INDIAN PASS , FLORIDAIndian Pass is a gem which epitomizes the phrase Old Florida. It is different from the dense crowd and tourist attractions of other Florida Beaches. A part of Gulf County The area has retained it natural rugged yet immaculately beautiful charm. It is located in the South Eastern parts of Gulf County and is a small peninsula that protrudes out into the Gulf of Mexico reaching close to St. Vincent Island which is a barrier island across the pass. The Indian Lagoon lies between the mainland and Indian Pass. It has the most abundant oyster beds of the region. Many architectural wonders of the place, old homes can still be seen perched on top of the sand dunes with lush green oaks and palms surrounding the estates. Coming to Indian Pass, transports you back into time so that you can experience the old Florida life. The water in the region abounds in marine life and wild life like Dolphins alligators, herons, eagles to name a few.
Since Indian Pass is very close to the bustling St Joe area there is no dearth of recreational activities in the region. The ‘Forgotten Coast’ as it’s fondly called has no high-rise buildings or commercial centers to taint its natural splendor. What you do get though are miles of secluded beaches, gorgeous sunsets, the most delicious oysters and the best fishing experience in Florida. You have the option of renting your dinghy or taking a fishing charter. Beach combing is another popular activity and you never know what you will find. Enthusiast are known to have discovered everything from extraordinary shells to shark teeth and even pieces of Indian pottery. The mingling of the fresh water from Apalachicola Bay and the salt water of the Gulf of Mexico creates a unique ecosystem that thrives in lush green vegetation and marine life. You can also take a charter to St Vincent Island which is home to the St Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. The charter can be taken from The Indian pass Public Boat Ramp. You can also spend the day fishing at the Ramp. St Vincent Island hosts an annual deer hunting event. But the most popular activity of the region is surf fishing with a little bit of practice and patience you will be on your way to catching flounder and pompano.
When at Indian Pass you cannot possibly avoid a visit to the Indian Pass Raw Bar which is the most celebrated restaurant locally The establishment is popular for its seafood, steaks and the locale. The Dockside Cafe serves excellent sea food and has a gorgeous waterfront view.
Indian Pass is famous for its beachfront accommodation options which allow you to experience the true Florida Beach vacation.