4 Things to Do in Inlet Beach, FL

Inlet Beach is one of our favorite places to be! Our beautiful 30A vacation rental homes in Inlet Beach, FL are the perfect getaway any time of the year. While it’s a given that the beach is the place to be, what are some other things to do in Inlet Beach and the surrounding area? Whether you’re looking for a laid back vacation with a wide open schedule or looking to see and experience it all, this list of things to do in Inlet Beach beyond the beach is a great starting point:

Discover four fun things to do on 30A: Inlet Beach, FL. From an invigorating bike ride by the beach to a relaxing spa day, we love the versatility of this beautiful Florida Gulf Coast area.

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December 15, 2020

Inlet Beach is one of our favorite places to be! Our beautiful 30A vacation rental homes in Inlet Beach, FL are the perfect getaway any time of the year. While it’s a given that the beach is the place to be, what are some other things to do in Inlet Beach and the surrounding area? Whether you’re looking for a laid back vacation with a wide open schedule or looking to see and experience it all, this list of things to do in Inlet Beach beyond the beach is a great starting point:

  1. Camp Helen State Park

There’s nothing like the great outdoors – especially in the Sunshine State! Take advantage of the beautiful Florida weather and see the Emerald Coast with a visit to Camp Helen State Park. This gem has a more secluded beach area you reach after a short hike (a bit under a mile.) You can also rent kayaks and explore Lake Powell. There’s a visitors center where the friendly park staff will be happy to give you more information on the history of the park, the local ecosystem and more. Kayak the Gulf or walk the shore to spot some birds and crabs or collect seashells. The beach here is usually less busy than other beaches nearby, making it well worth the walk through the sand. It’s a lovely area to spend an hour or two away from the more crowded attractions and areas.

  1. Timpoochee Trail

The Timpoochee Trail is a MUST explore! You can walk, job or ride bikes along this trail which winds through and connects all of the charming 30A communities. From wooded areas and beaches to shopping strips and main street restaurants, traveling Timpoochee Trail is an amazing way to see 30A. Get some exercise and have fun taking advantage of the trail to travel. Live like a local by renting some bikes (or check out one of our 30A vacation rental homes which often include adult bikes!) The Timpoochee Trail is 18 total miles but you don’t have to tackle it all in one day. It starts around Inlet Beach and turns back around at Grayton Beach. Many people travel by bike here. There are some congested “downtown” areas but everything is well-paved and planned so, with patience, you should be able to navigate with ease. Walton County is home to over 200 miles of hiking and biking trails and the Timpoochee Trail is a small part of it. If you’re looking for more trails to travel and explore, stop by the South Walton Visitor Center and they’d be happy to help you uncover some hidden gems perfect for you and your family.

  1. 30Avenue

Shopping! There are loads of adorable boutiques and charming seaside stores to check out in the 30A area but 30Avenue has to get the gold star for awesome shopping, restaurants and more. If you’re in the mood for a bite to eat they have everything from burgers, pizza and ice cream to coffee, fine dining and a seafood market. Stop by Shimmering Seas for some lovely beach chic home décor or any of the numerous retail stores at 30Avenue.

  1. Spa Day at 30A Medical Spa

Who wouldn’t love a day of rest and relaxation? Get pampered by professionals at 30A Medical Spa. They do it ALL here: facials, skin care, massage, body scrubs, hair removal, eyebrows and lashes, microneedling and even injectables. One of their most popular massages is a Swedish massage which incorporates aromatherapy and hot towels or try a deep tissue massage for those tight, sore muscles. With so many different offerings, you can create the perfect custom package for you!