Smith’s Antiques Mall & Interiors Market
12500 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 (near Silver Sands) (Get Directions)
Smith’s the favorite with decorators, locals and tourists for over 20 years. Voted Best of the Emerald Coast for 14 consecutive years, Finest on the Emerald Coast, and Best in Destin…need we say more? Mon.‑Sat., 10 AM‑6 PM; Sun., 11 AM‑5 PM.
Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club
465 Regatta Bay Blvd, Destin, FL 32541 (Get Directions)
This award‑winning 18‑hole course offers an extraordinary golfing experience for players of all skill levels and was named one of Golf Digest’s Top Places to Play. Equipment rental available.
Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
334 Golf Club Dr, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 (Get Directions)
Referred to as the “Purest golf in the Florida Panhandle” by Golf Magazine, this 18‑hole, par 72 course offers five sets of tees and a challenge for every skill level of handicap. Situated on 80 pristine acres in the heart of Santa Rosa Beach, this course has a unique character only found around the Highway 30A corridor. Holes three through five wind around a complex of dunes, all within a few hundred yards of the Gulf of Mexico. Dining, driving range, putting green and club rentals available.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 (Get Directions)
Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during spectacular shows! Or participate and interact directly with these and other remarkable marine animals including stingrays, seals and penguins during interactive programming (advance reservations required). Enjoy educational exhibits and beautiful Gulf views. Open daily at 9 AM.
Destin History & Fishing Museum
108 Stahlman Ave, Destin, FL 32541 (Get Directions)
Open year round, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM Call for holiday hours of operation. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and military and $3 for children.
Indian Temple Mound Museum
139 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 (Get Directions)
Artifacts and displays showing the rich Indian history of this area.
Fort Walton Vintage Records
217 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 (Get Directions)
Full service record store with over 20,000 vintage vinyl records and new music releases on vinyl. Audio systems, CDs, cassettes, record cleaning supplies, posters, pins, phono cartridges. Gift certificates, rewards program and limited repair service for turntables, speakers and receivers. Open Mondays and Wed.‑Sun., 11 AM‑7 PM; Tuesdays, 11 AM to 4:30 PM.
99 Eglin Pkwy NE #5a, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 (in Uptown Station) (Get Directions)
Guitars, bass, drums and keyboards, plus recording, DJ and PA equipment. Sales, repairs and lessons. Gibson, Fender, PRS, Taylor, Martin, Ibanez and more. Open Mon.‑Sat. 10 AM‑7 PM, Sundays noon‑5 PM.
Brackin Wayside Park
1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 (Gulf side of Okaloosa Island on Hwy 98W) (Get Directions)
Facilities include restaurants, saloons, children’s playground, beach volleyball, three beach accesses, showers, public restrooms, and picnic table.
Camp Helen State Park
23937 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (12 miles east of 331, seven miles west of Hwy 79) (Get Directions)
Offering hiking, birding, beachcombing, swimming, fishing, canoeing and kayaking along with nine historic buildings.
Clement E. Taylor City Park
131 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541 (Get Directions)
This park is named after one of Destin’s early settlers and is on Choctawhatchee Bay. Chock full of shade trees, there are picnic areas and restrooms, but no camping.
4447 W County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 (Intersection of Hwy 30A and CR-393) (Get Directions)
A large public beach access in South Walton, providing handicapped parking, picnic tables, restrooms and showers.
Eden Gardens State Park
181 Eden Gardens Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 (on CR 395 N, off Hwy 98 in Point Washington) (Get Directions)
An historic homestead under majestic, moss-draped oaks with a home surrounded by lawns and seasonal gardens. Tours of the home are Thursday through Monday hourly beginning at 10 AM with the last tour at 3 PM The park and picnic areas are open daily from 8 AM to sunset.
Grayton Beach State Recreation Area
357 Main Park Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 (Access from S. Hwy 30A) (Get Directions)
Camping, picnics, hiking, swimming, saltwater fishing, and boating. Showers and electricity are part of the amenities.
186 Gulfview Heights St, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 (at the end of Gulfview Heights St, behind Goatfeather’s restaurant) (Get Directions)
This access offers parking, picnic areas and restrooms.
Henderson Beach State Park
17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541 (Get Directions)
This park has it all: camping, swimming area sheltered picnic areas, grills, and restrooms. But there is no boat ramp and jet skis and other personal watercraft are prohibited.
John Beasley Park
1550 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 (Gulf side of Okaloosa Island, Hwy. 98W) (Get Directions)
Picnic tables, public beach area, barbecue grills, bathhouse, and restrooms.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 (Get Directions)
Offering a wide variety of natural resources, including 3.2 miles of public beach access with majestic dunes over 25 feet tall. Our 1,600 acre preserve includes rare coastal dune lakes, old‑growth long leaf pines and sand pine scrub, and a variety of wetlands offer a bird watching and hiking paradise. Visitors may bike, walk,or enjoy a quick ride to the beach on our timely tram service to swim, fish, sunbathe or beachcomb. Topsail Hill offers weekly ranger programs for all visitors to enjoy. A park store offers a variety of camping items, as well as souvenirs and bike, kayak, canoe and SUP rentals. Topsail Hill offers weekly ranger programs for all visitors to enjoy. Gregory E. Moore RV resort features a (non‑heated) swimming pool and shuffleboard courts. Furnished bungalows are available for weekly stays.