Florida is a magnet for the good life, including Fort Walton Beach, known for its year-round fishing and beach resort community. Fort Walton Beach, Florida envelops 8.2 square miles of land and .77 square miles of water in Okaloosa County.

Enjoy a seemingly endless array of things to do indoors or out when living in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Experience every type of water play you can imagine from jet skiing and boating to fishing and snorkeling, parasailing, swimming, and beach fun like building sand castles, burying loved ones in the sand, and soaking in the golden rays of the sunshine for which Florida is known.

For enjoying the great outdoors, Fort Walton Beach, Florida gets some beautiful weather. Although there are 84 days out of each year with enough precipitation to measure, and an average total of 67 inches of rain each year, sunlight drips and drizzles Fort Walton Beach 226 days, on average, annually. Summer high temperatures are around 89 degrees with winter lows of around 41 degrees.

Students living in Fort Walton Beach, Florida attend schools within the Okaloosa County Public School District. Within the district, Fort Walton Beach houses 16 schools.

Area attractions in Fort Walton Beach, Florida include Okaloosa Island and Okaloosa Island Pier, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Emerald Coast Science Center, Air Force Armament Museum, John C. Beasley Park, Indian Temple Mound and Museum, and more.

You’ll find it easy to get in, out, and around town thanks to the Okaloosa County Transit public bus system, and air travel accommodations via Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.

Florida is a beautiful vacation destination for beach fun in the sun and water play, but it’s also a fantastic place to call home. The area is peppered with a plethora of restaurants of every variety, small boutiques and specialty shops, big-box retail shops, and more.

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