Local Attractions

Just minutes away from C-Salt Cottage, Deer Lake State Park has undergone exciting renovations and is now open to the public!

Deer Lake State Park, named after the beautiful coastal dune lake it surrounds, boasts a diverse range of flora including southern magnolias, golden asters, woody goldenrod, and scrub oaks. A scenic boardwalk traverses the dunes, providing easy access to the beach for swimming, picnicking, and fishing. The boardwalk also offers stunning views of the park's unique dune ecosystem, one of eleven distinct natural communities found here.

Relax, Dine & Play at The Big Chill on 30A

The Big Chill is your one-stop shop for fun on 30A! Just a short drive from your Inlet Beach rental, you can:

  • Chill & Eat: Choose from a variety of restaurants offering delicious food for all tastes, from BBQ and seafood to tacos and ice cream.
  • Chill & Shop: Find unique souvenirs, beach essentials, and more at The Big Chill's shops.
  • Chill & Gather: Relax on the open-air lawn, patios, or gather around the firepit. Enjoy live music, movies on the jumbotron, or catch a game.

The Big Chill offers something for everyone, making it the perfect place to unwind and have some fun!

Get detailshttps://thebigchill.com/

Indulge in authentic Italian at Amici 30A!

This family-friendly restaurant uses local ingredients to craft pizzas, pastas, and more. Enjoy vintage wines, cocktails, and beers on their menu too. Just a short drive away!

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Craving fresh, coastal flavors with a global twist? Look no further than George's at Alys Beach, Florida. This upscale-casual restaurant offers a menu crafted with locally sourced, organic ingredients and the freshest seafood available.

Dine in their airy and cozy beach cottage, recently renovated to provide a relaxed, intimate atmosphere. Soak up the sunshine on their outdoor patios, or unwind in the charming indoor space.

For more info, click here: https://georgesatalysbeach.com...

In the mood for Mexican food? Head to Amigos 30A, next to Amici Italian! Enjoy tacos, burritos & more made with fresh flavors.

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Unwind at Pescado Rooftop Bar in Rosemary Beach, just a short drive away! This upscale yet casual restaurant offers a truly unique dining experience. Savor delectable fresh seafood dishes expertly prepared on their grill, all complemented by a menu of mouthwatering cocktails. But the star of the show might just be the view! Pescado boasts a stunning rooftop setting, perfect for enjoying breathtaking sunsets and the vibrant atmosphere of Rosemary Beach. It's the ideal spot for a romantic evening or a memorable gathering with friends and family.

Find out more at https://rooftop30a.com/

Rosemary Beach: Located next to Inlet Beach, Rosemary Beach offers a charming escape with:

  • Pristine Beaches
  • Bustling Town Square with award-winning restaurants and local shops
  • Weekly Farmer's Market
  • Public art and beautiful architecture
  • Rooftop bars with stunning Gulf views

Relax on the beach: Soak up the sun on the sugar-white sand.

Explore Rosemary Beach: Stroll the charming town square, visit unique shops, and enjoy delicious food.

Catch a sunset: End your day with a breathtaking beachfront sunset.

Unwind by the Coastal Dune Lakes:

Inlet Beach boasts stunning coastal dune lakes, rare wonders found only in a few places worldwide. These freshwater lakes nestled beside sugar-white beaches offer:

  • Kayaking/Canoeing & Paddleboarding: Explore the calm waters surrounded by scenic dunes.
  • Birdwatching: Spot diverse birdlife at the lake outfalls connecting to the Gulf.
  • Fishing: Catch freshwater bass, bream, and catfish, or even redfish and trout depending on the season (license required).

Explore the lakes at nearby State Parks:

  • Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
  • Grayton Beach State Park
  • Deer Lake State Park
  • Camp Helen State Park

Endless Fun Awaits at Emerald Coast Mirror Maze & Laser Craze

Beat the heat or rainy days with exciting adventures at Emerald Coast Mirror Maze & Laser Craze (short drive from Inlet Beach)!

  • Challenge yourselves in the mind-bending mirror maze.
  • Battle friends and family in laser tag arenas.
  • Unleash some friendly competition with bazooka ball or soft axe throwing (NEW!).

Perfect for all ages and groups! Discover more: https://www.emeraldcoastmirror...

Seaside: A Beach Paradise with Movie Magic

Seaside isn't just stunning beaches (though the sugar-white sand is incredible!). This pastel-colored town, known for birthing New Urbanism architecture, lets you explore by bike or foot. Fun fact: many spots here were featured in Jim Carrey's "The Truman Show"!

Explore Seaside Charm:

  • Picture-perfect beach houses and iconic shops - like in the movie!
  • Architect-designed walkways leading to the soft sand.
  • Lively town center with art galleries, boutiques, and live music.
  • Food trucks and longtime favorites like Bud & Alley's for casual dining.

Seaside offers a charming escape - discover its magic!