Historical DeFuniak Springs

Nestled right off of Interstate 10, the beautiful historical district of DeFuniak Springs, FL. Visit the Big Little Store to enjoy a refreshing glass of bottled soda, or take a walk around Lake DeFuniak to enjoy the Victorian homes. A Christmas time, you wont want to miss the brilliant display of glittering lights and horse drawn carriage rides at Christmas Reflections.

 

South Walton BEaches

With just a short drive to South Walton, you will run into paradise. You can retreat to 26 miles of while sand beaches, experience world class shopping, delicious dining, local art, stunning natural landscaping, live music, family friendly activities, and so much more. 

 

Ponce De Leon Springs

This beautiful spring is named for Juan Ponce de León, who led the first Spanish expedition to Florida in 1513-as legend has it-in search of the "fountain of youth." Visitors might well regain their youth by taking a dip in the cool, clear waters of Ponce de Leon Springs where the water temperature remains a constant 68 degrees Fahrenheit year-round (Florida Division of Recreation and Parks).

 

Scenic Highway 30A

Scenic 30-A is a scene straight out of a magazine with an eclectic mix of hot Caribbean colors and soft pastels surround by aesthetic architecture to match each beach community. The view will leave you with a breath taking surreal feeling especially as you are mesmerized by the beautiful shimmering sugar sand beaches. Enjoy a day trip visiting the speckled artsy villages, funky beach shops, rare coastal dune lakes, world-class restaurants, and 25,000 acres of protected habitat. 

 

South Walton Beaches
LaKEFEST

Grab a blanket and pick a spot to wave in the Lakefest parade at Lake DeFuniak. The day kicks off with a 5K run through historic downtown, then onto water races on the lake. Live entertainment, flyboarding shows, kids fun zone, exhibits, car show, vendors, and food saturate the lake with excitement. Show off your talents and join the cardboard boat races or the Lakefest Pageant. Don't forget the kid's bathing suits as they run the Dash n" Splash or take a plunge on the slippery poseidon water slides.

 

Marvel of Flight

Each spring, Marvel of Flight attracts thousands of spectators to the DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport. Marvel of Flight showcases a multitude of aircraft displays, flight demonstrations, career exploration exhibits, pilot workshops, concerts, free kids activities, food, aviation, art, crafts vendors and lots of thrills for adults and children of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy.