An oceanfront community in Okaloosa County, Destin has a string of natural lands along the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay.
Fort Walton Beach
One of the largest and oldest communities in Okaloosa County, Fort Walton Beach sits between Choctawhatchee Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, with Eglin Air Force Base to the north.
Founded in 1830 where Lafayette Creek flows into LaGrange Bayou on Choctawhatchee Bay, Freeport is edged by woods and water, close to Nokuse Plantation and the Florida Trail
Edged by Eglin Air Force Base and Choctawhatchee Bay, Niceville provides quick access to outdoor recreation on the water and in the woods without the crowds.