Emerald Coast Travel Tools

You won't need much more than a shovel and pail when you get here, but you'll find tools and information in this section that will make getting here easier. Check it out.

Travel Tools

Let us roll out the emerald carpet.

Looking for Emerald Coasting information on attractions? Can’t decide where to stay while you’re here? Seeking directions to the best restaurants or the nearest laser tag location? The Emerald Coast Visitors Welcome Center is conveniently located on Hwy. 98 on Okaloosa Island between Destin and Ft. Walton Beach. Our professional, friendly and highly trained staff and volunteers are here to help you get the most from your visit to the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, be sure to stop by for brochures, maps and discounted attraction tickets as well as dining coupons. Our friendly staff is on hand to answer any questions you may have about Emerald Coasting.

Getting to the Heart of Florida's Emerald Coast

By land, sea or plane, getting to Destin, Ft. Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island is easy – and it’s not hard to get around once you get here either. Check out your options.

Getting Here on the Emerald Coast
Local Transportation on the Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast Visitors Welcome Center

1540 Miracle Strip Parkway SE (Highway 98)
Fort Walton Beach (Okaloosa Island), FL 32548


Hours of Operation:
Open 7 days a week
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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