This section provides journalists and travel writers with the latest news and information about Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island, the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast. Unpretentious, uncomplicated and breathtakingly beautiful, the Emerald Coast is famous for 24 miles (38 km) of sugar white sand beaches and emerald green water. And, unlike many beach towns, there is much more to do here than just worship the sun. Enjoy deep sea fishing Gulf to Table seafood, incredible annual events, open-air shopping and so much more. 

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