Enjoy these excerpts from previously published articles written by Sherry Jackson.
Apalachicola, Florida, has that small town, laid back kinda feel. Locals greet visitors and each other with a smile, and longtime residents know each other by name. But start talking about oysters, and look out. Opinions are fierce and debates can grow heated, because in this town, oysters rule. This article was published October 2012 at Deep South Magazine and at Getaways for Grownups.
The Northwest coast of Florida is best known for its white sand beaches and Spring Break party destinations. But just off of Highway 30A lies a rare coastal dune lake. To read the full article, click here.
Apalachicola has that small town, laid back kinda feel. Locals greet visitors and each other with a smile and longtime residents know each other by name. But start talking about oysters and look out. Opinions are fierce and debates can grow heated, because in this town, oysters are king.
This article was published November 29, 2011 on the View on Travel website. View the full article here.
Nestled between Panama City Beach and Destin, Rosemary Beach has its own character and flair that sets it apart from other Panhandle beach cities. Established in 1995 as a new urbanism town, it was designed to offer a sense of community and neighborhood conveniences. A lot of planning went into the pedestrian lanes, boardwalks and green spaces that make this town unique. Commerce is centered in the town square and on Main Street. The town hall and post office are often a gathering place where residents visit with their neighbors. There are no big box or chain retailers in this seaside retreat, everything is locally owned. From boutiques offering quality merchandise to great restaurants offering everything from casual fare to four-star dining, this Gulf Coast beach community has something for everyone.
This article was published in the June 2011 edition of the Simpsonville Sentinel and online at See the South.
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