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Fort Walton Beach overview

Fort Walton Beach is a relaxing place, known for its beaches, and features picturesque views of the sea and islands. You'll enjoy the ample seafood and bar choices, along with activities such as dolphin viewing and surfing. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Destin Commons and Silver Sands Premium Outlets to shop. Make some time to see popular sights such as Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Eglin Air Force Base. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Fort Walton Beach is for you.

Where to stay in Fort Walton Beach

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Fort Walton Beach has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Fort Walton Beach with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Fort Walton Beach hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Fort Walton Beach hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Fort Walton Beach

Fly in to Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from central Fort Walton Beach. Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach) is the next closest major airport, 8.1 mi (13 km) away.

What to see around Fort Walton Beach

Outdoor activities are on hand like surfing and fishing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Timpoochee Trail
  • • John Beasley Park
  • • Oak Tree Nature Park
  • • Turkey Creek Nature Trail
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
  • • Adventure Golf and Arcade
  • • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park
  • • The Track Family Recreation Center
  • • Morgan Sports Center
Its beaches and dolphins are well known. Favourite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Grayton Beach
  • • Jet Stadium
  • • Henderson Beach State Recreation Area
  • • Fort Walton Beach Park
  • • Liza Jackson Park
Top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Eglin Air Force Base
  • • Destin Commons
  • • Silver Sands Premium Outlets

When to visit Fort Walton Beach

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 22°C day, 7°C night
  • April-June: 32°C day, 14°C night
  • July-September: 32°C day, 20°C night
  • October-December: 28°C day, 7°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 423 cm
  • April-June: 332 cm
  • July-September: 504 cm
  • October-December: 331 cm
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