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Flights To Fort Walton Beach

For a heavenly southern holiday that’s off the beaten path, check out our flights to Fort Walton Beach, FL. Located between Pensacola and Panama City, this charming city has all the amenities and good times of those major vacation destinations—without the annoying crowds. You’ll have easy access to the city that calls itself the “Treasure of the Emerald Coast” from Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS). With gorgeous country clubs, small-town history, and miles of flawless white sand, Fort Walton Beach is family-friendly, but fun for all ages! When taking advantage of our deals on flights to Fort Walton Beach, you can discover everything that this city has in store.

Transportation from VPS

Wondering how to get around once your flight arrives in Fort Walton? The airport is just 9 miles from the action downtown, however, there is no public transportation servicing the airport. So those arriving on Fort Walton Beach flights should be prepared to take a shuttle, hail a taxi, or rent a car. Privately owned, 24-hour shuttle services abound. For cabs, just head outside on the first floor. Pick up your rental car while you wait for your luggage—the counter is right behind the baggage area. Load up the gang and get ready to tour the shops and museums, or take a historical walking tour. Tired after traveling? Experience seaside serenity at one of the stunning beachfront parks. They don’t call this part of Florida the

Emerald Coast for nothing.

Hotels in Fort Walton

After choosing the best tickets to Fort Walton Beach, FL for your schedule, it’s time to pick a place to stay. Hotels near Northwest Florida Regional Airport are the ideal home base to explore nearby Northwest Florida State College and the Air Force Armament Museum on Eglin Air Force Base, where you can marvel at the fastest plane ever built. Looking to stay somewhere a bit closer to the sand? Here’s look at four of the best hotels in town:

  • Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort: With more than 7 miles of beachfront property, the sprawling resort is the place to go for fun in the sun. In addition to four golf courses and more than a dozen tennis courts, this Sandestin has a marina, four swimming pools, and plenty of trails for hiking and cycling. Take your pick from among 1,200 units in four unique settings, then get ready to unwind like never before.
  • Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin: Situated on the gorgeous Emerald Coast just 1 mile from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and less than 7 miles from Fort Walton Beach Golf Club, this luxurious resort invites you to spend your nights in contemporary rooms that offer balconies with ocean views. In addition to the astounding aesthetics, you’ll enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a high-def TV, and a fully stocked mini-fridge in your room. Seeking a little more space? Upgrade to a suite for matching private balconies and an in-room hot tub. When you’re ready to explore the scene, the Wyndham makes it easy by providing free bikes to cruise around in, or you can take advantage of beach chair and umbrella rental services on-site. Plus, with a sauna, fitness room, and pair of outdoor pools, you’ll never want to check out of this opulent accommodation.
  • SunDestin Beach Resort by Wyndham Vacation Rentals: A mere 1.5 miles from Indian Bayou Golf Club, and less than 4 miles from Harborwalk Marina, this SunDestin resort has some of the most spectacular views in the city. Rooms here include complimentary internet service, plus a full kitchen, and balconies with waterfront views. The on-site casual restaurant is a nice touch, as are the pair of pools, and the arcade for the kids.
  • Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa: Sporting four championship golf courses and a full-service spa, the Hilton Sandestin is the ideal place for those who want to perfect their putt or escape any stress. Located along a full-mile of sandy beachfront, this resort is just 2 miles from the boutiques and restaurants in Baytowne Wharf, but with three watering holes and half a dozen on-site eateries, you don’t even need to leave the hotel to satisfy your appetite. Guestrooms at this hotel come with all the essentials, plus there are plenty of extra amenities including exclusive activities just for kids.

Things to Do in Fort Walton

If you’re looking for things to do while in Fort Walton, here are a few of the most popular activities and attractions.

  • Go for a hike along the white-sand beaches of Okaloosa Island.
  • Get an education in military weapons and warfare at the Air Force Armament Museum.
  • Spot stingrays, sharks, and dolphins with a walk down Okaloosa Island Pier.
  • Learn all about the local sea creatures with a stop at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park.

Visit the Treasure of the Emerald Coast

When you purchase airfare to Fort Walton Beach, you’ll be able to dig your toes into the picture-perfect Florida sand without all the ruckus of the conventional hot spots. So why wait any longer? Travelocity has the best selection of cheap flights to Fort Walton Beach, and we can even help you bundle your arrangements so you save even more! Book your trip today and you’ll be relaxing tomorrow.

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