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Getting Here

Located in the Northwest Florida, South Walton boasts 26 miles of sugar-white sand beaches, turquoise waters and 16 distinct beachside neighborhoods, each with a personality and style of its own. Explore South Walton’s artful mix of color shops, restaurants and activities. Discover the array of outdoor activities and natural attractions. From kayaking and hiking to golfing and tennis to swimming and bicycling, South Walton is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors.


Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) 25 miles

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, Panama City (ECP) 40 miles

Pensacola International Airport, Pensacola (PNS) 63 miles

Driving Directions

From U.S. Hwy 98 traveling East: Coming from the Pensacola/Gulf Breeze direction, travel East on Hwy 98 through Navarre and Fort Walton Beach. Continue East through Okaloosa Island and Destin. Grand Boulevard is located approximately 10 miles East of Destin harbor and 6 miles past the Okaloosa/Walton County line on the left side (North) of Hwy 98.

From Interstate 10 traveling West: Take Exit #85 South at DeFuniak Springs, which is U.S. Highway 331. Turn left (south) for approximately 23 miles until the junction of Hwy. 98. Turn right (West) onto Hwy 98. Grand Boulevard will be approximately 9 miles on the Right side of Hwy. 98, one mile before Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

From U.S. Hwy 98 traveling West: Coming from the Panama City direction, travel West on Hwy 98. Grand Boulevard is located approximately 21 miles (25 minutes) from the Walton/Bay County Line on the right (North) of Hwy 98.

From Interstate 10 traveling East: Traveling East, take Exit #70 South at Crestview, which is State Road 85. Drive South to State Road 20 and turn left (East). Continue East on SR20 to State Road 293, the Mid-Bay Bridge Road (Toll Bridge $4.00 per car), and take a right. Head South to U.S. Highway 98, take a left and head East approximately 8 miles. Grand Boulevard will be on the left.


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