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Fort Walton Beach Sightseeing

Fort Walton Beach is famously beautiful, home to pristine white sand beaches and the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico that characterize the Emerald Coast. However, there’s more to see in Fort Walton than just the beach! Below, we’ve put together a brief guide to some of the greatest Fort Walton Beach sightseeing spots in the area. Read on to learn more!

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

This attraction provides visitors with the best of both worlds: the educational aspect of an aquarium and enchanting up-close encounters with marine life in a safe environment. Here, visitors can pet African penguins and young alligators, swim with sharks and stingrays, see bottle-nosed dolphins face-to-face, feed loggerhead turtles, and more.

Emerald Coast Science Center

Geared towards children but still fascinating regardless, the Emerald Coast Science Center has hands-on exhibits and demonstrations in all things science, including biology in the live animal exhibit, robotics, a hurricane simulator, and a natural gas exhibit sponsored by Okaloosa Gas.

Heritage Park & Cultural Center

Heritage Park & Cultural Center is really more like five attractions in one, home to a collection of museums and a National Historic Landmark that help tell the story of Fort Walton Beach and the region from the prehistoric period of 12,000 years ago through the modern day.

Downtown Arts & Entertainment District

This section of town is home to extraordinary restaurants and shops, as well as attractions like the Emerald Coast Science Center and the Heritage Park & Cultural Center. The downtown district also hosts a fun farmers market each month, where you can pick up fresh ingredients for dining at your vacation rental and unique souvenirs for back home.

Air Force Armament Museum

Specializing in the history of the United States Air Force, this intriguing museum has upwards of 15,000 artifacts on display that range from the early days of aviation in World War I through present-day bombs and airplanes. No matter where you decide to visit during your time in Fort Walton Beach, there’s fun to be had!

Fort Walton Beach Sightseeing

Find out more about these Fort Walton Beach sightseeing locales and other fantastic spots worth visiting during your time in Fort Walton Beach when you call or email our team of reservation specialists today about reserving your stay through us!