- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near Fort Walton Beach, Florida, including 49 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Movie Theaters, Parks and Piers & Boardwalks.
- From Grayton Beach to John C Beasley Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fort Walton Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Destin, Navarre, Miramar Beach and Niceville.
Power-Up Watersports Pensacola / Emerald Coast MoreLess Info
Navigate the emerald waters around Crab Island perched atop a standup paddleboard
81% 582 votes
1030 Miracle Strip Parkway East, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 MoreLess Info
With 1,262 feet and a large octagonal point, the Okaloosa Island Pier is best suited for catching both smaller fries and big, fighting fish. The biggest catch was a 42 pound king mackerel.
81% 252 votes
1450 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 MoreLess Info
The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island can be considered a mall and a half-covered park in one. It has covered picnic areas and sports courts, it has snack-bars and shops, and it has playgrounds and arcade games.
Overlooking the water, Liza Jackson Park provides fishing and boating opportunities and includes a pier and boat ramps. The park features a paved walking path, playground equipment, rock-climbing wall, pavilions and picnic tables.
Within Fat Daddy's Arcade is a collection of over 65 popular games, including classics like basketball and skeeball alongside Guitar Hero, racing games, and games for children. In addition to the arcade, the entertainment center also has an on-site pizza parlor.
Fort Walton Beach, Florida is proudly home to the Air Force Armament Museum, a free museum dedicated to historical weapons and military vehicles. Military buffs and those interested in United States military history must not miss a chance to tour this unique museum.
72% 1912 votes
1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 MoreLess Info
More than a simple aquarium, the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is a hands-on institution specializing in animal interactions. Guests come face to face with dolphins, manatees, seals and small sharks. Those who wish to may snorkel with stingrays.
85% 227 votes
139 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL MoreLess Info
Located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, the Indian Temple Mound & Museum is dedicated to the history of First Nations cultures in Florida. There are three outbuildings that contain special exchibits and installations. One admission ticket covers all of the Museum's buildings.