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!
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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All rooms feature free high-speed internet access and cable satellite television with HBO. Complimentary full hot breakfast in lobby and coffee pots in rooms. Ample parking available for trucks, RVs, or boats, as well as an outdoor pool. Non-smoking and handicap accessible rooms available. Senior, AAA, AARP, and corporate discounts available.Learn More
Gulf Beach View Vacation Rentals offers seven beautiful beach vacation homes on St. George Island. Whether you want to stay beachfront, bay front, or in-between they have a house for you! All of the homes are well-appointed, offer wonderful views and easy access to the beautiful waters of the Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. All homes have hot…Learn More
Coastline RV Resort is located on Highway 98, the main motor artery into Eastpoint and the gateway to the Forgotten Coast. They are uniquely positioned right on the beautiful Apalachicola Bay offering guests an unobstructed view of Dog Island, St. George Island, and Sound, featuring spectacular sunrises and sunsets for which Franklin County is known. Coastline is centrally located, providing…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
Carrabelle History Museum presents a Special Exhibit on Sponge Diving in Carrabelle and North Florida Carrabelle
The Carrabelle History Museum is presenting a special exhibit on Sponge Diving in Carrabelle and the North Gulf Coast of Florida. This exhibit will be on display through Thursday, March 31, 2022. There is no charge for admission but donations are gladly accepted. The museum and exhibit are open Wednesdays…Learn More
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit in the month of January on the Battle of Midway. This exhibit will open Tuesday, January 4, 2022, and be on display until Saturday, January 29. The museum is open every Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am to…Learn More
Butts & Clucks Cook-Off on the Bay Apalachicola
The 2022 Butts & Clucks Cook-off on the Bay, sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association, will be held on January 21st and 22nd in Battery Park in Apalachicola. Over $12,000 in prizes will be awarded. There will be a Shut up and Shuck party for teams and judges and a…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.
Are you looking for some fun and entertainment after the holidays? For over a decade now, Apalachicola has played host to one of the most fun, delicious,…Read More