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Cape Escape Vacation Rentals | Sabal Circle, Port St. Joe

GREAT LAST MINUTE SPECIALS (weekly & nightly) — SEE THE RATES PAGE OF OUR WEBSITE FOR DEALS & OPENINGS!

Cape San Blas vacation rentals in Barrier Dunes: Gated Gulf Front neighborhood w/2 pools, tennis, fishing ponds, playground & pet stations. Quiet, white sand, PET FRIENDLY BEACHES. Enjoy CLEAN, well-stocked & maintained vacation rentals–we provide everything from beach chairs to spices, WiFi & laundry soap! 2 & 3BR rentals from beach front to 200 STEPS to the beach! Your well-behaved dog is always welcome–large dogs welcome!

PACK YOUR BATHING SUIT & FISHING POLE & WE TAKE CARE OF THE REST!
www.TheCapeEscape.com | 678-523-1161

300 Ocean Mile Unit L-10 | St. George Island, Florida

Welcome to St. George Island Beach Vacation Getaway at 300 Ocean Mile L-10 “Casa La Playa” Here you will enjoy white sandy beaches, unspoiled by the crowds. If you are truly looking for a place to relax, walk on the beach, collect shells, read by the pool.

www.beachvacationsgi.com

Holey Mackerel | St. Joseph Bay

Welcome to Holey Mackerel. Overlooking the St. Joseph Bay on serene Cape San Blas. Wake up to spectacular sunrises and stroll the beach for stunning sunsets. Enjoy a quiet, romantic dinner on your screened porch or open deck, serving freshly caught fish or scallops. Kayak or canoe the waters of the Bay, hike in the State Park, walk the beach, or just relax and read a book – Cape San Blas has it all.

www.holeymackerelcapesanblas.com

Resort Vacation Properties of St. George Island | 61 West Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, FL 32328

Resort Vacation Properties at 61 West Gulf Beach Drive
Vacation Rentals.

www.resortvacationproperties.com | 866-976-6126

St. George Inn | 135 Franklin Blvd., St. George Island, FL 32328

St. George Inn, features 17 lovely guest rooms and suites,with a reading conversation room, conference room,meeting room, wrap around porches, hardwood floors throughout, 1st floor is Pine, 2nd floor, Pecan and the 3rd floor, Cypress. Each room is equipped with mini-fridges, microwave and coffeemaker, wireless internet, two suites with full kitchens. New Mattresses! We do have rooms that are pet friendly also. Off premises but, within the same block; is a coffee shop, ice cream shop, grocery store & deli, boutiques, historic lighthouse & museum,over a half dozen restaurants & eateries, kids play park, basketball court. One block/ easy walk to the beach.

www.stgeorgeinn.com | 850-927-2903

Turtle Beach Inn | 140 Painted Pony Rd, Port St Joe, FL 32456

This charming beachfront bed & breakfast, which opened in 1997, is nestled between long-needled pines and cabbage palms on an often-deserted Gulf coast beach. B&B Inn features guest rooms w/ceiling fans and private baths overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Accommodations include a Jacuzzi suite, two bedrooms “Sand Dollar Cottage”, two one-bedroom cottage units “Turtle Tower”, and several privately owned cottages. Breakfast and complimentary afternoon refreshments are served on covered porches or in the ocean view dining area. Enjoy Florida the way it used to be – unspoiled beaches, abundant wildlife, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets.

www.turtlebeachinn.com | 850-229-9366

Collins Vacation Rentals | 60 East Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, FL 32328

Making Memories for a Lifetime! Collins Vacation Rentals has been welcoming families to St. George Island since 1973. Managing almost 250 privately owned rental homes, we have the perfect place for your family reunion, girlfriend getaway, fishing trip with your best buddies, romantic escape, wedding, or executive retreat. Our goal is to match each guest’s desires to just the right property for the perfect vacation experience. St. George Island is pet friendly so bring your family’s best friend. Remember to enter our annual Viewfinder’s Photo Contest and share your favorite memories of SGI – memories that will last you until you return again! We look forward to seeing your footprints in the sand!

