beach Driving  Live 30A

How to Get A Beach Driving Permit/Pass at Grayton Beach

#1) Apply and Win The Annual Beach Driving Permit Lottery (unless you're grandfathered in, but even then you'd still have to apply)

#2) You Must Own Property Here in Walton County (We can help you with that. Here's the newest listings…

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If You're a Lover of 30A, you've inevitably become curious about the real estate landscape here. Many have foud a place here at the beach, and still many others are looking for their place here among the world's most beautiful beaches, in what we believe is the South's most incredible area. Toss the incredibleness of how Florida has responded in the last 18 months -- and this place is quite the Oasis. 

30A Real estate market live 30A

So. Where has the 30A real estate market been? Where is it at now? and... and big question: where do we see it going? 

Where the 30A Real Estate Market Has Been. 

Over the past few decades, the beaches of South Walton and 30A area have grown exponentially in popularity as they have been discovered. Over the past decade, the 30A area has…

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