Okaloosa Island is a haven of beach fun for the whole family. To take the stress out of vacation planning, use this ready-to-go vacation guide to Okaloosa Island put together by locals who know the destination best. You’ll strike the perfect balance between downtime and “go” time too. Here’s a sample itinerary of one of the days:
8:00 am: Kick off day three with a change of scenery for breakfast and check out Asiago Skillet. Insider Tip: Start off with the seasonal fresh fruit bowl before diving into one of their signature skillets.
9:30 am: Have some fun with the kids in the pool, if your rental has access to one. Grab a float and relax while everyone splashes around.
12:00 pm: Take a break and whip up some lunch in the rental. Sandwiches are an easy meal to prep and clean. Insider Tip: Stock up on lunchmeat, rotisserie chicken or greens for fast sandwiches and salads.
1:30 pm: Okaloosa Island is home to The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Dedicated to educating and inspiring its guests to respect and preserve wildlife, the park offers unique and memorable experiences for visitors of all ages to connect with marine life.
5:00 pm: After a day with the dolphins, it’s time to freshen up and get ready for dinner!
6:00 pm: Head across to the Choctawhatchee Bay for dinner, and continue the family fun at Fudpuckers. This must-see entertainment complex offers spectacular dining, a sports bar, dinner theater, arcade, gift shop, marina and even live baby alligators!
8:00 pm: When everyone’s tired out, leave the kids with the grandparents back at the rental and head to Rockin Tacos at The Boardwalk. You’ll find late night tacos, handcrafted margaritas and a house DJ until 2:00am.