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Okaloosa Island

Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Uhrichsville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We stayed on Okaloosa Island at the Islander 1-0601 It was a beautiful room with two balconies both facing the gulf! We went in October which we thought would be a less congested time, and it was! We witnessed to weddings on the beach during our stay. It was Beautiful, everyday we awoke to dolphins!

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Saint Amant, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This island is beautiful and the times we have been not crowded like most beaches and every thing you would want to do is right up the road.

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Dallas, Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

had a friend tell me that if I had a chance, make sure to go to Okaloosa Island. I had the chance and wow. Sugar sand beaches, clear water, just beautiful. We were here in the off season which was good as the beaches are not packed. One of the nicest places I have been, just greatness all around.

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Mancos, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

I stayed at Pelican Isle on the west end of Okaloosa Island and love the quiet nature of that area. It's not as busy as the boardwalk area near the pier but still close to all the restaurants. You can take a walk down past the last condominium (El Matador) onto the Air Force property (below tide line) and see... More

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Next to welcome center, Perfect place for family pics without having to fight crowds on people, Pier set off in the background. LOVED IT

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Dayton, Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This island has a decent amount of things to do and places to stay. It isn't as expensive as the Destin area, but still has tourist-type things to do as well as a mixing of local activities. There is the beach, obviously, with chairs and umbrellas for rent. There are lots of restaurants ranging from Helen Back pizza to crab... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This beach is absolutely beautiful. I loved every minute of it! Clean, white sand, emerald waters. So relaxing!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is one of the prettiest beaches I have ever visited. Great place! The sand was white and the water was clear blue. Not a lot of shells. I enjoyed walking a long the beach. So relaxing.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have never been to Okaloosa Island before. We usually go to Navarre Beach or other hot spots in Florida. It was much quieter and relaxing. Traffic was better and overall more peaceful. And only a short drive to Destin or other places for food and entertainment.

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Ephrata, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed at the Wyndam Gardens on Okaloosa Isand. The views, sand , and activities were wonderful. We visited many of the restaurants, Walked the boardwalk which was so exciting the view of the Gulf of Mexico and the sea life was so cool.

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