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Fort Walton Beach Family Guide

The gulfside towns of Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island continue to be a family favorite destination, beckoning kids and parents alike to the barrier island with sugar white sands and bright, emerald green waters. This popular vacation destination is a great one for families who are looking to make the most of amazing weather, incredible views, and access to fun, activities, and attractions of all types as well. Traveling with family can be an amazing experience, but it’s also one that often requires a variety of engaging options when it comes to putting together an itinerary that promises to inspire. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of selections for entertainment when you set your travel sights on this well-loved getaway destination!

The Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island areas are wonderful places to enjoy time on the sand, time on the waves, or opportunities to simply settle in and relax alike. Whether you’re a traveler that can’t wait to restaurant hop their way through a stay with family, or you’re a traveling crew that loves to incorporate some serious shopping into your itinerary, you’ll find everything you’re looking for and more here! From chartered fishing experiences to parasailing adventures that give you a new perspective on the terrain, Fort Walton Beach is brimming over with access to fun for all. This area and the surrounding communities are also rich in history for those who are looking for stops and activities that are as fun as they are educational and engaging.

With this free family guide, discover great family activities and experiences, including:

  • Natural Attractions, Plants & Animals
  • Water Activities
  • Excursions & Cruises
  • Snorkeling & Diving
  • Parks & Trails
  • Educational Experiences
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Lodging

Fill out the form to get your free, printable PDF guide. With this guide in hand, you’ll be well on your way to planning and enjoying an unforgettable stay in Fort Walton Beach that everyone in your family is sure to love! While the guide acts as a comprehensive starting point, there’s always room to customize your itinerary with ease when you head this way. Those excited to explore and discover everything they can while they’re in town will likely enjoy matching activities and attractions of all types. Consider filling an afternoon with fun at Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone before heading over to Gator Beach and making the most of encounters with some incredible wildlife. Enjoy birding? Make time for a trip to John Beasley Park and then end your night with stargazing from a sandy spot on the shoreline. No matter what you choose to do, Fort Walton Beach and the Okaloosa Island areas promise to provide a scenic and welcoming backdrop to create a family getaway that’s one-of-a-kind.

Of course, just knowing you have amazing accommodations to match the fun makes the experience even better! At The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach, we can help guests get settled into 1-, 2- or 3-bedroom condos complete with waterfront views, amazing interior amenities to enjoy as well as access to on-site features from pools to saunas that are sure to delight. Reach out today to learn more and book your home away from home for the next time you’re in town!