SOUTH WALTON, Fla., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the start of the summer beach season, travelers have a new mobile tool to help them plan a trip to the beach. Visit South Walton has unveiled its new U.S. Beach Finder app, which gives travelers real-time information, including weather forecasts, ocean conditions and more, for any beach in the United States. Smartphone users can also utilize the U.S. Beach Finder app to learn about the amenities found in South Walton's 15 beach neighborhoods, whether they're in the Northwest Florida coastal destination or not.
The new app is available for Android-powered smartphones and the Apple iPhone. Android users can download the app by searching for U.S. Beach Finder on Google Play (previously Android Market). iPhone users can enjoy all the same benefits of the app by visiting beachfinder.visitsouthwalton.com, a specially designed mobile Web platform for Safari.
"We're giving beachgoers the basic information they need to plan their day at any U.S. beach. While we like to think their perfect beach is waiting for them in South Walton, we know and appreciate travelers' love of all coastal communities," said Dawn Moliterno, executive director of the South Walton Tourist Development Council. "Travelers can use the app to explore South Walton's 15 beautiful beach neighborhoods, through searchable activities, local dining and accommodations across the 26 miles of coastal neighborhoods."
The U.S. Beach Finder app is also the perfect tool for travelers wanting immediate updates. The app will display the user's closest beach, giving beachgoers all the real-time information needed to plan their trip. From real-time temperature and sunrise/sunset information to tides and surf advisories, the U.S. Beach Finder app provides everything travelers need to plan a safe and enjoyable trip to the beach.
For benefits and additional information on all of Visit South Walton's offerings, visit www.VisitSouthWalton.com/South-Walton-To-Go.
SOURCE Visit South Walton