Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Valparaiso getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of Valparaiso. This city has something for everyone. Eglin Air Force Base and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Valparaiso

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Valparaiso a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Turkey Creek Nature Trail (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Eglin Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Valparaiso

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Valparaiso is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • John Beasley Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Liza Jackson Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Henderson Beach State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)

Traveling to and around Valparaiso

The nearest airport is in Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), located 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Valparaiso?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,807 holiday lettings near Valparaiso. From 1,325 Houses to 5,978 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Valparaiso area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Valparaiso?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Valparaiso:

  • Frangista Beach: 2,967 holiday homes
  • Dune Allen Beach: 1,374 holiday homes
  • Gulf Place: 821 holiday homes
  • Blue Mountain Beach: 850 holiday homes
  • Crystal Beach: 1,315 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Valparaiso?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Valparaiso. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eglin Air Force Base: 12,595 holiday lettings
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve: 15,614 holiday lettings
  • Destin Commons: 13,691 holiday lettings
  • Liza Jackson Park: 11,518 holiday lettings
  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park: 12,392 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Valparaiso listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Valparaiso?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,325 Houses in Valparaiso. Our other popular types of Valparaiso holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5,978 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 60 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Valparaiso?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,891 holiday homes with pool available in Valparaiso. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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