When you search for an RV in DeFuniak Springs, you’ll be headed to a lovely little town in the Florida Panhandle that was established and built in the Victorian era and still retains many of the structures and much of the charm. There’s also a perfectly round, spring-fed lake right in the middle of town. You’ll be able to explore some of the state’s other major cities and attractions, including Pensacola, Destin, and Panama City Beach. It is also the site of the state’s oldest continuously operating library.
A DeFuniak Springs RV rental by owner opens up a number of attractions and amenities that will appeal to travelers of all ages. The town’s character is charming and you’ll enjoy exploring the best of both the Victorian era and the current day and age. There’s shopping, sports, recreation, wining and dining, culture, performing arts, public art, and more. Whether you are traveling with your family, with a group of friends, or on a spectacular solo adventure, you’ll be educated (DeFuniak Springs was once known as the Education Resort of the South), satisfied, and happy when you rent a motorhome in DeFuniak Springs.
The Great Outdoors
This is a lovely area with a plethora of nature trails to explore with your DeFuniak Springs travel trailer rental. Some of the highlights include various parts of the Florida Trail system, like Alaqua in Eglin Air Force Base; Alaqua East with an ancient magnolia-beech forest; Alaqua West with tributaries that flow into Alaqua Creek; and Lafayette Creek, which traverses the floodplain of Lafayette Creek. There is also the Ponce De Leon Springs Nature Trails at Ponce de Leon Springs State Park.
The town also maintains tennis courts and park facilities including Chipley Park (AKA Lake DeFuniak), Community Center, Florence Park, Harberson Field, Henry Park, Lake Stanley Park, and Wayside Park. There is also the DeFuniak Springs Golf Course that you can visit with your DeFuniak Springs motorhome rental.
One place to park the luxury RV rental in DeFuniak Springs is at the Sapphire Island RV Park & Campground. Full-service and partially serviced sites are available, and each site offers a picnic table and fire pit. You can access WiFi throughout the campground. The campground also offers restrooms and showers, a pet area, a playground, outdoor movies, recreational facilities, and other planned activities.
Also consider the Twin Lakes Camp Resort. Sites are level with concrete pads and offer full-service hookups, cable, and WiFi. Resort amenities include a newly renovated bath house, laundry facilities, a camp store, swimming pool, activity center, lake recreation, six docks with boat rental, swings, and an event venue.
The Sunset King Lake RV Resort is kid, family, and pet-friendly and a great option when you book an RV rental in DeFuniak Springs. Roads are paved and sites are oversized with full hookups, cable, and WiFi. There are plenty of planned activities all year round and the resort also features a pool and hot tub, a gym, private bathhouses, laundry facilities, canoe and kayak rentals, a fenced playground, a clubhouse, a sewing and quilting room, a pet area, and Sunday chapel services.
Exploring the City
There’s plenty to do with your DeFuniak Springs camper rental. If you enjoy history and/or architecture, make sure to check out the town’s Victorian campus/resort, which is mostly intact and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You may also enjoy the Walton County Heritage Museum and the Circle Drive Historic District as well as some or all of the nearby antique stores. The Hotel DeFuniak is a restored, designated historic site.
Visit the Chautauqua Vineyards and Winery for some of the best wine that the area has to offer, or take in another kind of beauty at the DeFuniak Springs Art Co-op. This town also offers the very unique John F. Bludworth Sr. The Opinion Place, which is an open pavilion designed expressly for members of the community to meet, greet, sit, and visit with each other in a public space.
Lake DeFuniak features over 40 acres of land and over 40 acres of water, a children's play area, two merry-go-rounds, a boat ramp and fishing, an open amphitheater, the oldest operating library in the state of Florida, and two lighted piers with attached gazebos.
You may want to plan your vacation with the RV rental in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to coincide with some of the super special events that this town features. You can look forward to the Florida Chautauqua Assembly, Christmas Reflections, Gras Fest, Lake Fest, the biennial Quilt Show, and the Marvel of Flight Fly-In and Expo.