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Learn Something New by Visiting Alabama Historical Sites

February 2023

Vacations are the perfect time to relax and recharge your batteries. However, it’s also the ideal time to expand your horizons. Maybe that means cooking a new dish at your Beachball Properties vacation rental or riding a jet ski for the first time. However, it can also mean exploring some of the historical sites and museums found in this region of Alabama.

A Checklist of 5 Sites and Museums

Alabama has a rich and deep history spanning centuries. The historical sites and museums located throughout the state work to preserve the its past. While there are countless places to visit, here is a list of five close to your Gulf Coast rental. 

  1. Explore a 19th-century military fort by visiting the Fort Morgan State Historical Site. Purchase tickets to tour the fort, which once guarded Mobile Bay.

  2. Learn about the fishing and Native American history of Orange Beach at the Indian & Sea Museum. This museum, found on John Snook Drive, is home to artifacts and memorabilia that tell the story of this region.

  3. Located inside a house dating pre-World War II is the Gulf Shores Museum. Wander through new and permanent exhibits in this attraction, which is free to the public.

  4. Make the short drive to Foley to visit two different spots. The Foley Railroad Museum & Model Train Exhibit showcases the town’s agriculture and railroad history. This town is also home to the Holmes Medical Museum, found inside the building that was once Baldwin County’s first hospital. 

  5. If you’re looking for a day trip, plan a drive to Mobile, which is home to several historical landmarks. This includes places like the USS Alabama Memorial Battleship Park and Colonial Forte Conde.

Plan a Coastal Escape with Beachball Properties

No matter what’s on your itinerary, including visiting Alabama historical sites, you can find something that fits the bill near your Beachball Properties home. Our incredible condos, duplexes, and homes are located throughout Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Whether you’re hoping to stay in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, or Fort Morgan, we have the vacation rental for you.

When searching for your dream home away from home, our talented team is here to help. We can assist you in determining which rental fits your needs, wants, and budget best. Email reservat[email protected] or call 251-968-8896 to learn more.