5 St. George Island Family Activities You’ll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

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Nothing brings a family together like a vacation! Make some lasting memories this year on the Forgotten Coast. Start by choosing one of our Collins Vacation Rentals, then plan your trip. The list of St. George Island family activities is endless. Whether you’re looking for fun excursions or to relax together, SGI has it all!

Not only do we have the best vacation rentals on St. George Island, we want to help you plan your best trip yet! We know that researching for a vacation can be difficult, so we created our things to do page to help. Here, you’ll find everything from outdoor activities to our favorite places to shop. Start planning your best family vacation yet with Collins Vacation Rentals!

5 of the Best St. George Island Family Activities

1. Have a Beach Day
Who doesn’t love a trip to the beach? Soak up the sun and sand with your family.
St. George Island Adventures has everything you need to create your perfect beach day. Rent chairs, umbrellas, and more. Stop at the grocery store and stock up on snacks, lunch, and of course, plenty of water! Relax under your umbrella as the kids run in and out of the water, then build sandcastles together. Sometimes the simplest St. George family activities make the best memories!

2. Visit a Lighthouse
When thinking of St. George Island family activities, look for something unique. One of our favorite things to do on the island is to visit some of the lighthouses on its coast. Kids will love visiting the Cape St. George Light. Climb to the top of the 200-year-old tower to see amazing views, then visit the adjoining museum to learn about its incredible history. Don’t forget to stop at the gift shop to pick up a souvenir!

3. Go on a Fishing Trip
The thrill you get as you reel in a fish is exciting for any member of the family. Get out on the open water with Island Charters! This charter service offers a variety of excursions that are customized to the needs of your family to make sure you’ll have the best experience possible. They’ll take you around to the best places to cast a line around the island and will provide you with everything you need for the trip. Choose the Fish & Fun Charter to get a little bit of everything; this tour includes fishing, dolphin watching, and shelling.

4. Seek Some Thrills on a Jet Ski
Looking for something out of the ordinary the whole family will enjoy? Rent some jet skis! Indulge in a little fun on your vacation as you ride the waves. Challenge your family members to a race as you speed around the Florida Gulf. Getting out on the water is the perfect way to see the island from another perspective.

5. Attend a Family-Friendly Event
St. George Island hosts some of the best family-friendly events every year. Attend the Apalachicola Farmers Market and snag some great deals on the freshest fruits and veggies. Hike to the top of Cape St. George Island Light during their monthly full moon trek. Or spend your Yuletide season at the beach and enjoy our annual tree lighting and Holiday Lights on the Harbor!

Enjoy Some Family Time at Your Collins Vacation Rental
The St. George family activities don’t have to stop when you get back to your Collins Vacation Rental! Our homes come fully stocked with all of the amenities you need to have a vacation you’ll never forget. Choose your rental based on family size; we have more than 250 homes to choose from! Search based on the number of rooms, location, and more. We can’t wait to welcome you to St. George Island!

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