Summer activities to make your 30A vacation special

Summer is a spectacular time to visit 30A. Experience 85-degree weather, long days of sunshine, and beautiful sunsets and a wide range of activities unique to this stunning region. Home to some of the most gorgeous white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, rare coastal dunes and lakes, abundance of wildlife and charming seaside villages and towns there’s no shortage of activities to make your 30A summer vacation one to remember for years to come.

Start planning your 30A summer vacation with these top things to; zip lining, parasailing, cycling, dune lake paddleboarding and more!

By
LoveToStay30A,
on
April 30, 2022

Summer is a spectacular time to visit 30A. Experience 85-degree weather, long days of sunshine, and beautiful sunsets and a wide range of activities unique to this stunning region. Home to some of the most gorgeous white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, rare coastal dunes and lakes, abundance of wildlife and charming seaside villages and towns there’s no shortage of activities to make your 30A summer vacation one to remember for years to come.  

Now is the time to start planning your list of fun things to do on your 30A vacation. We’ve prepared a few things for you to consider!

Rent a Beach House

Weather your vacationing with family or friends, renting a beach house is one of the best ways to enjoy all that 30A has to offer. Enjoy mesmerizing Gulf views as you make your way to the beach each morning to catch the sunrise before planning your day. Choose from an inviting selection of top-rated beach-front houses, cottages, condos and townhouses for that perfect rental to suit your style and space needs.

Water Sports and more!

30A is beaming with must-try water sports and activities and there’s one for every skill and comfort level. If this is the summer you try something new and thrilling, we recommend jet skiing in Santa Rosa Beach, kayaking along Western Lake, deep sea fishing in Sandestin, and dolphin spotting in the waters of South Walton and Miramar Beaches. Or book a snorkeling tour in the Middle Keys where you’ll have the chance to see everything from gray snappers and barracuda to stingrays and turtles.  

Zipline and Parasailing Adventures​

A trip to the Emerald coast is not complete without experience breathtaking birds-eye views of 30As stunning natural beauty. Book an excursion to one of the many high adventure facilities offering zip lining and parasailing courses for people of all ages. Destin’s HarborWalk Adventures Zip Line is known as the most beautiful zip line in the region and you can find parasailing opportunities in just about every beach location.

Dune Lake Paddleboarding

If you’re new to the paddle boarding, there’s no better way to learn than on the calm waters on one of the coastal dunes lake along 30A. Nestled among sea grass-covered knolls, 15 lakes stretch along the 26 miles of coastline from Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to Rosemary Beach and are perfect spot for stand-up paddleboard as well as for kayaking and canoeing!

Bike Along 30A

There’s nothing more memorable that biking along the many trails winding through the ultra-charming towns and beach and lake loops along route 30A. It’s the most popular form of transportation and the easiest way to experience the natural habitats and spectacular scenery of the Gulf Coast. No matter your starting point, there are plenty of places to rent bikes along the trail or rent your bikes by the week for longer tours.  

Build a Sandcastle

Book a sandcastle lesson and learn the sand sculpting tips and techniques you’ll need to build a larger than life sandcastle that will impress all your family and friends back home. From Seaside, to Miramar to Fort Walton Beaches, there are several companies offering lessons from some of the world’s top sandcastles masters.

Eat Coastal  

30A is home to some of the best seafood restaurants offering some of the freshest coastal cuisine in Florida. Summer is when you’ll find local and regionally-sourced fare at its most abundant with seafood dining options featuring dishes like charred octopus, roasted grouper, plenty of Gulf shrimp, tuna, and, of course, raw, grilled, fried, or steamed oysters.  

Sit Around a Sunset Bonfire

Your summer vacation on 30A is not complete without a sunset bonfire on the beach. You can build one yourself of have it professorially set up for a special event with family and friends. They’ll take care of the permitting, setup, cleanup and can also supply local barbecue or seafood options, as well as games to keep everyone entertained.

Whether you’re travelling solo or with family, LovetoStay30A can customize your summer vacation stay and experience. At Live Well 30A we provide full service concierge services to anything and everything you could imagine including all of the great summer activities listed here. Let us help you plan and book your most memorable summer vacation yet!

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