Florida’s Forgotten Coast: Things to Do in Cape San Blas

Phot of sunset and ocean over cape san blas

When you think of beach vacations, Florida is probably one of the first places that come to mind. With hundreds of beach towns to choose from, deciding the perfect destination can be a challenge. If you are searching for a place with beautiful white sand beaches contrasted by the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, then consider vacationing to Northwest Florida. 

Cape San Blas and the surrounding shores are the perfect places for beach lovers. But, the beach is just the beginning; you can also spend your days trying water activities, shopping, hiking, fishing, or learning local history. At Cape & Coast Premier Properties, we offer spacious vacation rentals near some of the best attractions in the area. Check out the best things to do in Cape San Blas and discover Florida’s best-kept secret!

Things to Do in Cape San Blas

Cape San Blas is located in Gulf County on the St. Joseph Peninsula. Several charming communities on the adjacent shores offer even more opportunities for adventure. We represent rental properties throughout Cape San Blas, Indian Pass, Mexico Beach, St. George Island, Windmark Beach, and Port St. Joe. Here are a few of the top things to do in Cape San Blas and the surrounding areas.

Water Activities

Gulf County is home to over 200 miles of shoreline with pristine beaches perfect for water activities. Popular activities include swimming, paddling, sea turtle watching, boating, fishing, diving, and snorkeling. St. Joseph’s Bay and Indian Pass Lagoon are hubs for water activities in the area.

We partner with VayK Gear for our guests to rent kayaks, paddleboards, beach carts, and boogie boards during vacation.

Local History

Port St. Joe has a long and fascinating history as a bustling seaport. Once the largest city in Florida, Port St. Joe is an excellent place to learn local history. Explore museums, visit the lighthouse, and walk through archaeological sites during your Northwest Florida getaway.

Shopping & Dining

There are a wealth of shopping and dining options available on the Gulf Coast. Take home a piece of Florida at one of the shops in the Reid Avenue shopping district. Another favorite shopping destination is the Bowery District in Apalachicola. 

Discover North Florida’s coastal cuisine during vacation. Whether you want to feast on freshly caught seafood or seek sweet treats, refer to our Dining & Nightlife page for recommendations.

Cape San Blas Beachfront Rentals

These are just a few of the top things to do in Cape San Blas and the surrounding areas. Cape & Coast Premier Properties offers beautiful vacation rentals to host your beach getaway in Florida. Stay in one of our beachfront rentals and enjoy direct access to the beach and water activities. Whether you are traveling for a family vacation or on a romantic retreat, we have something for everyone in Cape San Blas. Escape to Florida’s Forgotten Coast today!