15 Best Things to do in Navarre Beach

Reconnect with your family, yourself, your beach. Navarre Beach on Santa Rosa Island is waiting..

Tucked away in a corner of Northwest Florida, far from crowded theme parks and packed beaches, you will discover a peice of the old Florida offering solitude and simplicity for sun seekers, families, outdoor adventurers, nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts. Here the waters are emerald clear and the sand is so clean and powdery white it literally squeaks under your toes.

What are you waiting for? Take a tour of the island, check out special rates and packages our accommodations are offering this Spring & Summer, or connect to the Visitor Information for Navarre Beach and the Beaches to Rivers of Santa Rosa online.

There is much to see and do during your stay on Navarre Beach, including visiting the war memorial located on the Riverwalk in downtown Historic Milton, a few minutes drive from Navarre, which is dedicated to all the United States veterans from the Revolutionary War till today. You can also visit Fort Pickens on Pensacola Beach, a 19th century fort that saw action during the Civil War and where the legendary Geronimo was once held captive.

To the north there is historic Bagdad Village, home to pre-civil war era homes, including the Thompson House, which still displays the writings of soldiers who camped there in October 1864.

Here’s just a sampling of activities available in the Navarre Beach area:

  • Golfing
  • Historic Sites & Museums
  • Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Boating
  • Nature walk and pond
  • Milton War Memorial
  • Biking trails
  • Boat ramps
  • Waterfront dining
  • Beach shops
  • Hike the Florida Trail
  • Beaches to Woodlands Tour
  • Explore the Florida Canoe Capital