TOP INSTAGRAM SELFIE SPOTS ALONG 30A
It’s hard to find a more Instagram worthy area in Florida than 30-a. Each little beach town along the scenic highway has its own feel and flair, so whether you’re curating a cool, retro feel, or a bright, modern vibe, you’re sure to find the perfect backdrop along 30-a.
Your first stop in Grayton Beach has to be the “Nice Dogs, Strange People” mural and the art wall on Hoytz Avenue. This iconic street art installation sums up life in Grayton Beach perfectly. You can grab a photo with the Grayton Beach cow, murals by artists like Justin Gaffrey and Allison Wickey, and the iconic Grayton Beach #GraytWings. Be sure to pop by the iconic Red Bar for another insta worthy photo (and a Bloody Mary). It’ll be a #GraytDay.
Can you visit 30-A without going to Seaside, and explore #NewTownOldWays? The answer, of course, is no. Your first seaside picture, should be the mural on the iconic purple wall honoring Seaside Founder, Vincent Scully Dedicated in 2018, after Scully’s death, the mural by artist Gaia, pays tribute to Scully as both the visionary and architect of Seaside. Next stop, the picturesque post office. This classic backdrop will add a little variety to your feed. By now you’ve worked up an appetite, so be sure to stop by the airstream trailers for a bite to eat and a classic #foodie post. End your day in Seaside with shopping at Central Square Records and SundogBooks, and a classic seaside sunset at Bud and Alley’s. It’s a #SimpleBeautifulLife.
If you’re curating a sophisticated, urban feed, Alys Beach is a must do. The crisp white buildings, and modern architecture blends seamlessly with the cobblestone streets and beach backdrop for a #classic post. Neat, Raw and Juicy and Caliza Pool are all iconic spots in Alys Beach.
Looking to channel some some #fairytale vibes? A stop in Rosemary Beach is a must. This charming community mixes the best of Seaside New Urbanism with a laid back West Indies vibe. You can show off your #literaryside with a visit to The Hidden Lantern bookstore, a charming independent owned and operated oasis in Barrett Square.
Tucked off the beaten path a bit is Eden Gardens State Park. Use the luscious Oak Trees and gardens at settings for engagement and wedding photos. The centerpiece of the Park is the Wesley House, a meticulously restored mansion with romantic white columns, and a huge wrap around porch. Eden Gardens is a great way to add some variety to your social feeds.
Be sure to stop in at #Gulf Place and explore the Artists at Gulf Place, relax on the green, or enjoy a cup of coffee at Sunrise Coffee Company (@sunrisecoffee30a). Be sure to check out the Growler Garage for a “brews by the beach” or the original 30aStore for a #Beach Happy or #beachplease photo.
Finally, check out all the family friendly activities at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. The old fashioned carousal is a perfect place to unleash your inner kid, and the marina frames the sunsets perfectly. Be sure to check their extensive events calendar, so you can dial into the #HeartandSoulofSandestin.
The nooks and crannies tucked into all the neighborhoods along 30-a offer a little something for every influencer and help you document your trip, #NoFilterNeeded.