Interesting Places


The Wakulla County Welcome Center
Displaying classic photos from the Panacea historic past, offers local maps, information on where to eat, where to stay, and what to do. Coastal Highway 98, Panacea.

Panacea Mineral Springs
Visitors traveled from across the country in the early 1900s, and as far away as Europe, to enjoy the healing waters of Panacea Mineral Springs. Coastal Highway 98.

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab
Educational Tours, Animals, Aquarium, Eco-Tours (water), guided expeditions.
(850) 984-5297

Wakulla County Sinks
Cheryl Sink, (1/4 mile west of 319 and New Light Church) Emerald Split, Gremlin, Gator, Tucker and Lime Sinks… so many more to explore. Cherokee Sink is a public sink that allows SCUBA.

Bethel Historic Site
Old church and cemetery. Spring Creek Hwy and 267.

Two Rivers Bridge
Ochlockonee River. If you are here in April and May, see the flowering Tupelo trees buzzing with bees. Great for bird watching as well.

Sopchoppy Opry
Monthly concerts of country, gospel, and bluegrass music or theatre productions located in the Historic Sopchoppy High School and Gymnasium.
(850) 962-2151 or (850) 962-7373


Alligator Point/Bald Point Beach
On Alligator Point where Ochlockonee Bay meets Apalachee Bay. Bald Eagles, Monarch Butterflies, Black Bears, Sea Turtles and Alligators. Birding, picnicking, swimming, beachcombing, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and hiking. 2 beaches, fishing dock pavilions, restrooms, and boardwalk.

Apalachicola Bay
Art galleries, antique shops, bed and breakfast inns, and many fine historic homes and buildings.

Camp Gordon Johnston
In 1942, St. James Island was commandeered to serve as an amphibious landing training site for the invasion of Normandy . Over a quarter million men trained in amphibious assaults for WWll.

Public Beach, Fishing, Marinas, Golfing, Restaurants, Shopping, Beaches, Biking/Hiking Birding Day Trips Diving Parks, Camp Gordon Johnston, Museum, Crooked River, Lighthouse, World’s Smallest Police Station, Canoeing/Kayaking.

St. George Island
World Class White Sand Beach. Voted among the world’s most beautiful beaches. This is a state park with many facilities, RV, Camping, fishing, swimming, beach, and picnic pavillions.

St. James Bay
Golf Resort with villas and luxurious condominiums. Includes restaurant with full service bar.