The summer has come and gone and we have made it to October...finally. This is the time of year locals look forward to. The air is crisp, the fishing is good and the sunsets are just to die for. Did I mention there are no crowds? You get to enjoy the beach all to yourself. With temperatures averaging in the upper 70's, you'll never want to go inside. Frequently there is live music at the local bars and restaurants. There is always something going on. From the songwriters festival to art & wine festival, golf tournaments and the Bow Wow [...]
We are right in the thick of things with this year’s Plein Air Paintout, a 10 day event that features over 20 nationally acclaimed artists who gather from Mexico Beach to Alligator Point. These artists set up their easels and pull out their brushes to document the landscape and culture of this last vestige of authentic “Old Florida”. The 10 day art-inspired celebration is jammed pack with events such as the Quickdraw which is open to anyone over the age of 14. Pick a location, paint it, name it and then sell it. There’s a student art day, different Artists’ [...]
As locals we have our reasons why we feel like you should visit our little slice of paradise. Everyday we appreciate the beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear, kid friendly waters. We enjoy dining at our local seafood dives and being able to find the perfect gift at our unique boutiques. But sometimes you need to hear this from an outsider. Read what the bloggers from StyleBlueprint Nashville have to say about their recent spring break trip to Cape San Blas. Sounds like they got to enjoy exactly what we brag about. Even the family dog wasn't left out [...]
New summer hours for the Cape San Lighthouse and gift shop are Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and Saturday and Sunday, 1-7 p.m. ET. The cost to climb the lighthouse tower is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger (no children under 44 inches tall permitted to climb the tower). For more information, please call 229-1151 or check the lighthouse out on Facebook.