- Our list of the best things to do in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, features the top 107 nearby activities — including 47 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Fort Walton Beach, FL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Amusement, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Fort Walton Beach, FL , followed by 85 popular activities in nearby cities, including Destin, Navarre, Miramar Beach, Niceville, Santa Rosa Beach, Crestview, Sandestin, Gulf Breeze, Pensacola and Pensacola Beach
Power-Up Watersports Pensacola / Emerald Coast MoreLess Info
Navigate the emerald waters around Crab Island perched atop a standup paddleboard
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.
Situated along the Emerald Coast, Fudpuckers Water Sports provides water-based entertainment and experiences in the Choctawhatchee Bay. Activities include parasailing, jet skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking and rides on a pontoon boat.
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.
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.
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.