Cape San Blas Florida Rental at Barrier Dunes is a pet friendly beach and has lighted pet stations located through out the area.
Cape San Blas Barrier Dunes is situated directly on the Gulf of Mexico on the Panhandle of Florida. Located 33 miles from St Geoge Island and 48 miles from Panama City Beach yet miles and miles from the ordinary. The St Joseph State Park is located next door with nature trails and a boat ramp that allows access to the St Joe Bay.
Cape San Blas Light House is a historic lighthouse which is now open to the public Escape to the Cape!
B@B Beautiful and Breathtaking!
Spend quality time with your family; sailing, swimming, fishing, scalloping, scuba diving, or just relax on the beach...
Barrier Dunes Cape San Blas Florida vacation rental by owner is a private gated pet friendly two bedroom beach side home that has beautiful views of the ocean and you can hear the ocean waves at night. Master bedroom has a king size bed with an outside deck with chairs with an ocean view. It also has a garden tub, separate shower and a small refrigerator, large tv, vcr, dvd,
with dvd tapes (most current Brokeback Mountain and Walk The
Line then Shall We Dance) a stereo and a coffee maker upstairs as
well as downstairs.
There is a board walk on the lower deck that has a wooden walkway which leads to the ocean which is about 60 or so steps to the left. It has two pools (one is
gulf front with wireless connection) and one solar heated pool next to the tennis courts, and just a short walk to the play ground, this home has so much to offer.
King, trundle and a queen sleeper sofa. It has two DVD's and three VCR's with movies It also has two stereo's, 3 TV'S, two Grills, (new large cast iron gas grill
with a side burner and a small electric one). Two Coffeemakers,
small Washer-Dryer, 3 Decks with chairs and table. Three old fashion
bikes for you to ride around and to the State Park for a picnic.
Sleeps 6 with one cot available. Enclosed outside showers for
privacy. Pet Stations throughout the complex and a Pet wash area.
It also has current dvd and vcr tapes on premise and magazines.
Fireplace, cable tv, sheltered parking, dishwasher, disposal, 2
lighted tennis courts and two pools. Also showers at the boardwalk
and at both pools... and an enclosed outside shower under the unit!
We have chartered fishing by Congo Charters with Earl Middleton and
Blue Water Bandit with Captain Blair Morgan ... Book you charter
early! The big fish are out there and you can catch them......
There are Kayak's and canoe's available from Happy Ours Canoe
Kayak Rentals for guided Eco-Tours, Fishing and Snorkling
Trips, Paddling Instructions, New and Used Canoe Sales....
Indian Pass Oysters only at the Indian Pass Raw Bar on Hwy C30!
Great Food! Great People!!! Please go see Jimmy Mac the owner!!
Escape the ordinary!!
Horseback Rides on The Beach!
Sunset Cruises... Relax and enjoy the Sunset Over Cape San Blas while
Cruising down the bay! Moonlight Cruise's are offered on the Full
Moon which is once a month you can cruise during the full moon.
Bring your cooler with drink and snack for a one hour trip! Cost
$10/person at Dockside.
Barrier Dunes is located in The Florida Panhandle on Cape San Blas
which is 25 miles from Apalachicola Fl and 33.66 miles from
St.George Island and about fifty miles from Panama City Beach... yet
so far away from the crowds with quiet time on a private Florida
beach. It has a Cozy fireplace and lots of Rest, Relaxation and
peace of mind.
Escape the ordinary!
R and R. Beautiful and Breathtaking! B and B bb
Inside tip: The very best time to find unusual sea shells is right
after a full moon. Take a ferry to St Vincent Island and find a lot
of new shells per Kevin from Ky... Take the ferry and when you are
ready to come back..just put up a flag and the ferry will come get
you. Lot's of fun.. Per Kevin!
A championship 18 hole course with wetlands and water hazards on every hole creates a challenge for even the most skillful golfer, yet golfers of all abilities will love. All golf carts are equipped with GPS systems. Full driving range and two putting greens. The pro shop includes apparel, accessories and rental clubs. 151 Laughing Gull Lane near Lanark 850) 697-9606. Located 25 minutes east of Apalachicola.
