Seaside and the Truman Show

Seaside and the Truman Show, Seaside, Florida (B)

On the recommendation of a friend, during my yearlong adventure 11 years ago, I visited Watercolor and Seaside in the Florida panhandle. On my shortened journey this year (due to some challenges with VANgo and changing my travel priorities to horses), I made Seaside my last stop in Florida upon my return home from Texas.

Last time I visited the area, I hiked with the dogs in Grayton Beach State Park, strolled the beach, and enjoyed lunch at the Shrimp Shack. This time, since I learned that a histamine intolerance is causing my migraines and eating seafood is out of the question, I made my tour about The Truman Show, a movie which came out in 1998.

In the movie, Truman Burbank lives on Seahaven Island, but the movie was filmed in Seaside on Florida’s coast. The town’s new urbanism design, dreamed up by Robert Davis, looks like a movie set, and many places may be recognized in The Truman Show.

As a result, I wandered from place to place including Modica Market, the Coleman Tower, the Truman House, and the ever-moving, world famous post office. I also added on the purple wall and the chapel since these places are iconic Seaside destinations. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Seaside and the Truman Show
Guide Location: USA » Seaside
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Grayton Beach State Park
  • Shrimp Shack
  • Modica Market
  • the Coleman Tower
  • The Post Office
  • The Chapel at Seaside