Naval Air Station Whiting Field 

One of the Navy’s two primary pilot training bases
Home to Training Air Wing Five (TRAWING 5)
7550 USS Essex St, Milton, FL 32570

In Milton, the summers are long, hot, and oppressive; the winters are short and cool; and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 91°F and is rarely below 29°F or above 96°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Milton for warm-weather activities are from late March to mid May and from late September to early November.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living index in Milton, FL is 91, which is 8% lower than the Florida average and 9% lower than the national average.
Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in Milton, FL are 2% lower than the Florida average and 3% lower than the national average.
Getting to Know the Area
Santa Rosa County is unique because of its amazing natural resources and inspiring geography from the sugar white beaches of Navarre Beach to the breathtaking woodlands of the Blackwater River State Forest. Santa Rosa County offers a little bit of something for everyone, whether you are an outdoor enthusiast that enjoys the beach, golfing, hunting, fishing, hiking, zip lining, or canoeing and kayaking, or someone that simply wishes to explore the rich history of our community. The Florida areas of the Gulf Islands National Seashore are home to historic sites and some of the most beautiful beaches in the United States. Relax and enjoy the scenery, hike a trail or explore the beautiful historic brick forts within the park. Whether you visit the seashore for a day or a week, there are many activities and places to explore.
The Gulf Breeze Zoo is a 50-acre park located in Gulf Breeze, Florida, in the Southern part of Santa Rosa County. The zoo proudly displays more than 200 kinds of animals, and a path through the zoo enables visitors to see a wide variety of animals including primates, big cats, marsupials, tortoises and more.The National Naval Aviation Museum is the world’s largest naval aviation museum and one of the most-visited museums in the state of Florida. See more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation. 


Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.