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Beat the Winter Blues with a Getaway to Florida’s Forgotten Coast!

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | January 21, 2020

St. George Island Beach Vacation Homes

Winter blues got you down? We have the cure here on Florida’s Forgotten Coast! This is the perfect time of year to plan a getaway to Apalachicola, St. George Island, Carrabelle, Eastpoint or Alligator Point. Not only will you discover pleasantly warm temps, bountiful sunshine and awesome adventures—but you’ll also enjoy incredibly affordable accommodations in Franklin County this season!

Here are just a few good reasons to plan a winter getaway to Florida’ Forgotten Coast:

Warm Temps & Bountiful Sunshine

Family of Four enjoying their vacation on St. George Island BeachIf you’re dealing with frigid temperatures, snow and ice and dreary winter weather, now’s the time to come on down to the Forgotten Coast. Our area offers pleasantly mild winter temps along with plentiful sunshine. Although it varies each year, our average highs are usually in the mid-60s in January and February. This January has been especially warm so far—we’ve enjoyed many days in the mid to upper 70s! 

Uncrowded Beaches

Looking for a quiet coastal escape? Florida’s Forgotten Coast is the place for you. While our pristine beaches are always more peaceful than other panhandle destinations, they are even less crowded than usual this time of year. Want to bring your four-legged friend along? No problem! Franklin County is home to some of the best dog-friendly beaches in all of the Sunshine State.

Awesome Adventures

Hiking at Bald Point State ParkAdventure awaits on Florida’s Forgotten Coast—even in the winter months! From paddling, hiking and fishing to shopping, exploring our museums or enjoying the nightlife, there are endless things to see and do here this time of year. If you’re a fan of live performances, you’re in luck. Winter is when Apalachicola’s historic Dixie Theatre kicks off its season with exciting comedy shows, musical acts and more.

Rock-Bottom Rental Prices

During the winter months, you’ll discover phenomenal discounts on Franklin County accommodations. Whether you prefer to book a Bed & Breakfast in historic downtown Apalachicola, a beach house on St. George Island, a hotel in Carrabelle or anything in between, you’ll be shocked to see our affordable winter prices. Even better? Many of our area accommodations are pet friendly! Check out Special Deals & Packages on lodging in our area.

Ready to beat the post-holiday blues with a getaway to Florida’s Forgotten Coast? Book your winter escape today!