Update Your Business Listing:

We are in the process of verifying contact information in our partner database as well as confirming accommodation listings for our upcoming 2021 STAY: South Walton guide. To ensure your short-term rental properties are listed correctly in STAY and in the Book>Direct portal on, please review your listing and send your information to Lisa Foster, industry relations specialist, at or call (850) 333-2728.


South Walton in the News:

South Walton was featured in many high-profile publications recently, including Conde Nast Traveler Online, MSN Online, The Daily Beast Online, NerdWallet Online, Reader's Digest Online and AARP Online, just to name a few.

A few examples of South Walton's press mentions can be found below, and a complete list is available, here


2019 Annual Report:

Visit South Walton's 2019 Annual Report is now available online. Click here to see the impact of tourism in Walton County. 


COVID-19 Efforts:

In light of the impacts of COVID-19, the Communications team has created and is constantly updating a COVID-19 Travel Updates web page linked from our Visit South Walton homepage. Here, you’ll find information about how to assist local businesses, which businesses are offering special services to help cope during this time, updates on restaurants and events, travel safety information, as well as information about our Virtual Beach Vibes Series.

Please contact us with anything we can do to help during the current situation or if there's any information about your business(es) we can update. You can email Lisa Foster, industry relations specialist, at with your information.


COVID-19 Partner Communications and Resources:

As part of our efforts to support our partners during these uncertain times, we've shared a variety of resources and updates that we hope proved helpful. Below is a collection of the information we've shared as part of our COVID-19 outreach efforts, as well as research directly related to the local impacts of COVID-19 and consumer sentiments related to travel. 






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