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Whether you need help navigating or planning the perfect Authentic Walton itinerary, read on for expert recommendations and travel insights.

Getting Here

Getting to Authentic Walton is a breeze thanks to its close proximity to major highways like I-65, I-55, I-10, and US Hwy 331. Whether you're on a road trip with your family en route to Orlando or heading to other Florida hotspots, Walton County is the perfect stopover. Located near South Walton, it's also the perfect midway point for a restful overnight stay, ensuring your journey is as enjoyable as your destination.

 


A Stone’s Throw from South Walton

Planning a trip to nearby South Walton? Don't miss the chance to explore Authentic Walton during your vacation. Just a quick trip away from the beaches, it’s a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle, complete with breathtaking vistas and plenty of indoor and outdoor activities. And when the beach beckons, you can make a quick trip south to dip your toes in the Gulf. More on South Walton

 


Trip Ideas

From shopping sprees and restaurant recommendations to heritage tours and outdoor adventures, find trip inspiration for every palette in our North Walton guides.

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LOCALLY OWNED BEE FARM THRIVES IN FREEPORT

The renowned Register Family Farm beekeeping operation has been serving the local community and beyond with high-quality honey products since 2013.

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HISTORICAL HOTSPOT: WALTON-DEFUNIAK LIBRARY

If you’re itching to immerse yourself in local history (and enjoy some much-needed shade), the Walton-DeFuniak Library is a must-see.

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GLENDALE MEMORIAL NATURE PRESERVE: AN ECO-FRIENDLY RESTING PLACE

The Glendale Memorial Nature Preserve is a 350-acre eco-friendly “green” cemetery in Glendale, Florida, that was chartered in 2002 and is maintained by two brothers and local farmers, John and Bill Wilkerson.

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WALTON COUNTY PARKS: WHERE NATURE AND RECREATION MEET

Ready to explore Authentic Walton’s outdoor gems? From Morrison Springs to Grady Brown Park, the parks in Walton County offer an unforgettable experience.

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UNLEASH YOUR INNER NATURALIST: E.O. WILSON BIOPHILIA CENTER

There’s a natural world of wonder just waiting to be discovered in Freeport.

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THE DEEP DIVE: MORRISON SPRINGS

Located just east of DeFuniak Springs in Walton County, Morrison Springs is a diver’s paradise.

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A FIRST-TIMER’S GUIDE TO PAXTON

A big part of what makes Walton County such a unique place is the great diversity of history, scenery and activities. All of these local communities are filled with hidden treasures just waiting to be discovered.

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A FIRST-TIMER’S GUIDE TO EXPLORING FREEPORT

There’s a whole world of culture and history waiting just north of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Freeport, which serves as a lively crossroads between the north and south ends of Walton County.

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS: A GUIDE FOR FIRST-TIMERS

DeFuniak Springs is home to amazing restaurants, shops, activities and a Historic Downtown District. Enjoy everything from antique shopping to public art, or spend your days indulging in distinctive local flavor.

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A DAY OF DISCOVERY IN AUTHENTIC WALTON

Ready for a day of discovery? Amazing attractions and historic treasures await you in Freeport, Paxton, and DeFuniak Springs.

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