Throughout the year, South Walton County attracts hordes of people to its wonderful white sand beaches, beautiful backcountry ecosystems and charming beach communities. There is so much to do, it is sometimes hard to know where to begin. Thankfully, the South Walton Visitor Center provides all the information you need to enjoy your dream vacation.
From Beach to Bayou
The South Walton Information Center is located at the junction of US Highway-331 and US Highway-98, right near one of the entrances to the Point Washington State Forest in Santa Rosa Beach. Inside, visitors will gain a wealth of information on points-of-interest throughout the region, from accommodations and attractions to beaches and bayous, the information provided is invaluable in order to obtain the most out of your time and money. The center offers several guides which include art and culture, dining, beaches, weddings, events and so much more. Moreover, visitors can buy merchandise and gear that displays their love for South Walton County.
Highway 30A & Rare Lakes
This historic highway on the Florida Panhandle runs through 16 different beach communities, each with its own charm, story and style. At the visitors’ center, most travelers who saunter in will find out that they should drive along 30A and stop along the way, from Sandestin to Rosemary Beach. If you feel more inclined to travel by bike, the Timpoochee Trail is the perfect pathway to see South Walton County on two wheels. Additionally, the rare inlet dune lakes are spectacular natural attractions that provide plenty of activities such as kayaking, hiking, wildlife viewing, biking and paddle-boarding, just to name a few. These lakes are incredibly rare and in fact, there are only a handful of locations around the world that have them such as Madagascar, New Zealand and Australia.
South Walton Visit the Center
Stop inside the South Walton Visitor Information Center to find about the latest events and grab some pamphlets and brochures, local maps and merchandise or when you just seek assistance. The center is open seven days a week, from 8AM to 4:30PM. Moreover, the knowledgeable folks at the center will certainly guide you to the best of what this region has to offer. Especially since many visitors usually stay in one of the beach communities, where the gulf views and unmistakable sugar white sands that typify the beaches of South Walton County will make your beach vacation unforgettable.