New Mobile App Helps Travelers Find Their Perfect Beach

July 30, 2013 by  
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Visit South Walton Perfect Beach App Features
Essentials Travelers Need to Plan Their Trip to the Beach

SOUTH WALTON, Fla. (July 30, 2013) – With summer now in full swing, travelers have a newly redesigned mobile tool to help them plan a trip to the beach. Visit South Walton has launched Generation 2.0 of its mobile application, the Visit South Walton Perfect Beach app. The location-aware app, which is now available for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones, gives travelers real-time information, including weather forecasts, ocean conditions and more, for their closest beach anywhere in the United States, while serving as a comprehensive guide to South Walton’s 16 unique beach neighborhoods.

The new, highly visual app is user-friendly and provides an advertisement-free experience to help users find their perfect beach. Information on South Walton accommodations, dining, events, entertainment, shopping and popular activities, as well as beach conditions and weather, are available at your fingertips. The app even boasts a Sunset Calculator feature, a great resource for both amateur and professional photographers and event planners looking to capture that perfect moment between day and night. Nature-lovers and adventure seekers will appreciate the app’s Ecosploring feature, which maps out activities beyond the beach, highlighting the destination’s beautiful state parks and hiking, as well as biking trails.

“Generation 2.0 of our Visit South Walton Perfect Beach app provides users a rich and intuitive experience. Travelers can use the app to explore the many offerings of South Walton’s 16 beautiful beach neighborhoods or to learn more about their closest beach,” said Jon Ervin, director of marketing and communications for Visit South Walton. “It’s great whether you’re planning a trip from a distance or using it as a guide when visiting South Walton.”

When outside South Walton, the U.S. Beach Finder function provides information travelers need to plan their next beach excursion anywhere in the United States by displaying the user’s closest beach. From real-time temperature and sunrise/sunset information to tides and surf advisories, the app provides everything travelers need to plan a safe and enjoyable beach excursion.

iPhone and Android users can now download the free app in the Apple Store and Google Play. For additional information, visit

About South Walton:
Located along a 26-mile stretch of Northwest Florida’s Coast, South Walton encompasses an unparalleled strand of 16 distinct beach neighborhoods, each with its own traditions, charm and visual style. South Walton is renowned for natural scenic beauty, turquoise waters and sugar sand beaches, including one of Travel + Leisure magazine’s “Best Beaches on Earth” for families in 2013. An upscale, yet casual place to unwind, South Walton is the place to rejuvenate and build lasting memories. It is here that visitors find their perfect beach. Learn more at


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