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Description
Apalachicola is a Hitchiti Indian word meaning “people on the other side.” Ninety percent of the state's oyster crop (10 percent of the nation's total) is cultivated in Apalachicola's more than 7,000 acres of oyster beds. In early November, the 2-day Florida Seafood Festival is held in Battery Park. Along with oyster-shucking contests, entertainment and seafood sampling, a blessing of the fleet also takes place.
Visitor Info
Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce 122 Commerce St. APALACHICOLA, FL 32320-1776. Phone:(850)653-9419
Shopping
Apalachicola has boutiques, antique shops and art galleries. The Grady Market houses more than a dozen shopping venues in the historical Grady Building.
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Best Western Apalach Inn
249 US 98 W. Apalachicola, FL 32320
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Coombs Inn & Suites
80 Sixth St. Apalachicola, FL 32320
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Water Street Hotel & Marina
329 Water St. Apalachicola, FL 32320
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