Panhandle

Inside Apalachicola’s Open-Air Nautical Store

The weathered building on Apalachicola's waterfront beckons you like the seven seas. Brightly painted wooden buoys, rusted brass lanterns and scantily-clad female pirate mannequins tempt you to see what’s inside The Tin Shed. If you theme your home,...

White Dog Plantation is the Perfect Place for a Weekend Getaway

Lynn Badger has a passion for collecting old things. A few years ago, she kicked that passion up a level when she purchased a beautiful piece of property in Havana, Florida. The property, with its collection of historic buildings, was a popular stea...

Apalachicola: The Definition of Old Florida

Located in Franklin County on the Gulf Coast, “Apalach” is a picturesque reminder of Old Florida. Quaint boutiques and art galleries, stately inns, brightly painted homes and some of the nation’s best seafood restaurants line its tree-lined streets. ...

Sleep Like a Captain at The Consulate

At the turn of the 20th century, Apalachicola was a booming seaport on Florida’s Gulf Coast. To protect the commercial interests of its citizens, France established a consulate on the second story of the Grady Building located on Water Street. It ...

Eat Your Way Down Tallahassee’s Burger Trail

A lot of places have established "trails" for helping visitors and locals easily locate everything from historic landmarks to the best nature spots. But some creative marketing folks in Tallahassee have developed a special trail designed to appeal to...

Where to Find the World’s Smallest Police Station

One of the most famous tourist spots in the Florida Panhandle is an old-fashioned telephone booth in Carrabelle. The story goes that in 1963, police officers were having a problem keeping the phones answered while trying to catch speeders on the tow...