Still cold in your neck of the woods? Tired of the next snow storm? Still shoveling pounds of snow and ice? Well, I will make you a little bit jealous and maybe just maybe can talk you into a trip to Florida, Gulf County, to be exact. Come visit GCFL it’s beautiful here, it’s sandy white beaches, the sun, the fun and best of all… NO SNOW!!!
We love to spend time at the beach, just like you can see in the first picture. We actually went to the Gulf County last summer and met up with friends that drove over from Alabama; we had a blast. The beaches were amazing and the nature was just beautiful. We can’t wait to go back this year and hope to make this a new family tradition.
Located in Northwest Florida, Gulf County boasts 43 miles of natural shoreline. Here, where water surrounds us, we don’t have high-rises or busy highways and never will. We have white-sand beaches facing westward into spectacular sunsets – on the Gulf of Mexico and St. Joseph Bay. We have beckoning bayous, unexpected wildlife encounters and the mysterious Dead Lakes. We’ve got seaside bike trails, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and snorkeling. We have genuine places, like the historic Indian Pass Raw Bar and flavors like Tupelo Honey.
Wouldn’t that be a fun way to relax, chill out and warm up from the cold? I have a few facts for you, just in case you haven’t packed you bags yet, I bet you will after reading these!
With two time zones, only two stoplights and spotty Wi-Fi, our beautiful beaches truly let you unplug and connect with the most important thing – your family.
The authentic and legendary Tupelo Honey is farmed in Gulf County. The harvest begins soon – late April or early May. In fact, the 24th Annual Tupelo Honey Festival is held on May 17 on the beautiful banks of Lake Alice in Wewahitchka.
Cape San Blas, our white sand peninsula, has amazing westward-facing beaches, so the sunsets are spectacular. In fact, GCFL is known as the #championofsunsets
Beaches in GCFL are consistently ranked in the top ten US beaches to bring your pets on vacation. Leashed pets are welcome on the beach at all times and most rental homes will throw out the red carpet for our furry friends!
Are you packed yet? Grab the kids, grab grandma and don’t forget your pooch, everyone is welcome in GCFL (P.s. … GCFL = Gulf County, Florida ). For my family, we are planning a trip to Gulf County, Florida soon and can’t wait to sit on the beach and relax, away from the stress, just my family and no worries in the world. I just can’t wait to dig my toes into the white beach and let the kids ride a few waves, all while I’ll toss off into the sunset; AHHH it can be so beautiful and I know it will be, especially since we will visit Gulf County, Florida. It will be magical in it’s very own way, that’s for sure.
By now I totally expect you to be drooling over the sun, the warm breeze, the white beaches and all the fun you “COULD” have in Gulf County, Florida, so why not take a chance and enter to win the current contest, it’s simple, it’s cool and it has to do with a Selfie. We all can do it, so grab that phone and finish reading the contest info and good luck!
GCFL loves you for who you are and what you love. Nothing manufactured; all real. It goes hand in hand with laid-back GCFL and its all-natural, beautiful outdoor playground on the water. In GCFL, they believe you never look more beautiful than getting outside and doing what you love. The sweatier, the better! They salute everyone who stands up for "true" beauty, and want to celebrate that realness in GCFL. Because nothing is more beautiful than getting outside and living life to the fullest. Being healthy; having fun.
In honor of this, and because GCFL is the kind of place that lets you do what you love to do and not worry about how you look, starting Thursday, March 13th, GCFL will launch their Spring promotion – #GCFLnofilter through Instagram.
- Get outside. Snap a picture while doing what you love. Be real. Be messy. The sweatier the more beautiful.
- Post your picture to Instagram.
- Tag it #GCFLnofilter and tell us, @gulfcountyfl, what you’re doing in your shot
- That’s it. You will be automatically entered to win a free Spring getaway to Gulf County.
Simple as that and every contest entry GCFL will donate $1.00 to Outdoor Nation – a movement helping to connect kids and teens back to the outdoors. So it’s a win win for all! I entered, check out my picture above. We love being silly, being outdoors and spending time with the family; my most treasured memories are on the beach and by the water, don’t wait till the kids are grown, grab them now and have fun!
For more information about GCFL, be sure to visit their website, Like GCFL on Facebook and salute real beauty! or tweet along on Twitter, oh and follow their Pinterest board, lots of fun ideas and places to explore.
Now, are you ready to head south? Get out of the cold? Would love to hear which place in Gulf County, Florida you would like to explore with your family and what activities you would enjoy while visiting.