About The Island

Business, pleasure, or a little of both, Okaloosa Island has got you covered! Millions of visitors head to Okaloosa Island each year for its laid-back beach atmosphere, dining, and variety of things to do. Come see why more and more travelers choose Okaloosa Island as their #1 beach destination!

about okaloosa island floridaCome by air, sea, or land to this slice of paradise on the Emerald Coast! With the Brooks Bridge to the west, and Marler Bridge to the east, Okaloosa Island is a true barrier island. There is so much about Okaloosa Island Florida that keeps visitors coming back year after year. Upon entering the island, find yourself immediately submerged in beach culture. Souvenir shops and high rise condos are first to catch your eye, but continue to the heart of the island to find Fort Walton Beach’s top tourist destination, the Boardwalk of Okaloosa. No matter where you wander on the island, you’ll be met with excitement and a one-of-a-kind culture.

Planning an event or vacation on the Emerald Coast? Learn more about Okaloosa Island, Florida including points of interest, dining, and things to do by using our Okaloosa Island Trip Planner!

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Don’t Miss These Fort Walton Beach Dolphin Tours

A vacation to Fort Walton Beach isn’t complete without seeing a few dolphins! Take your loved ones on an adventure they’ll never forget out on the Emerald Coast water. Whether searching for a leisure cruise, private excursion, or up-close encounter, keep reading to discover which Fort Walton Beach Dolphin Tours to try out on your next trip to Florida! Don’t …

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“Get The Coast” Broadcasts the Latest Emerald Coast News

“Get The Coast is here to make the Emerald Coast realize that there are better stories within our community.” The Get The Coast company is quickly growing as a media powerhouse in Northwest Florida. With a focus on Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island, and Niceville, GTC covers the news you won’t hear about anywhere else. Highlighting local business, community …

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Family-Friendly Halloween at the Boardwalk

By: Misty Rae Ruthrauff, Saltwater Restaurants, Inc The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island to host a free night of holiday fun with Halloween at the Boardwalk! Fort Walton Beach, FL: The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island will host the 2nd Annual “Tricks & Treasures at The Boardwalk” on Tuesday, October 31 st from 5 to 8pm. This free family-friendly event will feature …

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