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Apalachicola, Florida
I’d say Apalachicola is the nicest small town I visited along the Florida panhandle’s coastline. It strikes a nice balance between having the stuff a tourist wants, and not having too much. If you’re headed west, US 98 gets progressively more crowded and congested on the way to Panama City, and if you’re headed east, long stretches of wilderness await. So it seems, Apalachicola is perfectly balanced in the middle. The John Gorrie Memorial Bridge brings US 98 into Apalachicola (more about Dr. Gorrie in a moment). The high bridge drops down into the middle of downtown. Before driving through …