The village of Lanark was once home to a fashionable resort in the late 1800s as it was the terminus of the , Florida During WWII the area was know as Camp Gordon Johnston, a military installation that trained over a quarter million men for amphibious assaults from 1942 until 1946. In Carrabelle you can visit the Camp Gordon Johnston Museum (see description below). Located eight miles east of Carrabelle. and Alabama Railroad.
The town of Carrabelle is a paradise for boaters with plenty of deep water boat slips and several marinas that offer fuel, provisions, bait and tackle. There are also several eateries and shops off of U S Highway 98 and a visitors center at 105 U S Highway 98 (850) 697-2585. Located 20 minutes east of Apalachicola.
Camp Gordon Johnston
The CGJ Museum has preserved the heritage of the men who train here during WWII. They have compiled an extensive history of the various units, as well as a photographic display of the area and life as it existed at the camp. CGJ veterans have contributed the artifacts brought back from battles overseas, along with uniforms, mess kits, and all sorts of souvenirs. Located at 302 Marine Street in Carrabelle (850) 697-8575 www.campgordonjohnston.com
Crooked River Lighthouse
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places this 103-foot iron and steel structure was constructed in 1895, to guide ships through East Pass between Dog Island and St. George Island. Decommissioned by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1995, the lighthouse is currently being restored. Interpretive signage and picnic area 3 miles west of Carrabelle.
West of Apalachicola take U S Highway 98 for about 7 miles to a fork in the road where 98 meets C-30, the scenic route offering great bay views. Ten miles further down the road you’ll stumble upon the Indian Pass Raw Bar, an iconic oyster bar where you get your own beer or coke from the frige and belly up to the bar for a dozen of Apalachicola’s finest oysters. As you leave the raw bar explore Indian Pass.
St Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge
At the end of Indian Pass Road you can arrange to take a ferry to the Refuge. A wildlife refuge, St Vincent is kept in its natural state to help preserve the area’s wildlife. There you can view tidal marshes, freshwater lakes, and miles of uninhabited beaches with natural dunes. St. Vincent is an important stopping point in the region for neo-tropical migratory birds. The island is a haven for endangered and threatened species, including bald eagles, sea turtles, indigo snakes, gopher tortoises, and loggerhead sea turtles. Located 25 minutes west of Apalachicola. (850) 653-8808.
Cape San Blas
Cape San Blas peninsula reaches out in an arch to form St Joseph Bay, a shallow clear saltwater bay full of sea life. There are several shops and restaurants on the Cape, plus an inn and plenty of beach homes to rent. Located 30 minutes west of Apalachicola.
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
Occupying the far end of the Cape, the park has more than ten miles of white sand beaches plus offers excellent snorkeling, boating, swimming, birding, and hiking. The park has some of the oldest and highest sand dunes in the state. The shallow waters of St. Joseph Bay are alive with a variety of marine life. Frequently encountered are bay scallops, blue and horseshoe crabs, and numerous species of fish and octopus. The park also has excellent birding with sightings of 209 species currently recorded (850) 227-1327. Located 45 minutes west of Apalachicola.
St. Joseph Bay Preserve
Over 5,000 acres on St Joseph Bay form the preserve. Visit the educational center where programs on the sea life, flora and fauna are held. The St Joseph Bay Preserve is located at 3915 Highway C-30 (850) 229-1797 (call for program schedule).
Port St Joe
Founded in 1835, St Joseph, later know as Port St Joe, was a cotton shipping port in its early days. In 1844, the town suffered a hit by a hurricane and tidal wave. Two year later in 1846 the town virtually disappeared when a yellow fever epidemic killed over 6,000 residents. Today Port St Joe is being reborn again. The town has a main street with shops and restaurants. Located 20 miles west of Apalachicola.
Constitution Convention Museum State Park
Florida's first State Constitution Convention was held in Port St. Joe. This museum commemorates the work of the 56 territorial delegates who drafted Florida's first constitution in 1838. Visitors can take a self-guided tour through displays and exhibits of 19th century life in St. Joseph. Located in Port St. Joe, off US Highway 98 (200 Allen Memorial Way) (850) 229-8029