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Scenic 30A is home to world-class beaches, gorgeous views, and quaint beach towns, but it’s also known as a premier shopping destination. Here you’ll find over 50 unique shops, all with their own distinct attitude and style. From bike shops to fashionable boutiques and everything in between, 30A has everything a shopping enthusiast could want. When you stay with Paradise Properties at one of our vacation rentals along the beautiful Emerald Coast, you’re close to all of these fabulous shops. Check out our list of the best 30A shopping opportunities!

World-Class Shopping Opportunities on 30A

If your goal is to come away from your 30A shopping trip with an incredible treasure you can cherish forever, we guarantee you will be successful. These are some of the best shopping destinations on 30A.

Rosemary Beach

Lined with independent boutiques, Rosemary Beach is the perfect place to start your day of shopping on 30A. Here, you’ll find a lively atmosphere and a wide variety of shops. Be sure to check out Rosemary Beach Trading Company; they offer everything from fashionable clothing to fine gifts. 30A Store is another popular shop offering an assortment of apparel inspired by the beach and Americana. A nice benefit of shopping at Rosemary Beach is that these shops and more are located within a five-minute walk from the town center, Barrett Square, providing shoppers with a central location close to all of the action.

Seacrest Beach

If you head north on 30A from Rosemary Beach, you’re minutes away from Seacrest Beach, a relaxed community near the Gulf and filled with great shops. Stop at Peddlers Pavilion for a centralized hub of Seacrest Beach shopping, food and drink, and live entertainment. There, you can stop at Toobydoo, a trendy kid’s boutique where you can find cute clothing for the kiddos. If you have a sweet tooth, The Sweet Peddler is a cute little candy shop offering a colorful and tasty assortment of candy, ice cream, and other delectable sweet treats. You can also find Peddlers, the largest bike rental shop on 3A, here.  

Destin Commons

About an hour away from Rosemary Beach and Seacrest Beach, you’ll find Destin, home of Destin Commons. Destin Commons is a large shopping center that features big brand retailers like Bass Pro Shops, Express, and Lowe’s mixed with quaint boutiques. It’s the variety at Destin Commons that keeps shoppers coming back. And if you get hungry during your shopping trip, Destin Commons features 20 dining options to choose from. 

Paradise Properties, Home to Luxurious 30A Beach Rentals

Stay close to all of these amazing 30A shopping destinations by booking your stay on 30A with Paradise Properties. We have luxury rental options in the most beautiful locations on 30A, including Rosemary Beach rentals, Seacrest Beach rentals, and more. We also offer dog-friendly rentals, so your favorite four-legged friend can join you on your unforgettable vacation. 

Check availability online or give us a call at 850-588-7136 and get ready to turn your travel plans into a reality.

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.