www.collinsvacationrentals.com | 877-882-4315

Fickling & Company | 112 Franklin Boulevard, St. George Island, FL 32328

Fickling Vacation Rentals offers friendly affordable vacation homes on St. George Island.

www.ficklingvacationrentals.com | 877.927.2218

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Gibson Inn | 51 Ave. C , Apalachicola, FL 32320

A fully restored, turn of the century Victorian Inn with all the charm of the era. Built in 1907, this beautiful three story Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Inn features 30 guest bedrooms, a full service bar . Each room has a full bath, telephone and TV. A Banquet room is available for meetings and special occasions. Our wide verandas also offer a unique venue for special functions. The Inn features Murder Mystery Weekends. A touch of the Old South with all the modern conveniences. The Inn also provides free wireless access to all guests. Tickets are limited, so reserve your tickets today.

www.gibsoninn.com | 850-653-2191

Suncoast Vacation Rentals | 224 Franklin Boulevard, St George Island, FL 32328

Whether you’re searching for the perfect family getaway at the Beach or a romantic weekend for two in Historic Downtown Apalachicola, we’ve got you covered. We’ve been helping folks plan affordable vacations for over 30 years. We have two locations to serve you – Franklin Boulevard, St. George Island and Commerce Street, Historic Downtown Apalachicola. Call or visit us online today!

www.uncommonflorida.com | 800-341-2021

Houseboats at River Watch | 309 Water Street, Apalachicola

For an exotic and lifelong experience, come stay on The Reelaxation Houseboat, conveniently docked in Apalachicola Florida. Wake up to the sunrise peering through your bedroom window and step outside to see the shrimp boats coming in with their daily catch. Grab your morning coffee and sit on your screened porch to enjoy a wide variety of activity pass by. Watch the pair of dolphins swim by, a family of ducks sunning themselves and birds diving for their breakfast. It is a short walk to the Historic Downtown Apalachicola, featuring a bevy of shops, stores, and galleries. The Reelaxation was built from native woods by a local fishing Captain. It features a wide open living area, recently equipped with WIFI, cable television and a fully stocked kitchen. All towels, and sheets are provided onboard. The dock is just a short stroll away from the gem of the ‘Forgotten Coast’. Plan your vacation today, and experience a memory not soon to be forgotten.

www.vrbo.com/764612 | 850-432-4040

Riverfront Vacation Home | 125 Melanie Lane, Apalachicola

Located in a quiet area of the Apalachicola River near a full service marina, this is a furnished home with all the amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Whether it is a quiet secluded weekend with a book and a warm fire in the fireplace or an adventurous fishing trip on the pristine waters of Apalachicola Bay, you will find everything you need for an enjoyable stay.

www.apalachfishing.com | 866-976-6126

Raney Guest Cottage | 46 Avenue F, Apalachicola

Experience historic charm in downtown Apalachicola. Circa 1835, the two bedroom/two bath Raney Guest Cottage exceeds 21st century expectations of modernity including a fully-equipped kitchen.

www.apalachicola-vacation.com | 850-653-9749

Sportsman’s Lodge | 99 North Bayshore Drive, Eastpoint

Quiet wooded bay front motel and marina on the East Bay. Large family units, fully equipped kitchenettes. Just 5 minutes from Historic Apalachicola and beautiful St. George Island.
www.sportsmanslodgeonthebay.blogspot.com | 850-670-8423

Willow Beach Vacation Rentals | 2230 Sailfish Drive, St. George Island

This lovely home recently got a makeover to create the vacation home you will call your own. 5 spacious bedrooms, all with new ‘heavenly beds’, is perfect for large family gatherings or a fun ‘friends’ trip. Located in the exclusive Casa del Mar neighborhood in the prestigious gated Plantation Community on St. George Island, you’ll think its the Florida of old…..you wont know what to do first…run to the beach…swim in the surf….walk a bit & fish at Bob Sikes Cut (you can see it from the house), or just kick back on the awesome decks. The living area features all new furnishings, a wood fireplace, media center,large dining area….a really cool bar, a second seating area and a fully equipped kitchen for entertaining….the main floor glass doors open up all the way across for easy access to the deck. Its a big enough house that you never feel crowded. Very kid-friendly too.

