DeFuniak SpringsHistoric Small-Town Charm

Filled with history and local charm, there’s a whole world to explore in DeFuniak Springs. Whether you’re antiquing downtown or sampling Gulf-fresh seafood, indulge in distinctive local flavor and character.


Historic Downtown DeFuniak Springs

Historic Downtown is the beating heart of DeFuniak Springs. Whether you’re antique-hunting at Nook & Cranny or perusing eclectic home decor at Vault 46, Main Street is your one-stop-shop for unique boutiques and special souvenirs. The bustling downtown also serves up exceptional restaurants with Gulf classics like Café Nola, and breathtaking public art. Don’t miss the "It's All Connected" mural, Nathan Brown’s technicolor ode to the flora and fauna DeFuniak.


Lake DeFuniak

No trip is complete without a stroll around Lake DeFuniak. From the historic homes of Circle Drive to the oldest continuously operating library, this perfectly round lake is steeped in local history. Explore one of 40 homes on the National Register of Historic Places, or pay a visit to the time-honored Chautauqua Institution for a taste of old DeFuniak. But it’s not just about heritage – the lake is also a dynamic hub for more modern community events, like the annual Sprint Triathlon and recreational LakeFest.


A Golfer’s Paradise

DeFuniak Springs is home to two challenging fairways: Eagle Springs Golf Course and Blackstone Golf Course. With 18 holes set amongst lush landscapes, both courses are steeped in the history and outdoor beauty of the region. Whether you’re looking to perfect your swing or relax with friends, find your perfect course in DeFuniak. And with a restaurant on each property, you can grab a bite to eat after a day of fun on the fairway.


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