6 days in Destin & Fort Walton Beach Itinerary

6 days in Destin & Fort Walton Beach Itinerary

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6 days in Destin & Fort Walton Beach Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Sandestin
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Fort Walton Beach
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
End: New York City

1
night
Sandestin

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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2400acre destination resort in Miramar Beach, Florida, United States, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. On the 18th (Tue), take a leisurely stroll along Village of Baytowne Wharf, then immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park, and then kick back and relax at Crystal Sands Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sandestin travel route planning site .

New York City to Sandestin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Sandestin. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Sandestin reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Sandestin

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Destin
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Henderson Beach State Park
The Village of Baytowne Wharf ©
The Village of Baytowne Wharf

4
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Attractions like Okaloosa Island and Navarre Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Fort Walton Beach side-trips: Orange Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Pensacola Beach (in Pensacola Beach). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, examine the collection at Garnier Post Office, make a trip to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, and look for gifts at Destin Ice House.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Walton Beach trip maker site .

Getting from Sandestin to Fort Walton Beach by car takes about an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Fort Walton Beach can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Destin, Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

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