Grayt 30A Vacations Blog

Want to have a wonderful 30A beach vacation?

Here’s a step-by-step plan for 1st time visitors. After being a happy, repeat guest at several of their rental homes, Grayt 30A Beach Vacations asked us to share our steps to having an excellent beach vacation. South Walton has spectacular beaches and plenty to do, but i... View the full post »

A Seaside beach vacation at Off The Bucket List

Room with a View The Coleman Pavilion Seaside, FL - The Art of Simple Experience Off the Bucket List Submitted by a recent Grayt 30A Vacation Guest A recent... View the full post »

Underwater Museum of Art, Grayton Beach State Park

The first US permanent Underwater Sculpture Garden Did you know that Grayton Beach State Park is home to the first permanent underwater sculpture garden in the United States? The Underwater Museum of Art is in the Gulf of Mexico, lying at a depth of 5... View the full post »

2023 Perfect in Walton County Award Winners Announced

A BIG thank you to all our amazing owners, friends and guests for your vote ~ WE WON!!The Walton County Tourism Department announced the winners of the 2023 Perfect Awards during a celebration held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa. Now in its ninth year, ... View the full post »

Gulf Trace in Grayton Beach

With all the hustle and bustle these days along Scenic 30A, it’s unusual to find a neighborhood that offers privacy, old FL nature and beautiful beaches. Gulf Trace in Grayton Beach is that neighborhood! This 27-acre community consists of 86 lots and is surrounded East, North and West by ... View the full post »

A Grayt Recommendation!

New Italian Restaurant on 30A - Mimmo’s! Our office is in Blue Mountain Beach so we are likely to be some of the first people to try out new places to eat along 30A. We were intrigued when we saw this really interesting building being b... View the full post »

Aren’t Brand New Homes just the BEST for Vacation???

The Answer is Yes! We are happy to announce the completion of Beach You To It, a beautiful newly constructed home on Hickory Street in Old Seagrove! With 5 bedrooms, Beach You To It will accommodate a maximum of 12 guests and offers 4 ½ baths a... View the full post »

A Special Grayton Beach Trip - A Wish Fulfilled

Beautiful fall sunsets over the Grayton State Park dunes and uninterrupted views of the Gulf of Mexico lapping at the beach sands are everyday occurrences here. While we don't control those daily miracles we certainly recognize and appreciate their soothing p... View the full post »

When Guests Become Friends

Terrance Pekny1949 - 2022When guests become friends  We are so lucky to have some wonderful winter guests who stay with us year after year in a few of our homes – they moved with us when we started Grayt 30A and continue to grace us with their pre... View the full post »

Naturally South Walton

    Did you know that there are FOUR state parks in South Walton, plus the 15,000-acre Point Washington State Forest? This is in addition to our 15 rare, coastal dune lakes and our beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay. How can you EVER find the time to experience everyth... View the full post »

Sargassum ~ June Grass...What is it?

It might be annoying but... What is it? SARGASSUM!!! Sargassum is a floating alga that is beneficial in lots of ways. It serves as a nursery of sorts for baby sea turtles and several fish species. It provides food and camouflaged shelter, ... View the full post »

Sea Turtles along 30A!

Sea Turtle Nesting Season is May - October Sea turtle nesting season has started. During the months of May through October, endangered sea turtles make their way to South Walton's beaches to build their nests.Later in the summer and in the early fall, the t... View the full post »

Complimentary Park Admission

It's official! Per the Walton County Tourism Department, "summer visitors to Walton County will once again be able to enjoy complimentary day-use admission to Grayton Beach State Park and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park from Memorial Day through Labor Day."It has become an annu... View the full post »

Safety on and off the Beaches of 30A

With our beaches becoming more and more populated with visitors each year, we thought we’d share some laws, rules and etiquettes that are expected to be followed while vacationing in South Walton. Be aware – Be alert - Be safe!BicyclesBicycles are a fun and increasingly popular wa... View the full post »

Spring Break Savings

20% savings on limited openings  There are a few openings left on the Spring Break calendar. Check your calendar against ours and see if you can get here and enjoy the fun. Not much more time before it all starts so act now.