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Fort Walton Beach Travel Guide

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Fort Walton Beach Travel Guide

Where is Fort Walton Beach?

Going someplace new is thrilling — and somewhat intimidating too. Take some of the worries out of your journey by researching Fort Walton Beach, starting with its location.

This city is around 140 miles west of the capital of Florida, Tallahassee. Fort Walton Beach is also 8 miles southwest of Valparaiso.

Ready to meet the locals? 20,000 people call this part of Fort Walton Beach - Destin home.

Places to Visit in Fort Walton Beach

You wouldn't want to go to Fort Walton Beach without taking a look around Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park.Emerald Coast Science Center is a fantastic place to hide on a rainy day. Here, the whole family can learn about experiments and have a bunch of fun at the same time. Seeking some more options? Travel back in time when you observe the antiques and relics at Indian Temple Mound Museum. But that's not all! Take a look at the local schedule of events to see what's on at Emerald Coast Convention Center.

Car Rentals in Fort Walton Beach

Adventure is out there, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own ride. See and do more by checking out car rentals in Fort Walton Beach with the help of Orbitz.

Grab your keys after you touch down at Northwest Florida Regional Airport and eliminate the stress of taking expensive airport transfers to your accommodation. It's almost impossible to pass by without seeing Budget and Enterprise. Two other options include Dollar Rent A Car and Avis.

Staying in town? Start your drive on a high by beginning your trip from the town center. You'll find Enterprise conveniently situated at 99 Eglin Parkway Ne #26.

Where to stay in Fort Walton Beach – Hotel Accommodation

Arrange your hotel in Fort Walton Beach with Orbitz now! There are no less than 54 listed choices in this great destination, so finding a suitable room will be a piece of cake.If something a bit indulgent is what you're searching for, slide between the soft sheets at the Destin West by Dale E. Peterson Vacations (1320 Miracle Strip Parkway SE) or the Waterscape by Dale E. Peterson Vacations (1110 Santa Rosa Blvd). Otherwise, if you want to save for breathtaking Fort Walton Beach experiences, try the Comfort Inn And Suites (137 Miracle Strip Pkwy) or the Fairway Inn (203 SW Miracle Strip Pkwy).

Nearest Airports to Fort Walton Beach

Navigating airports can be a hassle, but the getaway at the end of that lengthy plane ride is always worth the effort. Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) is the closest to Fort Walton Beach. It's situated 7 miles to the northeast of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Fort Walton Beach

Seen all there is to see in Fort Walton Beach itself? If you have more time up your sleeve, there is loads more available in the surrounding region. You may not know that you're just 35 miles away from De Funiak Springs. It's an ideal base point to get to the Chautauqua Vineyards. This attraction is well-loved by locals and travelers alike.

No Cancellation Fees

Dug out your passport, booked that long-awaited trip but now you can't go? Don't worry — we make canceling your plans trouble-free by having a no-fee policy.^ Act soon and your chosen hotel and airline might do the same!

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