While looking for hotel options throughout Florida, why not select a quirky, out-of-the-box lodging experience instead? Whether you choose to stay up in a tree or underwater, the opportunities are endless.
If you're looking for a unique place to hold a family reunion or special event, there are several options for large groups in the Central Florida area that give Disney a run for the money. Some of these properties offer so many amenities, you never have to leave the premises.
Author Laura Albritton shares her recent getaway to Franklin County, where she discovered miles of unspoiled scenery, long stretches of Gulf-front beach, and historic sites.
She visited Alligator Point, St. Teresa, Dog Island, St George Island, the towns of Carrabelle and Eastpoint, and of course, beguiling Apalachicola itself.
Follow Laura's journey and get some great ideas for your next trip to Florida's Forgotten Coast.
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