- 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.
Fort Pickens is a defensive structure on an island that was built between 1829 and 1834. The fort is one of four that was built in the surrounding areas and was used to defend the local community during the Civil War.
100% 23 votes
1750 Radford Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32508 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view more than 150 restored aircraft representing the Marine Corps, Coast Guard Aviation, and Navy at the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Inc. The museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits across its 37 acre grounds.
Located on a barrier island of the Gulf of Mexico just outside Gulf Breeze, Florida, Buccaneer State Park is in close proximity to Pensacola Beach as well as the city itself. Neighboring parks include Fort Pickens Campground and Naval Live Oaks Nature Preserve.
75% 56 votes
17314 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
With exhibits both indoors and outdoors, the Museum of Man in the Sea is dedicated to the history of diving. Among the exhibits can be seen the world's first underwater living facility, underwater travelling modules, and plenty of other diving equipments.
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.