Florida Off the Beaten Path at The Gibson Inn, Apalachicola

Florida Off the Beaten Path at The Gibson Inn, Apalachicola

The Gibson Inn is located along the Florida Panhandle in Apalachicola, one of the best-kept secrets in the state. Apalachicola is home to mouthwatering seafood and an impressive selection of art galleries and antique shops housed in old cotton warehouses. Whether you choose to glide along uncrowded waters on a kayak, watch the sunset on the bay or stroll past the restored Queen Anne-style homes on Bay Avenue, it's easy to swoon over the town's relaxed vibes and Southern charm.

Nestled in a quaint, coastal area, you can expect to enjoy a piece of Old Florida at the Gibson Inn, the crown jewel of Apalachicola, the Panhandle's most welcoming historic town. Constructed in 1907 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is steeped in Southern hospitality, history, and old-world charm, creating an enjoyable environment for every age. The 45-room historic boutique hotel features one-of-a-kind guest rooms designed to kick off vacation mode. It is outfitted with a lively Billiards Room, wrap-around porches with dining tables and rocking chairs, Bentley chauffeur service, Gibson Golf Cart rental packages, complimentary bicycles, and more. It’s the epitome of the ultimate summer getaway.

Things to enjoy at the Gibson Inn in Apalachicola:

  • Dine at the Franklin Café (The elevated, seasonal menu highlights the best of the Gulf Coast’s fresh flavors and incredible seafood.)
  • Dine at the Owl Café (The menu is varied and colorful, with daily chef’s selections ranging from exotic imported dishes to fresh, locally-caught seafood.)
  • Experience one-of-a-kind cocktails from Parlor Bar
  • Enjoy live music on the wrap-around porches
  • Enjoy uncrowded and pristine beaches
  • Charter a fishing boat
  • Enjoy smores on the beach
  • Shop in historical downtown Apalachicola
  • And most importantly, relax 

For more information about the Gibson Inn, visit https://www.gibsoninn.com/.