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30 Jun 2020
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Sometimes a long weekend away is all you need to reset and relax. However, planning a shorter stay can often feel like a daunting task as you rush to find ways to make the most out of your time away from home. While 30A no doubt has plenty of fun things to do during your stay, it can often be hard to narrow everything down into a small itinerary. If you’re looking for ways to make the most of your upcoming 30A beach vacation on a tight schedule, look no further! Here’s our list of top things to do when you’re short on time!

Stop By a Food Truck

The local Seaside food trucks truly are a foodie’s paradise. Whether you’re looking for a fresh snack at Raw & Juicy, or a spin on the classics at The Meltdown, Seaside has the best of the best when it comes to grab-and-go eats. While you’re there, grab a beer at the Grayton Beer Brewpub near Seagrove Beach or check out some other local beer options below!

Check Out The Local 30A Breweries and Beer Stops

If you’re a beer lover, 30A is the spot for you. With tons of beer stops sprinkled throughout Rosemary Beach, Seagrove Beach, and many of the others, the 30A strip is populated with tons of great options. Grab a fruity sour at Idyll Hounds, or keep it hoppy with an IPA at Props Brewery. Still can’t decide? Check out some of our other local favorites here.

Get Outdoors!

They don’t call it the scenic 30A Highway for nothing! Aside from the beautiful beaches that populate the area, the strip is filled with tons of wildlife and fun ways to get outdoors. From hiking at Point Washington State Park to paddleboarding in the Choctawhatchee Bay, the options are endless. If the great outdoors are calling your name, feel free to check out some more secluded stops on 30A here.

Explore the Area On Bike

One of the best ways to get around 30A is via bike! Whether you’re looking to take a relaxing ride on the beach or opt for a stroll on the Timpoochee Trail, there are plenty of places to get out and ride. Don’t have a bike? No worries – all of our 30A beach rentals offer free-to-use bikes once you arrive.

The Beach

Sure, this one's pretty self-explanatory – you are planning a beach trip after all. But this is the Gulf we’re talking about, and the views hardly get better than this! From the beautiful sands of Rosemary Beach to the breathtaking waters of Seagrove Beach, the shore is the perfect place to kick back and relax after a long week – even if you’re only in town for a little while.


Not every trip to the beach has to be a long one. When you’re looking for a quick getaway to unwind, 30A is the perfect stop for your long weekend vacation. Get started on planning your next trip by checking out our premier 30A beach rentals. Or, feel free to contact us, and we can help get you started!