Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of De Funiak Springs

Take a vacation to De Funiak Springs and enjoy the area's history, wineries and culture. This welcoming city is known for its lake, beaches and parks. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around De Funiak Springs

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes De Funiak Springs a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chautauqua Vineyards (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Windswept Dunes Golf Course (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Sasquatch Zoo (19.7 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Burnt Pine Golf Club (25.1 mi / 40.5 km)
  • Eglin Golf Course (26 mi / 41.9 km)
  • River Oaks Golf Course (26.1 mi / 41.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in De Funiak Springs

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in De Funiak Springs

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, De Funiak Springs is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Defuniak (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Vortex Springs (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Ponce De Leon Springs State Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Morrison Springs (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Eden Gardens State Park (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around De Funiak Springs

The nearest airport is in Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), located 30.2 mi (48.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 30.8 mi (49.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around DeFuniak Springs?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,886 vacation rentals near DeFuniak Springs. From 1,126 Houses to 1,451 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the DeFuniak Springs area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to DeFuniak Springs?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in DeFuniak Springs:

  • Seaside: 941 vacation rentals
  • Rosemary Beach: 1,191 vacation rentals
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,321 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Beach: 1,313 vacation rentals
  • Watercolor: 1,244 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to DeFuniak Springs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in DeFuniak Springs. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grayton Beach State Park: 6,847 vacation rentals
  • Fort Walton Beach Park: 11,638 vacation rentals
  • Okaloosa Island Pier: 11,768 vacation rentals
  • Destin Harbor Boardwalk: 12,300 vacation rentals
  • Eglin Air Force Base: 11,052 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in DeFuniak Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,126 Houses in DeFuniak Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in DeFuniak Springs include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,451 rentals available
  • Villas: 73 rentals available
  • Cabins: 60 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in DeFuniak Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,584 vacation rentals with pool available in DeFuniak Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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