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Visit South Walton

Visit South Walton, Walton County’s Tourist Development Council (TDC) manages and maintains beaches as a primary attraction and serves as the Destination Marketing Organization responsible for protecting and promoting tourism and the high-quality of life enjoyed in Walton County. Funded by bed taxes collected from short-term vacation rentals, The TDC is part of Walton County government, and is governed by the Walton County Board of County Commissioners.

In addition to funding the South Walton Fire District's beach safety lifeguards, the TDC shares beach safety information in a variety of ways, including beach safety flags at beach access points, printed materials, beach condition text messages and in-person interactions with beachgoers through their Beach Ambassador and Volunteer Beach Ambassador programs.

Located at the intersection of US. Highway 331 & 98 south of the 331 Bridge, the Visit South Walton building also houses the Visitor Center - home to South Walton Information Specialists. The Information Specialists at South Walton’s Visitor Center are terrific resources for all things South Walton. From maps to merchandise, the Visitor Center staff are eager to help you find your perfect beach, create the perfect memory while you’re here, or bring a bit a South Walton home with you. Can't make it into the Visitor Center but need some South Walton gear? Shop South Walton Online!


The Visit South Walton website, is your one-stop site to research the area’s 26 miles of sugar-white sand beaches, turquoise water and 16 acclaimed beach neighborhoods, each with its own personality and style. With one click you can choose a combination of your trip type, start and end dates and the neighborhood you’re interested in for suggestions on what to do while you’re here. Learn about Beach Safety, sign up for the eNewsletter, and get a Visitors Guide


Let Visit South Walton help you Find Your Perfect Beach. Stop in to the Tourist Development Center or Visitors Center on the corner of Hwy 98 & 311. Follow Visit South Walton on Facebook for photos from paradise and upcoming events. 


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