www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p913897 | 501-258-4868

Coombs House Inn | 80 6th Street, Apalachicola

The Historic 1905 Coombs Inn, located in three elegant Victorian Mansions, features authentic turn-of-the-century décor with 12 foot high ceiling, 15 decorative fireplaces, four poster beds, and antique furniture and painting of the period. Chintz draperies frame large bay windows, and colorful oriental carpets enhance the gleaming hardwood floors. With 23 guest suites, each room has its own luxurious bath (seven with Jacuzzis), cable television, telephone and wireless internet, in room Starbuck’s coffee, robes, bicycles, beach chairs and umbrellas. Inn guest enjoy complimentary gourmet breakfast and weekend wine and cheese receptions.

www.stgeorgeinn.com | 850-653-9199 or 888-244-8320

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Buccaneer Inn | 160 West Gorrie Drive, St. George Island

The only beach front hotel on St. George Island rooms overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Pool, fully equipped efficiency units, conference room. Senior and military rates. Discounts, pay for 6 nights get the 7th night free. Monthly rates on kitchenettes. Corporate rates Sunday through Thursday nights. American owned. Open year round.

www.buccinn.com | 800-847-2091

Apalachicola Riverwood Suites at the Baltimore House | 29 Avenue F, Apalachicola

Riverwood Suites is located in the newly restored Historic Baltimore House built in 1908. While leaving the original rustic look on the outside, the inside is a mixture of rustic and romantic chic. Each room has a unique headboards made from reclaimed wood, old metal ceiling tiles, corrugated metal and old reclaimed barn door. All rooms have California King Beds and sleeper sofa, separate kitchenette area with Keurig coffee pot. Come, relax and be charmed as you enjoy the view of the Apalachicola River and the downtown area from your veranda. We are located at 29 Avenue F just walking distance from all our fabulous restaurants, bars and shopping.

www.apalachicolariverwoodsuites.com | 850-653-3848

Last Straw | 225 West 10th Street, St. George Island

We describe the vacation rental house located on West 10th Street, Saint George Island (SGI) as off the beaten path but close to the water because it is located on an interior lot one lot north of the primary East/West road that runs the length of the SGI. It is only 2.5 short blocks from the Gulf Front and 1long block from a Bay Front park. The house, built on pilings, has 4 bedrooms (sleeps 10), 2 bathrooms, central open living/dining room and kitchen. The house has 1624 square feet (SF) of heated and cooled living space, 224 SF covered screened porch off two of the bedrooms (one has a king bed and the other has two sets of bunk beds for children), 792 SF deck facing the street which the third bedroom (queen bed) opens on and the fourth bedroom (queen bed) opens onto a smaller 112 SF back deck. There is also a 10 by 28 foot boat or motorhome storage area under the house with about an 11 foot clearance. There is ample off street parking for four or more vehicles.

www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404275vb | 850-670-8327

Serendipity and The Blue Marlin Beach Vacation Homes | 32 and 656 East Gorrie Drive, St. George Island

Serendipity and The Blue Marlin are beautiful 3 bedroom beach vacation homes each with a hot tub, game room with slate pool table and foos ball, WiFi, free movies and many other amenities. You will love the locations, multiple decks, decor, fully equipped kitchens and comfortable accommodations. Each house is directly on the beach. The house have beach chairs and umbrellas, bicycles and games. It’s your home away from home! We are dog friendly too!

www.gulfbeachview.com | 786-229-4649

Best Western, Apalach Inn | 249 US Highway 98 West, Apalachicola

Senior, AARP,AAA & Corporate discounts available. Free full hot breakfast, coffee pots in room and pool. Non-smoking and handicapped accessible rooms are available. Clean rooms & ample parking for boats, trucks, and RVs. Only franchise hotel in the area.

