Your trip is set, and you have your vacation rental in Fort Walton Beach booked! Now, you just need to make a list of all the exciting things you want to do while you are staying on the beautiful Gulf Coast. You could not have picked a better place to have your vacation, because Fort Walton Beach is absolutely packed with fun things to do! In addition to all the popular attractions, there is a hidden gem in Fort Walton Beach that you might want to check out while you are here.

The Indian Temple Mound Museum is a local treasure and a fun way to learn about the history of the Gulf Coast. The mound was built by the native inhabitants of this area sometime between 800 and 1400 A.D. Once used as a ceremonial site and sacred burial ground by the natives, the Temple Mound was finally designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. If you are interested in Native American culture or just history in general, you definitely want to visit the Indian Temple Mound Museum.

Located directly on Highway 98, The Indian Temple Mound is on the same property as other historic buildings, including the Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum, Garnier Post Office, and Civil War Exhibits. This is a fantastic place to spend the day if you are a history buff! Be sure to call or visit the website to inquire about the hours of operations and special exhibits. Admission to all four museums is only $5.30!

We hope you have a wonderful stay on the Gulf Coast and explore all that the area has to offer! If you still haven’t found the perfect vacation rental in Fort Walton Beach, call us today to hear our specials!