30A Blogger Vacay

Live Well 30A beach bonfire

Hi friends! I am sure you noticed me blowing up Instagram last week with photos from my stay on 30A! I couldn’t help it– everything was so beautiful! I have heard a lot of people talk about 30A (which is located in Northwest Florida), however, I was a little bit skeptical. Is it really as amazing and beautiful as people rave about?

Oh my gosh guys… I get it. 30A is made up of tiny picturesque beach towns, and all of them are SO charming. Whats even more impressive are the beautiful beaches with white sand and crystal clear water. I was truly impressed and never wanted to leave!

From all the comments, texts, and messages I received while on my trip- it sounds like many of you might be planning a trip to that area, or have heard abut it before! Get ready– because I have a lot of recommendations coming your way! The first weekend of my stay on 30A was with some of my favorite blogger babes for a fun blogger vacay (look up our trip hashtag #30ABloggerVacay for all the fun) thanks to Live Well 30A. Now… let me give you a breakdown of our weekend + what we did + of course what I wore!

gal about town travel style wearing white lace top with skinny denim jeans

Top | Jeans | Sandals | Luggage | Beach Bag

bloggers on the beach in 30A

On Thursday we all arrived at our beach house thanks to Rent 30someone from Live Well 30A even picked us up from the airport and drove us there, which was so nice! When we got to the beach house it was fully stocked with snacks, drinks, and of course wine… literally everything we needed! As everyone was arriving at different times we hung out, had some drinks and got ready for dinner!

Gal About Town wearing a show me your mumu white floral dress with pom poms

Dress | Sandals | Bag

Our dinner spot for the night was at The Hub 30A which was the cutest little outdoor area with tons of casual restaurants and a common area with a big lawn with a big projection screen, lawn games, fire pits, and chairs; there was even live music! We all grabbed some margaritas, bbq, and Mexican food and all dug in while listening to live music and catching up! I would definitely recommend this spot for a casual night after hanging at the beach all day! This was also a great spot for families and for the kiddos to run around.

Gal About Town wearing seafolly crochet swimsuit on 30A

Bikini Top | Bikini Bottoms

The next day we all slept in a bit and woke up for a full day at the beach! When we woke up Live Well 30A already had beach chairs, umbrellas, and paddle boards set up up for us on the beach for the day! They also arranged a chef (Chef Holbrook from Signature Catering) to come cook us brunch that morning before a beach day! Brunch was SO yummy and Chef Holbrook literally took care of everything– even cleanup!

Gal About Town wearing multicolor seersucker off the shoulder top

Top | Shorts | Hat | Earrings

From there, to the beach we all went! We spent the day lounging, having girl talk, and enjoying the beautiful day! When the sun started to set we went up to get ready for dinner and the Live Well 30A team came and packed up all of our chairs, umbrellas, and paddle boards.

gal about town wearing pink ruffle midi skirt and black off the shoulder top

Skirt | Top | Shoes | Clutch

For dinner we went over to Seaside to have tapas and wine at 45Central. They had wine pairings for all of our tapas which was freaking amazing (it was a 10 course pairing, soooo that makes for a good night). Thanks so much to 45Central for hosting our crazy crew!

Gal About Town wearing black ruffle cotton dress

Dress | Hat | Sandals | Earrings | Bag

Saturday morning we woke up with Donuts on the brain, so Live Well 30A arranged to come pick us up and take us to the most amazing donut truck on Aly’s beach called Charlie’s donuts. The blueberry cake donut was literally life (insert praise hands)! After some donuts, coffee, and a stroll around Alys beach (which was probably my favorite little down on 30A), we came back to get ready for lunch on the patio at  Chiringo  in Grayton beach. Chiringo was the cutest casual lunch spot with yummy burgers, fresh squeezed juices (like, SO good) and an assortment of food– I think I ate enough mac and cheese for like 4 of the girls there! Ha!

Gal About Town wearing flowy white ruffle dress

Dress | Hat | Cluch | Earrings

gal about town wearing white crochet becca swim suit from everything but water and pink hat

White Swimsuit | Hat | Bag

gal about town wearing blue off the shoulder dress with yellow tassel earrings

Blue off the shoulder dress | Clutch | Earrings

From lunch we went back, nursed our food comas, laid out on the beach and hung out while the Live Well 30 A team came to our beach house to set up a beach bonfire and shrimp boil! This was the night I was most excited about! I’ve been to my fair share of bonfires, but never a bonfire on the beach! They bring everything– even stuff to make s’mores! After dinner we had a little night cap at a local bar!

Gal About Town wearing show me your mumu lemon print romper

Romper | Earrings | Phone Case | Sandals

Gal About Town wearing show me your mumu lemon print romper with the miller affect

Sadly, Sunday morning was our last outing before our #30ABloggerVacay weekend came to a close. For a farewell brunch we went to Sunset Bay CafeI got the chicken and waffles AND Jessica and I shared their lemon-berry pancakes (#bikinibod). Y’all. They were divine — I think we were ALL in a food coma post brunch. As the day came to an end all we said our goodbyes. Our weekend at 30A couldn’t have been been better, down to every detail we didn’t have to lift a finger thanks to the Live Well 30A team. If you are planning a trip they will be sure to take care of all of your needs. And a special thanks to our host (and local) Jessica of Lipstick Heels and a Baby for coordinating the whole weekend (while 8 months pregnant and freaking FABULOUS might I add)!

gal about town wearing yellow gianni bini maxi dress on the beach

Yellow Maxi Dress | Earrings

If you are planning a trip to 30A soon (or want to) you can use the code ‘LiveWellGal‘ for 10% off ANY Live Well 30A service or a Rent30A beach house

gal about town wearing pink buddy love off the shoulder dress

Pink Dress

Thank you so much to Jacqueline Ward Images and Alissa Aryn Photography for the photos!

3 Comments

  1. May 16, 2017 / 7:22 pm

    LOOKS LIKE YOU HAD SO MUCH FUN! I love following you on instagram it inspires me a lot! thank you for sharing your experience I really did enjoyed reading this post!

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