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“MSN Insider came out with a list of the best small towns in every state, and we’re happy to say that DeFuniak Springs was named the most beautiful spot in Florida. This panhandle gem is loaded with history, but also boasts a beautiful appeal that you don’t want to miss out on. Plan a weekend trip to explore this delightful town and see what you’ve been missing.

DeFuniak Springs, Florida was originally founded as a 19th-century resort for railroad travelers, welcoming various notable guests from presidents to writers, musicians, and poets.

Today, visiting DeFuniak Springs will provide much of the same Victorian charm and architecture that it held way back when. Visit the Walton County Library, also known as the oldest library in the state before heading off to find a nice meal at a local mom-and-pop shop…”

— Victoria Scott, WJHG/WECP

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Citizens for a Scenic Florida