Map and Directions to South Walton Florida

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By Air
Commercial flights to South Walton arrive at either Panama City Beaches International Airport (ECP) www.iflybeaches.com or Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) www.flyvps.com. Both airports are about 45 minutes by car from Scenic 30A.

By Car
SoWal Beaches are located in South Walton County, Florida between Destin and Panama City Beach, encompassing the beach towns along Scenic Highway 30A on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. From Interstate 10, exit at County Road 331 and follow the signs south to Highway 98.

Approximate traveling time:
From Atlanta - 6 hours
From Birmingham - 5 hours
From New Orleans - 5 hours

Directions from the east (Tallahassee) to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Take Interstate 10 West to 331 South in Defuniak Springs, Florida. Take 331 South through Freeport, Florida to U.S. 98.
Or
Take Interstate 10 West to Highway 79 South to U.S. 98 West in Panama City Beach. Turn right on U.S. 98 to South Walton.

Directions from Montgomery, AL to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Take U. S. 331 South to Florala to Defuniak Springs, Florida. Take 331 South through Freeport, Florida across the bay to U.S. 98.

Directions from Birmingham, Alabama to South Walton
From Birmingham take Interstate 65 South to Montgomery. In Montgomery take U.S. 331 South all the way to SoWal.

Directions from New Orleans, Louisiana to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Take I-10 East to Defuniak Springs, Florida. Take 331 South through Freeport, Florida to U.S. 98.

Directions from Nashville, Tennessee to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Take Interstate 65 South through Birmingham, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama. In Montgomery take 331 South to Florala to Defuniak Springs, Florida. Take 331 South through Freeport, Florida to U.S. 98.

Directions from Dallas, Texas to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Take Interstate 20 East to Jackson, Mississippi to U.S. 49 South out of Jackson through Hattiesburg. Take U.S. 98 to Mobile, Alabama. Take Interstate 65 South through Mobile, Alabama to Interstate 10 East to Defuniak Springs, Florida. Take 331 South through Freeport, Florida to U.S. 98.

Directions from Houston, Texas to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Take Interstate 10 East to Defuniak Springs, Florida. Take 331 South through Freeport, Florida to U.S. 98.

Directions from Atlanta, Georgia to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Take Interstate 85 South to Interstate 185 out of La Grange, Georgia to the Phenix City bypass exit 7. Then take U.S. 431 South of Phenix City through Seale, Alabama to Eufaula to Dothan, Alabama. On the Dothan bypass take State Road 52 South through Hartford and Geneva to Defuniak Springs, Florida. Take 331 South through Freeport, Florida to U.S. 98.