Monthly: June 2009

Discovering The Outdoors

June 30, 2009

For first-timers who want a taste of the outdoors, one of the recommended stops includes St. George Island State Park. Facilities include picnic areas, boat ramps with access to Apalachicola and campsites. A two-mile hiking trail is popular for bird …Read More

Vacation Packing Cheat Sheet

June 29, 2009

As I’ve learned in all my vacations, it’s always best to go prepared on a beach trip. It’s convenient to pack light and just bring the essentials. To prevent electronics, money and jewelry from getting lost or stolen, I always …Read More

Vacation Haven

June 26, 2009

The essential character of St. George Island is its capability to provide its residents and visitors alike with that laid-back feel and tranquil place for leisure and retreat. Retired corporate executives, semi-retirees, part-time residents and professors find refuge in this …Read More

Pets on Vacation

June 25, 2009

St. George Island is one of the few beaches in Florida that allows vacationers to bring along their dogs or cats. You can have a more relaxing vacation when you don’t have to worry if your pet has been fed, …Read More

Great Eats

June 25, 2009

A great vacation always goes hand in hand with a fantastic gastronomic feast. The Forgotten Coast, comprised of Apalachicola, St. George Island and Eastpoint, offers a selection of local cuisine to work up the appetite. The main source of revenue …Read More

Exciting Island Adventures for Kids

June 24, 2009

St. George Island will never run out of exciting activities for children. Parents don’t have to worry about their children getting bored if they want to do other things like shopping, going to the museum or if they want to …Read More

11th Annual St. George Island Sizzler 5 Km/1Mi

June 23, 2009

Visitors of St. George Island can look forward to another summer event besides the 4th of July celebrations. The Gulf Winds Track Club Grand Prix has organized another annual event this coming June 27, 2009, dubbed as the 11th Annual …Read More

Vacation Rental Rules of Thumb

June 22, 2009

    Vacation homes are the most ideal places to stay for big groups nowadays. To begin with, there are some things to keep in mind before booking a rental home such as the cost per person, maximum number of …Read More

Great Shopping Finds

June 19, 2009

  An additional bonus to your beach travel is taking home a little of the island’s unique keepsakes to remind you of your wonderful, authentic Florida vacation. There is a collection of independently owned shops, boutiques and galleries all over …Read More

Awesome Island Tours

June 18, 2009

    Tourists of any age group are guaranteed to have a good time exploring the island through informative tours. There is still a feel of the old Florida left for visitors to discover and enjoy.  First, stop by the …Read More