If you’re intrigued by the Emerald Coast, but need a little more, we encourage you to follow our social media for a daily glimpse into the Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island experience or request a Visitor’s Guide

Our Visitor’s Guide will lead you through all the experiences available on the Emerald Coast. Your experience could be one of delicious food, action packed adventure or relaxing beach days – or a little of all three – and that’s great. Our guide can help you build the vacation that’s just right for you. 

Once you arrive to the heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast, be sure to stop by one of our Visitor’s Centers for local recommendations on what to see, do and eat based on your ideal vacation. You can find our professional, highly-trained team at centers located on Okaloosa Island, the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport and the Gulfview Motel in downtown Fort Walton Beach seven days a week.

Getting Here

By land, sea, or air, there are a variety of ways to get to Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island. The Emerald Coast is a convenient drive from many destinations, but you will find a range of direct flights to the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport, as well. With new routes being added via major carriers such as American and Delta, as well as Allegiant Airlines, you can skip traffic and enjoy more beach time by choosing to fly.

Planning to bring the boat? Be sure to ask your accommodations provider if boat or trailer parking is provided. Or, skip hauling the boat and sail to the Emerald Coast! View our available marinas and ask about available overnight slips.