My Gulf County Florida Adventure Bucket List #GCFLnofilter + $50 GC #Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Living in the Panhandle of Florida, we are always amazed by the beauty of the nature that surrounds us and the number of outdoor adventures that await within just a short driving distance. The boys and I have visited Gulf County Florida many times. In fact, our favorite place to go camping in the Florida Panhandle is at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, but there are some outdoor activities offered in Gulf County that I have yet to have the chance to take part in, and can’t wait to do.

With over 244 miles of coastline with access to saltwater, brackish and even freshwater outlets, Gulf County is fishing and boating heaven. Unlike other similar destinations, it is far from overcrowded, still maintains that down home small town feel and is home to some of the greatest natural resources in the state. Better yet, its prime season is just coming up from mid-August to mid-May. Thanks to the awesome Florida weather in the Fall, Winter and Spring, there is non-stop outdoor adventure!

Families can easily plan their travel adventures through the Adventure Guide on the Gulf County Florida website, or take advantage of the convenient Gulf County concierge program to help them fully customize their adventures without any stress. At any given time, you are never more than 15 minutes away from supreme outdoor activities including fishing, biking, hiking, bird watching, snorkeling, kayaking, paddleboarding and more, and because these adventures are nature based, they are never the same twice.


I was looking at the Gulf County adventure guide the other day and noticed some outdoor adventure options that the boys and I have yet to take part in. I formed a bucket list for the adventure activities I want to do by the end of this year in Gulf County Florida, check them out.

  • Snorkeling and Diving in St. Joseph Bay
  • Go Scalloping and Catch My Own Dinner
  • Go Horseback Riding on the Beach at Sunset
  • Go on a Turtle Treasure Hunt

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Which of the adventures in the Adventure Guide would you/your family enjoy taking part in? And why?

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  1. The Bay at St Joseph Peninsula State Park, Reserve, looks like a great place to visit: we love visiting beaches and this one has much to attract with the trails, picnic area, fishing, nearby camping area, something for everyone in the family. Thanks for the chance 🙂
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

  2. I would like to go on an Ecotour with a Bio-Expert. I think it would be fun to learn more about wildlife.

  3. We would love to St. Joseph Bay adventure because it looks like a beautiful area to explore, and my family would love the pedal kayaks.

  4. I am very much attracted to the beautiful white sand beaches of Cape San Blas!

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

  5. Go Horseback Riding on the Beach at Sunset would be for my kids. They do not have a horse and have never been on one but they want to real bad

  6. We would try the Discover Scuba because it something that we have always wanted to do

    dlatany at gmail dot com

  7. Horseback riding on the beach at sunset, i currently live in Florida and have done most the beach, scuba dive,snorkeling ,paddle boarding, but in palm beach I don't think or I have never seen the horseback riding at sunset,and I think it would be so awesome for my stress,

  8. We would love to go to the Port St. Joe Marina and would love to take a sunset cruise or go snorkeling through one of the guided tours. It would be a great adventure and lots of fun.

    prettyinhotpink6 at gmail dot com

  9. Family loves to go fishing St Joseph Peninsula State Park sounds so exciting. The kids would have fun at the beaches. heartnsoulcooking at

  10. My family loves everything about sea and horse. We would totally love paddleboarding in the Bay and horseback riding on the beach.

  11. We'd like to go shelling in St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  12. I know we would love the dolphin sighting and the turtle treasure hunt in Cape San Blas.
    cbythesea5@gmail dot com

  13. Kristin G

    We would love to look for loggerhead turtles in Cape San Blas. We love wildlife and this sounds like a once in a lifetime thing. My four year old would definitely enjoy doing something like this.

  14. The eco-adventure with a bio expert would be fun! We love laid-back tours and exploring nature – especially looking at wildlife in their natural habitat


  15. I would love to go to go snorkeling and Diving in St. Joseph Bay. I live in FL and love swimming yet I have never gone snorkeling or diving. It's always been on the bucket list and if I don't hurry I'm going to wait till it's too late. lol Thanks Kathleen. I love seeing all the exciting things you do with your boys.

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