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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Valparaiso?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 7,941 vacation rentals near Valparaiso. From 1,395 Houses to 6,010 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 Valparaiso for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Valparaiso:

  • Crystal Beach: 1,316 vacation rentals
  • Holiday Isle: 1,853 vacation rentals
  • Blue Mountain Beach: 833 vacation rentals
  • Dune Allen Beach: 1,353 vacation rentals
  • Baytowne Wharf: 422 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 Valparaiso?

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

  • Fort Walton Beach Park: 11,607 vacation rentals
  • Okaloosa Island Pier: 11,661 vacation rentals
  • Destin Harbor Boardwalk: 12,198 vacation rentals
  • Eglin Air Force Base: 11,015 vacation rentals
  • HarborWalk Village: 12,154 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Valparaiso?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,395 Houses in Valparaiso. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Valparaiso include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6,010 rentals available
  • Villas: 82 rentals available
  • Cabins: 61 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 Valparaiso?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7,055 vacation rentals with pool available in Valparaiso. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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