Beach & Water Activities
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100 Miles of Pristine Northwest Florida Panhandle Beaches!
Newcomers and visitors discover what permanent residents already know; what a wonderful place it is to bring a family.
No longer a well-kept secret, the "Miracle Strip" as the area is also known, offers natural, unspoiled, sugar-white sandy beaches that are some of the most beautiful in the world.
Okaloosa County encompasses an area of 1,300 square miles, including 59 miles of inland waters-all dedicated to your "fun in the sun."
Walton County, bordering the state of Alabama and spanning an area of 1,028 square miles, is unspoiled land dotted with lakes, rivers, streams, trees and 28 miles of white, sand Gulf beaches.
Destin - Fort Walton Beach - Okaloosa Island
Summer on the Emerald Coast is a special time, and guests of all ages are sure to enjoy their time here. Perhaps that's why Southern Living readers have voted this area the "#1 Family Destination and the Best Beach in the South" three years running.
Henderson Beach State Recreation Area
Recreational activities at Henderson Beach State Recreation Area offer something for the entire family. Swimming, surf fishing and picnicking are popular pastimes. Visitors wishing to try their luck in the surf may catch popular species such as pompano and whiting.
Directions: 98 East to 17000 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin.
Features: Lifeguards, Picnicking, Surf Fishing, Sandwich Pavilion, Bathhouses with showers.
Surrounded by the Gulf, Choctawhatchee Bay, Santa Rosa Sound, and riveted with miles of docks and harbors, a refreshing water bound charisma emerges. Sparsely scattered with sea oats, sand pines and blossoming magnolias, six mile stretches of gentle sand dunes alternate with glimpses of civilization and pockets of beach parks with pavilions and gazebos along a picturesque coastline.
Nestled between the Gulf and the Santa Rosa Sound, Navarre Beach is your family's perfect beach location! Snow white sands and emerald green surf define the setting and accentuate all local amenities.