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7 of the Best 30A Family Activities
| Friday, October 20, 2017


It’s no secret that 30A is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Did you know that it’s also one of the top destinations for family fun? From action-packed beach days to movie nights under the stars, you’ll find plenty of ways to get in some much-needed bonding time. The beaches are incredible, but the time you spend together as a family is what matters the most. Make sure to add these 30A family activities to your itinerary and start planning your next beach vacation!

Our area offers a wide range of exciting 30A family activities. Be sure to view our complimentary vacation guide for a complete list of attractions and events on 30A! It’s filled with information about the best dining, beaches, and nightlife in the area.

The Best 30A Family Activities

You’ll find plenty of ways to relax and reconnect with your family on 30A. Here are a few of our favorite family-friendly adventures to get you started!

1. Spend a Day at the Beach
There are endless ways for your family to bond at the beach. Walk the shoreline and collect seashells, catch a wave, or see who can build the biggest sandcastle. From fishing and kayaking to paddle boarding and surfing, there is something for everyone. After the sun sets, gather around a classic beach bonfire and roast s’mores together. It’s the perfect way to end a fun-filled day on the water! To learn more about the best 30A beaches, check out our latest blog post.

2. Learn How to Surf and SUP
Some of our favorite 30A family activities are the Surf and Stand Up Paddle Camps. The three-hour Surf Camp teaches your child the basics of surfing and gives them the tools to shred the waves. You can also head over the to Eastern Lake for the Kid’s SUP Camp. Your kids will make memories that last a lifetime while paddling through 30A’s coastal dune lakes. Or, take the whole family out on a guided paddleboarding excursion on Western Lake. It’s one of the most scenic areas on 30A.

3. Go Off-Roading on Grayton Beach
What could be more thrilling than an off-roading adventure on the beach? If you really want to get your heart racing, head over to Grayton Beach and go four wheeling together. It’s the only beach on 30A where you can take a 4-wheel drive out onto the sand. Just make sure you have the proper permit before you go! 

4. Explore the Hiking and Biking Trails
If your family likes to stay active, spend a day biking along the Timpoochee Trail. This 18.6-mile paved pathway winds past the dune lakes, state parks, and beach neighborhoods along 30A. It’s a great way to exercise while taking in the picturesque views. We also recommend visiting Topsail Hill Preserve. While you explore miles of incredible hiking trails, keep an eye out for wildlife!

5. Shop at Seaside
If you’re wondering what to do on a rainy day on 30A, head over to Seaside! This small beach town has several art galleries, toy shops, and clothing boutiques as well as outdoor concerts and a weekly farmer’s market. There are also many kids activities in Seaside, Florida. Catch the latest children’s show at the REP Theatre or enjoy a family movie night under the stars at the Seaside Amphitheatre. No matter what you decide to do, you’ll find plenty of ways to keep everyone entertained.

6. Enjoy Live Music at The Hub on 30A
The Hub is your one-stop shop for family fun on 30A. This festive gathering place features world-class music and weekly events. After a fun day at the beach, come out for a night of live music, great food, and drinks. The Hub also features a family movie night on the 25’ Jumbotron and has multiple TV screens to watch the latest game.

7. Take the Kids to Camp Rosemary Beach, FL
There are plenty of fun activities to enjoy on Rosemary Beach. During the summertime, your kids will love going to Camp Rosemary. This day camp is a great way for your child to make friends while having a blast on vacation. Each day includes arts and crafts, sports activities, crazy pool games, beach expeditions, and more! The camp is designed for children 5-12 years old, but there is also a teen night on Thursdays. 

Book Your Next Family Beach Vacation With Royal Destinations

Now that you know about all the best 30A family activities, it’s time to book your next vacation! Allow Royal Destinations to create your custom, hand-tailored escape to 30A. No matter which of our accommodations you choose, we promise your family beach vacation will be an unforgettable one.

Shear Elegance is one of the most stunning homes on 30A and can comfortably accommodate 20 people. No detail is overlooked in this luxurious home, which boasts three living rooms, a gourmet kitchen, and a private, heated pool. It’s perfect for your next family gathering! 21 Wiggle Lane is another one of our favorites on Rosemary Beach. The four-bedroom home offers a private setting and is minutes from town center. So what are you waiting for? Contact us today and book your stay with Royal Destinations. We’ll see you soon!



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