Where To Stay





Stroll over to Artquest from your room at the recently renovated Courtyard Sandestin, FL hotel at Grand Boulevard. Experience the beautifully refreshed guest rooms and new contemporary lobby/lounge with vivid colors, flexible seating areas, complimentary WiFi, private media booths and a touch screen GoBoard® for information on the go! Dine in at our new restaurant, The Bistro, offering delicious and healthy menu options for breakfast, lunch and dinner and "proudly serving™" Starbucks 24/7.  Experience all the comforts of a select service hotel with a full service appeal.

 Book your corporate rate for  ARTSQUEST - ATTENDEE DISCOUNT

We recommend making your reservation on or before April 15, 2016 to ensure availability. 


Residence Inn






Experience the newly renovated Residence Inn Sandestin hotel at Grand Boulevard in South Walton, FL. The closest onsite hotel to enjoy all the festivities at Artquest. Indulge in our beautifully refreshed suites and lobby area. Relax in our spacious suites with equipped kitchens and distinct living and sleeping areas. Pets are welcome too. Free WiFi in all suites and common areas makes connecting with anyone easy. Fun and complimentary leisure amenities include an outdoor sport court and swimming pool &hot tub with new resort style patio furniture and a barbecue  area. Enjoy the delicious daily complimentary hot breakfast buffets. Experience more than just a room.

 Book your corporate rate for  ARTSQUEST - ATTENDEE DISCOUNT

We recommend making your reservation on or before April 15, 2016 to ensure availability.


Getting Here

ArtsQuest takes place in Grand Boulevard's Town Center in South Walton along the Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida.  Grand Boulevard's Town Center is conveniently located on U.S. Highway 98 at the entrance of Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort.













From U.S. Hwy 98 traveling East:
Coming from the Pensacola/Gulf Breeze direction, travel East on Hwy 98 through Navarre and Fort Walton Beach. Continue East through Okaloosa Island and Destin. Grand Boulevard is located approximately 10 miles East of Destin and 8 miles (7 minutes) past the Okaloosa/Walton County line on the left side (North) of Hwy 98.

From U.S. Hwy 98 traveling West:
Coming from the Panama City direction, travel West on Hwy 98. Grand Boulevard is located approximately 21 miles (25 minutes) from the Walton/Bay County Line on the right (North) of Hwy 98.

From Interstate 10 traveling West:
Take Exit #85 South at DeFuniak Springs, which is U.S. Highway 331. Turn left (south) for approximately 23 miles until the junction of Hwy. 98. Turn right (West) onto Hwy 98. Grand Boulevard will be approximately 9 miles on the Right side of Hwy. 98, one mile past Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort.

From Interstate 10 traveling East:
Traveling East, take Exit #70 South at Crestview, which is State Road 85. Drive South to State Road 20 and turn left (East). Continue East on SR 20 to State Road 293, the Mid-Bay Bridge Road (Toll Bridge $2.50 per car), and take a right. Head South to U.S. Highway 98, take a left and head East approximately 8 miles. Grand Boulevard will be on the left.

Mileage to Grand Boulevard from:

Atlanta, GA 329
Birmingham, AL 246
Dallas, TX 697
Houston, TX 585
Jackson, MS 300
Jacksonville, FL 322
Little Rock, AR 570
Memphis, TN 490
Mobile, AL 123
Montgomery, AL 168
Nashville, TN 450
New Orleans, LA 260
Orlando, FL 420
Panama City, FL 43
Pensacola, FL 50
Tallahassee, FL 141
Tampa, FL 432


Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)

Phone: (850) 763-6751
Air Service: Delta Airlines and Southwest
Car Rentals: Alamo, AVIS, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National

Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport (PNS)

Phone: (850) 436-5000
Air Service: AirTran, American Eagle/American Airlines, Continental, Continental Express, Continental Connection, Delta/Delta Connections, Northwest Airlines, US Airways/US Airways Express, United
Car Rentals: Alamo, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thrifty

Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)

Phone: (850) 651-7160
Air Service: American Eagle, Continental Airlines, Delta, Northwest Airlines, US Airways, Vision Airlines
Car Rentals: Alamo, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thrifty

General Aviation Airports

Destin: (850) 837-6135
DeFuniak Springs: (850) 892-2000
Crestview: (850) 682-6811
Panama City: (850) 785-4325 or (850) 763-4642