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Adventure lies around every corner in South Walton. While you could easily spend the entire day soaking up the Florida sunshine, shopping, dining or relaxing along our 26 miles of sugar-white sand and turquoise water, and we wouldn’t blame you, why not get out and explore?

There are endless ways to quench your thirst for adventure in South Walton. With access to the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay, dropping a line and reeling in the big one is a true Florida adventure. With four state parks and the 15,000-acre Point Washington State Forest, hit the trails and traverse your way through the scrub oaks and pines all while catching a glimpse of the local birds and wildlife.

If a truly unique South Walton experience is what you’re looking for, be sure to check out the rare coastal dune lakes that dot the coast. These incredibly diverse bodies of water are a combination of freshwater and saltwater, and are home to their own special ecosystems. With 15 dune lakes to explore, you’d have to travel to New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar or the Pacific Northwest to find them outside of South Walton.

Everything about South Walton inspires you to be outdoors. The sights, sounds and smells challenge you to take full advantage of your senses.

Thomas Pilcher Park

Whether you are looking to drop a line in the Choctawhatchee Bay, launch a boat or wave runner, or just enjoy a breathtaking view at lunch or sunset, Thomas Pilcher Park is just the place. The newest addition to Walton County’s park system, Thomas Pilcher Park is located underneath U.S. Highway... Read More

30A Bike Rentals

Located along 30A in Seagrove we provide delivery service of Bicycle rentals and beach wheel chairs to the entire Highway 30-A stretch, including Santa Rosa Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, Dune Allen, WaterColor, Seaside, WaterSound, Seacrest, Seagrove & Rosemary Beach.... Read More

Pedego Electric Bikes / Eventure Tour Co

Pedego 30A is the Emerald Coast’s first all-electric bicycle shop, providing sales, rentals and bike service of the country’s #1 electric bike brand. Located at WaterColor Crossing, Pedego 30A is nestled a convenient half mile distance between the sugar white beaches of Scenic Highway 30A and Point Washington State Forest’s... Read More

Yolo Board Adventures Sandestin

YOLO Board Adventures at Baytowne Marina offers guests the opportunity to experience what many consider the world's fastest growing watersport, stand up paddleboarding. Stand up paddleboarding is an easy-to-learn, adaptable activity perfect for families and perfect for exploring Choctawhatchee Bay and nearby Jolee Island Nature Park. The low impact activity... Read More

Bamboo Bicycle Company

A bike shop nestled in Rosemary Beach, we feature bikes for all ages as well as tandems, kids' trailers, wagons, baby joggers and tag-a-longs. Book your vacation with Rosemary Beach Cottage Rental Company and receive 10% off your bike rentals. Call us 850.231.0770 or visit us online at www.bamboobicyclecompany.com to... Read More

Adventure 30A

30A Surf Camp, Surf Lessons,Bike Rentals, Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals, Kayak Sunset Tours.... Read More

Green Fin Paddle Co.

Families often struggle to agree on fun things to do while on vacation. Green Fin Paddle Co’s guided stand up paddle board tours bring everyone together for an unforgettable excursion that's sure to delight, creating happy memories that will last a lifetime. Be the hero that discovers the highlight of... Read More

Scenic Highway 98 Trail

Scenic Highway 98 is the original beach cruising spot in South Walton. This paved path is perfect for biking, jogging or even longboard skateboarding. The path runs right by Miramar Beach Access which offers expansive views of the coastline. It's also a local favorite for surfing and sunsets. Trail Distance: 3... Read More

Big Fish Bike Rentals

For almost two decades BigFish Bike Rentals has been proudly serving the 30A/South Walton area. BigFish offers a wide variety of bikes and sizes to suit all types of riders, from a typical beach cruiser to a rugged mountain bike, BigFish has what you need to keep you rolling during... Read More