Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach

#1 of 15 in Outdoors in Fort Walton Beach
Island · Beach
Remote areas with sugary sand make Okaloosa Island popular with beach connoisseurs looking for an alternative to Destin. Along with quiet lodging, the island offers fine dining on a boardwalk with ocean views. The beach near the welcome center offers umbrella and chair rentals. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Okaloosa Island by using our Fort Walton Beach road trip planning site.
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  • We have stayed on Okaloosa Island many times over the years, but oddly, I have not written a review until now. When we visit the Florida panhandle, we enjoy staying on Okaloosa Island. We like...  more »
  • Stayed on Okaloosa island to avoid the higher prices and crowds of Destin. Loved our stay. Was quieter, cheaper, and less busy than Destin area. Went into Destin for food though as not a ton of...  more »
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