The appeal and timeless pleasures of the beach endure. Who doesn’t long to escape to the coast for a weekend, an extended vacation, or a lifetime? Along the Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida, a string of picturesque towns known collectively as 30A offers just such a retreat. With an emphasis on leisure, relaxation, and just plain fun, 30A responds to a yearning for a less-complicated present and offers a place to gather with family and friends where good times are sure to happen. Take a return trip with Eleanor Lynn Nesmith and photographer Jean Allsopp on a lavish visual and written exploration of Scenic Highway 30A. Featuring hundreds of images, 30A Living explores nine of the colorful towns that enliven this unique twenty-mile stretch of beach and takes a rare glimpse inside eighteen inspiring homes from Santa Rosa Beach to Alys Beach.