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Five Great Gulf-Set Beach Reads

An author and historian shares his reading list for a trip to the Gulf Coast

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Why We Love the Gulf

For generations, sun worshippers and sportsmen have flocked to the Gulf Coast’s sugar sands, barrier islands, wild marshes, and grassy flats for tranquility and adventure. but those aren’t the only reasons to go. For starters…

Why We Love the Gulf

Old Florida Never Gets Old

One of the last true fish camps on the Florida Gulf coast beckons with a slower pace

Why We Love the Gulf

Love at a Dive Bar: Ode to the Flora-Bama

Over Bushwackers and Budweiser, a relationship takes root at the Flora-Bama

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Laguna Madre: Where The Past Rolls In with the Tide

Memories abide on a lazy stretch of Texas coast

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Pocket Guide to the Gulf’s Wild Places

No matter your pleasure, there are pockets of pristine coastline to discover

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Everybody Has A Comeback Story

An annual father-daughter poker trip to a Biloxi casino captures what it means to be down but not out

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Get to Know Florida’s 30A

Meet three Panhandle beach towns with style to spare

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Know Your Oyster: The Apalachicola

What makes them great, why they’re in danger, and where you can shuck one at its freshest

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Jimmy Buffett Drinks Here

The Margaritaville mogul toasts the Gulf Coast bars he loves the most

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My Little Bayou: In Praise of the Backwaters

Some of the best parts of the Gulf? The inlets and channels leading to it

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The Art of Screened-Porch Sitting

The Alabama coast has changed, but the simple pleasure of the evening breeze remains