Check out the climate diagram for Fort Walton Beach. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 89°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Fort Walton Beach, with temperatures going under 41° The rainiest month is September while the driest month is May.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Fort Walton Beach
Accommodations can be selected based on various criteria. Above, you can see the number of properties that offer a specific amenity in Fort Walton Beach. Fort Walton Beach is the ideal place to look for an accommodation if you need internet access during your vacation or you never miss an episode of your favorite show, as the most common features are "internet" and "TVs." Not as many vacation homes in Fort Walton Beach are available if you travel with your pet or if you enjoy soaking in the hot tub as "hot tubs" and "pets Allowed" are not often available in Fort Walton Beach.
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Fort Walton Beach Condos: Soak in the Family-Friendly Paradise
Fort Walton Beach is a blissful beach front paradise in the heartland of Florida's Emerald Coast. Award-winning attractions, from pirate cruises to dolphin watching, await you when you stay in a vacation rental here. Maybe that's why many families return generation after generation.
Driving to Your Fort Walton Beach Rental
You can easily drive to your beach condo in Fort Walton Beach from larger cities in neighbouring states.
From Jacksonville, FL: To arrive at Fort Walton Beach from Jacksonville, take the Interstate 10 west, and then follow the FL-285 into the city of Fort Walton Beach. The drive should take just under five hours.
From New Orleans, LA: This trip will take you around four hours, on the Interstate 10 heading east.
From Birmingham, AL: Take the Interstate 65 south from Birmingham, and you should arrive in Fort Walton Beach in just over four hours.
Family attractions include crazy golf, water parks, and bungee jumping. If outward bound adventure is your style, hike through stunning scenery or take a jet ski out on the surf. Speed fiends - jump on the bumper car or go-kart tracks and see who's the fastest! HarborWalk Village is another great spot to bring the family - run around in a hamster ball, bounce on a bungee trampoline, or try your skills on a mechanical surfboard. Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park is one of the best in the area with over 40 water rides and attractions.
Get Crafty in the Sand
Sandcastle lessons are a great way to combine your beach combing with artistic inclinations. All the tools are available for your two-hour master class in the sunshine. Get some perspective on Fort Walton with a Timberview Helicopter tour, or segway from original settlement site Destin to the History and Fishing Museum.
Fort Walton Wonders
Air Force Armament Museum
Serving the Eglin Air Force Base and innovative Engineers for America Program, this state of the art education center and museum lets visitors experience the aviation warfare armament from the First World War through to the present day. Vintage planes and cockpit simulators bring the story to life. Look for the fastest plane ever built.
Famous for pristine beaches where the volleyball is heated and the surf's up, you are also in for some serious fun at the live marine show. The atmosphere and vistas of the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee bay bring families back to these idyllic sands for generations in a row.
Okaloosa Island Pier
One of the best places around for fly fishing, this 1000 feet long Pier is blessed with sun and stunning sights. Here you can catch an assortment of saltwater fish from the pier and enjoy food and drink in the sun.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Magical live shows feature your favorite animals, from penguins to bewhiskered otters and graceful dolphins. Tours of the Park explain the nature of conservation and tell the story of the park's inhabitants. Encounter turtles, crocodiles and sharks, and even feed the perky penguins as they waddle and slide about.
John C Beasley Park
With ocean views and breezes, this park often receives shells from the Atlantic after a storm - like parting gifts. Gleaming white sand conspires with whispering tall grasses to create an atmosphere of serenity that you'll struggle to leave.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Fort Walton Beach?
The average nightly price for vacation rentals in Fort Walton Beach is $62.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Fort Walton Beach?
The most popular amenities for home rentals in Fort Walton Beach include accommodations that have: internet, TVs, and pools.
How many vacation rentals are in Fort Walton Beach?
Discover 515 vacation rentals available to book in Fort Walton Beach.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Fort Walton Beach?
If traveling with a dog in Fort Walton Beach, 7% of vacation rentals allow pets.
What's the best time of year to travel to Fort Walton Beach?
July and August are typically the warmest months in Fort Walton Beach with temperatures around 89 °F. January and February in Fort Walton Beach are the coldest, with 41 °F on average.
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