Destinations

Endless Outdoor Adventures in Gulf County, Florida

This post brought to you by Visit Gulf County. The content and opinions expressed below are that of To the Motherhood.

My penchant for traveling stemmed from my childhood. I can fondly recall of traveling a lot as a child since my family and I visited city after city and state after state. Those are memories that I’ll hold dear for a lifetime! Those travels are what fostered my love for traveling and history. That is why I have always wanted to instill the love of traveling with my own children. It seems like my son has already been bitten by the traveling bug! As the school year draws to a close end for him, he has recently started brainstorming about what destination that we can embark on for our next adventure.

One destination that would be perfect for a family vacation would be Gulf County, Florida. Their Gulf County Adventure Guide highlights a bevy of relaxing, yet fun-filled outdoor adventures that my family and I would enjoy! Some of those adventures include kayaking through the Dead Lakes, biking on Loggerhead Run, horseback riding on the beach, and paddling through the picturesque Apalachicola Bay side. That is just a small sampling of what can be experienced in Gulf County, Florida!

Camping at Money Bayou

Money Bayou is located on the Forgotten Coast of Florida, but it is anything but forgettable! It is known for its quiet nature (the ideal spot for camping!), yet has a colorful past. Legend has it that pirates visited it between the 1700s – 1800s, and perhaps hid some of their treasure in the bayou. It’s said that the treasure chest is unattainable and that it sinks deeper and deeper into the sand each time someone digs for it. Whether that’s a fact or fiction concocted by a wild imagination, you’ll never know unless you visit!

Dead Lakes in Wewa

Dead Lakes of Wewahitchka, also known as Wewa to the locals, is known for its hauntingly beautiful scenery and serene atmosphere. It sounds like the perfect place to relax and unwind!

Biking

There is hardly anything more relaxing and peaceful than a quiet bike ride on a sunny afternoon! Gulf County has a few trails and bike paths that are wonderful for those moments, including Loggerhead Run Bike Path, BeachWalk, Port City Trail, and BayWalk Trail.

Turtles

Turtles, turtles, turtles. They’re everywhere! Much as my son loves turtles, I know that he’d have a field day spotting out for them.

What is one destination that you’d like to scratch off your travel bucket list?

Visit Sponsors Site

About the author

Lesha

HilLesha O’Nan resides in Southern Indiana with her husband and 3 children. She’s a lifestyle blogger that enjoys photography, fashion + beauty, traveling + adventure, gardening, and interior decorating. She is also the founder of To the Motherhood, Fashion Fling, and The Beauty Counter.

31 Comments

Click here to post a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

Welcome


To the Motherhood was created by HilLesha O’Nan. She’s a content creator and digital influencer that’s passionate about photography,
fashion, beauty, home improvement, traveling, cooking, and wellness. She’s a married mom of 3 (11, 5, and a 5-month-old) that resides in Evansville, Indiana. She has worked with companies like Princess Cruises, eBay, Best Buy, and Microsoft. She’s currently an ambassador for MadeBlinds and Pixi Beauty. Additional information.

Want to reach out? Please contact HilLesha at HilLesha@gmail.com.

HilLesha O’Nan has been blogging for 13 years and is also the founder of Fashion Fling and The Beauty Counter.



Past Posts

Everywhere Society Member