Local Area Guide

Local Information

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

Grocery Shopping

  • IGA 850-697-2710
    812 NW Avenue A, Carrabelle, FL 32322
  • Big Top 850-670-8626
    (Small but has a surprisingly good stock.)
    357 U.S. 319, Eastpoint, FL 32328
  • Piggly Wiggly 850-653-8768
    130 Avenue E, Apalachicola, FL 32320
  • IGA 850-653-9695
    425 US-98, Apalachicola, FL 32320

Radio Stations

Restaurants & Bars

State & National Parks


  • 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