Destination guide

The beachside setting of Niceville is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Niceville. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and golfing. Eglin Air Force Base and Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Niceville

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Niceville a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Eglin Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Turkey Creek Nature Trail (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Indian Bayou Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Niceville

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 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Niceville

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

  • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Henderson Beach State Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • James Lee Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • John Beasley Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Liza Jackson Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Niceville

Fly into Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Niceville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 11,834 vacation rentals near Niceville. From 2,374 Houses to 8,463 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Niceville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Niceville?

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 Niceville:

  • Seaside: 942 vacation rentals
  • Rosemary Beach: 1,195 vacation rentals
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,328 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Beach: 1,311 vacation rentals
  • Watercolor: 1,251 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 Niceville?

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

  • Bluewater Bay Golf Course: 12,554 vacation rentals
  • Northwest Florida State College: 11,339 vacation rentals
  • Eglin Golf Course: 11,272 vacation rentals
  • Turkey Creek Nature Trail: 11,255 vacation rentals
  • Mattie Kelly Arts Center: 11,343 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Niceville 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 Niceville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,374 Houses in Niceville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Niceville include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8,463 rentals available
  • Cottages: 126 rentals available
  • Villas: 194 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Niceville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10,658 vacation rentals with pool available in Niceville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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