Visit Florida and start in Franklin County, along the northern Gulf Coast. This oasis of sparkling beaches, tranquil bay waters, and scenic rivers and streams. Dubbed Florida’s Forgotten Coast, its communities include Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint, Alligator Point, and St. George Island. The environment is the economy here, and folks enjoy fishing, kayaking, swimming, diving, hiking, or eating fresh Apalachicola Bay seafood.
In fact, you can eat fresh seafood at more than thirty area eateries ranging from casual open-air cafes to upscale restaurants. One crowd-pleaser is the bacon and spinach wrapped jalapeño grilled Apalachicola oysters with Southern aioli, a regular winner at the Apalachicola Oyster Cook Off.
Visit Florida’s Forgotten Coast to plan a visit and download the mobile app for a chance to win an adventure getaway.
Look Beyond Seafood When You Visit Florida
Looking for a vacation destination that satisfies your appetite and quenches your thirst? Daytona Beach is the destination of choice for food and drink lovers—with so many options, there’s something for every palate. Enjoy fine dining, locally caught seafood, a vibrant nightlife, the Daytona Beach Ale Trail (every beer lover’s favorite), and so much more. With waterfront and open-air options, you can experience the beauty of 23 miles of wide open beaches. Daytona Beach has so much to choose from, you may never find time to try it all.
For a choice beverage when visiting Daytona Beach, try the Bee’s Knees from the 31 Supper Club and the Ormand Beach Restaurant & Bar.
- by Erin Byers Murray