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Our clear, emerald water makes Destin-Fort Walton Beach the best place to try something new. Use the filter below to customize your family's next bite-sized water adventure.

27 Bite-Sized Adventures for Kids from 3 to 13+

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"My 10, 12 and 14 year-old loved Captain Kevin’s charter fishing trip. They keep asking to go again! Captain Kevin (a lifelong local fisherman and father of 3) will guide you out into the Gulf to some of his favorite fishing spots.” "

– Laura P., Little Adventure Scout

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Beautiful beaches, calm Gulf waters and tons of things to do make Destin-Fort Walton Beach perfect for families.

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Events in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

It’s always the best time of the year to visit Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Mild temperatures and warm gulf waters make the area enjoyable no matter the season. And with a running lineup of exciting local events and festivals, there’s always something to do in Destin-Fort Walton Beach!

C.A.R.Eing for Turtles Talk

June 12, 2024 - September 25, 2024

C.A.R.Eing for Turtles Talk

Participants will learn about sea turtles, their nesting habits, and…

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Trip Ideas

While beachgoers can lay out on the sand, shoppers can stroll down the HarborWalk Village and savor plates of Gulf-to-Table seafood. What will you do in Destin-Fort Walton Beach?

Three Ways to Participate in International Dark Sky Week in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

International Dark Sky Week is a worldwide celebration to bring awareness to the harmful effects of light pollution. What is light pollution? Light pollution is the human-made alteration of outdoor light levels from those occurring naturally. Why reduce the impact of light pollution? For one, do…

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Where to See Sea Turtles in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

Where to See Sea Turtles in Destin-Fort Walton Beach Destin-Fort Walton Beach is home to some amazing wildlife, including our four species of sea turtles! You can see Loggerhead, Green, Kemp’s Ridley, and Leatherback sea turtles in our crystal-clear Gulf waters. Our flippered friends are active and…

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Destin-Fort Walton Coastal Team Deploys Nearly 40 Artificial Reefs

Destin-Fort Walton Coastal Team Deploys Nearly 40 Artificial Reefs Okaloosa County’s Coastal Resource Team is gearing up to deploy 38 prefabricated artificial reef modules off the coast of Destin-Fort Walton Beach, an exciting initiative that highlights the community’s dedication to marine conservation. The project, made possible through funding provided by…

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