Posted on 6/23/2023 by ICNDadmin

Beach Town Guide: Things to Do in Port St. Joe

Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast is one of the state’s top vacation destinations, chocked full of charming beach towns to discover. If you are looking for a laidback beach town steeped in rich history, natural beauty, and outdoor adventures, we recommend visiting Port St. Joe with Cape & Coast Premier Properties. Whether you are interested in discovering local history museums or exploring the great outdoors, there are endless things to do in Port St. Joe!

Discover Northwest Florida History

Port St. Joe was once known as St. Joseph, the largest city in Florida and the site where the Florida constitution was drawn up in 1838! Visit the Constitution Convention Museum State Park to learn about Florida’s first constitution through interpretive exhibits and a mock convention hall. 

Visit the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve and discover 19 archaeological and historical sites dating from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Then make your way to the historic Cape San Blas Lighthouse and ascend the stairs of the lighthouse for incredible views of St. Joseph Bay!

Have Fun on the Water in Port St. Joe

Cape & Coast Premier Properties offers vacation rentals right on St. Joe Beach, just steps away from the fun on the water! We offer complimentary VayK Gear with beach gear items like kayaks, paddleboards, and boogie boards. 

If you prefer to explore St. Joseph Bay with a local guide, sign up for experiences with AquaBear Adventures. They offer fantastic snorkeling and sunset cruises along the waterways of Port St. Joe.

Explore the Great Outdoors

T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park offers abundant opportunities to explore the great outdoors. Activities include bicycling, birding, boating, fishing, hiking, paddling, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, and wildlife viewing. Or explore the Forgotten Coast from a saddle with horseback riding adventures with Two-Bit Stable Horseback Riding and Rockin M’ Ranch!

You can also learn about our coastal habitats and local sea turtles at the Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center. They provide interactive experiences to learn all about conservation and nesting season!

Shop in Downtown Port St. Joe 

Port St. Joe’s historic downtown is the perfect place to do some shopping during your getaway; here are a few of our favorite places to check out:

Plan Your Northwest Florida Beach Getaway Today!

Discover all the things to do in Port St. Joe and choose Cape & Coast Premier Properties to host your Florida getaway. We offer vacation rentals in St. Joe Beach, just 10 minutes away from the attractions in Port St. Joe. Enjoy everything our properties offer, including direct beach access and private pools. What are you waiting for? Your dream beach vacation is just a few clicks away!

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