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The Nine Seaside, Florida Beach Pavilions

Categorized Under: Fun

The Nine Seaside, Florida Beach Pavilions Wednesday March 2, 2016 Did you know Seaside, Florida has Nine beach pavilions? The unique Seaside, FL beach pavilions are extremely significant to both the community of Seaside, FL as well as South Walton and Scenic 30A.  At the end of each street in Seaside, Florida, there is a [...]

Gumbo Goes for the Gold

What’s fun to do at the beach in February?  Eat a mess of gumbo, that’s what. The Sandestin Gumbo Festival has been known as one of the largest and most popular winter food events along Florida’s Emerald Coast. It kicks off on Friday, February 17th with a delicious Seafood Boil from 5-7 p.m. at Hammerhead’s […]

Fly Direct to the Beaches of 30A

You could be a direct flight away!  Now you can fly nonstop to Seaside, Florida and the beaches of 30A from 25 different cities and counting. As airports began to grow in the area, the Emerald Coast has become a hot fly-to destination. Whether its food and wine festivals, ecotourism, water sports, golf or just enjoying a […]

Best Rate Promise

BEST RATE PROMISE We guarantee that you will not find any of our cottages at a lower rate on any other website. Here’s how it works: If you find a qualifying lower price online for the same accommodations within 24 hours after making your reservation, and if we verify your claim, we will honor the […]

Memories of Modica Market

Categorized Under: Food

If you’ve been to Seaside, well, you’ve been to Modica Market, most likely several times a day. The history of Modica Market is steeped in hospitality and tradition, and it remains family owned and operated to this day. After spending 50 years in the grocery business in Alabama, Charles Modica, Sr. and his wife, Sarah, […]

Celebrating Songwriters on 30A

       With 175 artists and 225 performances, the 8th annual 30A Songwriters Festival has become a must-do event for locals and travelers alike.  It will all take place January 13-16, 2017 in multiple venues throughout Scenic 30A, celebrating singers and songs. The Festival’s line-up for 2017 will feature headline performances from esteemed artists John Prine, Cheap Trick, Shawn Colvin, and Dr. […]

Holiday Magic in Seaside, FL

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Combine the small-town atmosphere of a beach community parade, throw in a dash of Santa Claus, and mix with the official lighting of Seaside, FL–the remarkable town on Florida’s Emerald Coast–and you have the perfect makings to kick off the holiday season at the beach. Each year, Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in Seaside during […]

“Best Family Beach!”

Categorized Under: Family

Nestled along Scenic Highway 30A, Seaside, FL is a beach front community that continues to capture and entice those that visit as well as those that live the Seaside Lifestyle on a daily basis. One of the first cities in America designed on the principles of New Urbanism, it comes as no surprise that this […]

Seeing Red Wine Festival

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The fall season along the Emerald Coast has become one of the most desired times of the year to visit the beautiful beaches of South Walton. Cottage Rental Agency, the premier Seaside, Fla vacation rental company, offers some of the popular accommodation destinations for the SEASIDE® Seeing Red Wine Festival® Weekend, November 3rd-6th, 2016. The […]