St. George Scuttlebutt

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

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Few things are as romantic as a beach sunset with your sweetheart. The sun slips beneath the horizon, the waves roll up on the shore, reflecting the brilliant hues of the last light of day, and—all at once—time seems to stand still. It’s hard not to feel like a love-struck teenager again in those magic […]

Located in the middle of the Island, the Cape St. George Lighthouse has become an iconic landmark for St. George Island and the Forgotten Coast as a whole. This defining piece of architecture has a history just as remarkable as the views offered from its summit. The Island’s original lighthouse was built in 1833 on […]

Spring break marks the beginning of beach season, full of some of our favorite things—sun on the skin, inhaling the sea breeze, and squeezing sand between our toes. In prepping for a day at the beach, snacks are an important aspect to consider. However, it can be all-too-easy to derail your beach body diet with […]