Fort Walton Beach has drawn countless families to the area over the decades for its family friendly attractions and activities. We’ve put together a brief guide below to just a few of the many delightful family friendly activities that you and your family can enjoy together in Fort Walton Beach.
Play a Round of Goofy Golf
Goofy Golf is THE classic pastime in Fort Walton Beach; this attraction has been around since 1958! Goofy Golf has 2 outdoor 17-hole mini-golf courses that share an 18th hole. It’s an inexpensive and fun place to visit for a daytime outing! A Fort Walton Beach family vacation will be one to remember!
Visit the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
A place like Fort Walton Beach attracts visitors not only for its pristine beauty, but for its fascinating ocean habitat. At Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, you and your family can experience the wonder and majesty of marine animals firsthand, with up-close encounters with animals ranging from loggerhead turtles and stingrays to sharks and penguins.
Enjoy Edutainment at Emerald Coast Science Center
Though the Emerald Coast Science Center is more geared toward children than adults, it’s a fantastic place to take your kids if you want to encourage them to broaden their horizons while you’re on vacation. Here, they can explore hands-on exhibits that cover physics, light, color, robotics, animals, and more. Fort Walton Beach family vacation has your name on it!
Spend a Day on the Beach
It wouldn’t be a trip to Fort Walton Beach without spending time laying on the sugar-white sand and swimming in the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you sunbathe, swim, paddleboard, kayak, or jet ski, the beaches of Fort Walton Beach have plenty of activities and recreation to offer.
Have Fun with Dinosaurs at Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone
An all-ages amusement park themed around dinosaurs, Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone has indoor and outdoor fun for everyone. Inside, there’s a 4D movie theater where the seats move, an enormous 17,000 square-foot arcade, and maze made from laser obstacles. Outside, visitors can enjoy a rope climbing course, remote control boats, a roller coaster, and 2 mini-golf courses catered to young children and older children.
Fort Walton Beach Family Vacation
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