When spring is just around the corner and you’re ready to swap out the daily routine for a scenic destination instead, plan on making your way to Florida’s 30A! This beautiful vacation destination is home to sugar white sands, endless sun, and sensational surf to top it all off. From amazing restaurants and shopping stops that make up the region, a visit here is easy to customize according to preference and travel style. Consider this Spring guide to 30A a helpful starting point when you’re ready to set your sights on 30A getaway and you’re looking to make the most of the springtime fun while you’re here. From biking and hiking to park hopping and festivals, 30A is a vibrant place to find yourself this spring.
Spring Guide to 30A
A 30A vacation in spring can definitely be focused on relaxing at your leisure, but when you’re ready to get out and explore, there’s no better way to do it this time of year than on two wheels! 30A is filled with fantastic bike trails and routes that are ideal for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re looking to peddle and sightsee or you’re up for a cycling challenge, you’ll find a route that fits your needs. If you’re looking forward to a biking day with the entire family, head over to the 30A Bike Trail. Also known as the Timpoochee Trail, this route cover 19 miles of terrain that stretches between a number of 30A’s charming coastal communities. There’s no reason to rush on this trail and you probably won’t want to because it’s dotted with delightful stops where you can soak up the view and admire your surroundings. Once you reach a town on the route, feel free to hop off the bike and spend some time exploring. It’s a great way to get your fill of fresh air and get to know 30A at your own pace during your spring getaway.
Find Time to Enjoy Seasonal Festivals
Making your way to 30A in the springtime comes with a number of opportunities to enjoy participating in seasonal festivals that focus on flavor and fun in equal measure. The South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival is typically held at the end of April and is a celebration of all things delicious! This festival hosts entertaining guests, brew masters, chefs, and distillers alike who bring their best to the masse over the course of three days. The Sandestin Wine Festival is another event to look forward to in early April. This is a four day of fun experience that includes celebrity chefs, plenty of tasting opportunities, and demonstrations along the way.
Embrace Spring Beach Life
16 beach towns make up the greater 30A area which means there’s no better way to spend your spring getaway than on the sand! Those who are looking forward to soaking up the sun, building sandcastles, or simply settling in and enjoying the view will find plenty of options to do so here this time of year. If you’re a nature photographer who is endlessly inspired by the shoreline, head over to Blue Mountain Beach where you can capture elevation changes and turquoise waters on film. For a more traditional sun-soaked day, Rosemary Beach and Grayton Beach are great options for leisurely fun. If you’re hoping to pair kayaking or even horseback riding into your beach day activities, Santa Rosa Beach is particularly loved for its access to these options too.
Spend Time at Scenic Parks
Spring weather is often enough of a motivation to get out and make the most of nature when visiting 30A. Luckily for visitors, there are several great parks to check out and enjoy! For example, Grayton Beach State Park provides guests with access to 2,000 acres of terrain that runs right up to Western Lake. There’s a plethora of hiking and biking trails that run through Grayton Beach State Park and of course, sandy shorelines to savor as well. It’s a popular place to swim, bird watch, or take the boat out and try your luck at fishing. Deer Lake State Park is another great place to explore while you’re visiting 30A in the spring. Filled with green spaces that revolve around a rare dune lake, Deer Lake State Park promises to be an inspiring place. Take a stroll along the boardwalk or photograph the dunes. Beachcombing is always a popular activity at Deer Lake State Park while hiking is just as appealing.
Book Your Getaway to 30A Today
Spending time unwinding, relaxing, and enjoying your 30A vacation is always made that much better when you know you have amazing accommodations to match! Reach out to the team at Dune Vacation Rentals today to learn more about our exciting properties in this area and how we can help you turn travel plans into a reality soon.