How To Spend an Amazing Weekend in Wakulla County, Florida

Looking for vacation away from the noise and buzz of the city? Visit Wakulla County! There are so many great ways to spend your time in Wakulla. Here’s a quick guide on how to have a great Wakulla weekend. Wakulla Welcome Center Come on in and get acquainted! The Wakulla County Welcome Center in Panacea …

Roy’s Restaurant–A Hurricane Hermine Survival Story

Roy’s Restaurant is located on CR361 (1st Street) in Steinhatchee, Florida Florida’s Big Bend was damaged by Hurricane Hermine, which wasn’t so much a wind event as a tidal surge event.  Most of the damage to our coastal towns happened over the Labor Day weekend in early September, and Roy’s Restaurant in Steinhatchee is one …

Visit Wakulla County’s Natural Attractions

Unspoiled by over-commercialized attractions and devoid of a hectic atmosphere, Wakulla County provides a natural getaway. Rich in history, wildlife and adventures that include hiking, biking, kayaking, boating, fishing and snorkeling, Wakulla County is the destination for families to enjoy quality time together. The Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea is the perfect place for kids …

Pit Stop: Kathi’s Krab Shack, Steinhatchee

It started with a successful commercial fishing venture in Jena, then morphed into a great retail seafood market (Kathi’s Krabs) in Steinhatchee, and now is succeeding as a wonderful seafood restaurant, Kathi’s Krab Shack!  The Willets family is going full-steam with their recent rehab and takeover of the venerable Lynn-Rich Restaurant, and they’re making every …

A Beginner’s Guide to Bay Scallop Season: Catching, Cleaning & Cooking Fresh Gulf Scallops

Scalloping is the Natural North Florida’s alternative to South Florida’s lobster season.  It’s a combination of complete madness at boat ramps and marinas, motels filled to capacity, family fun, and some of the best eating around. Here is our comprehensive guide to scalloping in Natural North Florida to prepare you for the upcoming season. Read …

Pit Stop: Headed Down Beach Road in Taylor County? Don’t Miss “Walter B’s”!

I’m sure if you plugged “15729 Beach Road, Keaton Beach, FL” into you GPS, it would take you to Walter B’s store.  However, if you’re headed south from Perry down Beach Road (CR361) towards Keaton Beach, Adams Beach, Dekle Beach or Steinhatchee you’ll encounter this nice store, with gas, groceries, fishing tackle, kayak rentals–and even …

Ken’s BBQ–Great “Cue” at Two Locations in Lake City, FL

BBQ “joints” need to smell.  Not like Lysol or Clorox, but like smoke!  And at either of the Ken’s BBQ & Steaks locations in Lake City, Florida, the first thing that hits you when you walk in the door is the smell of smoke and smoked meats. Unlike bigger BBQ Restaurant chains (Ken’s has a …

Be Sure to Skip Lunch Before Heading to Fiddler’s Restaurant in Steinhatchee For The Weekend Evening Buffet

What’s the best $24.95 you can spend on a Friday or Saturday night after a hard day of fishing, boating, or just chillin’ at Steinhatchee, in Taylor County, Florida?  I’ll put my money on the seafood and prime rib buffet at Fiddler’s Restaurant.          

Great Southern Biscuit Company, Mayo, FL–Stop In Soon!

Add to itinerary: Great Southern Biscuit Company There’s a really good “meat-and-three” in Mayo, Florida.  You’ll get some great “down home southern cookin’”, including fried chicken, at the Mayo Cafe on the western edge of town, on US27.  However, if you want something a bit more “hip”, stop by the Great Southern Biscuit Company, next …