Shopping South Walton: Souvenir Hot Spots Along 30A Highway
Shopping South Walton means access to dozens of stores located throughout the area’s 16 beach communities along Highway 30A. These stores range from large to small and offer an eclectic mix of everyday wear to that perfect gift. To get ready for a full day of shopping South Walton, here are some of the best places to find souvenirs.
Shopping South Walton: Where to Find Cool Souvenirs
Get Local Goodies at 30A Farmers Market
The 30A Farmers Market has in Rosemary Beach ranks as a must for local goodies. Vendors, including farmers, artisans and bakers, gather in one spot to sell fresh produce, baked goods, and handmade and specialty items. Visitors will also find fresh flowers and plants, perfect for taking home and planting in a garden or keeping indoors.
Other souvenir ideas include salsas and sauces, sweet treats, and home décor. The 30A Farmers Market also ranks as a top spot to meet locals and fill up on food samples.
Visit Village of Baytowne Wharf
Head to Miramar Beach and find Village of Baytowne Wharf located in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. This massive multipurpose complex features dining and nightlife spots, but guests will enjoy the shops just as much.
More than a dozen shops welcome guests to peek at what’s inside. Shop for candy, high-end fashion, outdoor apparel and equipment, and jewelry. Kids love picking outfits from Coconut Kidz, while young girls find something special for American Girl dolls at Dolls and Friends. For traditional destination souvenirs, stop by Paradise Found, home to gifts and novelty T-shirts.
Explore Alvin’s Island
While in Miramar, stop by Alvin’s Island, a popular tropical shop. Alvin’s has locations all along the coast, and each store varies in size and products.
Popular items include destination souvenirs, toys, beach, and everyday apparel, jewelry and collectibles. Visitors will find everything from coffee cups and picture frames to plaques and wind-chimes. Depending on the size of the store, it’s easy to spend at least an hour looking for souvenirs.
Gear Up at Golden Seashell
In sunny Seacrest Beach, stop by Golden Seashell Beach Store. This popular chain also has locations throughout the 30A area, all stocking beach items and souvenirs. Shoppers will find official 30A gear, clothing for all ages, swimsuits and beach essentials, such as sunblock, floats, and flipflops.
Golden Seashell Beach Store also sells handcrafted ice pops and shirts designed by an on-site professional airbrusher. Other items include destination souvenirs, knickknacks and art.
Tour Uptown Grayton
In pedestrian-friendly Uptown Grayton in Grayton Beach, visitors walk under the arch to explore small boutiques and shops. Start the day with breakfast, then visit nearly a dozen places for special souvenirs. Men should check out the selection of upscale casual fashion at Azure, while women browse vintage-inspired dresses at Uptown Girls.
For locally made items, stop by Ginger Leigh Designs, or pick up something for the home at Summer House Lifestyle. Those looking for basic beach-day necessities also have plenty of options at Islanders Coastal Outfitter.
See Seaside Kids
This Santa Rosa Beach store specializes in children’s clothes and apparel with a focus on comfort and style. Kids of all ages enjoy selecting outfits, T-shirts, hoodies, shorts, dresses and more. The Seaside Kids’ line offers bright colors and logo items as well as fun toys. Seaside Kids is the perfect spot to find special gifts for little ones.