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Feeling Adventurous? Enter to Win the Forgotten Coast’s Adventure Getaway!

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | February 21, 2020

Hiking at Bald Point State Park

Calling all thrill-seekers and adventurous explorers: Now is your chance to take an exciting Adventure Getaway on Florida’s Forgotten Coast! Enter to win this spectacular sweepstakes now through April 20, 2020.

The lucky winner of the Adventure Getaway will win the following prizes:

FREE Two-Night Stay on Florida’s Forgotten Coast

Receive two free nights in Franklin County’s fabulous accommodations. From Apalachicola and St. George Island to Carrabelle, Eastpoint and Alligator Point, our beautiful coastal communities offer wonderful lodging options and tons of fun adventures for the whole family to enjoy. While you’re here, don’t forget to check out our breathtaking, sugar sand beaches. Our area offers some of the most uncrowded, pristine coastline in the Sunshine State.

Hiking Tour of Tate’s Hell Forest

The Adventure Getaway also includes a hiking tour of Tate’s Hell Forest. Nestled between Franklin County’s Apalachicola River and Ochlocknee Rivers, this breathtaking forest spans more than 202,000 acres managed by the Florida Forest Service.

The forest’s High Bluff Coastal Hiking Trail winds six miles through the forest, often paralleling St. George Sound. When you visit, be sure to pack your binoculars for spectacular wildlife viewing. Countless species of animals and birds make their home here, including bald eagles, Florida black bears, red-cockaded woodpeckers and gopher tortoises.

Pedal Boat Excursion on the Apalachicola River

All aboard! The winner of the Adventure Getaway will also win a free pedal boat cruise along the scenic waterways of the Apalachicola River. During these truly unique tours, boat passengers keep the boat cruising along with foot pedals. Enjoy a few cold drinks, snacks and breathtaking views as you pedal your way up the river.

 Scenic Lighthouse Climb

The Adventure Getaway winner also will receive a free climb up one of our Forgotten Coast lighthouses: The Cape St. George Light on St. George Island or the Crooked River Lighthouse at Carrabelle Beach. Each of these striking lighthouses reflect Franklin County’s long-standing coastal history and offer breathtaking views from the top.

Climb the 92 stairs of the Cape St. George Light to take in stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico, Apalachicola Bay and St. George Sound. Or hike 138 steps up to the top of the Crooked River Lighthouse to look down on Apalachicola Bay, St. George Sound and Tate’s Hell State Forest. Both of our local lighthouses host special climbs on full moon evenings.

 Two Evening Meals at Area Franklin County Restaurants

During all of these thrilling adventures, you’ll probably work up a big appetite. We’ve got you covered! The lucky Adventure Getaway winner will enjoy two free evening meals our some of our area’s delicious restaurants.

If you’re a seafood lover, be sure to sample our world-famous Apalachicola oysters, clams, shrimp, blue crabs and the catch of the day straight from the Gulf. Our local eateries also dish out an array other cuisine, including burgers, pizza, steak, sandwiches and more.

If you’re an adventurous person who enjoys exploring beautiful coastal retreats, this is the perfect getaway for you! Sign up today for your chance to win this awesome Adventure Getaway. Don’t delay—this sweepstakes ends on April 20, 2020.