Florida's Forgotten Coast Videos
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.
Franklin County is home to art exhibits, music concerts, theater performances, fishing tournaments, festivals and parades year-round that highlight our natural resources, culture and history. Explore some of our most popular events in this exciting video series.
If you’re searching for unique things to do in Florida, look no further than the Forgotten Coast! While our area has a laid-back, friendly and easy-going vibe, there are tons of fun activities and exciting events here for the entire family to enjoy!
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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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Beach front living, mere steps from the ocean via your own private boardwalk: Breathe Easy is the family-friendly home that will make your vacation holiday special. Upscale furnishings and flat-screen tvs with DVD players are found in the two separate living areas; over 3000 sf means lots of room for extended families. Upstairs, the large, open-house plan includes a living…Learn More
Watch dolphins play from your RV parked directly on the beach. All sites within 250 of the Gulf. Fish from our 250 pier, go shelling, bird watching or just walk your dog on the beach in a quiet setting on Floridas Forgotten Coast. We cater to adults/seniors/no children. Daily, weekly and monthly rates available. Big rig friendly! Free Wi-Fi and…Learn More
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
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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
Full Moon Paddle Apalachicola
Join the Riverkeepers for a sunset/full moon kayak outing on Scipio Creek in Apalachicola on Friday, October 30. If you can’t make the October paddle, the Riverkeepers group hosts monthly paddles on area waterways. The outings are volunteer-led, fun and memorable. Group size is limited and registration is required. Trips…Learn More
Spooktacular Trick-or-Treat Trail Eastpoint
The St. George Lighthouse Association will be hosting a Spooktacular Trick-or-Treat Trail on Friday, October 30th from 6:30-8:30pm. This safe, free, family-friendly Halloween event will be held in SGI Lighthouse Park. There will be multiple candy stations set up along the sidewalk and spooky decorations lighting up the park. Local…Learn More
Virtual Full Moon Climb Eastpoint
We’ll be going live from the top of the lighthouse for a virtual sunset/full moon climb. We hope you’ll join us on Facebook to view the sunset and moon rise. The October full moon is called the Halloween Hunter’s Blue Moon. It is called the Hunter’s Moon because Native American…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.
On Tuesday, October 20, Franklin County held a ground-breaking ceremony for the new restroom facilities at the center of St. George Island. In August 2020…Read More