St. George is a small island connected by bridge to the mainland on Florida's Forgotten Coast. St. George has a tiny town surrounded by a sprinkling of vacation homes and a state park in the dunes.
St. George is a good escape from the rat race. If you like a Florida that is not "touristy" at all, you will love St. George.
- Spectacular sunsets,
- Unadulterated beaches,
Good fishing on the bay side and wonderful people,
There are fewer than a half dozen places to eat (don't miss Finney's) but you are in driving distance of several eating spots off the island.
- Eddy Teach's Raw Bar, 240 East Third Street, ☎ +1 850-927-5050 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Cheap oysters and large beer selection. Music on weekends.
- Resort Vacation Properties of St. George Island, 140 West First Street St. George Island, ☎ 1-877-272-8206, . Resort Vacation Properties of St. George Island offers a variety of spacious vacation homes on the breathtaking Florida Panhandle.
There are a couple of hotels, but nearly all travelers rent a house. The locals, and there are not many, are very nice and accommodating.