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Emerald Coast

Welcome to the Emerald Coast of Florida

Laid back, friendly and home to some of the most beautiful beaches in world, the Emerald Coast enchants visitors year round. ·DestinFt. Walton Beach and Navarre are among the delightful Southern communities that line the Emerald Coast, an area known for its mouthwatering seafood, gentle surf and sugar-sand beaches.

Dotting the beaches of Santa Rosa Boulevard in Ft. Walton Beach, the region's largest city, you'll find inviting Emerald Coast resorts, restaurants and bars.

Mostly residential with a handful of motels, Navarre is loved for its serene natural beauty.

Cozy Destin to the east has a reputation as the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village." Destin houses the state's largest charter fishing fleet. Its deep-sea fishing is world renown. Shopping ranges from huge outlet centers to quaint boutiques and the town is also home to a number of four-star restaurants. Local events include an annual Destin fishing rodeo and the Emerald Coast Bikefest.

Whether you've come to explore the pleasures of our natural coastal communities, light up the night dancing 'til dawn, shop 'til you drop, dive into some Emerald Coast scuba, hit the links or hook your favorite fish, you'll find an Emerald Coast vacation delivers a one-of-a-kind blend of sun and fun.

You'll find shopping on the Emerald Coast is a gift-buyer's dream. Outdoor shopping villages take advantage of the mild climate. Blooms abound. Unique items are plentiful, and shopkeepers bring true meaning to Southern hospitality.

And for a perfect end to a fun-filled day, don't forget to sample the delicious fare at one of our area restaurants.

There's no lack of things to do here on the Emerald Coast whatever the season. Let us be your guide to food, fun and entertainment, and you're sure to have a fine time.