You’ll be so captivated by St. George Island that you’ll want to find the perfect memento to share with loved ones who are missing out on this little slice of paradise. No need to worry – there are plenty of ways to bring a piece of the island back for family members, friends and all the important people in your life. Keep reading to discover four favorite souvenirs that will put a smile on anyone’s face.
The miles of pristine beaches that draw visitors to the area are a treasure trove of seashells, and beachcombers will enjoy collecting these unique samples of nature’s artwork. Seashells are also great souvenirs for visitors who are on a tight budget.
- A nautical antique
The Tin Shed, located in Apalachicola, features a seemingly endless, sea-themed collection of clothing, wood carvings and other treasures. Your favorite history buff is sure to cherish a selection from the shop’s collection of antiques, and it’s hard to go wrong with a stylish T-shirt for any recipient.
- Authentic local art
The Forgotten Coast is home to a wide range of talented artists, whose creations include unique jewelry, pottery, watercolors, photography and beyond. Island Dog Beach and Surf Shop offers a variety of local artworks for souvenir hunters; other local art hotspots include Chip Sanders Gallery, Sea Oats Gallery and many more.
Two Apalachicola bookstores make it easy for vacationers to find the perfect gift for any book lover. Downtown Books & Purl boasts a wide assortment of classics and new favorites. Forgotten Coast Used & Out-of-Print Books, on the other hand, specializes in rare finds that are often regionally focused.
Come To St. George Island
Yearning to dig your toes into the sand? Schedule your stay on St. George Island with a Resort Vacation Properties rental home today – we have room for the whole family.