Welcome to Franklin County and the coastal communities of Apalachicola, St. George
Island, Eastpoint, Carrabelle and Alligator Point. With more than 200 miles of award-winning
pet-friendly beaches, world famous seafood and maritime history and culture, we're
your salty alternative to the traditional Florida vacation!
Let’s Go To the Beach!
County features more than 250 miles of salty shoreline that stretches from Alligator Point to Apalachicola.
St. George Island is the area’s
premier beach destination and is home to one of America’s
Top Ten beaches. Carrabelle’s
white sandy beaches feature easy access, showers and covered picnic tables. Nature enthusiasts flock to Alligator
Point beaches for bird watching
Explore and Discover
Apalachicola’s history, discover unique boutiques and enjoy fresh Apalachicola Bay
seafood in area restaurants. In
Carrabelle, play golf on a championship course,
plan a boating or fishing trip from
the area’s natural deep-water harbor or visit a museum. Climb historic lighthouses
or watch fishing boats unload their catch along an authentic working waterfront.
Festivals occur year-round so there’s always something
Franklin County offers a variety of lodging options set amidst an authentic, Old Florida landscape.
From a quaint beach cottage to a luxurious beachfront villa, accommodations providers
offer a full selection in a wide range of prices. Sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts
have many options that range from waterfront condos, rustic fishing lodges or public
Click here for an overview of everything Franklin County has to offer. (PDF)