Location and Directions

By Air:

  • Nearest airports for commercial flights are in Panama City (drive time 1 hour 45 minutes, Panama City is on Central Time Zone) and Tallahassee, Florida (drive time 2 hours, Tallahassee is on Eastern Time Zone).
  • Private aircraft may use the airports in Apalachicola or Port St. Joe (both on Eastern Time Zone).

By Car:

  • The Inn is located on Indian Pass, just off coastal Scenic Highway C-30A (may be marked as C-30 or C-30A) 11 miles east of Port St. Joe and 17 miles west of Apalachicola, Florida. Hwy 98 east from Port St. Joe and Hwy 98 west from Apalachicola will take you to Hwy C-30A.
  • Turn off of Hwy. C-30A onto Indian Pass Road at the Indian Pass Raw Bar (the building says Indian Pass Trading Post). Coming from Apalachicola, it will be a left turn; from Port St. Joe, a right turn. Once on Indian Pass Road, take the first right onto Painted Pony Road which is an oyster shell road. The Turtle Beach Inn will be the third driveway on your left.

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