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Address: , Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Short, Pleasant Visit

We were only able to visit for four days, but we enjoyed the shopping and coastline that we did get to see and definitely plan to go back to see more.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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English first
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We were only able to visit for four days, but we enjoyed the shopping and coastline that we did get to see and definitely plan to go back to see more.

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Madisonville
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is our favorite beach. Water and sand are to die for. We visited in late August and there was just a tad of sea grass and no purple flags flying, My only complaint is that they need to mark a better bike lane on Santa Rosa. Enjoy.

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

very family oriented, white sands and clear water... a little bit of june grass but hey it's the beach

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Okaloosa Island is a great alternative to Destin – building heights are limited which means less crowds on the beach and a quieter experience. Waters were crystal clear and sand soft white. Great for families!

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Beaches were super clear and the sand is powder white. I loved the beaches the hotels and restaurants were only average.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Came down from KY for bowling tournament in Ft. Walton Beach. Stayed in condo on Okaloosa Island for 6 days. Played golf at Ft. Walton Beach golf club. Rented pontoon boat for half a day. Went charter fishing in gulf for 4 hours. Spent 2 days on boardwalk.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful view of the ocean and kids will love this. You can fish or just enjoy the view. Lots of things in this area to keep you entertained.

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GO BUC'S
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Beautiful... Awesome.. Family friendly.. White sand.. crystal clear water.. perfect for any beach get away...safe & Clean..

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Hoschton, Georgia
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I you are looking for an adult, relaxing beach experience, you will not find it here. There are many screaming, unruly babies on the beach. Thought it would be better late August, after school has resumed, but everyone with babies not school age must have thought the same thing. Been there, done that, so understand however, it made for a... More 

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

It should be a sin not to have views like this every where. The water is beautiful and even at 6 ft deep you can see your feet. Beaches are clean and there are many place to rinse off before getting back in your cars.

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