What Is Scenic 30A Drive?
The scenic 30A drive features a beautiful 18.6-mile stretch of highway from Topsail State Park to the Emerald Coast Parkway. The experience takes you along the famous Highway 30A, which runs parallel to the Gulf Coast. The section of Highway 30A running through Rosemary Beach has massive oaks, offering some respite from the oft-warm Floridian sunshine.
What Can You Expect to See?
The drive takes you past several natural features, including the Choctawhatchee River, where you’ll likely see several avian and reptilian species, including bald eagles, turtles, and alligators. You’ll also pass Florida’s famous coastal dune lakes, giving you access to several on-water activities such as stand-up paddleboarding, boating, or kayaking. The homes along the highway offer a visually stunning display, blending massive multi-story houses with smaller beach houses.
How Else Can You Explore 30A?
Aside from driving, the other popular way of exploring Highway 30A is on a peddle-powered two-wheeled adventure. Rent a bike at Bamboo Bicycle Company and head off on a laidback tour of 30A at your pace. The highway features a well-maintained biking lane, making it an ideal alternative to driving. Aside from the health benefits, biking gives you a unique chance to soak up the Gulf Coast charm and easily explore the coastal communities.
Where Can You Find Accommodation?
Rosemary Beach offers umpteen luxury vacation rentals for groups of all sizes. We have an impressive assortment of high-end holiday homes, including Gulf-front rentals, Gulf-view properties, rentals with a private pool, and pet-friendly properties for vacationing with your pawed pal. Our rentals feature ample amenities, ensuring you relish your Floridian escape in unmatched comfort and convenience. Contact us today to book your Rosemary Beach vacation rental and enjoy the finest holiday lodging in this beloved Sunshine State community.