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Image for The Island by Hotel RL
3.5 out of 5
Miracle Strip Parkway SE, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$123/night
Aug 29 - Aug 30
3.7/5Good! (1,352 reviews)

"Loved that I was as close to the ocean as if I owned a house there myself. The pools were amazing. There was also a hot tub. Plenty of lounge chairs. Friendly people everywhere. The food at the restaurant and room service was fantastic! The gift shop clerk was super friendly and made me feel welcome ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

The Island by Hotel RL
Image for Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
3 out of 5
573 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$119/night
Aug 25 - Aug 26
3.9/5Very Good! (1,833 reviews)

"The pools are great and staff was friendly. Arcade could be cleaner. Ice machine closer to our room would be nice."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
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4.8/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Clean updated condo

"Had a great time in B418. The condo was very clean. The bunk beds with TVs were a big hit with my two children."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2018

Waterscape 4th Flr 1 Bedroom w Bunks on the Beach
Image for Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
2.5 out of 5
380 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$156/night
Sep 15 - Sep 16
4.3/5Excellent! (1,187 reviews)

"The property is beach front and show's it age but the front night staff and the bar staff were terrific and friendly. The day staff could use some training on this. The rooms could be better insulated, the couple next to us would fight into the late hours. Would recommend this property. The gentleman ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
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2.5 out of 5
1214 Miracle Strip Pkwy Se, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$78/night
Sep 3 - Sep 4
3.7/5Good! (1,687 reviews)

"How the staff worked with is in our time of need. My father was in hospital and they workd with us and helped keep the same room. The cleaning people where excellent"…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Emerald Coast Inn And Suites
Image for Courtyard Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
3 out of 5
414 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$139/night
Sep 6 - Sep 7
4.6/5Wonderful! (260 reviews)

"Great stay. At check-in, they wanted to charge me for the stay. They needed to confirm with other staff that I had already paid Expedia for the stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Courtyard Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
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3 out of 5
1325 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$161/night
Sep 6 - Sep 7
4.1/5Very Good! (1,390 reviews)

"Great location. Loved the property and the restaurants onsite. I read a few bad reviews and was a little worried but I was very happy with this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019

Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach
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3 out of 5
1297 Miracle Strip PKWY SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$138/night
Sep 4 - Sep 5
4.7/5Exceptional! (388 reviews)

"This is a great family place. The rooms are huge and modern. The balcony views are wonderful and don’t forget the lazy river pool! My son was ecstatic. Great time had by all!! Worth the price. Also events in the lobby every day. ❤️❤️❤️"…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach
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2.5 out of 5
80 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$94/night
Aug 18 - Aug 19
3.8/5Good! (432 reviews)

"I liked that it was a great location right off the strip in Ft. Walton. My wife and I had no issues at all for our little weekend getaway vacation."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

The Suites at Marina Bay
Image for Gulf View, Great Rates, June Dates Avail., Hall Bunks, Sleeps 6. Netflix, Keurig
4.9/5Exceptional! (41 reviews)
Great stay

"We enjoyed our stay at Sea la Vie. Great size, well equipped and a nice location on the island. Loved the Gulf view from the balcony...saw a dolphin pod twice! We will keep this rental at the top of our list for a return visit."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Gulf View, Great Rates, June Dates Avail., Hall Bunks, Sleeps 6. Netflix, Keurig
Image for Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
2.5 out of 5
540 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
$134/night
Sep 8 - Sep 9
4.6/5Exceptional! (263 reviews)

"Very clean and well maintained, front desk staff and housekeeping was very friendly,"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
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4.4/5Excellent! (31 reviews)
Property is clean and beautiful

"Our week would have been perfect if the weather had cooperated better! But we eventually got a couple days of sun. We were a bit surprised at first to find a balcony view of the parking lot and not the splash pad area but our first night we were treated to a beautiful surprise fireworks display! ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2019

Splash Pool Level! ALL Tile! 2 King Beds! Bunkdoor! 50"tv W/netflix & Pandora!
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3 out of 5
1320 Miracle Strip Pkwy, SE, Suite #100, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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3.7/5Good! (97 reviews)

"So much going on and so close to the beach. The lazy river was very relaxing. I do wish I had been reminded to bring my own coffee."…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

Destin West Vacations
Image for Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
3 out of 5
1299 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
$145/night
Sep 3 - Sep 4
4.4/5Wonderful! (282 reviews)

"Check in and check out was not up to par. Could not check in as room was in my husband's name, even though I booked it. Had to wait until he parked car."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
Image for La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
2.5 out of 5
3 Southwest Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$109/night
Sep 15 - Sep 16
4.3/5Excellent! (577 reviews)

"Pool and the breakfast was great the room and beds were always cleaned and made up when we returned for the night"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
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2 out of 5
137 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$94/night
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4/5Very Good! (406 reviews)

"Staff was amazing, property was very clean and modern. Only issue was at check in elevator was out of service; room was on 4th floor. However, elevator was repaired within hour of checkin. Will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Comfort Inn And Suites
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2.5 out of 5
843 Eglin Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free Cancellation
$175/night
Aug 23 - Aug 24
4.6/5Exceptional! (193 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful and friendly! The pool was always a great temperature and never packed. It was perfect with two young children."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB
Image for Sincerely Best Value, Cost, Interior & Patio, Prem Bch Ser, 30 Feet From Pool
4.9/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Wonderful Place

"My husband and I loved the location, the beautiful beach and the amazing hot tub!!!! Our stay was fantastic. The place had everything we needed and was spotless. We certainly will be staying again!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

Sincerely Best Value, Cost, Interior & Patio, Prem Bch Ser, 30 Feet From Pool
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Where Should We Stay in Fort Walton Beach?

The relaxing destination of Fort Walton Beach is a great choice if you've been considering a vacation with the kids. The dolphin watching, beaches, and island setting are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is the closest airport, or Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Fort Walton Beach, you might want to consider one of the 59 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Splash Pool Level/2 King Beds/xbox/bunk Room Door & Tv/100%tile/50"smarttv - Offers in-room kitchens, a barbecue grill, and video-game consoles. Guests like the clean rooms at this condo.

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach - Features an outdoor pool, a kids' club, and a restaurant. The breakfast options and helpful staff make this 3-star resort popular with guests.

The Island, by Hotel RL - Offers 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star resort.

Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront - Features 2 outdoor pools, a private beach, and 3 restaurants. The clean rooms and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When Should We Visit Fort Walton Beach?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. Use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Fort Walton Beach.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 46°F
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 4.00 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, August, March, and June, with an average rainfall of 6.56 inches

What Should We See and Do in Fort Walton Beach?

While you and your family are vacationing in Fort Walton Beach, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Emerald Coast Science Center. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park, Destin Commons, and Silver Sands Premium Outlets.

Fort Walton Beach is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Dolphins
  • Surfing
  • Seafood
  • Fishing

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