326 Green Acres Drive
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435
Phone: (850) 951-2210
Fax: (850) 951-2225
Canoeing, picnicking, nature study, hiking, biking, and kayaking are popular activities at Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve.
The Robert L. F. Sikes Public Library provides programs for all ages, electronic resources and databases, and exhibits of local artists.
The Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood or the Chautauqua Auditorium and Lakeyard is home to the Walton County Chamber of Commerce. This Classical Revival style building was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Located on beautiful Choctawatchee Bay across the Mid-Bay bridge from Destin. The intercoastal waterway is nearby. The Bluewater High and Dry Marina has dry slips available and a bait and tackle shop.
Located on the north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay, by the Rocky Bayou Aquatic Preserve, Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park offers such amenities as picnic pavilions, a playground, foot-traffic bridge, crossing Puddin Head Lake; campsites, and a store. Boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and canoeing are just some of the many activities to enjoy at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park.
Celebrated Eglin Field Historic District is a U.S. Historic District situated near Fort Walton Beach in Florida. It has made prime contributions to the defense of the United States in the tactical strategics and missile research. The unique district is based on the Eglin Air Force base. It constitutes as many as 20 historic buildings. It occupies a massive 160 acres (0.65 square kilometers) of land area. The district occupies great monumental value and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1998.
A prominent and active laboratory is swanked by Florida in the form of the McKinley Climatic Laboratory. The distinguished laboratory is also an eminent historic site in Florida. It is accurately located in Building 440 on Eglin Air Force Base. It was built in 1944 by the U.S. Army Air Corps of Engineers. The significant site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The architecture style follows the Late 19th and Early 20th Century Movement pattern. Although the site is not accessible to the public under normal circumstances, group tours can be organized for high school and older age groups.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is located in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on Choctawhatchee Bay. The village itself is filled with charming boutiques and excellent restaurants, like the Bistro Bijoux. Festivals and concerts also take place here throughout the year. The area is a great place to sit back with a beverage and relax as the sun begins to set.
From the Honolulu Half Pipe, which creates the perfect waves for surfing or wiping out, to the relaxing Lazy River, to the more adventurous water slides, Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park has everything kids and adults need to cool off in the summer. If water attractions aren't your thing, the park also boasts a mini golf course, Super Speed Raceway and Skycoaster to get your adrenaline pumping. For younger visitors, several smaller slides are nestled together in the kids' area so no one in the family needs to feel left out. Operating hours vary.
Destin offers travelers with a wide variety of exciting opportunities when vacationing here. Fishing has been the lifeblood of this area for years and as such gives the city a bounty of fresh seafood that is expertly prepared at the area's restaurants. Those who like to fish should take advantage of Destin's charter fishing fleet, which is one of the largest in the state. The city also features miles of tranquil white sand beaches that allow for relaxing as well as a variety of water sports.
Seascape Beach is located at the Seascape Resort in Destin. Guests here can enjoy the beautiful white sand beaches by relaxing on the shore or swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. See website for resort details.
Clement Taylor Park is 3.55 acres of outdoor fun. The park includes a pier, playground and a wonderful beach with a swimming area. The park's pavilion is also available for rental for private events. A great place for a family outing, kids will love building sandcastles on the beach and playing in the shallow ocean waters.