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Gulf County FL Has Captured My Heart — Beautiful Adventures

AUGUST 24, 2016 /

Kate's Travel Tips: 10 Things to do in Florida's Forgotten Coast

"I'd also recommend you go snorkeling in St. Joseph Bay if you have a chance; the shallow clear water and sea grass make for great snorkeling and you can even go scalloping! If you're feeling adventurous rent a kayak from Happy Ours Kayak & Canoe Outpost on the cape and enjoy the calm clear waters!"
June 9, 2015 /

We Will Always Go Back to Gulf County, Florida


Come See the World UNDER the Bay - Snorkel St. Joseph Bay

March 18, 2015 / A Tropical Breeze - Cape San Blas

In the Grass, On the Reef: Testing the Ecology of Fear

(Video) WFSU-TV featured the work of two Florida State University biologists studying the ecosystems of the Gulf Coast region of Northwest Florida in a forthcoming documentary. Happy Ours has supplied some kayaks for the crew and is excited to share this important research in St. Joseph Bay with our web visitors. For more information, click here to visit their blog and videos.
July 11, 2011 / WFSU-TV

10 Things to Think About as You Plan Your Kayak Camping Trip

March 5, 2012 / Rob Diaz de Villegas, WFSU-TV

Local Businesses Sponsor Cleanup of St. Joseph Bay

Volunteers Pitch In as Part of the National River Cleanup
April 30, 2009 / The Star

JOURNEYS; 36 Hours | Apalachicola, Fla.

January 23, 2004 / Catherine O'Neal, The New York Times

A Memorably 'Forgotten' Coast

November 17, 2002 / Nancy Bearden Henderson, The New York Times