Things to Do and Places to Eat

Things to Do in St. George Island, Florida

St. George Island, Florida, is a place to come and discover simple pleasures and natural treasures. And when you stay in any of our rentals you will be close to all the best things to do in St. George Island. Besides relaxing on the beautiful pristine beaches, the island is full of abundant attractions and activities. Visit nearby historic Apalachicola to enjoy many turn-of-the-century buildings, antique shops, art galleries, and taste our award winning cuisine. Plan an outdoor activity visit to St. George Island State Park, or climb to the top of the Cape St. George Lighthouse and learn about its fascinating history at the Visitor Center and Lighthouse Keeper’s Museum.

St. George Island also has beautiful golf courses that are nearby our vacation rentals. Looking to get out and see the Gulf of Mexico from a different view than just the beach? There are many opportunities such as charter fishing, dolphin boat tours, paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, and more. There is also a wide variety of things to do in St. George Island for people traveling with children. To ensure that your visit to our vacation rental is one to remember, we have compiled a list of all the best things to do on St. George Island, Florida. 

Activities


Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR)

850-670-7700
Exhibits, aquariums, free admission


Island Adventures

850-927-3655
Bike & chair/umbrella rentals, beachwear, fishing, clothes


Island Dog Beach and Surf Shop

850-927-2600
Outdoor gear, beach gear and golf carts!


Island Outfitters

850-927-2604
Sporting goods, beach wear, kayaks, fishing


Journeys of SGI

850-927-3259
Kayak/paddleboard rentals,sales, lessons,charters,tours,kid’s adventures


Sea Oats Art Gallery

850-927-2303
Artwork, jewelry, pottery, cards


SGI Trading Company

850-927-2253
Beachwear, swimwear, beach toys, souvenirs, ice cream shoppe


SGI Visitors Center

850-927-7744
Funded by the Franklin County Tourist Development Council Visitor info for SGI and Franklin County.


St. George Island Lighthouse & Keeper’s House Museum

850-927-7745
Lighthouse climb, museum & gift shop


St. George Island State Park

850-927-2111
Rated #3 Beach in the Nation, fishing, nature trails, shelling, swimming and picnic pavilions


Survivors Bait & Tackle Shop

850-927-3113
Complete line of fishing supplies, shoes and apparel


Two Gulls for Mermaids

850-927-3600
Artwork, gifts, island souvenirs

Other


Centennial Bank

850-927-2561
ATM


Crazy J’s Surf Shop

850-778-4664
Bike, kayak, and scooter rentals


Island Fit SUP

850-980-4204
Stand up paddleboard lessons, rentals, beach yoga, great for the family!


SGI Rentals

850-927-5150
Waverunner rentals, skim board rentals and lessons


St. George Island Beach Service

850-670-4536
Hobie cat rentals, umbrella and beach chair rentals


The Cut (Hair Salon)

850-927-3500
Hair, nails, massage

Places to Eat


Aunt Ebby’s Ice Cream & Deli

850-927-3229
Ice cream cones, shakes and sundaes


BJ’s Pizza and Subs

850-927-2805
Pizza, subs, salads and baskets, game room


Black Marlin Bar & Grill

850-927-4555
Bay front dining, seafood, great sunset view!


Blue Parrot Oceanfront Café

850-927-2987
Beachfront dining, outdoor bar, seafood cuisine


Castaway Liquors

850-927-2335
Beer, wine, liquor


Dail’s Seafood

Fresh shrimp – caught daily. Seafood packed to go. Located in the center of the island – across from Collins Vacation Rentals office


Doug’s Seafood on Wheels

850-899-6205
Local seafood – cook dinner in your vacation home!


Express Lane #89

850-927-5005
Convenience Store, Beach Chairs and Floats


Harry A’s Restaurant & Bar

850-927-3400
Seafood, burgers, salads, outdoor dining, entertainment


Paddy's Raw Bar

850-927-2299
Fresh oysters, outdoor seating, entertainment.


Piggly Wiggly Express

850-927-2808
Hand cut meats, full service grocery store, gas


SGI Fresh Market

850-927-2258
Full service grocery store and bakery


Sometimes It’s Hotter

850-927-5039
Specialty seasonings, fresh breads, pastries, coffee, Circle of Friends-Thurs. evenings


Subway

850-927-4781
Breakfast, Subs, Salads, Pizza


The Beach Pit

850-799-1020
Breakfast, burgers, seafood