St. George Scuttlebutt

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

Family Walking on the Beach - St. George Island, FL - Resort Vacation Properties

Isn’t it wonderful to have all your family and friends under one roof in one of the most beautiful places on earth? That’s the advantage of staying on St. George Island with Resort Vacation Properties. Some of our most inviting, large-capacity homes are within walking distance of the beach and have amenities sure to excite […]

Man Birdwatching - St. George Island, FL - RVP

Every year, sea breezes bring a bounty to St. George Island and the greater Forgotten Coast. Whether it’s to provide a lift to the summer heat, pollinate the gorgeous flowers, or carry the scents of sumptuous meals to come, more often than not coastal winds help make the area more enjoyable. These coastal gusts also […]

Woman Scalloping - St. George Island, FL - Resort Vacation Properties

Want a unique tale to tell the folks back home, and something truly special to do during your stay on the island? Consider scalloping. These tiny-yet-delectable mollusks grow in the grassy beds on the eastern end of St. George Island, and elsewhere along the Forgotten Coast such as St. Joseph Bay. Scallop season in Franklin […]

St. George Island, Cape St. George Light

It’s National Lighthouse Day! Did you know that there is a National Lighthouse Day? It’s celebrated on August 7th each year, and is rooted in a 1789 Act of Congress. Although the St. George Island Lighthouse isn’t quite that old, it’s still a part of this important past. On August 7, 1789, Congress passed an Act […]

Family Having Fun on The Beach - St. George Island, FL - Resort Vacation Properties

“This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful. In a word, more alive.” — Alice Waters The restaurants of St. George Island aren’t just spaces where tasty dishes are served in flavors as varied as the wildlife they’re surrounded by, they are places where strangers […]

Folks who visit St. George Island tell us they don’t want to stay anywhere else. And we want them back every time, too. After all, it’s personal. For many of them, multiple generations of their families have made this their island for a few weeks or months every year, no matter where home is. But […]