Every vacation needs a little retail therapy. Take a stroll and enjoy window shopping along 30A. It’s a pleasant way to pass some time and experience the local flavor. Bring a taste of the Emerald Coast home. Designer bathing suits, unique home décor, timeless jewelry and more await you. Whether you’re a casual shopper or a full-blown shopaholic, there are many exclusive 30A shops to enjoy. These are some of our favorite...
Looking for the best places for exclusive 30A shopping? Check out this list of the best 30A retail stores. Beach chic home decor, designer swimsuits, timeless jewelry, local 30A bookstores, gourmet markets, outlet stores and more await!
Every vacation needs a little retail therapy. Take a stroll and enjoy window shopping along 30A. It’s a pleasant way to pass some time and experience the local flavor. Bring a taste of the Emerald Coast home. Designer bathing suits, unique home décor, timeless jewelry and more await you. Whether you’re a casual shopper or a full-blown shopaholic, there are many exclusive 30A shops to enjoy. These are some of our favorite:
30Avenue is one of the most popular shopping destinations on the Emerald Coast. This beautiful area is full of exceptional restaurants and affluent retail stores. And it’s centrally located—only a short walk to Seacrest, Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach. It’s a great place to spend the afternoon and grab a bite to eat or enjoy a nighttime, starlit stroll and a delicious, romantic dinner by candlelight.
Outpost is a 30Avenue highlight. Here you’ll find a range of offerings like clothing, home goods, lighting and more. You’ll find beach-chic apparel and boho-style accessories. If you like the style at Outpost, be sure to stop by their sister store, Mast, in Alys Beach, to find fine home furnishings, greenery, art, lighting and furniture.
Stop by Shimmering Seas next to browse a beautiful selection of unique jewelry. From timeless to exotic, there’s a range of styles to choose from. Pick up a one-of-a-kind keepsake that you’ll remember forever. Shimmering Seas carries many materials and designer brands such as pearls, aqua blue Larimar, Alex and Ani, Melinda Maria, and Uno de 50 Jewelry.
Beau Interiors captures the essence of 30A interior design. This gorgeous lifestyle store takes Instagram-worthy to the next level. You’ll melt for the airy coastal living color palette. White, light and airy, we love the simple, understated elegance of this exclusive 30A store. Their furniture, rugs, art, décor and gifts are all curated with style in mind. Beau Interiors also offers high-end design services from small projects to complete home design. Whether you’re stopping in for a small gift or ready to re-haul your home from top to bottom, Beau Interiors is a must visit.
Ophelia has multiple locations—and for good reason. We love the gorgeous designer swimsuits they offer. Beautiful patterns and vibrant colors, the swimsuits here are trendy and high quality. Take your beach style to the next level with a new hat, beach tote or classy cover up. You’ll find some of the top swimsuit brands and designers like Mikoh and Mara Hoffman. Be the most stylish beach babe in the water this summer.
Picked as the idyllic filming location for the movie The Truman Show, Seaside is one of the most charming and picturesque towns in the country. Light and breezy architecture and perfectly-planned spaces make a pleasant setting for relaxing retail therapy. Pop into Sundog Books, a family-owned, independent bookstore with a selection of wonderful titles to choose from. From bestsellers to lesser-known finds, there’s something for everyone here.
Follow your nose to this delicious store. Modica Market is another of our favorite Seaside shops. This family-owned gourmet and specialty market has a wonderful spread of delicious food, craft beer, wine and unique foodie finds. You’ll find specialty cheeses, gourmet ice cream, imported coffee and more. Modica Market is a local icon and has been featured in hundreds of magazines like Vogue. Don’t forget to grab one of their gourmet to-go meals to enjoy later.
If you’re a fan of outlet shopping, you’re not alone. The Silver Sands Premium Outlets is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Snag an amazing deal at any of the 110 designer and name brand outlet stores. You’ll find all of your favorites like Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap, Kate Space, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike, Saks, Vera Bradley and more. What’s the draw of outlet shopping? Impressive savings, of course! If you love a bargain, you don’t want to miss it.
Rosemary Beach is one of Florida’s best vacation destinations. We absolutely love this idyllic beach community. Unlike bustling, party-centric Florida spots like South Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Rosemary Beach still has a small-town feel, even in the middle of their busy tourist season. There are so many reasons to love this unique 30A area but here are 8 of our favorite...
Adventures, both on land and water, are highly sought after here and 30A offers the best there is when it comes to charters and rentals. Summer is high season for favorite warm-weather activities such as fishing, jet skiing, kayaking, cycling, hiking and more. And the beachside communities’ welcome visitors all year long with a plethora of outfits offering the best there is for your budget, time and preferred activity.
Spending the holidays in South Walton is a unique time to experience the area free from the summertime crowds and intense heat. In part 1, our list of holiday activities included photos and breakfast with Santa, festive foods, holiday markets and more. Still searching for fun things to do along 30A during the holidays? From free Christmas activities to parades, ice skating and seasonal shows, we’re adding to our list of things to do in December.
If you’re planning on spending Halloween on 30A, you’re in for a treat! Our area is full of fun. From family-friendly trick or treating to something special for your furry, four-legged pals, there are a lot of options for things to do for Halloween on 30A: Rosemary Beach, Destin, Seaside, Panama City Beach, and more.
New Year, new adventures. We’re continuing to ring in the New Year with part two of the top excursions in the 30A area. From snorkeling to sand sculptures, part one took us up and down 30A in search of delightful adventures. On this list we dive even deeper into the natural wonder of this unique Gulf Coast Florida area.
From cozy local pubs to bar tours, the cities along 30A are home to incredible brews and beaches. With quite a few exclusive 30A breweries, visitors and locals alike can enjoy sampling unique creations. Breweries are popping up all over the U.S. and Florida is no exception. Whether you’re dodging a rainy afternoon or simply fancy a pint, check out our list of favorite places to tour for a guaranteed good time.