A Guide to The Seagrove Beach’s Local Area
The advantage of a Seagrove Beach vacation is that not only can you experience the natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere of 30A, but those seeking a little more action can easily find a multitude of attractions, dining, nightlife and shopping within the surrounding Emerald Coast area.
Panama City Beach
Panama City Beach is located 20 miles to the east of Seagrove Beach, and is much more than a popular Spring Break destination. Families will love the beautiful beaches and fun-filled attractions including Gulf World Marine Park, Shipwreck Island Water Park, Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum, ZooWorld, St. Andrew’s State Park and many more. Pier Park is an outdoor lifestyle and entertainment center featuring numerous restaurants and shopping options, including Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, Guy Harvey’s Island Grill and many famous name stores. Those who enjoy after dark fun won’t want to miss Panama City Beach’s nightlife, where you can dance the night away at spots such as Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Club La Vela and Schooner’s, the last local beach club.
Located approximately 20 miles west of Seagrove Beach, Destin is an incredible destination offering unlimited opportunities for fun both in and out of the water. Destin attractions include Big Kahuna’s Water Park, The Track Family Recreation Center, Henderson Beach State Park, Destin Harbor and Destin History & Fishing Museum. There’s a Destin restaurant for every taste – try McGuire’s Irish Pub, Louisiana Lagniappe, Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill, or Pompano Joe’s on the beach. An exciting selection of nightlife and world-class shopping completes the Destin experience.
Sandestin sits on the outskirts of scenic highway 30A, just minutes from Destin. This modern, upscale community boasts unbelievable shopping, exciting dining, and championship golf courses, all just steps from the stunning white-sand beaches. Silver Sands Factory Stores is a shopping paradise, with over 100 designer name outlet stores set amid tropical landscaping. Shoppers will also want to check out the Village of Baytowne Wharf, located along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay. The village features an array of boutiques, eateries, galleries and nightlife, and hosts a schedule of outdoor festivals and special events for the entire family. The Village of Baytowne Wharf is situated within the gates of the spectacular Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, and is the perfect spot to spend some time soaking up all that Sandestin has to offer.