A trip to Fort Walton Beach is always a refreshing experience. If your travel plans have you headed this way solo, your journey is bound to be an inspiring one! Fort Walton Beach is a beautiful and inviting place for independent travelers to take time to unwind, relax, and explore. The following are a few of the best activities and attractions to add to your itinerary when solo journeys to Fort Walton Beach are in your near future!
Spend Time at Liza Jackson Park
Taking time to relax, unwind, and restore in Fort Walton Beach is made even better for solo travelers who head over to Liza Jackson Park during their getaway. This beautiful and inviting park is a popular place to visit whether you’re looking to kick back under a gazebo or spend some time soaking up the sun from grassy spaces. Liza Jackson Park is located at 338 Miracle Strip Parkway and offers up a waterfront setting to savor complete with plenty of sand to enjoy as well. There’s a convenient boat launch to utilize if your plans include time on the water. There’s also a dog park on-site for those solo travelers who are heading to Fort Walton Beach in the company of a canine companion. Whether you take to the nature trails or just savor the view from a place on a beach chair, Liza Jackson Park is a great place to spend the day in your own company admiring the best that nature has to offer.
Discover the Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple
If you’re a solo traveler to Fort Walton Beach who is in need of some quiet time and inner reflection, a visit to the local Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple is sure to inspire. The temple is located at 741 Mayflower Avenue and is easy to spot thanks to its eye-catching red and gold exterior. Outside the temple, guests will find a collection of picnic table situated under towering trees that makes for a wonderful place to enjoy a picnic lunch. Inside, visitors are invited to quietly tour the temple and take in the ornate and meaningful décor throughout. On Sunday mornings between 9:30 am and 2:00 pm visitors can enjoy purchasing a Thai lunch to savor as well. All proceeds go back to funding the temple’s upkeep and mission well into the future.
Book a Cruise
The waters that surround Fort Walton Beach are both beautiful and gentle. This is the perfect combination for enjoying the waves and one of the best routes to relishing the watery view as a solo traveler is to book a spot on a Cattywampus Catamaran cruise while you’re here. This vessel is a double-hulled boat that can easily accommodate up to 43 passengers at a time. There are plenty of option for customizing a cruise on the Cattywampus Catamaran with selections ranging from eco-cruises and dolphin spotting adventures to sunset experiences as well. Dolphin spotting cruises can also be paired up with snorkeling adventures when guests are excited to make the most of underwater viewing and even shelling on sandbars. Sunset cruises are a great option for those who are excited to savor a colorful view. If you happen to book a Thursday night sunset cruise, you’ll be privy to a fireworks display near Destin as well! Cattywampus Catamaran Cruises are headquartered at 1318 Miracle Strip Parkway.
Visit the Flea Market
If you happen to be a solo traveler to Fort Walton Beach that loves to shop and search for unique finds, spending some time at the Fort Walton Beach Flea Market is sure to be a highlight of your stay! Located at 125 Eglin Parkway SE, the flea market is a popular indoor destination to check out. This air-conditioned space makes for a comfortable visit year-round. Stepping inside, visitors will find they have access to no less than 70 vendors and food counters to explore! Across 14,000 square feet of space, visitors and locals can browse stands that feature everything from music and books to jewelry, instruments, apparel, furniture, décor and more. This is an appealing place for collectors and casual browsers alike. If you’re a consumer that likes to know where proceeds from your sales go, you’ll be thrilled to find that a portion of flea market sales go towards local charities like the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. In this way, travelers can feel great about their purchase supporting the community they’ve come to discover.
Book Today for Your Next Fort Walton Beach Traveling Plans
When you’re ready for a solo Fort Walton Beach travel, the team at The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach has the vacation rental you need to live luxurious and keep close to the fun. Reach out today to learn more about our great options for solo travelers the next time your journeys to Fort Walton Beach are in plan!