Many things are around the pier, approximately 1/2 mile away via the beach or a very short drive. Shops, fishing, bars and restaurants.
Now open just a block down the street is Okaloosa National Mini Golf & Ice Cream
Gulfarium 1/2 Mile From Unit
The Track in Destin
Local Surf Shops in Ft. Walton
Souvenir Shopping All Around the Area
For watersports, we always go to Crab island watersports that is about 250 yards from the condominium.
Party Barge Rentals in From Crab Island Water Sports – 250 Yards From Waterscape
Para-Sailing (For the brave!)
Shopping in Downtown Ft. Walton (Just over the bridge)
Henderson State Park
Golfing in Destin
Local Volleyball Tournament in early October
Free Snorkeling at O’Steen Beach
Fat Daddy’s Arcade in Destin
Billy Bowlegs Festival in June
Destin Commons shopping
Big Kahuna Waterpark in nearby Destin
Crab Island – Excellent fun on the water
Local Real Estate Agent, and Friend, Clark (on the right), with Rodeo winning fish in 2011!
If you are looking for a great charter boat to take you fishing, try the 45 ft custom built Charter Boat Mother Lode, or the 48 ft custom built Vengeance. (850) 585-5016 or (850) 259-6354. We used them in October of 2012 and had a great time!!
Here they are on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DestinsCharterFishing
You can catch nice fish right on the beach in the surf.
Maybe you prefer night fishing from the pier?
Some days the Gulf is very calm, like a lake
Try your hand at surfing
The best surfing is in the winter month near the pier
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