Interesting areas to visit near Carrabelle
We hope that you explore all the areas of our picturesque community from the bays, rivers, beaches and areas in between. While there are many activities and fun things to do in the Carrabelle area, we thought you might like to know some of the interesting areas close by that would make great day trips. Who knows, maybe you will decide to stay with us a few days longer.
Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory in Panacea, Florida is a thirty minute drive from Carrabelle. Experience marine biology through interactive tough aquariums and demonstrations. Telephone: (850) 984-5297 Web: www.gulfspecimen.org
Wakulla Springs State Park is a 45 minute drive from Carrabelle on Highway 61 South. Wakulla Springs is one of the world's deepest freshwater springs featuring glass bottom and river-boat tours. Telephone: (850) 224-5950 Web: www.dep.state.fl.is/parks/wakulla/wakulla.html
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve is located in Apalachicola and encompasses over 246,000 acres in Apalachicola Bay. It is the 2nd largest Estuarine Research Reserve System in the nation. Telephone: (850) 653-8063
St. George Island
St. George Island offers many opportunities for vacation fun including: island and kayak tours, fishing and shelling at the state park, a well as kayak, canoe, bike and sailboat rentals. Oh- and don't forget- great shopping!
Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science is located in downtown Tallahassee at Kleman Plaza. The museum offers three floors of museum excitement. Telephone: (850) 513-0700
Challenger Learning Center & IMAX Theater located in downtown Tallahassee at Kleman Plaza. Featuring simulated "Mission Control" and space station laboratory. 50-foot Dome Planetarium, and 2D SR theater. Telephone: (850) 645-7827
Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science is a 52-acre natural habitat zoo, nature trails, authentic 1880's farmstead, reptile exhibits and tours. Telephone: (850) 576-1636