ABOUT GULF COUNTY
Gulf County is located in Northwest Florida, Gulf County boasts 43 miles of natural shoreline. They are surrounded by water, there are no high-rises or busy highways, and there never will be. Gulf County has white-sand beaches facing westward into spectacular sunsets – on the Gulf of Mexico and St. Joseph Bay. There are also beckoning bayous, unexpected wildlife encounters and the mysterious Dead Lakes. Don’t forget about the seaside bike trails, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and snorkeling. Learn more about this “no worry, no hurry” destination at Come visit GCFL!
Gulf County has two time zones, two stoplights, and spotty Wi-Fi. However their beautiful beaches will truly let you unplug and connect with the most important thing – your loved ones.
Cape San Blas is known as the white sand peninsula that has amazing westward-facing beaches. The sunsets are spectacular in this area. In fact, GCFL (Gulf County, Florida) is known as #championofsunsets.
Beaches in GCFL are also consistently ranked in the top ten US beaches to bring your pets on vacation!
How does GCFL make your life better in the Winter?
In GCFL every experience feels like a small-town adventure.
Around every corner in GCFL there is an easy adventure. Explore the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve and see over 20 different species of rare, protected plants – and an occasional alligator! Build a bonfire on the beach and gaze at a million stars. Fish off a pier or with a charter captain at the tip of the Cape. Then, learn how to cook your catch that night. Quietly kayak on the Dead Lakes and be amazed at what you’ll find around the next Cypress tree. Hike through St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and see pristine white sand dunes as tall as a house.
Every moment is a new discovery. Connect with nature and make new friends. During January through March, GCFL brings everyone together by hosting get-togethers big and small. Take a sunset cruise from Port St. Joe Marina with a handful of other nature lovers. Or, visit the GCFL Welcome Center for a cocktail-hour reception where you’ll meet other winter guests and make lifelong friends. The calendar of events is always changing so be sure to check out gcflwinterfun.com and see our small town hospitality in action!
Winter Fun Events in GCFL is an equal mix of peaceful solitude and friendly camaraderie. Memories aren’t always made from big, fancy productions. Instead, connect over the small, happy accidents. Be open to wonder. Explore GCFL.