Livin Like a Local

Play Like a Local

Play Like a Local

From our world famous white-sand beaches and emerald green waters to our pre-historic sites and family friendly activities ... we`ll show you the right way to play like a local in Fort Walton Beach! Welcome!
Fish Like a Local

Fish Like a Local

Enjoy year round rod bending excitement in Fort Walton Beach! Whether you`re fishing the Emerald Coastline or heading to deeper waters in search of a signature tuna ... our coastline is a fisherman`s paradise!
Shop Like a Local

Shop Like a Local

There`s no therapy like retail therapy .. or so they say! Whether you are discovering the unique local stores downtown or heading for a shopping spree at the outlets you`ll find all you need, and more!
Eat Like a Local

Eat Like a Local

Downtown Fort Walton has recently opened SEVERAL new little restaurants and bars! Take a peek at our top recommendations for eating like a local in Fort Walton!

Here are a couple places we do NOT recommend (either too touristy, overpriced, or subpar (in my opinion): Old BaySteamer, Magnoila Room, Margaritaville, Harry T`s (though they have a good view and brunch), Crap Trap, Floyds Shrimp House, Shrimp Basket, High Tide (great fresh oysters - dingy atomosphere), SeaLand, Bay Cafe, Slick Mick`s

Local Events

Local Events

UNIQUE SPECIAL EVENTS! There is ALWAYS something going on down here! Here some extra notable events, if you can ever make plans to attend, these are worth your time