Bay Breeze Beach House, Carrabelle, Florida

Local Information

World's Smallest Police Station
 There are four towns nearby. Each with their unique shops and restaurants. Carrabelle is to the east and is the closest. To the west are Eastpoint, St. George Island and Apalachicola.

In Carrabelle be sure to visit the Smallest Police Station in the country. While there, treat yourself to lunch at The Junction, a coffee house, ice cream parlor, sandwich shop all in one that exudes the small town’s charm. For breakfast try Emsey’s, on the right before the bridge into Carrabelle.

From Eastpoint take the 4 mile bridge to St. George Island, or the John Gorrie Bridge to Apalachicola. St. George Island is a small resort town. Apalachicola is the largest town in the area. While there is a Burger King in Apalachicola, the nearest town with your typical chain stores is Crawfordville, an hour to the North East.

 
Attractions & Events
 
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Nuseum
 
Carrabelle Riverfront Festival
 
Miromar Outlets
 
St. James Bay Golf
 
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
 
Gulf Specimen marine Laboratories, Inc.
 
Dr. John Gorrie Museum
 
Cape St. Geoprge Lighthouse Museum
 
 
Grocery Shopping
There are four grocery stores within 20 minutes. 

Carrabelle

  • IGA 
    850-697-2710
    812 NW Avenue A
    Carrabelle, FL 32322

East Point

  • Big Top 
    850-670-8626
    (Small but has a surprisingly good stock.)
    357 U.S. 319
    Eastpoint, FL 32328

Apalachicola

  • Piggly Wiggly 
    850-653-8768
    130 Avenue E
    Apalachicola, FL 32320

 

  • IGA 
    850-653-9695
    425 US-98
    Apalachicola, FL 32320
 
Radio Station
 
Oyster Radio 100.5
Oyster Raido really is THE radio station. Michael Allen never sleeps. In the morning you'll get the local weather, tide reports, the Carrabelle Chamber minute with Debi Jordan, and a great mix of music. The music continues throughout the day. Listen close for "A Glance At The Past" and other neat features. 5:00 - 6:30 is the "Beach Bash" with great beach music and local artists. The evening is "Oyster Radio After Dark, All Night, Every Night.", classic rock and blues.
 

 

What you need to know:

Oyster Radio has a weekly drawing, generally a $25 value with a local merchant. Each Monday the .prize is announced on Facebook, Friday the winner is drawn from those who "Liked" Monday's post. Join the funn at https://www.facebook.com/OysterRadio/
 

 
Restaurants & Bars
 
Caroline's Riverfront Dining
Apalachicola
 
Bite Me Deli & Catering
Apalachicola
 
Bower Station
Apalachicola
 
Gormley's at the Gibson Inn
Apalachicola
 
Oyster City Brewery
Apalachicola
 
Owl Cage & Wine Room
Apalachicola
 
Papa Joe's
Apalachicola
 
Tamara's Cafe
Apalachicola
 
Up The Creek Raw Bar
Apalachicola
 
Up The Stairs
Apalachicola
 
Carrabelle Junction
Carrabelle
 
Crooked River Grill
Carrabelle
 
Emsy's Cafe
Carrabelle
 
Fathom's Steam Room and Raw Bar
Carrabelle
 
The Fisherman's Wife
Carrabelle
 
Harry's Bar
Carrabelle
 
Hog Wild BBQ
Carrabelle
 
Marine Street Grill
Carrabelle
 
El Jalisco
East Point
 
The Pesky Pelican
East Point
 
Beach Pit BBQ
St. George Island
 
BJ's Pizza & Subs
St. George Island
 
Black Marlin's
St. George Island
 
Blue Barrot
St. George Island
 
Doc Myer's
St. George Island
 
Paddy's Raw Bar
St. George Island
 
Donut shop St. George Island
St. George Island
 

 
Pizza Delivery
  Sometimes You Just Want a Pizza
CJ's Pizzaria

850-697-1122 Order Online at http://SliceLife.com
Delivery Available After 5:00 PM
$5.00 Delivery Fee. Credit Cards at time of delivery.
Lunch Buffett Monday – Friday 11:30 – 1:30
Sunday Family Style Buffett 11:00 – 2:00
Tuesday Family Buffett Kids 10 and under free!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THEIR MENU!

 

 
State & National Parks
 
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park
 
Bald Point State Park
 
Tate's Hell State Forest
 
Apalacicola National Forest
 
 
Medical & Informational
 
Weems Memorial Hospital
 
Weems Memorial Hospital 
850-653-8853
135 Avenue G, Apalachicola, Florida 32320
 
Weems Medical Center East 
850-697-2345
110 NE 5th Street, Carrabelle, FL 32322
 

Franklin County is in Northwest Florida in the panhandle bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Liberty, Wakulla and Gulf Counties. There are miles of uncrowded pristine beaches, protected shallow bays, excellent fishing and acres of National and State forests to explore. This area also offers some of the finest seafood in the country.

Franklin County is named after Benjamin Franklin. In 1845, Dr. John Gorrie of Apalachicola built the first ice-making machine in this area. Its population is 11,000 plus and the area is 1,037 square miles. Some of its cities include Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint, Lanark Village, and St. George Island.

 

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