The beach is a wash and the sun is taking a vacation - what to do on a rainy day in South Walton, Florida when the kids are restless and you're looking for indoor activities?
The State Parks and State Forest Lands in South Walton are spectacular. Protected lands make up about 40% of the land south of the bay.
We are so blessed to have such treasure all around us. The lakes, bayous, creeks, forests, dunes and beaches in our parks make SoWal a very special place. Incredible landscapes with coastal dune lakes, lake outfalls kissing the Gulf, flowering dune magnolias, soaring pelicans, dancing dolphins, flower-covered dunes - the wonders of coastal nature are everywhere you turn.
From luxurious leather & pearls to shimmering silver and glorious gold, your jewelry choice often reflects your emotions, enhances your appearance, and can even spark conversation.
Jewelry is not a necessity, but to those of us who love to accessorize, it is part of who we are. Here is our latest SoWal List of some of our favorite local places to shop for jewelry.
South Walton sunsets rival any worldwide, as do the spectacular sunrises. Wake up early to glimpse at one of those dazzling beauties and then head out for a fabulous brunch to fuel your day. Local restaurants offer their own twists on brunch, and our latest SoWal list showcases a few you simply must try.
Everyone wants to know where to park at the beach in South Walton. What features do our beach accesses have? Which 30A beach accesses have restrooms. Which beach accesses have lifeguards, ADA accessibility, wheelchairs available for public use, beach chair rentals, etc. We have all the locations and details about public beach accesses in South Walton, Florida
South Walton is a strong and proud community, and an important part of our purpose at SoWal.com is to foster community growth. We are blessed to have so many great groups and organizations, and we enjoy supporting all of them. You can help through membership, cash contributions, volunteering, or even by sharing their achievements with others in the community and beyond.
Many SoWal locals spend February in a frenzy, preparing for the imminent onslaught of Spring Break. But we also want to pause and savor the last bit of relative restaurant solitude, and with Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s the perfect time to visit some of our most romantic South Walton spots to dine. Whether you enjoy a casual or fancy dining experience, here's our latest SoWal List of great places to dine with someone special.
With Anthropologie now open and Pottery Barn coming soon, Grand Boulevard’s retail mix is aligning nicely with their established dining scene. Wide shaded walkways, lush greens and stone facades will have you looking for excuses to visit, and there are plenty. Like Happy Hour, for instance.
Fishing is more than just a past time in South Walton – it’s a way of life! Local fishing guides are packed to the gills with business - and of course fish! Going out on a boat with a pro is always fun and rewarding, but if you want to go fishing on a whim, here's our latest SoWal List with some sweet spots around town locals and visitors can easily go to catch fish in South Walton
We enjoy discovering the freshest and most interesting foods whether its produce, cheese, wines, olive oils, seafood, baked goods or specialty foods. SoWal food shopping options are expanding in ways that make us thrilled to be able to shop local. Tasty, healthful and fresh foods can now be found at a number of locally owned markets, health foods stores, and gourmet/specialty shops.