Fort Walton Beach, in Florida’s panhandle, is approximately 40 miles east of Pensacola, Florida and has been a popular and easy drive-to destination for many years. Like all of Southern Vacation Rentals’ locations, it is within a day’s drive from most of the Southeast. Our map of Fort Walton Beach Florida highlights each of our Fort Walton Beach vacation rentals and some area points of interest, too. You can quickly map your route straight to the property or to our Fort Walton Beach office on Okaloosa Island. Here is a quick view of mileage from major cities in the southeast United States.
Fort Walton Beach is also an easily accessible fly-in destination. It is home to the Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS), servicing most major airlines with both direct and multi-stop flights. Fort Walton Beach vacation properties are also relatively close to the Pensacola Regional Airport (PNS), about an hour west, increasing the flight options and accessibility from many regions extending to the north and west.