Take a Video Tour of Our Magnificent Museums
The museums in Franklin County Florida are temporarily closed, but our content is available 24/7. 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.
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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A unique 30 suite hotel and 20 slip marina in an Old Florida setting with today’s modern conveniences. Only four blocks from the center of Apalachicola. All rooms offer Bay views, private screened verandas, two bathrooms, spacious living and dining areas, flat screen TVs, high speed internet, in-room safes, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, lush furnishings, luxurious linens, hardwood flooring, Oriental…Learn More
With an array of lodging options—from Cozy Cabins and RV Sites to Resort Cottages and an Oceanview Loft—Carrabelle Beach RV Resort offers something for everyone. Featuring lush, natural landscaping, a large, sparkling swimming pool, a beautiful clubhouse and tons of nearby attractions and activities, our Carrabelle Beach RV Resort is camping at its finest. Plus, our nature-lover’s retreat is pet-friendly!…Learn More
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Virtual Full Moon Climb Eastpoint
Join us on Facebook live for a virtual full moon climb – The October full moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon. Many moons ago, Native Americans named this bright moon for obvious reasons. The leaves are falling from trees, the deer…Learn More
Full Moon Lighthouse Climb Carrabelle
The Crooked River Lighthouse will be hosting a Full Moon Lighthouse Climb on Thursday, October 1st, from 7-9 pm in Carrabelle, FL. Visitors can enjoy this opportunity to see the gorgeous natural surroundings of the St. George Sound, Carrabelle Beach, and Dog Island, under the night sky at this special…Learn More
Country Farmer’s Market Carrabelle
The Crooked River Lighthouse is hosting a Country Farmer’s Market Saturday, October 3 from 9 am-1 pm at the foot of the lighthouse at 1975 Hwy 98 W, Carrabelle, FL. The Market will be featuring vendors from the community with locally made goods, fresh roasted coffee, veggies, plants, art, baked…Learn More
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Follow local guides as they share their tips for how to make the most of your stay on the Forgotten Coast.
Have you ever noticed the colored flag waving as you approach St. George Island, Carrabelle Beach, or Alligator Point? Do you know what that flag…Read More