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30A may be home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, but it is also home to endless family fun! From paddleboarding on the many dune lakes to learning about sea creatures at Gulf World Marine Park, there is something for the whole family. The team at Paradise Properties has cultivated a list of kid-friendly things to do on 30A to make your trip go as smoothly as possible. 

1. Spend a Day at the Beach

Kids and adults alike love to spend a day at the beach soaking up some rays. The kids can make sandcastles, swim, and more while the adults can lounge in the sun with a book or dip in the water as well! Some of the best beaches in 30A include Santa Rosa, Blue Mountain, and Crystal Beach. 

2. Hike or Bike the 30A Trail

Explore the area by hiking or biking along the Timpoochee Trail. This 18.6-mile paved pathway winds past the dune lakes, state parks, and beach neighborhoods along 30A. Getting exercise while also enjoying stunning views? Sounds perfect to us! And don’t forget to keep an eye out for wildlife while on your hike or ride. 

3. Go Paddleboarding on Coastal Dune Lake

Another fun-filled outdoor activity available in 30A is paddleboarding. This activity is perfect for daring older kids and teens. The Rental Shop or La Dolce Vita are great places to rent gear and also get some great paddleboarding tips!

4. See Creatures of the Sea at Gulf World

You’ll want to make time for Gulf World in Panama City Beach, especially when you’re traveling with kids. Gulf World is an aquarium, but it also features indoor and outdoor tropical gardens as well as several exhibits showcasing penguins, flamingos, sharks, sea turtles, and more. 

5. Visit a 30A Farmers Market

During your family trip to 30A, be sure to stop by the Seaside Farmers Market. You can get a taste of local delicacies, while also discovering unique gifts. After a morning of sampling and shopping, you and the fam can lay a blanket down on the grass and listen to live music.

Bring the Family to One of Our 30A Vacation Home Rentals

After a full day of exploring, shopping, and sunbathing in one of 30A’s finest seaside communities, return to your luxurious vacation rental to relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy every moment of your 30A getaway by letting the team at Paradise Properties help you get settled in your ideal home away from home. 

Check availability online or connect with a reservationist at 850-588-7136 and get ready to turn travel plans into a reality.

Escape to Florida’s scenic highway 30A for a relaxing vacation that you won’t forget at Paradise Properties. With the world’s most beautiful white-sand beaches, great shopping, and many breweries and pubs, you’re sure to find something for everyone. If you’re looking to grab a brew while on your next getaway at our 30A beach rentals, take a look at our 30A brewery list and decide which fantastic establishment fits you best!

1. Beach & Brew on 30A

If you look for a lot of diversity in your 30A brewery selection, Beach & Brew on 30A is the place for you. The owners, the Shultz family, made it their mission to create a space where zythophiles visiting Seacrest Beach can sample a unique variety of world craft brews, a few sweet ciders, or indulge in a glass of wine. Stop by for a friendly chat with their staff, and discover your new favorite brew. 

2. Grayton Beer Company

Make your way to Santa Rosa Beach and crack open a cold one at Grayton Beer Company. This 30A brewery is a great place to relax with friends. Their taproom features over 20 delicious brews, cornhole, life-sized Jenga, darts, and a food menu. 

3. Growler Garage

Enjoy a crisp beer from Growler Garage’s extensive tap list on the beautiful South Walton shoreline. If you foster an appreciation for bikes and custom paint jobs, pop into The Garage and peruse their nostalgic signage, guitars, surfboard, and, of course, bikes. Raise a toast to your 30A getaway, and delight in a few rounds surrounded by loved ones. 

4. Idyll Hounds Brewing Company

Idyll Hounds Brewing Company takes great pride in constantly improving their craft. Travelers from near and far admire their taproom selection, which always features a new brew or two. If you find something you like (or love!), purchase a few cans to enjoy from the privacy of your 30A beach rental. 

5. Props Brewery & Grill

Help support a veteran-owned and veteran-operated 30A brewery, and visit Props Brewery & Grill. Founded by two USAF Special Operations Pilots with a deep appreciation for the brewing craft, Props Brewery & Grill has become a Panhandle staple. Stop by for a flight (of beer) and take a few cans home with you!

Enjoy 30A Breweries near Your Beach Rental

When you stay at our spacious 30A rentals along the beautiful emerald coast, you’ll receive more than a typical hotel experience. You’ll have access to all the amenities and comforts of home. However, you choose to spend your stay in our Florida beach rentals, make sure to check out the craft beer scene at one of the stellar 30A breweries on this list.

To learn more about Paradise Properties, please call us today at 1-850-588-7136 (or check availability online).

It’s hard to imagine a more paradisal Gulf Coast destination than Florida’s 30A, a 24-mile-long utopia known to many as the “Emerald Coast.” Despite boasting some of the nation’s most pristine white-sand beaches, 30A remains a semi-secretive hidden gem, dotted with idyllic Gulf-front communities, including Seagrove Beach. The region is known for its luxurious beachfront vacation rentals, many of which are managed by Paradise Properties. Seagrove Beach itself has more public beach access points than another 30A destination. However, when you book a stay in Paradise, you’ll instantly obtain private, unobstructed beach access to the Gulf of Mexico’s genuinely breathtaking shoreline.

A Fleet of Luxurious Seagrove Beach Rentals

Interior Photo of One of our Seagrove Beach Rentals.

While 30A is home to 24 miles of pristine public beach access, there’s just something magical about Seagrove Beach, a two-mile-long stretch of sand that feels more like a community rather than a popularized gathering place. Seagrove Beach sees much more foot traffic than other lengthier strands, providing a desirable level of security and a family-first atmosphere. Paradise Properties’ fleet of lavish Seagrove Beach rentals is within eyeshot of the Gulf. Some of our most beloved beachfront rentals include Eastern Shores, Sand Angels, and Leeward I, all of which feature private balconies that tower above the beachgrass and pearly sand. You’ll have no problem whatsoever earning a prime spot near the Gulf in the morning. Other on-site amenities include full kitchens, flat-screen televisions, and near-instant access to Seagrove Beach’s finest restaurants, shops, and attractions.

Plan a Genuinely Unforgettable Beach Day

Photo of a Family Walking on Seagrove Beach, Home to Countless Paradise Properties Beach Rentals.

Is there anything more relaxing and rejuvenating than a full day at the beach, especially amid such a heavenly destination? After embarking on an invigorating sunrise jog and sipping on a cup of java on your private balcony, gather the kids and slip down to Seagrove Beach for six to 10 hours of play in paradise. The Emerald Coast, thanks to its sugary sand and microalgae, provides near-perfect conditions for snorkeling. Commonly-spotted underwater critters include whiting, bluefish, ladyfish, blue runner, and sheepshead. Mom and Dad can sunbathe, people-watch, snap photos, and read while the kiddos swim, toss the Frisbee, fly kites, play with squirt guns, and, of course, build a mighty sandcastle. Seagrove Beach is also a splendid place to learn how to surf, paddleboard, or comb the beach.

Take a mid-day break with a well-planned beach picnic, complete with turkey sandwiches, ripe fruit, fresh vegetables, and perhaps some Veggie Straws or Sun Chips. Renting a Seagrove Beach rental has many perks, including the unique ability to take infrequent breaks back in your waterfront condo or villa.

To book a well-deserved sandy escape to 30A with the kids, please check availability online (or connect with a reservationist at 850-588-7136).