Tucked away on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, South Walton’s 26 miles of stunning sugar-white sand beaches and 16 unique beach neighborhoods offer endless opportunities for visitors to experience an inspiration-filled getaway.
While each season in South Walton brings something new, winter’s transition to early spring is a particularly enchanting time on the Gulf Coast, with stunning views everywhere you look. From colorful sunsets and blooming nature to lively food and wine festivals, South Walton is a unique respite this time of year.
With nearly 40 percent of its land preserved for natural habitats, South Walton is a gem, and now is the perfect time to explore the area’s stunning beauty, from turquoise Gulf waters to 15 rare coastal dune lakes. Experience endless adventure with more than 200 miles of hiking and biking trails, four state parks, and a 15,000-acre state forest.
Outdoor activities abound in Walton County, from bird-watching and golfing on championship courses to stand-up paddleboarding and beachside yoga on a peaceful morning. Hike to Florida’s highest geographical point or bike the Timpoochee Trail for a blend of nature and charming architecture. Whether you’re traveling by foot, bike, paddleboard, or golf cart, you are sure to encounter breathtaking scenery at every turn.
Experience South Walton’s beauty while partaking in the diverse culinary scene, including casual beachside eateries, rooftop hangouts, and upscale dining with a front-row seat to a stunning sunset. Taste thoughtfully inspired cuisine that highlights a fusion of flavors using fresh-from-the-Gulf and locally sourced ingredients. From waterfront dining to local favorites that overlook neighborhoods and unique town squares, South Walton is the ideal atmosphere to enjoy delicious food with picturesque scenery.
Take in the views from the comfort of your own porch or balcony with a private culinary experience and a one-of-a-kind meal prepared by one of Walton County’s finest chefs. For a tasty gathering right on the beach, explore the area’s charcuterie services for a customized beach setup, or opt for s’mores under the stars with a beach bonfire experience.
With unique coastal landscapes and luxury accommodations, from cozy cottages to upscale resorts, South Walton is the most perfect getaway this time of year.
Start planning at www.VisitSouthWalton.com.