Hello everyone and happy Wandering Wednesday! I don’t know about you, but I am so glad it’s November! Time to chill and spend time with family! Also, it’s fall!! Which, as I have mentioned before, is my favorite time of year! Now, I live in Florida and that means I don’t get to see fall. Currently it is 90 degrees and I’m hating every second of it. However, lately my dad has been sending me pictures of fall and all of the beautiful leaves that have changed in Ohio. With every picture I die a little on the inside. So today I am going to give you the opposite of fall and show you the prettiest place in Florida, in hopes that I make you a little envious of our current summer-like conditions. Welcome to Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach, Florida, otherwise known as 30A. These two picture perfect beach towns are nestled in on Scenic Highway 30A. Their better known other half is Seaside, FL. Today we are going to visit some of the best places in Alys and Rosemary Beach, FL!
The very first thing you’re going to want to do is rent a bicycle. It’s $15 a day for a bike, or you can rent weekly. We suggest renting from Peddlers in Rosemary beach. You get a cute bike that comes with an even cuter basket. Rosemary and Alys beach are so close together you can bike between places. Also, the architecture is ahhhmazing and you’ll want to bike around, but more on that later!
Make sure that while you’re there you get up early and head over to Charlie’s Donut Truck in Alys Beach. They have fun flavors like red velvet cake and sour cream cake, or they have the regulars like glazed and raspberry filled.
Either way, you’ll want to get there early before they are all gone because they are yummy!
Since you’re already in Alys Beach, ride around and look at all the different houses. Just warning you your jaw will be dropped the whole time and you will have an unshakeable feeling that you have left America. Are you ready?!
Oh, did I not mention that it was modeled after Santorini, Greece? Yeah, let that sink in for a minute.
Each house is immaculately white and architecturally unique. It is a goal of ours to rent a house there for a few days. You’re right by the beach and within biking distance of anything you could need. But with houses like these, who would ever want to leave?
I’m just going to flood this page with some of my favorite pictures of Alys.
After you have biked around Alys, you’re probably getting pretty hungry. Bike on over to George’s for lunch! The hamburger is amazing and I got an arugula flatbread that was insanely delicious! You can also eat there for dinner for a romantic getaway! They light it up with string lights and it really is beautiful!
Next, hit the beach for a bit! White sand and crystal blue water are calling your name! Ooohh, do you hear it?! Dolphins are seen on a regular basis and if you look real hard you can even see little crabs scurrying around in the water!
Next, go bike around Rosemary Beach for a bit! They have an adorable little candy shop that serves ice cream called Sugar Shak! Get you a scoop… or two (I won’t tell. You’re on vacation.) and stroll down the streets of Rosemary! Go in the adorable little shops!
For dinner, head over to The Hub on 30A! It is honestly one of the cooler places I have been to eat! They have about 5 different restaurants all set up in one main area. There is a large screen that plays football games and they have a stage where they occasionally hold concerts! It’s a great place to take picky eaters because they have a little bit of everything, but it’s all fantastic.
These are just a few of the many things you can do in Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach. I hope that one day you will venture down and take the trip. It is honestly one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to!! I’m going to leave you with one of my favorite shots of the wedding we photographed while we were there!
Happy Wandering Wednesday!