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While the beautiful beach is the main attraction on Navarre Beach, if you can bear to leave the island you'll find plenty of fun things to do in Navarre and neighboring Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Pensacola Beach and Pensacola.  Whether you're in the mood to kayak or canoe down a river, enjoy the animals at the zoo or gulfarium, visit the home of the Blue Angels, take a sightseeing cruise or explore area art galleries and museums you'll find what you're looking for not far away.
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Family Attractions

Adventures Unlimited Outdoor Center
8974 Tomahawk Landing Rd
Milton, FL32570
Discover the fun of canoeing or kayaking down swift flowing streams past secluded, sugar-white beaches, through the Blackwater River State Forest of Northwest Florida. Adventures Unlimited also provides tube and raft rentals.

The Zoo Northwest Florida
5701 Gulf Breeze Pkwy.
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
(850) 932-2229
Come and Explore!  Over 1400 of the wildest friends you’ll ever see await you at The Zoo.  See various forms of wildlife and take a ride on the Safari Line Limited Train, which winds through 30 acres of free-roaming wildlife.

Florida's Gulfarium Florida Gulfarium Fort Walton Beach FL
1010 Miracle Strip Parkway SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 243-9046 or 1-800-247-8575
Get inspired... and "go wild" at Florida's Gulfarium on the emerald beaches of Okaloosa Island. Come visit harbor seals, otters, penguins, sharks, alligators and bottlenose dolphins. Don't miss the Dolphin Art at their award-winning gift shop!

Southern Raceway 
9359 Nichole Lake Road
Milton, FL 32583
(850) 623-2333
Heart-racing fun every Saturday night on the finest dirt track in the South! Classes include Crate Late Model, UMP-sanctioned Modified, Vintage, Hobby, Street Stock, Hogg and Stinger. Special events include USCS and ASCS Sprints. Gates open at 4pm.

Air Force Armament Museum
100 Museum Drive
Eglin AFB, FL 32542
(850) 882-4062
The Air Force Armament Museum (AFAM) is the only museum in the world dedicated to the collection, preservation and exhibition of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Air Force Armament and its platforms of delivery.

National Musem of Naval Aviation
1750 Radford Boulevard
Pensacola, FL 32508
(850) 453-2389
The National Museum of Naval Aviation is one of the largest and most elaborate air and space museums in the world. Share in the excitement of Naval Aviation's rich history. See over 140 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation.

Sightseeing Cruises

Key Sailing
500 Quietwater Beach Rd.
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 932-5520
Key Sailing offers cruise charters on their new boat "The Pelican". Their "Eco" cruises can take you to some of the most secluded areas of the Pensacola Beach Area. On these cruises you will see many types of wildlife, birds, mammals as well as marine life such as horseshoe crabs, dolphins as well as several species of crabs and fish. We also see many types of water fowl such as Great Blue Hearings, Pelicans, Least Turns, Skimmers and more.

Dolphin Cruises/Southern Star 
Harbor Walk Marina
Highway 98 East (Harbor Blvd.)
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 837-7741 or (888) 424-721
CNN's "Earthwatch" and National Geographic Explorer loved the cruise, and so will you! C'mon aboard Destin's original 80-ft. glass-bottom boat, Southern Star, for a relaxing adventure. Dolphin experience and bird feeding with climate-controlled cabin, snack bar and restrooms.

Sail Away
1020 Highway 98 E
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 376-4757
Discover the Emerald Coast on your own private boat, a 30-ft. custom catamaran! Sailing, snorkeling, fishing and sunset cruises or Crab Island parties from 2 to 8 hours. Up to 6 guests, all equipment included.

Arts & Entertainment

City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center
Featuring the Indian Temple Mound Museum
139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-9595
Take your family on a vacation through time! Explore 14,000 years of Florida's past. The home of the famous Fort Walton Temple Mound and the finest collection of Native American pottery in the Southeast.

Quayside Art Gallery
5-17 East Zarragossa Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
(850) 438-2363
In historic Pensacola’s Palafox district, an old firehouse houses the works of over 100 artists, The Quayside is the Southeast’s largest co-op. Browse the art, and enjoy the building, which while preserved, remains largely unchanged since its construction in 1873.

Saenger Theatre
118 S. Palafox St.
Pensacola, FL 32501
(850) 444-7686
A carefully restored member of the National Register of Historic places, the beautiful Saenger Theater features a series of Broadway productions, and hosts regular concerts by the likes of Harry Connick Jr. and Wynton Marsalis.