Blog - Best American Towns for the Holidays


Travel and Leisure magazine once again picks our corner of the world as one of the Best American Towns for the Holidays. We couldn’t agree more.

“The holiday season coincides with the kickoff of high season in this northwest Florida town, which also ranked well for beach vacations, family getaways, and boutiques.” —Travel+Leisure 

Shopping in Seaside is a treat for all ages. The town is home to some of the country’s last remaining independent book stores (SunDog Books) and record stores (Central Square Records), not to mention locally owned and operated stores of every genre.  You won’t find big box stores or chain restaurants here.  The weather stays pleasant year-round, too. Spending the holidays in Seaside, making new and lasting family memories is something you owe it to yourself to begin this year.


From the annual Christmas parade to free outdoor concerts and family movies, from the Nutcracker Ballet outdoors to fireworks and live entertainment on New Year’s Eve, Seaside has it all for your perfect holiday getaway. The Best Memories Stay with


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