There’s still plenty of fun to squeeze out of summer! And if you’re looking for something different, why not explore the surrounding areas off the sandy, beaten path of 30A? Here are a few hidden gems you just may not know about:
The Main Street movement is hitting full force in the vibrant, small town of Defuniak Springs, about 30 miles north of 30A. There’s plenty to see and do:
On The Bay at Hwy 331
North Beach Social is serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner right on the Choctawhatchee Bay in Santa Rosa Beach. Enjoy Paella night and live music; or take time for a leisurely stroll under the 331 Bridge at Thomas Pilcher Pier.
West Panama City Beach
The Salt Shed Home & Garden offers a fresh and eclectic mixture of pots, plants, garden tools, soaps, candles, furniture, jewelry, rugs, and home décor. They also frequently feature other local businesses (beachyblooms30A, Sirmon Family Farm, Noli South Kombucha). Located east of Carillon Beach on the south side of 98.Jamie Conley on