Fort Walton Beach

It's better here...

Natural breathtaking beauty is Fort Walton Beach's biggest attraction. Snow-white sandy beaches and clear emerald-green waters continue to draw families year after year. Blessed with 24 miles of pristine beach, the slower pace is southern hospitality at its best. A favorite beach activity is watching dolphins play offshore. This location is ideal for those seekingfamily Florida beaches orvalue Florida beaches.

Outdoor Focus

The area is considered one of the top five shelling destinations in the world. If you're into seafood this is the place to be, with the harbor offering four times the variety of fresh fish per season than any other destination in Florida, outside of Key West. But visitors enjoy a mixture of activities both on the water and dockside; hike, swim or sail into the Florida sunset. Or, if you prefer, try:

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Accommodations

From luxury to economy, Destin and Fort Walton Beach offer more than 18,000 rooms in hotels, condominiums, private cottages, bed and breakfast inns and beach homes. You'll enjoy reasonable rates year-round, but greater savings occur between Labor Day and mid-October when rates dip by one-third. Even better savings can be had from October to February. Try the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce for some great ideas.

Need to Know

Fort Walton Beach is the perfect marriage of pristine beaches and man-made fun. If you're ready to explore, these Fort Walton Beach escapes should get you started.

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