The northwest corner of the Sunshine State is known for its sugar-white sands and emerald waters. Groups are drawn here not only for the beaches, superb fishing, natural beauty, charming small-town feel and laid-back vibe, but also for its fine meeting facilities and broad range of event venues.Picnic Paradise
Let groups enjoy the great outdoors via a picnic or cookout at one of the following.• John Beasley Park on Okaloosa Island
is marked by several scenic sand dunes leading to the Gulf of Mexico. Two large pavilions can be reserved for group use.•
The six-acre Fort Walton Landing
offers a walking path, soccer fields and the Emerald Coast Science Center.Dolphin Show
Visitors can get an up-close view of the delightful mammals at play within the dolphin-breeding grounds of the shallows along Santa Rosa Sound, Destin Harbor and Okaloosa Island.