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Fall Happenings Around Destin

Fall is our absolute favorite time of year here at the Sea Oats Motel

The original beachfront escape on the Emerald Coast featuring unmatched comfort, convenience and serenity.Located away from all the hustle and bustle of the main thoroughfare, yet still only moments away from all the amazing action that Destin, Florida is so famous for.

Well, that and our spectacular, white sand beaches and sparkling green surf of course.

With the cooler months of autumn ushering in clear, gorgeous weather, it makes being out in our coastal paradise that much more amazing! Perhaps thats why this time of year is often known as Festival Season, because of all the great outdoor gatherings that take place.

This year, for families visiting the beautiful beaches of Destin and the surrounding areas during the month of October, are in for a special Treat, without any Trick as the City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center present the 7th Annual Haunted History Tours based on authentic local history, folk stories and spooky downtown historic sites.

The program offers a guided twilight walking tour of historic sites in the downtown area and features costumed actors interpreting local history and haunted happenings. All tour participants should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time for each tour at the Indian Temple Mound Museum. Tours end with spooky refreshments inside the Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum.

The tours will be held on Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th. Three tours will be conducted each night at 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, and 7:30 PM. Tours are limited to 30 people each and early sign-up and ticket purchase is encouraged.

Pre-sale tickets are available during regular museum hours at the Indian Temple Mound Museum at a cost of $10.00 per adult and $7.00 per child (children must be accompanied by an adult) starting on October 6. On tour nights, tickets can be purchased starting at 6:00 p.m. at the entrance to the Indian Temple Mound Museum where tours will begin. Tickets can also be reserved ahead of time by calling the Indian Temple Mound Museum at 850-833-9595.

Heritage Park & Cultural Center is located at 139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE. The Indian Temple Mound Museum will be open for ticket sales Monday through Friday 12:00 to 4:30 and Saturday 10 to 4:30. For further information or to volunteer for this event, please contact Museum Programming Coordinator Michael Weech at 850-833-9595 or mweech@fwb.org.

For more ideas, make your next reservation at the beautiful Sea Oats Motel, specializing in affordable beachfront luxury in sunny Destin, Florida.

The Sea Oats Motel is perfectly situated on Old Highway 98, apart from the crowds, yet  moments away from all the outstanding shopping, dining, and attractions that make our home so amazing.

Each of our suites are designed to be your home away from home while visiting our beautiful beaches. Fine furnishings, spacious living areas, sumptuous beds dressed in fresh linens, and large, modern bathrooms will ease your mind and your body.

Your family will love lounging around our beautiful, heated pools, surrounded by lush tropical foliage and fragrant blooms, all overlooking endless stretches of private beaches.

Our beach services are sure to delight everyone as we can arrange time for your family to enjoy our jet skis, paddle boards and parasailing or simply set up some beach chairs with umbrellas and a good book recommendation. At the Sea Oats Motel in sunny Destin Florida, there’s always something fun to do.

Come see what fall has in store for your family on the pristine beaches of the Emerald Coast.

Call 833-803-3320 today to learn more or to book your stay!