9 days in Fort Walton Beach & Orland Park Itinerary

9 days in Fort Walton Beach & Orland Park Itinerary

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9 days in Fort Walton Beach & Orland Park Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Fort Walton Beach
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Orland Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Chicago

5
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort Walton Beach: Pensacola (Pensacola Naval Air Station, National Naval Aviation Museum, & more), Panama City Beach (Panama City Beach Winery, Swim with Dolphins, & more) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Orange Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Pensacola Beach, stop by Banana Bart's, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Zone 60, Destin, and stroll through Navarre Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fort Walton Beach holiday builder app .

Chicago to Fort Walton Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In May, Fort Walton Beach is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orland Park.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panama City Beach, Pensacola, Destin, Navarre Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach

2
nights
Orland Park

Orland Park ©
Orland Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, United States, and a mostly affluent suburb of Chicago which in 2010 had a population of 56,767.25mi southwest of Chicago, Orland Park is close to several interstate highways, with the I-80 east-west coast connector as its southern border. Explore Orland Park's surroundings by going to Wheaton (First Division Museum at Cantigny & Cantigny Park) and Maple Street Chapel (in Lombard). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Fri) at Centennial water park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cal Sag BikeTrail, trek along Little Red Schoolhouse, and delve into the mystery of Bachelor Grove Cemetery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Orland Park trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Fort Walton Beach to Orland Park with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Fort Walton Beach in May: high temperatures in Orland Park hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Orland Park

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wheaton, Cal Sag BikeTrail, Maple Street Chapel, Bachelor Grove Cemetery, Little Red Schoolhouse
Highlights from your plan
Bremen Grove Dog Park ©
Bremen Grove Dog Park
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
First Division Museum at Cantigny ©
First Division Museum at Cantigny

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