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Top Wedding Guest Activities on Florida’s Forgotten Coast

That’s because there are tons of fun-filled wedding activities for guests in Apalachicola, Alligator Point, Carrabelle, St. George Island and Eastpoint!

Although the Forgotten Coast is quiet and uncrowded, there are countless things to see and do in our small beach towns. St. George Island activities and Carrabelle activities abound, from shopping and museum-hoping to and hiking, paddling, wildlife viewing, fishing and boating.

Hosting your wedding in historic Apalachicola? You’re in luck! There are also plenty of Apalachicola activities for wedding guests to enjoy while they’re here. Apalachicola is a hip coastal city, home to bustling seafood houses, tree-lined streets, an array of restaurants and shops and stately historical buildings.

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Beautiful St. George Island Beach in Florida

Here are just a few of the awesome activities the Forgotten Coast has to offer:

Get Cultured

Looking for wedding activities for guests who adore the arts? The Forgotten Coast is home to a flourishing Art & Theatre scene! Discover an array of art galleries and theaters, tucked away in the nooks and crannies of Apalachicola’s historic downtown district and across St. George Island and Carrabelle.

Shop ‘Til You Drop

Florida’s Forgotten Coast is shopaholic's paradise! Franklin County is home to an array of unique art galleries, eclectic boutiques and charming shops brimming with handmade treasures, upscale gifts and rare finds.

Hit the Beach

Obviously, one of the most popular things to do in Florida is hit the beach! The Forgotten Coast includes more than 250 miles of pristine, uncrowded, sugar sand beaches. From St. George Island to Carrabelle to Dog Island to Alligator Point, all of Franklin County’s beaches are breathtakingly beautiful.

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Fishing on the Forgotten Coast

Take a Cruise

Home to hundreds of miles of freshwater creeks, sloughs and rivers that empty into Apalachicola Bay and the emerald Gulf of Mexico, Franklin County is boater’s heaven. Choose from a range of boat rental companies and fishing charters across the Forgotten Coast.

Have a Doggone Good Time

When you visit Florida’s Forgotten Coast, there’s no need to leave your four-legged pal at home. With tons of dog-friendly beaches, accommodations, restaurants and parks, our area is the perfect place to bring your favorite furry friend!

Land the Big One

The Forgotten Coast is angler’s bliss, abounding with fabulous freshwater and saltwater fishing opportunities.

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Fresh Apalachicola Oysters
Paddling on the Forgotten Coast

Grab a Bite

Florida’s Forgotten Coast is home to heaps of awesome restaurants, from casual beachfront cafes to riverside oyster dives to fine dining experiences. Be sure to sample the area’s fresh, local seafood, including our world-famous Apalachicola oysters!

Tee Off

The Forgotten Coast is the perfect place to sharpen your swing and improve your golf game. Just six miles east of Carrabelle, the St. James Bay Golf Resort features a world-class, 18-hole, par 72 championship course surrounded by 90 acres of pristine, natural beauty.

Explore Our Rich History

Franklin County’s fascinating past is reflected in the area’s variety of museums, lighthouses and other historic sites.  Whether you’re a history aficionado or just an inquisitive visitor, there are tons of interesting artifacts and relics for everyone to explore at our local museums.

Looking for a full list of wedding activities for guests to enjoy while they’re here? Check out Things to See & Do on Florida’s Forgotten Coast!