Top Ways You Can Explore the More Secluded Sides of 30A

May. 18, 2020

 

30A has some of the most scenic views – its beautiful beaches, breathtaking wildlife, and even the towns that populate it. While visiting popular destinations can often be a great way to spend your time along 30A, there are still plenty of opportunities for visitors looking to enjoy a bit more solitude. To help you plan a variety of adventures, we’ve compiled a list of places that will enhance your stay – without the added crowd.

Walk, Run, or Bike the Timpoochee Trail

Stretching over 18-miles, this paved path runs the entire length of the Scenic 30A Highway. However you choose to adventure it, this trail is a great opportunity to take in some fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of the local towns. Before you visit, be sure to check out this mile-by-mile guide, listing everything you need from notable sights to trail etiquette tips.

 

Off-Roading Through Point Washington State Forest

If you have the right vehicle, Point Washington State Forest provides the perfect opportunity for off-road exploration. There are plenty of sandy trails to visit throughout this 15,400-acre public forest. You can find a trail map and learn more information about the forest ontheir website.

 

Sunset Happy Hour

Golden hour takes on a whole new meaning when you’re visiting one of 30A’s beautiful beaches. Grab a drink or whip up your favorite cocktail, and take on the beautiful view as the sun sinks into the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Hiking

Along with off-roading, Point Washington State Forest provides several opportunities for those who love to explore the great outdoors. With ten different ecological communities, the forest’s trails contain a variety of scenic wildlife. Please note, some trails do ask that a small donation be given for the State Forest in exchange for usage.

 


Though 30A is known for hosting fun community events year-round, there are still plenty of opportunities for visitors looking to enjoy a bit more solitude. Whether you’re planning a hike with the family or a picnic at sunset with someone special, 30A is a great choice for your getaway. To plan your visit, check out our list of premier cottages. We’re also available for any questions you may have and can be reached at 850-468-0006.