www.bwapalachinn.com | 800-528-1234 or 850-653-9131

Consulate | 76 Water Street, Apalachicola

Four 1-2 bedroom luxury vacation suites overlooking the Apalachicola River. The former location of the French Consulate in the early 1800s, these beautiful suites have been painstakingly remodeled and have fully equipped designer kitchens, living areas and balconies.

www.consulatesuites.com | 877-239-1159

Water Street Hotel & Marina | 329 Water Street, Apalachicola

THE WATER STREET HOTEL AND MARINA Thirty NEW upscale condominiums with all the services of a hotel! One and two bedroom, two bath condos feature a living-dining area with fully equipped kitchen, stainless steel appliances, washer-dryer, flat screen cable TV’s, high speed internet, private screened veranda overlooking the river, outdoor pool and daily maid service. Also two meeting rooms for up to 60 people, 20 boat slips for up to 55′ vessels and plenty of off-street parking. Walk to nearby shops, restaurants, and fishing charter docks.

www.waterstreethotel.com | 850-653-3700

Cabins and Camping
Carrabelle Beach & RVC Outdoor Destination | 1843 US Highway 98 West, Carrabelle Beach

RV sites across from Carrabelle Beach. Store with RV supplies, bait, tackle and groceries. Recreation hall with workout equipment, a newly renovated bath house, cable TV, wireless internet access, a pool, laundry facilities, and picnic tables.

www.rvcoutdoors.com/carrabelle-beach/ | 850-697-2638

Coastline RV Resort & Campground | 957 Hwy 98, Eastpoint

Coastline RV Resort & Campground The Pristine RV Resort & Campground on Florida’s Forgotten Coast! Coastline RV Resort & Campground is located on Highway 98, the main motor artery into Eastpoint, the gateway to the Forgotten Coast.

www.coastlinervresort.com | 850-799-1016

Restaurants
Apalachicola Seafood Grill | 100 Market Street, Apalachicola

The world’s largest fried fish sandwich. The best seafood & prices on Florida’s Forgotten Coast. Since 1903. Located under the only traffic signal in Historic Downtown Apalachicola.

850-653-9510

Hole in the Wall Oyster Bar | 23 Avenue D, Apalachicola

Casual dinning in a charming historic atmosphere. We serve fresh, local seafood, oysters, shrimp, homemade soups, casseroles and daily specials.

850-653-3222

Lynn’s Seafood & Raw Bar | 402 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL 32328

Casual dinning in a charming historic atmosphere. We serve fresh, local seafood, oysters, shrimp, homemade soups, casseroles and daily specials.

lynnsqualityoysters.com | 850-670-8796

Things to Do
Crooked River Lighthouse | 2B East Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, Florida 32328

This reconstructed lighthouse was opened to the public in late 2008 after the 1852 lighthouse on the western end of the island collapsed in 2005. The climb up 92 steps followed by 8 steps up a ladder, you’re in the lantern room with a dramatic view of the area. Tickets are sold at the Keeper’s Museum.

www.stgeorgelight.org | 850-927-7745

Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

Encompassing over 246,000 acres in Apalachicola Bay , it is the 2nd largest Estuarine Research Reserve system in the nation. Nature Center is located at 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint east side of the St. George Island Bridge. Attractions include exhibits on the flora and fauna of the area and aquaria facility featuring a variety of local fish and turtles.

www.coast.noaa.gov/nerrs | 850-670-7700

Camp Gordon Johnston Museum | 402 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL 32328

Camp Gordon Johnston opened near Carrabelle in 1942 to train amphibious soldiers during WWII. The CGJ Museum preserves the heritage of these men and has compiled extensive histories, as well as a photographic displays of the area and life as it existed at the camp.

www.campgordonjohnston.com | 850-697-8575

St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center

St. Vincent Island is an unspoiled barrier island at the west end of Apalachicola Bay . The refuge is open during daylight hours. It is only accessible by boat and there are no facilities available.

www.fws.gov/refuge/st_vincent/ | 850-653-8808

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