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You already know that Destin-Fort Walton Beach is the best place for soft, white sand, clear emerald water and unforgettable, bite-sized adventures for the whole family. Now it’s time to book your stay, explore trip ideas and find the best local eats.

Not sure where to start? Chat with our local scouts–real moms (not bots!) that can help you choose when and where to book your stay.

Getting Here

Located in Northwest Florida, Destin-Fort Walton Beach is an easily accessible beach vacation.

Where to stay

Whether it be a vacation home, luxury resort or a family-friendly hotel, find the perfect place to spend your vacation in Destin-Fort Walton Beach

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Condo Rentals

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Luxury Resorts

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Vacation Homes

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Camping + RV Parks

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

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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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"My favorite place to paddle with littles is LJ Schooners at Bluewater Bay Marina. It's so easy to launch from and then have lunch before or after."

– Aubrey B., Little Adventure Scout

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