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State Park in Talbot Island & Fort George Island

Big Talbot Island State Park

Deposit your fee in the blue envelope and pull into the lone parking lot at this stark but lovely park. Take your camera on the short trail to Boneyard Beach, where salt-washed skeletons of live oak and cedar trees …
State Park in Talbot Island & Fort George Island

Little Talbot Island State Park

This pristine island (which despite the name is almost the same size as Big Talbot Island) has 5 miles of unspoiled beaches, river otters, marsh rabbits, bobcats and grand tidal fishing for mullet and sheepshead.
Historic Building in Talbot Island & Fort George Island

Kingsley Plantation

Tour portions of the oldest standing plantation house in Florida as well as the remains of 23 tabby-construction slave cabins at this former cotton and citrus plantation. The main house is under near-constant restor…
State Park in Talbot Island & Fort George Island

Fort George Island Cultural State Park

Although the exact location of the fort erected by the British in 1736 remains uncertain, the island still bears its name. In pre-WWII glory days, flappers flocked here to the ritzy Ribault Club, built in 1928, for …
Seafood in Talbot Island & Fort George Island

Sandollar

This classic waterfront spot does tasty seafood with a view out to the breeze-kissed water. Enjoy a drink and some blackened Mahi or a basket of shrimp, and heave a good sigh of relaxation. Located about 5 miles sou…