Airports (pictured above: the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport)
Where are the nearest airports?
The new, state of the art Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, just completed in 2010, is only about 30 minutes from Thyme after Thyme or Sea Vous Play and 25 minutes from Mer Sea, door-to-door. It is served by Delta and Southwest Airlines. Non-stop service is available from Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston, Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis, Orlando, and many others, with scores of easy connecting flights servicing other cities. www.iflybeaches.com (850) 763-6751
Similarly named but to the west is Northwest Florida Regional Airport near Ft. Walton Beach. It is served by Vision Airlines with non-stops from Louisville, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Las Vegas, St. Louis, Birmingham, Ashville N.C., Baton Rouge, Layfayette, Savannah, Macon, Greenville S.C., Niagra Falls, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and other cities. The airport is about 50 minutes from Thyme after Thyme or Sea Vous Play and another 10 minutes from Mer Sea.
Sunshine Shuttle provides transportation from either of these airports to Seaside and Rosemary Beach, and unless you're planning daytrips further afield, you really don't need a car to have a wonderful weeklong vacation at these pedestrian friendly beach towns. For reservations: www.SunshineShuttle.com 1-850-650-6333