Something About South Walton

Something About South Walton

Memories made in South Walton will last forever

Words by Paige Townley


With 26 miles of sugar-white sand, turquoise water, and 16 unique beach neighborhoods, South Walton has easily made a name for itself as a sought-after premier beach vacation destination. The Northwest Florida area certainly deserves the accolades thanks to its many offerings, which also include luxury accommodations, outdoor adventure, eclectic shops, art galleries, and award-winning restaurants.

For these reasons and more, South Walton has become a part of the lives of so many families seeking to make memories together on the coast. In fact, year after year, visitors to South Walton create memories that last a lifetime. Oftentimes, those special moments are experienced during multi-generational family vacations. The neighborhoods scattered throughout South Walton are a natural destination for a family vacation, easily allowing for grandparents to share unforgettable moments with their children and grandchildren in a truly beautiful location nestled along the Gulf of Mexico. The natural, breathtaking landscape inspires time for togetherness, allowing families to pause and appreciate the simple moments.

Those moments include a host of opportunities to experience the best South Walton has to offer. Those offerings start with the stunning sand of the area beaches that are unmatched in beauty and quality in the continental U.S. and the breathtaking turquoise waters ideal for swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, and kayaking. But when it comes to the outdoors, there is still so much more. South Walton is home to four state parks (perfect for hiking or observing the area’s rare birds), 200-plus miles of hiking and biking trails, a 15,000-acre state forest, and 15 rare coastal dune lakes.

For the families and visitors looking for a little competition, it can be found on the area’s many tennis courts or championship golf course.

Family bonding can also be experienced while perusing South Walton’s eclectic mix of chic shops and boutiques and, of course, over a delicious meal by one of the area’s award-winning chefs.

Whatever memory you’re seeking to make, there’s something about South Walton, Florida, that makes it the ideal place to make memories that are sure to last.

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