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South Walton Vacation

Mason was able to explore beautiful South Walton, Florida; and its strand of 15 unique neighborhoods. Check out the photos and Find Your Perfect Beach.

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    Kayaking on Western Lake was a lot of fun, and quite relaxing. Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    YOLO Boarding on Western Lake, with Mason on the board -- wife Debby in the water. At least it was warm. Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    YOLO stands for You Only Live Once, and the boards are great fun... once you get your balance Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Best grits ever!!! From Cafe Thirty-A in Seagrove Beach Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Delicious Red Snapper preparation at Cafe Thirty-A. South Walton has a number of amazing restaurants. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    We went for a nature walk in the neighborhood of Alys Beach, led by our guide Snooki. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Lots of people ride bikes around South Walton. Slow is good here. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    The itsy bitsy spider... Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Alys Beach is a planned, sustainable neighborhood. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    On the nature trail in Alys Beach Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    On the nature trail Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    The plant is a pitcher something or other... totally forgot what it's called. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Cactus Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Hurricanes do funny things to trees. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Not everything on the nature trail was natural. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Our nature guide was quite informative. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Alys Beach Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Alys Beach Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    From above, this lake looks a bit like Marilyn Monroe -- and that's who it's named for. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    A walkable neighborhood Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Pretty Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Prettier Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Our guide Snooki used to live in Mobile Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Fonville Press is a gathering spot in Alys Beach Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Snooki, Debby, Mason Photo Credit: Jason Taylor
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    Debby LaFayette outside the Great Southern Cafe in Seaside, South Walton Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Mason on the beach in Sandestin Photo Credit: Debby LaFayette
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    Awww, Relaxation! Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Lots of people from radio stations across the Southeast joined us in South Walton. And beach pictures are a tradition. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Mason and Debby on the beach outside the Hilton Sandestin Photo Credit: Jason Taylor
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    We had a nice outdoor dinner at the Hilton Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    ... with live beach music Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    A pelican joined the fun in the water... we think he was looking for something. Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    That pelican... again Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    YOLO boarding on the Gulf waters in Sandestin Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    The view from Mason's beach chair Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Still with the pelican? Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Pretty sky just before the rain Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Our stay was at the Grand Sandestin; nice accommodations Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    Grand Sandestin Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    The beach at Sandestin just before sunset Photo Credit: Mason LaFayette
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    We went kayaking and YOLO boarding in WaterColor, on Western Lake. Fun! Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours
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    Photo Credit: Murray Balkcom, Walco Eco Tours