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Okaloosa Island

Address: Fort Walton Beach, FL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I was in Destin for my son's wedding with our Family. I was on my way through Fort Walton Beach, when I was involved in an accident, where another driver ran a red light, and hit me in the passenger side.My daughters were behind me, and other people witnessed the accident. I was asked by the Fort Walton Police Department... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The whole area will not leave you disappointed. Beautiful sands!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Water is crystal clear and further out Emerald Green!!

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Not much of note in the small town but a quick stop to look at the white sand dunes along the beach is time well spent. Very beautiful with emerald green ocean in the background.

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

This is such a beautiful little island. There is blue ocean and white sand on both sides of you. There are a few shops and lots of places to garb a drink or bite to eat. There is also the pier to check out. You can drive east to Destin or West to Ft. Walton Beach. There is even more... More 

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Red Oak, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beautiful snow white sand. My 11 yr old and teenager had a blast playing in the sand , looking for sea shells and of course making sand castles.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We spent a week on Okaloosa Island which was quiet, peaceful, and rejuvenating. The beach is lovely and easy to walk. We also enjoyed just watching the waves hit the shore and the sun sparkle the water. We thoroughly enjoyed our week with our son and grandsons and hope to return.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Nothing much more to do on the actual island besides soak up sun and swim in the ocean or pools (depending on where you stay). The white sand beaches are beautiful and it is worth the couple of dollars to walk to the end of the pier (hold your nose those, the fishermen's catches can be rather stinky!)

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We've "snowbirded' here for a couple of years now, and love it -- lots of condos, but no really tall ones - right on the beautiful white sand beaches . . . pretty quiet strip, conveniently located between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. Several good restaurants and attractions, if you just want to stay on the island.

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Bonaire, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The island is the best kept secret between October and May. The weather is usually great and it's not crowded. The sugar sand is better than Panama City Beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Good place to go beach combing for sea shells. We returned here after a good visit last year. Many places to access the beach from Hwy 98. I found that beaches further east had fewer sea shells.

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