With excellent stores like Anthropologie and Pottery Barn, Grand Boulevard’s retail mix is aligning nicely with their established dining scene. Wide shaded walkways, lush greens and stone facades will have you looking for excuses to visit, and there are plenty. Like Happy Hour, for instance.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year with more holiday markets than ever in our quaint & cheerful beach towns!
Our latest SoWal List is all about the jingle jingle and the ho ho ho - Holiday Markets where you can shop local for unique gifts this holiday season.
Sun worshippers, surfers, beach babes, professionals, and entrepreneurs are all busy, whether in an office or on the beach. Everyone deserves to take a break from the daily grind to grab a cocktail and kick back. No need to rinse the salt water from your hair, the sand from your feet or polish your loafers - just walk in and belly up to one of these cool, laid-back outdoor bars where the rum flows and the frequenters feel right at home in our latest SoWal List.
Art is personal. Each of us has our own tastes. We all are moved by different artists with different visions and styles. South Walton is a place that inspires and motivates. Our local artists draw great creativity from our environment. No matter what the inspiration, or specific subject, the beauty of South Walton energizes the artistic spirit.
SoWal Mornings are made for breakfast outside, people watching, and exploring. Each of our truly unique beach towns has their own way of showing you their best bright and early.
The State Parks and State Forest Lands in South Walton are spectacular. Protected lands make up about 40% of the land south of the bay.
We are so blessed to have such treasure all around us. The lakes, bayous, creeks, forests, dunes and beaches in our parks make SoWal a very special place. Incredible landscapes with coastal dune lakes, lake outfalls kissing the Gulf, flowering dune magnolias, soaring pelicans, dancing dolphins, flower-covered dunes - the wonders of coastal nature are everywhere you turn.
We live in the South and no matter how gorgeous the fall weather, or how inviting the silky sand on the beach, on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon everything revolves around football. Here's our latest SoWal List for great places to catch your favorite team. Don't forget to wear your colors and represent on gameday.
Love is all around us in SoWal and it's the time of year to show your special someone some extra love! Finding the perfect gift for your Valentine is not always an easy task. You want to impress, but you also want to be romantic and personal. SoWal Insiders love to go shopping and in our latest SoWal List we're passing on the inside scoop about where to find the perfect gift for your loved one.
From luxurious leather & pearls to shimmering silver and glorious gold, your jewelry choice often reflects your emotions, enhances your appearance, and can even spark conversation.
Jewelry is not a necessity, but to those of us who love to accessorize, it is part of who we are. Here is our latest SoWal List of some of our favorite local places to shop for jewelry.
Fishing is more than just a past time in South Walton – it’s a way of life! Local fishing guides are packed to the gills with business - and of course fish! Going out on a boat with a pro is always fun and rewarding, but if you want to go fishing on a whim, here's our latest SoWal List with some sweet spots around town locals and visitors can easily go to catch fish in South Walton