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Okaloosa Island

Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Destin, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

nothing but strip clubs, and other sad things like that. not a family friendly place. I recommend 30A in Santa Rosa Beach

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We've stayed here for the last 7 winters and love the beach-very wide and with beautiful white sand. It's always quiet and sometimes get to see a lot of dolphins. The beach is well taken care of-very safe area any time of the day or night. Awesome sunrises and sunsets.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This is a very pretty place. Very soft sand on the Emerald coast. Gorgeous clear water you can see your toes! Awesome pier locals fish and tourists take in the views. Just a few miles from Destin with great restaurants. Best thing is to go to the Visitors Center when you get in off of Ft Walton is about a... More 

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach is our favorite place to vacation at. We have stayed in several of the Condo complexes there and love the island. It is not as crowded at Destin.

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Austin, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This beach is between Destin and Ft. Walton Beach. Much more quiet that Destin. There is a pier and lots of restaurants.

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North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

With lots of tasty restaurants nearby, this pier makes the perfect way to walk off that delicious fresh catch seafood lunch! It is just $2 a person to walk the pier. Fishing is available for extra fee. Bathrooms and snacks available. There were even 2 drink machines in the building at the very end of the pier. Fun to watch... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Beautiful Okaloosa Island is a family friendly destination. All hotels and rental condominiums are directly on the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The best attraction is the beach with its white sands and emerald waters. Gulfarium, a marine adventure park, offers tours and dolphin splash encounters. Beach side restaurants like Crab Trap, Floyds, and the Angler, are within... More 

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Navarre, Florida, Usa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Island has snow white beaches that are free to use. Has many excellent choices of eateries, fast foods and sports bars too. Can rent water craft, go fishing or play goofy golf. Can swim in the gulf waters or relax on the bay.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Awesome Beaches, great pier and sunsets. friendly people.close to our camp ground, Destin West RV Resort

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Warnings of "June grass" didn't slow down the wanderlust my wife and I had when exploring the Emerald Coast this past July. The beaches were great! Though we did run into June grass (seaweed -- no big deal) all one has to do is walk a little further down the beach to a "clear" spot. We had our four-month old... More 

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