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Spring Break is In Session: Fort Walton Beach

Located in the heart of Okaloosa County, at the tail end of Choctawhatchee Bay, is where the glorious Fort Walton Beach lays. Fort Walton was initially a fort created for the Seminole Wars. The name was given because of Colonel George Walton, territorial secretary of West Florida. Today, this town brings in around 7.5 million […]

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Things To Do in Okaloosa Island

If you love beaches and dream of being on an island, we have just the place for you – Okaloosa Island. This unique area is located on Santa Rosa Island and spans 875 acres. Okaloosa Island was created in the 1950s, though not in the most business-savvy way. What does that mean? Well, the town’s […]

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Visit Fort Walton Beach in the Fall

In The Fall Time When the Fort Walton Beach Weather Is Fine Imagine a land with white sandy beaches and frothy emerald waters, palm trees, and warmth. We’re talking about Fort Walton Beach, and in no other season than falltime. If you say fall vacation, we’ll say Fort Walton, because the two are like peanut […]

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Fort Walton Beach Dolphin Spotting: I Spy with My Dolphin Eye

What adorable sea creature likes to blow bubbles? You might be thinking, “My kid, of course!” While that may be true, we’re actually talking about dolphins. These creatures are not only cute but also exhibit behavior patterns similar to humans. They form social groups, socialize, play, and communicate with each other in various ways. Dolphins […]

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Passages Through the Florida Panhandle

If your favorite part of a house is the kitchen, you’re going to love this area within the sunshine state! It’s called the panhandle and received its name from its panhandle-like shape. Not only is that a unique fact about this area but Florida’s capital is in this nook of the state in good old […]

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Where To Eat in Fort Walton Beach

Savory Shores & Food Tours The beach isn’t all about parasailing, jet skiing, and sand castles, it’s about nourishing yourself too. Feed your mind, tummy, and soul. We all know that a girl’s gotta eat (boys too). Fort Walton Beach is definitely known for beaches but what most people don’t know is that Fort Walton […]

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The Ideal Florida Vacation: Fort Walton Beach vs. Destin

Like so many families in the U.S., you’re probably eyeing Florida as the perfect destination for your next family beach vacation. No matter what time of year, you can almost always expect sunshine, dolphins, and beautiful ocean views. Both Destin and Fort Walton Beach are popular towns for vacationers: they’re relatively quiet and affordable, and […]

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