The charming town of Fort Walton Beach sits on the west side of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Okaloosa County. Fort Walton Beach features a quaint seaside downtown area with interesting shops and museums chock-full of fun and local history. A short drive away, there’s a big treat waiting for you at the Air Force Armament Museum at Eglin Air Force Base. When the sun goes down on Ft. Walton Beach, the volume goes up. You’ll have your pick of an eclectic group of restaurants as well as other exciting nightlife in the downtown area or on Okaloosa Island.