Explore Destin-Fort Walton Beach

Family beach vacation? Romantic getaway? Adventure travel in your own backyard? Whatever kind of vacation you’re looking for in Florida, Destin-Fort Walton Beach is the perfect choice. Our emerald waters and soft white sands are your first stop if you want to relax on a beautiful beach. But that’s not all you can do here.

If you’re looking for activities and adventure, you can go swimming, snorkeling, SNUBA diving and more in the Gulf and the Choctawhatchee Bay. Or to get even further out on the water, rent a boat or book a ride on a charter boat. Either option is great for families with young children.
When you’re done on the water, head to HarborWalk Village and treat yourself to some of Destin’s delicious Gulf-to-table seafood caught by fishing boats earlier that very day.

Chat with one of our Scouts, a group of real local moms with first-hand experience doing all the things you’ll want to do while you’re here.

Trip Ideas For All

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?

Five Best Places to Paddleboard

Find the paddleboarding spot that matches your skill and comfort levels and enjoy a leisurely day paddling on our Gulf Coast waters!

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Gulf to Table Eats

These legendary waters lure those who love to fish, those who love fresh seafood and those who can’t get enough of either.

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Animal Encounters

Here are the best ways for your family to see the wildlife that inhabits our land and our water.

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Discover Little Adventure

Bite-sized adventures for the whole family. Chat with a local mom to get started planning your trip!

Where to Stay

Find your perfect home-away-from-home in Destin-Fort Walton Beach!

Beach Front Properties

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Luxury Resort

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Start Planning Your Trip

Whether you’re here in the summer, winter, spring or fall, Destin-Fort Walton Beach has something for everyone.

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