Visitor Information 

The Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, 99 Market St., Apalachicola, FL 32320 (tel. 850/653-9419; fax 850/653-8219;, supplies information about the area from its office on Market Street (U.S. 98) between Avenue D and Avenue E. The chamber is open Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 5pm. The Franklin County Tourist Development Council ( also offers an easily navigable website with information about attractions, events, activities, and lodging.


The town is in the Eastern Time zone, like Orlando, Miami, and Tallahassee (1 hr. ahead of Panama City Beach and the rest of the Panhandle). Note: Many shops are closed on Wednesday afternoon, when Apalachicolans go fishing.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.