The Charm of Apalachicola
Tranquillity can be found in the town of Apalachicola. If you are from a busy city, you will notice that upon setting foot in Apalachicola, time seems to stand still amidst this fascinating and historic town. Visitors can amble along the wide tree-lined lanes and view over 900 Victorian antique homes, all historically preserved in the National Historic District. Visitors can also learn about the flourishing coastal lifestyle. Riding a bicycle is a great way to roam around and explore the place.
This simple, hardworking but casual fishing village has an authentic “old Florida” feel. You can see boats scattered in the abundant bay at the break of dawn for the day’s catch. A vacation at Apalachicola is not complete without a taste of its renowned seafood especially the Apalachicola oysters.
Spending your vacation at Apalachicola is a great therapy for the tired soul. You will feel transported to a different era where you can temporarily forget about your problems and concerns and allow the peace to soothe your mind and body. Apalachicola is home to unique galleries, gift shops, cafes and restaurants specializing in seafood. Complete your vacation by going to St George Island which is about 15 minutes away for swimming and sunning in the Gulf of Mexico.