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Local Information:  Recreational Tours, Charters, and Parks in and around Cape San Blas, Florida

These are businesses my family frequents or others have told us are useful to know about.  We receive no financial incentives and make no guarantees about their businesses or your satisfaction with their services.  Use the Menu Bar to Jump to a Specific Category.   Contact us if you are interested in adding your business.   Reciprocal links appreciated!

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The Forgotten Coast

Cape San Blas, our fabulous secret we're willing to share with you. Uncrowded pristine beaches!

Sunset at Port St. Joe Marina

Beautiful sunset over the bay at the Marina. You can eat dinner here or rent a boat and explore the bay!

Relax, Fish, Swim, Reconnect and Recharge

No hustle, no bustle. Just beautiful beaches, clear water, great fishing, swimming and more.

We're Known for Our Sunsets!

The sunsets on Cape San Blas are gorgeous year-round. This shot is from the deck of Beach Cliff.

So What Are You Waiting For?

Escape to Cape San Blas and Beach Cliff or Beachy Keen for a fantastic, relaxing vacation!

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ACTIVITIES: Fishing and Sailing Charters, Tours, Parks, Golf and Horsebackriding

Fishing Charters

Book Me a Charter, Apalachicola, Florida, 850-653-2622. Book Me a Charter offers fishing and sighseeing trips in the Gulf as well as Apalachicola Bay. They will also take you oystering in the bay. Reservations are strongly suggested.

Lady J Charters, Port St. Joe, Florida, 850-227-1200.  Lady J offers offshore, trolling, and tuna trips with several options to choose from. They also offer scalloping and snorkeling trips.

Mexico Beach Charters, Mexico Beach, Florida.  850-381-1313.  Deep-sea trolling and bottom fishing charters.  Also nearshore fishing for redfish, trout, and flounder.  Visit their website for more information.

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Sailing, Kayaking, Tours

Happy Ours Kayak and Bike Outpost 775 Cape San Blas Rd., Port St. Joe, Florida.  850-229-1991 or 866-229-1991.  Happy Ours offers guided eco tours, snorkeling trips and scallop diving trips. They also rent kayaks and paddle boards.

Windward Sailing Charters, Port St. Joe, Florida, 850-596-2158.  Sailing trips during the day, sunset or moonlight. Sailing trips leave from Port St. Joe Marina. Reservations are required.

St. Vincents Island Shuttle Service, 690 Indian Pass Rd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 850-229-1065.  The island shuttle service operates all year long. Services leaves from Indian Pass very early in the morning and stay as long as you wish. they will sell you a ferry pass with a bicycle if you don't have one but want to ride around the island. You will want to call and get the schedule and make reservations!

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Golf Courses

St. Joseph Bay Golf Club, 700 Country Club Rd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 850-227-1751.  Located off County Road C-30, the St. Joseph Bay Golf Club is the closest course to most of our rental properties. It is open to the public and fees, hours, and course information is available on their website.

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Horseback Riding

Two-bit Stable Horseback Riding on the Beach, 240 Cape San Blas Rd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 850-227-4744.  Two-Bit offers horseback riding on the beach and accepts all levels of rider experience as well as children. Rides start at Salinas Park. Reservations are strongly recommended for peak season. See their website for more information. All bookings are done by phone, not via email or online.

Broke-a-toe Horseback Riding on the Beach, Cape San Blas, Florida, 850-899-7433.  Broke A Toe offers horseback riding on the beach with sunset rides as well as trail riding.  No experience necessary and children are welcome.

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State Parks, Preserves, Historic Sites

St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, 8899 Cape San Blas Rd., Cape San Blas, Florida, 850-227-1327. 

With miles of sugar white sand, this park is one of the top rated beaches in the United States. Sunbathing, snorkeling, swimming and fishing are popular activities. A boat ramp which accommodates most trailered vessels is located at Eagle Harbor. Some of the highest dunes in the nation are found here as well as some of the last remaining habitat of coastal sand pine scrub. St. Joseph Peninsula State park has an abundance of wildlife and provides excellent opportunities for bird watching and wildlife viewing.

You can also rent a boat from some of the folks listed elsewhere on our site and take a "Trip to the Tip"! Just a short trip from the boat ramp at Eagle Harbor or a nice, easy ride across St. Joe Bay, and you're on the Tip. Beautiful place to snorkel, shell, hike and take photos.

Explore our shots from our trips -- one on foot -- and one by boat. Wonderful wildlife abounds, and beautiful fish, rays and birds are there for you to enjoy!

St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, 850-653-8808.  St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful place to spend the day with a bike or shelling. St. Vincents Island Shuttle Services leaves from Indian Pass very early in the morning and stay as long as you wish. they will sell you a ferry pass with a bicycle if you don't have one but want to ride around the island. See their contact information under "tours" on this page.

Cape San Blas Lighthouse Sleeping Beauty is closed.  If you never had the chance to experience it, I am truly sorry you missed it.  We have a photo album on our site from our last trip to the lighthouse.  It is being moved into town, supposedly.  I wish it would stay on the Cape.

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