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3 of the Best Ways to Enjoy an Apalachicola Weekday Getaway

30 May 2020 12:08 PM by Collins Vacation Rentals Staff
3 of the Best Ways to Enjoy an Apalachicola Weekday Getaway

A midweek vacation is one of the best ways to make the most of your next adventure. With less crowded fresh seafood restaurants, a walkable historic downtown, and gorgeous waterways, an Apalachicola weekday getaway is sure to check all the boxes on your Panhandle bucket list. Discover the best of the Florida jungle with a relaxing trip to Apalachicola this year!

Want to learn more about the Panhandle and St. George Island? Check out our Things to Do page for all of the best recommendations on where to eat, what to do, and what to see. Welcome to sunny Florida!

Everything You Need to Know About an Apalachicola Weekday Getaway

It’s time to plan your perfect Apalachicola weekday getaway. Map out your ideal vacation, free of crowds and traffic. Dine at the best restaurants and explore the pristine waterways. Here’s everything you need to know about planning your best trip yet. 

  • Explore Historic Downtown Apalachicola

Downtown Apalachicola is a sunny, historic small town lined with palm trees, brick buildings, and overlooking Apalachicola Bay. Take a self-guided walking tour and see the landmark homes up close or watch as the fishing boats roll in from the sea. Visit on a Saturday morning during the summer and attend their annual Country Farmer’s Market or come in January for the Oyster Cook-Off. Discover all of the best annual events on St. George Island. There is so much to see and do in Downtown Apalachicola!

  • Dine at the Best Restaurants

Enjoy the best part of Apalachicola Bay—the fresh seafood. Check out The Chowder House or Apalachicola Seafood Grill for crispy fish sandwiches (the world’s biggest!) and daily, fresh seafood chowders. Beat the line at Old Time Soda Fountain for a classic malt or root beer float. One this is certain during your Apalachicola weekday getaway—you will not leave hungry!

  • Discover Apalachicola Bay

There are so many ways to explore Apalachicola Bay and the surrounding waterways. Grab a paddleboard and take an on-water yoga class with Island Fit or rent a kayak from Happy Ours Outpost and paddle through the Apalachicola River. 

Ready to put your fishing skills to the test in one of the best fishing towns in the Gulf? Cast a line with one of the Bay’s experienced fishing charters. Apalachicola Charters offers fishing charters, eco-tours, and exciting boating adventures. Captain Charles Fishing Charters offers great catch opportunities nearshore and in the Bay.        

Come Back to Your Beach Rental With Collins Vacation Rentals

When you’ve finished exploring Apalachicola and the surrounding National Forest, you’ll be ready to kick your feet up in your stunning St. George Island vacation rental. Whether you’re searching for canal-front, beach-front, or bay views, we have the perfect home for you! 


Did you bring along your favorite furry friend for a weekday getaway? Check out our pet-friendly rentals that you and your pup are sure to love! Find your favorite spot on St. George Island today with Collins Vacation Rentals. We can’t wait to welcome you to paradise!