Not sure how to spend your day here on our little stretch of the Gulf Coast?



Need some help planning your day? Try adding our Complimentary Itinerary to your vacation plans (or pick and choose your favorite entries).


8:00 a.m. – Morning walk on the beach.  Take a few minutes to enjoy your beautiful surroundings while everyone else is still nestled away.  Be sure to remember to take along a small container to gather treasures.  The Gulf County Tourist Development Council has put together a Printable Shelling Guide that you can download before you head out.

9:45 a.m. – Breakfast with your group at Sand Dollar Café.  The folks that own this place are the sweetest you’ll find on the coast, and the food is great too!

11:00 a.m. – Stroll down Reid Avenue.  Reid Avenue in Port St. Joe has lots of great little shops and boutiques that are sure to please everyone in your group.  You’ll want to stop in Joseph’s Cottage to pick up a copy of Saints of Old Florida.  The owner of the shop, Melissa Farrell, and a couple of her colleagues put this gorgeous coffee table book together.

1:00 p.m. – Lunch back at your vacation rental with your group.

3:00 p.m. – Relax on our beautiful, uncrowded beaches – nothing soothes the soul quite like it.

5:30 p.m. – Early dinner at Sunset Coastal Grill.  Catch a lovely sunset at this bayside restaurant in Port St. Joe.  The staff here are so kind, and love making sure your experience is the best it can be.

7:00 p.m. – Beach bonfire.  Enjoy a beach bonfire with your group, and reflect on your day full of adventures.  Just make sure to follow a few simple guidelines
We’ve got plenty of other suggestions to offer, so feel free to call or email with any questions you might have.  We’d love to make sure you enjoy the area just as much as we do.


For More Local Resources, including restaurants, activities, and events


Cape San Blas/St. Joe Beach:

Gulf County Welcome Center
150 Captain Fred’s Place
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Phone: (850) 229-7800
Email: [email protected]


Mexico Beach:

Mexico Beach Welcome Center
102 Canal Parkway
Mexico Beach, Florida 32456
Phone: (888) 723-2546

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