St. George Scuttlebutt

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

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Here are Five Breweries to be on the Lookout for at the Upcoming SGI Brewfest

When thirst-quenching brews come down to St. George Island, you can bet a memorable event is approaching on the Forgotten Coast. The best part? The ticket sales for your unlimited tastings on April 29, 2017, will benefit the Franklin County Humane Society. Sample the best some of the best brews in the country to benefit […]

Easter on St. George Island
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Easter on St. George Island: Décor and New Traditions

Although we’re now well past the official beginning of Spring, in many minds, the true marker of the spring season is Easter. As well it should be—Easter is a holiday of resurrection. And what better way to time a beach trip than the season of rebirth.  When nature wakes from her slumber, and the beaches […]

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Turtles and Estuaries: Earth Day on the Forgotten Coast

St. George Island and Franklin County are always actively involved in conservation and caring for their greatest assets—the stunning beaches and unique wildlife. Earth Day gives reason to highlight, celebrate, and educate about the area’s efforts. For example, did you know that the “Leave No Trace” Ordinance, which requires all beachgoers to remove all personal […]

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Cruise on down to the Forgotten Coast

If “Life is a Highway,” what better way to celebrate a beach getaway than to check out some classic cars? One of the highlights of spring along the Forgotten Coast, a quiet stretch of beautiful, undeveloped beach spanning from the Gulf of Mexico to Apalachicola Bay, is the area’s eponymous car show. The Fourth Annual […]

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Return of the Redfish to St. George Island

Our favorite time of year has returned to St. George Island — redfish season! This fish is just as interesting as it is delicious, so we’ve rounded up some facts, and, of course, a recipe to celebrate. Also known as red drum, channel bass, spottail bass (for the distinctive spots on the tail that look […]

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Pups Love the Beach and We Love Our Pups!

Franklin County, home of St. George Island, is the only county in Florida to allow dogs to go free on the beach, making it the perfect vacation spot for travelers who want to bring along a four-legged beachcomber. With all the fun in the sun, surf, and sand, your pooch will work up an appetite, […]