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Nature has been kind to Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Rolling sand dunes, sugar-white beaches and emerald green Gulf of Mexico waters entice visitors and residents to this fun-filled family destination in the Panhandle of Northwest Florida. Located between Pensacola and Destin, Fort Walton Beach enjoys the best of beach, bay and bayou life.

Okaloosa Island, one of a series of barrier islands along Florida’s gulf coast, is the main beachfront strip of Fort Walton Beach. Hotels and condominiums dot the coastline offering views of sparkling Gulf waters. Sit on your balcony and enjoy a private water show as porpoises play in the surf. Watch spectacular sunrises and sunsets paint a masterpiece across Gulf waters. Grab a pail and go beachcombing. Build the largest sandcastle on the beach.

The Okaloosa Island Pier extends over 1/4 mile into the Gulf of Mexico providing saltwater fishing fans catches of mackerel, cobia, flounder, amberjack and other saltwater fish. The Florida Gulfarium, located adjacent to the pier, is one of the world’s oldest live marine show aquariums. When all this activity works up an appetite, feast on fresh fish and shellfish at Angler’s Beachside Bar and Grill on the pier or indulge in All You Can Eat snow crab legs at The Crab Trap at the Okaloosa Island Boardwalk.

Downtown Fort Walton Beach stretches along the Intercoastal Waterway that separates the island and the mainland. Parks and picnic areas along Choctawhatchee Bay are ideal for water sports such as parasailing, waterskiing and kiting or watching pleasure boats and massive tugboats pushing commercial barges negotiate the busy waterway. Visitors enjoy shopping for trinkets and treasures at the quaint and quirky shops in Fort Walton Beach. An annual Sprint Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival draws thousands of would-be pirates to the area each year and the annual Emerald Coast Boat Week is the largest Poker Run benefit in the country. Eglin Air Force Armament Museum is also an area must-see. Visitors get up close and personal to military aircraft and armaments such as the P-51 Mustang and the sleek SR-71 Blackbird.

There’s only one problem with a visit to Florida’s Emerald Coast. You may never want to leave this playful paradise.
From: hellowfortwaltonbeach.com.

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Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront Hotel
380 Santa Rosa Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (145.00 - 180.00)   3 Star
The Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront Hotel is located on the Gulf of Mexico on Florida's beautiful "Emerald Coast", home of the world's whitest beaches. We are centrally located between Pensacola and Panama City, on Okaloosa Island. The Best Weste
Quality Inn Bayside
322 Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (107.99 - 134.99)   2 Star
Waterview property with FREE deluxe continental breakfast, fitness room, and one of the friendliest staffs on the Emerald Coast. For business or pleasure, a stay with us will be a treasure.
Ramada Plaza Beach Resort - Fort Walton Beach
1500 Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (181.00 - 238.00)   3 Star
PINNACLE AWARD WINNING PROPERTY The Ramada Plaza Beach Resort, located on 800 feet of the world's most beautiful beaches, awaits your arrival. Swim up under our five-story waterfall and enjoy a beverage in our Grotto Bar (seasonal). Sun yourself by
Ft. Walton Beach Super 8 Motel
333 SW Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (120.00 - 120.00)   2 Star
Only 2 miles from beautiful White Sand Beach, across from Intercoastal Waterways.
Four Points By Sheraton Ft Walton Beach
1325 Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (200.00 - 255.00)   3 Star
Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach, situated on a 9-acre beachfront site on Florida's Emerald Coast, is the ideal place to get away from it all. In addition to the sugar-white beaches along the lovely Gulf of Mexico, many area attractio
Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort Fort Walton Beach, Fl
573 Santa Rosa Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (195.00 - 215.00)   3 Star
The Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Fort Walton Beach is located directly on the shores of the Gulf Coast, ranked #1 beach in the nation by a USA Today poll, we are ideally suited for a family vacation or weekend getaway. With fishing, golf courses and
Americas Best Inns Fort Walton Beach
100 SW Miracle Strip Pkwy
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (73.00 - 80.00)   3 Star
Ft. Walton Beach Travelodge
209 Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (129.00 - 159.00)   2 Star
Welcome to Florida's Emerald Coast Known for it's beautiful sugar white sand. Beaches 1 mile from the hotel Complimentary continental breakfast Coffeemaker and Hairdryer in all rooms Cable TV with HBO
Fort Walton Beach-Days Inn
135 Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nightly Rates (48.60 - 70.00)   2 Star
The Days Inn of Fort Walton Beach, Florida offers the easy access of the beautiful white sand beaches at an affordable low nightly rate. Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Fort Walton Beach with easy access to all major highways. Within walk
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