Going Deep with Local Diver & Reef Artist Vince Tatum

Some locals are lucky enough to be born here in South Walton, but the rest of us have our own story to tell. Local...

Things to Know about Choctawhatchee Bay

Stretching some 30 miles from end-to-end and spanning 4 to 6 miles across at any given point, Choctawhatchee Bay is home to an abundance...

Chris Alvarado’s Driftwood Guitars Selected as Patron at Prestigious Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club Event

Driftwood Guitars recently announced their partnership with the St. James’s House, one of Britain’s leading custom publishers, to be a participating patron at this summer’s Rolls-Royce...

Making A Difference Through Music: Maiah Wynne

Maiah Wynne has a voice that’s both sweet and haunting. Such that if it reached the ear of any sailor, he’d mistake her for...

Margaritaville Branded Active Adult Community Slated for Panhandle

The St. Joe Company and developer Minto Communities plan to jointly develop a community branded Latitude Margaritaville Watersound, an active adult, age-restricted residential community...

Modern Day Pirates: Nothing Like Jack Sparrow

In today’s entertainment fueled world, it can be easy to romanticize the past. In the past, adventures seemed bigger, so much about our world...

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5 Ways a Beach Day is Good For Your Health

You’d rather be at the beach than almost anywhere else on earth. But sometimes you may feel too over-scheduled to carve a day out...

Pluckfastic: In Conversation With Erin Politz of The SeaChange Agency

Our oceans are facing many challenges. The good news is, more and more organizations, groups, and movements are springing up to combat them.Erin Politz...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is flush with unique attributes, knowledge of which will not only make you the star of your next beach trip, but...

A Bracelet That Cleans Up the Oceans?

Our oceans are beautiful places to venture out to see, play and explore. However, what is often forgotten about this beautiful part of our...

Beach Cocktail DIY: The Mai Tai

The sweet and tangy Mai Tai has its roots in Hawaii, right? Nope. It first came to be in Oakland, California. Folklore has it...

Ten Things to Know About the Mariana Trench – the Deepest Part of the...

Every ocean is deep and mysterious in its own way. But compared to the Mariana Trench, some parts of the ocean look like the...

OUR BEACH TOWN: SOUTH WALTON, FLORIDA

Sandestin

A massive (2,400-acre) golf and beach resort located just a few miles west of Scenic Highway 30A, Sandestin is home to 30 distinct neighborhoods, including pockets of beautiful villas, town homes, condos, resort homes and...

Hidden 30A: Check Out Eden Gardens State Park

Just a few miles north of Seaside and Seagrove, you can experience the dreamy romance of a bygone era at Eden Gardens State Park. This 161-acre park is a wonderland of ancient moss-draped oaks, punctuated by gorgeous...

Surfing

Although South Walton’s Gulf waters are often as smooth as glass, on many days of the year, the waves are ideal for surfing (particularly when there’s a tropical storm brewing somewhere down in the...

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