St. George Scuttlebutt

The latest news, happenings, and Island tales, here on our Forgotten Coast blog

State Park Camping Safety in St. George Island FL – Resort Vacation Properties
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State Park Camping Safety Tips

Camping is a fun and exciting adventure – and some of the top campgrounds across the United States are part of the state park systems. For example, the Niagara Reservation, Valley of Fire and Hunting Island are all within state park systems. If you want to fully enjoy the beauty of nature in these pristine […]

Estuary Animals on St. George Island FL – Resort Vacation Properties
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Animals That Can Be Found On Your Walk Around The Estuary

Florida is home to a variety of animals, and some of the species here are special to our area because of the estuaries and marine marshlands. St. George Island is a top destination for visitors who want to take a step back in time to enjoy a more pristine and natural island that’s not built […]

Luxurious Dining at Up the Stairs – Resort Vacation Properties
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Dine in Paradise at Up The Stairs

If you have small children, had small children, or have ever seen small children from a distance, you’ll understand the desire to occasionally dine away from said children. Don’t get me wrong; I love kids (I even have some), but sometimes you just want to enjoy a meal without your kids… and without anyone else’s kids either. […]

Winter Beach Visits in St. George Island FL – Resort Vacation Properties
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The case for cool sands (yes, cool!) on the Gulf Coast courtesy of a beachgoer who doesn’t love the heat

54th Florida Seafood Festival in Apalachicola FL – Resort Vacation Properties
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The World is Your Oyster in Apalachicola

Nothing beats autumn at the beach. The emerald water turns a little grayer, the sun is a little lower, the breezes are a little cooler. The crowds are even a little sparser. But the best part of fall in the Panhandle is the Florida Seafood Festival. Now in its 54th year, this two-day celebration is the […]

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Freaky Fish of the Forgotten Coast

This time of year, the airwaves are full of monster movies and creature features trying to scare you, but on the Forgotten Coast, we don’t have to look any further than the waters of the Gulf of Mexico discover the weird and wacky! Did you know that although oceans cover 70% of the world’s surface, […]