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The Best of Florida’s Beaches: Florida’s Forgotten Coast

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | August 16, 2018

Little girl playing with a kite on the beach

Pristine, untouched beaches are the jewel of Florida’s Forgotten Coast. With no high rises anywhere in sight, the view is spectacular and offers a home town resonance with its visitors. A unique place like no other, St. George Island, Florida has the most beautiful, undisturbed sugar sand beaches in the Florida Panhandle. Come and see our award-winning beaches for yourself……

Award Winning
Named #3 in the Top 10 Beaches of America by Dr. Beach, one of the world’s foremost beach experts, it’s no wonder so many visitors love coming again and again, year after year. The beauty and magnificent scenery never gets old.

St. George Island is home to the longest beach front state park in Florida, the Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park. If you’re looking for an unspoiled piece of paradise, the state park is the place. Offering miles of untouched beaches, there’s plenty of opportunity to find your solitude and muse.

Pet Friendly
Don’t forget your furry companions when visiting Florida’s Forgotten Coast Beaches! St. George Island public beaches are completely fur friendly. USA Today featured St. George Island in the article “Dog Friendly Beaches on the Florida Panhandle” as “the most dog friendly beach in the panhandle”… If your dog loves the water, he or she will definitely enjoy the gentle surf that the Gulf of Mexico has to offer. With plenty of pet friendly accommodations, you and your furry companions will be in a pet friendly paradise for sure!

Kid Friendly
Bring the kids for a beach vacation they will never forget! St. George Island, Florida is featured in Vacation Idea’s article “25 Best Small Town Weekend Getaways with Kids”, as “one of Florida’s best kept secrets…full of natural splendors and outdoor adventures”. There are many fun activities to do with kids at the beach, such as seashell searching, swimming, kayaking and building sand castles, to name a few. So, pack your bags and bring the kids for a worry and stress free stay and enjoy the amazing, unspoiled beaches of Florida’s Forgotten Coast.

Photo Worthy
Florida’s Forgotten Coast has some of the most spectacular beaches in all of Florida, which is why our St. George Island beaches are featured in many popular magazines and articles such as USA Today and Trips to Discover. Because there are no high rises and obstructions in sight, St. George Island, Florida makes for the perfect photo opportunity for amateurs and professional photographers. Striking sunsets and gentle waves rolling to shore, make for the perfect picturesque scene.

Check out the beautiful natural beaches of Florida’s Forgotten Coast this fall, to see for yourself what makes them so special.

Photograph by Maggie Fuller Photography.