Discover Carrabelle, Florida
Considered the Gateway to the Gulf for its easy access to offshore fishing and boating, Carrabelle is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Unpretentious and friendly, Carrabelle is the place to experience small town nostalgia. As you stroll through the downtown, don’t miss the World’s Smallest Police Station and be sure and visit the town’s three museums for a glimpse at the town’s rich historic past. The Camp Gordon Johnston Museum tells the story of how troops trained on the beaches of Franklin County for the D-Day Invasion of Normandy in World War II. The Carrabelle History Museum features interesting artifacts and displays. The nearby Crooked River Lighthouse and Museum reminds you of the town’s maritime importance.
In addition its historical landmarks and waterfront amenities, the town features several restaurants and accommodations ranging from quaint bed and breakfasts to a luxury golf resort, upscale RV parks and waterfront accommodations. A full-service airport provides for recreational flying as well as easy access to the area.
White sand beaches at Carrabelle Beach and Dog Island welcome beachcombers, swimmers and snorkelers. East of town, the St. James Bay Golf Resort features a nationally-acclaimed course and amenities.
Carrabelle's waterfront combines the authenticity of a working waterfront with the fun of recreational fishing and boating. There are full service marina facilities and dockage available. Charter fishing is readily available and the local commercial fleet docks along the riverfront with fresh local seafood.
RELAX & STAY AWHILE
From a quaint beach cottage to a luxurious beachfront villa, Carrabelle offers a variety of places to stay.
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Located in Carrabelle, this brand new, thirty room, pet friendly inn features rooms with a king size bed or two queen size beds. All rooms have microwave, refrigerators, 27” flat screen cable TVs, wireless internet and in room coffee. Free boat launch just down the street, only three blocks from numerous marinas.Learn More
However you arrive, you’ll never forget how you stayed. The nature trails you walked down, the beach you strolled on, the boat you rode in, the amazing life you saw in the forest, the water, the sky. Whatever you’ve come to expect when you travel, it’s time to expect more. It’s time for Carrabelle Beach. We’re expecting you soon. Accommodations:…Learn More
St. George Island Home: (top picture to the left) This BRAND NEW house is built just for the beach. With 3 bedrooms and two baths this beach house sleeps up to 9 people. Well behaved dogs are welcome. All the ammenities come with this comfortable home including: Great view of the Gulf of Mexico; wifi; cable TV including the “Big…Learn More
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The Carrabelle Riverfront Festival is a two day festival to be held Friday, April 27 from 4 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m along the picturesque Carrabelle Harbor. This fabulous street festival features unusual and colorful arts & craft vendors, a Pet Parade, educational folk life and maritime exhibits…Learn More
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The Forgotten Coast Cruisers and the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce invites you to their 5th Annual Car Show on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm. Take a trip down memory lane and enjoy fun fellowship with other car enthusiasts and owners. Help the judges by casting…Learn More
Documenting the landscape and culture of the last vestige of authentic “Old Florida,” Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America’s Great Paint-out, is among the world’s most prestigious plein air events. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day festival.Learn More
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