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Art in Apalachicola

Richard Bickel Photography

Bickel is a renowned photographer with credits in the The New York Times, Newsweek, Die Zeit and The Times (London) among others. He is particularly attracted to water and waterscapes – hence his settling in Appalac…
Books in South Walton & 30A Beaches

Sundog Books

Need a beach read? Or just a book in general? Sure you do. Head to this hip, indie book and music shop, which carries great literature, coffee-table pieces and uber-cool tracks.
Books in Apalachicola

Downtown Books & Purl

Need books? How about yarn? How about both? Well, you've found the right shop: an adorable, independent bookstore that happens to also include an entire knitting accessory shop. The bookstore contains some excellent…
Art in South Walton & 30A Beaches

Blue Giraffe

Part gift shop of quirky handmade goods, part gallery of local artists, part showcase of Gulf Coast authors, the Blue Giraffe is a good spot for a South Walton souvenir. The shop supports plenty of local charitable …
Antiques in Apalachicola

Tin Shed

The Tin Shed really is that – a big shack with a corrugated roof, decorated with brightly painted nautical buoys and flags. Inside, you will find – seriously – every damn maritime souvenir under the sun, or the sea,…
Mall in Destin

Destin Commons

Yes, this is an enormous mall complex, but as outdoor mall complexes go, it's quite attractive, and an easy place to take the family if they need to lose themselves amid dozens of shops and a gigantic movie theater.
Art in South Walton & 30A Beaches

Justin Gaffrey Gallery

Self-taught artist Justin Gaffrey is a Walton county treasure. His work mixes media and textures, and constantly challenges expectations. Catch his gallery of paintings and sculpture.
Mall in Destin

Silver Sands Outlets

More than 100 premium outlet stores make up this attractive and easy-to-wander shopping paradise with current and last-season brand-name items at heavily discounted prices.
Mall in Panama City Beach

Pier Park

Popular with families, this sprawling outdoor mall and entertainment zone has endless chain stores for clothing, accessories and snack foods, and several touristy restaurants and bars.
Market in Apalachicola

Grady Market

Built in the late 1880s and rebuilt after a fire in 1900, this hulking brick space was originally a ship's chandlery and general store, as well as the home of a French consulate. Today it's a sprawling market of ant…