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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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
Constructed in 1907 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is steeped in Southern hospitality, history, and charm. The iconic Parlor Bar remains the definitive local watering hole, serving craft cocktails, OCBC beers, and a mouthwatering Pub menu from our in-house restaurant, the Franklin Cafe. Newly renovated guest rooms, featuring the work of local craftsmen, from…Learn More
Competitively priced, St George Inn is ideal for guests seeking a quiet, peaceful getaway on a beautiful, St. George Island. This quaint, old southern-style inn, is just a few steps from one of America’s top 10 rated beaches with pristine white sand and crystal clear water. Comfortable accommodations with individually appointed rooms and suites, the inn is within walking distance…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
The Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum will present a special exhibit commemorating D-Day. Camp Gordon Johnston in Carrabelle, FL, opened in 1942 for training Infantry Divisions, including the US Army 4th Infantry Division, and their support units in amphibious warfare. This training and the men who trained here would be…Learn More
Blue Parrot’s 30th Annual Mullet Toss St. George Island
The Blue Parrot’s 30th Annual Mullet Toss is sponsored by The Blue Parrot for the benefit of Franklin’s Promise. Registration begins at 10 am, and the fee is $30/adults 17+ and $20/kids under 17. Contestants will receive a free t-shirt with entry. This event is loads of fun with live…Learn More
30th Annual Carrabelle Riverfront Festival Carrabelle
The 30th Annual Carrabelle Riverfront Festival in Carrabelle, Florida is a full day of free, family-friendly activities, live music, entertainment, over 50 unique and colorful arts & craft vendors, and delicious food. This year’s new addition will be Captain Davy’s Adventure Show from Destin and his fun-filled band of pirates with music,…Learn More
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Effective July 1, 2021, the tourist development tax rate on transient rental transactions occurring within Franklin County increases from 2% to 3%. The combined tax…Read More
If you are on the Forgotten Coast this Independence Day weekend, you are in for loads of fun and celebration! Last year’s festivities were canceled,…Read More