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Best Shopping in Destin & 30A


The Destin and South Walton including Miramar Beach and the neighborhoods along Scenic Highway 30A have some of the best shopping in the country. This 26-mile stretch features one of the best premium outlets for luxury brands as well as lots of boutiques and art galleries for one-of-a-kind finds.  Here's a list of shopping areas from east to west:

Pier Park

Located in Panama City Beach, Pier Park features 124 stores, including Target, Forever 21, Dillards, JCPenneys and Marshalls, as well as dining and entertainment options, including movie theater, Rum Runners Tropical Grill and live music at Tootsies.
600 Pier Park Dr., Panama City Beach, FL 32413, 850-236-9974, simon.com/mall/pier-park


Located on the east end of Hwy. 30A (near Panama City Beach), 30Avenue is easy walking distance to Rosemary, Seacrest and Alys Beach. A distinctive setting for outstanding restaurants and boutiques. From fine dining and gourmet ingredients to home furnishings and the latest fashion, 30Avenue is a casually sophisticated open air plaza. 
12805 U.S. 98, Inlet Beach, FL 32413, (850) 231-1127  thirtyavenue.com

Merchants of Rosemary Beach

Located on the western end of Scenic Hwy. 30A, Rosemary Beach features trendy upscale shopping dining, nightlife, weekly farmers’ markets, outdoor concerts, and special events. Shoppers will feel like they're in a European town strolling the cobblestone streets and slipping in and out of shops and sidewalk cafes.
78 North Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL32461 rosemarybeach.com

Merchants of Seaside

Scenic 30A’s first planned community and site of the hit movie The Truman Show, Seaside features more than 75 shops, galleries, restaurants, markets, food trucks, and bars.  Check out the year- round calendar of events, including weekly farmers’ markets, festivals, theater performances, and concerts.
East Scenic Hwy. 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL  32459     seasidefl.com

Shops of Grayton

Located in Grayton Beach, Shops of Grayton features an array of boutiques, artist galleries and restaurants. From Mary Hong’s Shard Shop & Gallery to Allison Craft’s leather and pearl jewelry to Andy Saczynski’s multi-media folk art, Shops of Grayton features some of the area’s most colorful shopping.
26 Logan Ln, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 (850) 231-0880

Uptown Grayton

Located along Hwy 30A in Grayton Beach, Uptown Grayton features an array of shops and restaurants. From favorite breakfast spots such as Another Broken Egg Café and Bad Ass Coffee to one-of-a-kind gifts and home accents at Adaro Art Gallery, Summer House Lifestyle & Studio Gallery and Queork, Uptown Grayton is a great place to funk up your style. 
51 Uptown Grayton Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 850-231-0133

Gulf Place Town Center

Situated just steps away from the beach on Scenic Hwy. 30A and Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach, this eclectic community features boutiques, an art colony, restaurants, and bars—plus outdoor concerts and special events.
95 Laura Hamilton Blvd., Santa Rosa Beach, FL  32459  gulfplacefl.com

Grand Boulevard Town Center

Upscale lifestyle center with green lawns offering shops, dining, movies, and entertainment.  Merchants include Chico’s, Orvis, Tommy Bahama, Cantina Laredo, Fleming’s Steakhouse, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Travinia, P.F. Chang’s, and Carmike Cinemas Boulevard 10.
585 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach, FL  32550, (850) 654-5929  grandboulevard.com

Market Shops at Sandestin

Located at the entrance to Sandestin, The Market Shops is open air shopping center featuring boutiques, stores, eateries and events.
9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 (850) 837-3077  themarketshops.com

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Located at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort along the Choctawhatchee Bay, this entertainment complex features shops, eateries, restaurants, and nightlife—plus year-round  outdoor festivals and special events.  Kids will be entertained while mom shops with the Adventure Zone activities including zip line, a carousel, a climbing wall, and a ropes course.
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy., West Miramar Beach, FL 32550 (850) 267-8000  baytownewharf.com

Silver Sands Premium Outlets

The country’s largest factory outlet center—110 stores—includes Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Cole Haan, DKNY, Gap Outlet, J Crew, Kenneth Cole, Michael Kors, Nautica, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tommy Hilfiger, and more.
10562 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Miramar Beach, FL  32550 (850) 654-9771  premiumoutlets.com

Destin Commons

Outdoor lifestyle center with over 75 retail stores, including Belk, Books-A-Million, Abercrombie & Fitch, Bass Pro Shops, and Williams-Sonoma; a variety of restaurants such as Panera Bread and Johnny Rockets; and the AMC Destin Commons 14, a stadium-style multiplex theater—plus a children’s playground, a splash fountain, and train rides.
4300 Legendary Dr., Destin, FL  32541, (850) 337-8700  destincommons.com

HarborWalk Village

Located at the foot of the Destin Bridge, this harbor-front shopping, dining, and entertainment complex also offers water sports rentals, parasailing, dolphin cruises as well as regular special events, including weekly fireworks, live entertainment, and more.
10 Harbor Blvd., Destin, FL 32541  (850) 424-0600  emeraldgrande.com

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