- 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
93% 163 votes
12213 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
Stretching out 1500 feet past the shoreline, Russell Fields City Pier provides visitors with a scenic view of the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors are welcome to fish with the locals and have the opportunity to catch cobia, flounder, and mackerel.
67% 46 votes
701 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
Offering three attractions, Emerald Coast Mirror Maze is an all-ages activity that includes the Mirror Maze featuring hallways of disorienting mirror illusions, Laser Craze – a spy-style timed agility test, and Pirate's Quest Laser Tag – a themed, team-oriented game for up to twelve players.
Covering 900,000 square feet and welcoming over 1 million visitors each year, the Pier Park is an outdoor shopping mall which has, among others, theaters, restaurants, pet-friendly beaches, and the Russell-Fields Pier.
53% 19 votes
500 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
Featuring theaters with stadium seating and rocking chairs, The Grand 16 - Pier Park shows the newest films on wall to wall screens. The concession stand offers complimentary popcorn and large drink refills.
87% 1591 votes
15412 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
There are daily shows at the Gulf World Marine Park, wits animals such as dolphins, sea lions, and tropical birds. There are also special programs, such as swimming with dolphins, the meet-and-greet sea lion program, and the trainer for a day program.
70% 847 votes
400 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
With its rides and attractions dating back to 1964, the Miracle Strip at Pier Park may be considered a retro amusement park. Among the attractions, there are carousels, a Ferris wheel, and a butterfly pavilion.
The Big lagoon State Park is a 655-acre state park that has natural communities that range from pine flatwoods to saltwater pines. The park also has opportunities for camping, swimming, fishing, and boating.
85% 230 votes
14414 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32417 MoreLess Info
Hidden Lagoon Golf & Racetrack has a go-kart racetrack that is almost a mile long. The facility also has two miniature golf courses: the Fountain for younger players and the Waterfall Course for more experienced players.
With trails leading into the wetlands, Conservation Park offers visitors a wooden boardwalk where they can spot wildlife like native birds, lizards, and butterflies. The main trail is 1.7 miles and open to joggers with their dogs.
Featuring over 100 arcade games, Funland Arcade & Snack Bar offers a variety of shooting and racing games for visitors to try. The arcade has a prize center with stuffed animals, candy, and toys for visitors to redeem their tickets.