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Take a Video Tour of Our Magnificent Museums

Want a closer look inside the Forgotten Coast’s treasured museums and historical sites? Check out our Museum Video Series hosted by Trinity Hardy. These enlightening videos will take you on a brief tour of each Franklin County museum, including The Raney House Museum, The Orman House Museum, John Gorrie Museum State Park, Carrabelle History Museum and Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum, as well as our two historic lighthouses: Cape St. George Light and Crooked River Lighthouse. Discover the rich historical significance of each site and get a glimpse of the unique artifacts, memorabilia and exhibits showcased inside these fascinating museums.

Forgotten Coast Like A Local: Episode 1 - Museums

Forgotten Coast Like A Local - Trailer

Raney House Museum

Carrabelle History Museum

Orman House Museum

Carrabelle Lighthouse Museum

John Gorrie Museum

Estuarine Research Reserve

St. George Lighthouse Museum

Camp Gordon Johnston

RELAX & STAY AWHILE

From a quaint beach cottage to a luxurious beachfront villa, Florida's Forgotten Coast offers a variety of places to stay.
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Photo of the Beach from Island Suites
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Island Suites

The Island Suites is located on St. George Island, Florida on the beachfront within walking distance to restaurants and shops. Each room has a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. One king or two queen beds, refrigerator, microwave, in-room coffee, guest room amenities, cable, and internet. Handicapped accessible rooms are available.

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Suncoast Vacation Rentals St. George Island Florida
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Suncoast Vacation Rentals

Suncoast Vacation Rentals of St. George Island offers various types of accommodations on picturesque St. George Island; from condos to beach cottages to family-size accommodations. Call the office or visit the website for property descriptions and reservations.

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Harbor Point Vacation Rentals
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Harbor Point Vacation Rentals

Harbor Point specializes in vacation rentals in the Alligator Point, Bald Point, St Teresa, and St James Bay areas. Many types of accommodations available to suit every budget. Some pet-friendly. All vacation rentals come complete with linens, cookware, microwave, dishes & utensils, refrigerator, stove/oven, toaster, coffee pot, blender, central heat & air, charcoal grill, cable or satellite TV, DVD player,…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Discover the Forgotten Coast's authentic, Old Florida charm at more than 100 annual events and festivals, that highlight our natural resources, culture and history. Click here to see all events

Mullet Toss on SGI
Jun 8

Blue Parrot’s Annual Mullet Toss St. George Island

The Mullet Toss is sponsored by The Blue Parrot for the benefit of the Apalachicola Bay Charter School. For a $30.00 entry fee, you get a unique Mullet Toss T-Shirt and 2 mullet to throw. Visitors and Locals compete for prizes and bragging rights. There are prizes for the longest throws…

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Photo of strawberries and squash at the Apalachicola Farmers Market
Jun 22

Apalachicola Farmers Market Apalachicola

Located at the beautiful Millpond Pavilion at the end of Market Street, the Apalachicola Farmers Market offers local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM in Apalachicola.

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Photo of strawberries and squash at the Apalachicola Farmers Market
Jul 27

Apalachicola Farmers Market Apalachicola

Located at the beautiful Millpond Pavilion at the end of Market Street, the Apalachicola Farmers Market offers local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM in Apalachicola.

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UNFORGETTABLE

That's the word most used to describe Florida's Forgotten Coast.
Follow local guides as they share their tips for how to make the most of your stay on the Forgotten Coast.

Dwarf Cypress

Tate’s Hell State Forest is a Must-See for Outdoor Enthusiasts

By Forgotten Coast Web Team

If you’re a nature lover planning a visit to Florida’s Forgotten Coast, be sure to add Tate’s Hell State Forest to your must-see list. Nestled…

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Baby Sea Turtles on St. George Island Beach

Sea Turtle Nesting Season is Here!

By Forgotten Coast Web Team

This is an exciting time of year for the Forgotten Coast, and an extremely important season for Florida marine life. May has arrived, and that…

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