Are you longing for the days of warm temperatures, sunshine, and dipping a paddle into the smooth rivers and waterways of Florida’s Forgotten Coast? Then, it must be time for a day of St. George Island kayaking! St. George Island, Florida, is an ideal destination for water activities, like kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, and fishing trips.

But, water sports aren’t the only fun activities to do in the area! St. George Island offers an array of family-friendly activities to help you create the most memorable Florida vacation yet. To learn about all of the best things to do in the area, including top restaurants, attractions, and outdoor recreation, make sure to request access to our free Vacation Guide to St. George Island and Apalachicola Bay!

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Journeys of SGI

If you have an appetite for new journeys and experiences, you should check out Journeys of SGI. Travel to new areas, encounter Florida’s most fascinating wildlife and scenery, and enjoy the journey while paddling through the streams and rivers of the Gulf coast. In addition to rentals, they also offer river tours and fishing equipment. You can choose to rent kayaks, canoes, fishing kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, or golf carts.

Island Outfitters

If you’re looking for a place to hook you up with the Hobie Kayaks, BIC Sports Stand Up Paddle Boards, or a Yakima rack to help get you to the boat launch, make a visit to St. George Island Outfitters. When you rent with SGI Outfitters, they guarantee you the finest fishing kayaks, high-quality seats, life jackets, paddles, and roof racks to make your day on the water as easy as possible.

St. George Island State Park

St. George Island State Park is one of the most popular places to paddle, so it’s convenient that the renowned park offers kayak and canoe rentals. You can pick them up at the ranger station before hitting the bay or Apalachicola River!

One of the best ways to explore Florida is by discovering its wildlife and the different ecosystems that support them. There are so many ways to spend the day with nature. SGI State Park offers some amazing experiences and amenities, including three-and-a-half miles of bike paths and nature trails, fantastic birding opportunities, boating, fishing, geocaching, hiking, picnicking, shelling, stargazing, swimming, and nine miles of pristine beaches on the Gulf of Mexico! You’ll never be short on outdoor activities during your vacation.

Where to Rest After Your Paddling Adventure

Once you get tired from all the canoeing and kayaking, lay your head down in a comfortable St. George Island vacation rental. Resort Vacation Properties offers the best rentals on the Forgotten Coast for you and your family. Choose from incredible beach homes that are large enough for your entire family, including the four-legged, furry members!

Blue Skies is a stunning beach home that will have you craving blue skies, sunshine, and fun outdoors. This four-bedroom home is perfect for you and your family as it can accommodate 12 people. How would you like to wake up each morning to coffee with a view and the relaxing sound of the ocean? Blue Skies has a beautiful porch with a fantastic view of the water and a private pool. If this sounds like your dream home, check our availability and start planning your dream vacation today!