For the traveler that can’t wait to get out of town and enjoy time indulging in a place that’s filled with beaches, waves, and wonderful opportunities for fun, Florida’s 30A promises to have the best of it all. When you’re looking to avoid the larger crowds of summer as well as groups that flock this way in the winter to escape the snow, packing up and journeying to the northwest coast of the state during the fall season is a fantastic option. Beautiful weather opens up a variety of possibilities for getting out and enjoying nature when you’re looking to explore while the scenic setting is also well-suited to the visitor that just needs to settle in and savor the moment. Here are just a few of the many stop available when you’re planning an Florida autumn journey this direction.

Visit the Mattie Kelly Park and Nature Walk

Getting out and enjoying the best of the great outdoors is bound to be a highlight of your 30A getaway and the Mattie Kelly Park and Nature Walk in Destin is a prime place to experience it in true Florida style. Located at 825 Beach Drive in Destin, this destination is a well-regarded and breathtaking bayou wetlands preserve that offers up options to fish from the pier, explore the boardwalk or take advantage of several picnic areas when you’re looking to enjoy an open-air meal with a view. Covering a little over 10 acres of land, this park also includes beach access and because it can’t be developed further under it’s protected status, guests can truly get a feel of unspoiled nature at its finest.

Bike Your Way Through a Florida Autumn Adventure

Florida Autumn is the best time of year along 30A to explore the terrain on two wheels. There are a variety of companies along this stretch of coastline that offer up bike rentals if you don’t have your own with you. Whether you choose to ride by the hour or for the entire day, setting your own pace and taking to the trails is a great option. From the 30A Bike Trail which connects charming coastal communities over 19 miles to the infamously appealing landscapes that beckon cyclists to Grayton Beach—there are plenty of options for fun to choose from.

Settle in at Blue Mountain Beach

The warmth of the Florida sunshine makes autumn in Florida just as suited to beach hopping as summer along 30A. Settle in at Blue Mountain Beach when you’re looking to get a bit off the well-beaten path and still enjoy spectacular waterfront views. Ideal for snorkeling as well as sunbathing, this destination is sure to please.

Savor the Escape

Leave your worries behind and let the team at Five Star Properties handle your vacation rental details the next time your travels bring you to 30A. Contact us to learn more about our many options and services today!