Did you know that Florida has 663 miles of beaches? If you are looking for some fun in the sun this winter while the rest of the world is dealing with snow, you are in the right place. We have put together this list of the best Florida beaches.
Keep reading to gather your list and hit the beach as soon as you get to the sunshine state!
1. Florida Keys
No one has ever said no to a key west vacation and there’s a reason for it. This might be a tiny island found at the end of the Florida Keys but it is full of adventure and fun.
You can visit Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park and enjoy a day in the sun while you snorkel and explore the park’s Civil-era fort. This is a great beach to visit especially if you have kids.
If you are looking for a quiet beach experience you can check out Clarence S. Higgs Memorial Beach Park or if you want a busier beach Smathers Beach is the place to go.
Destin, Florida is famous for its white sands and aquamarine waters. There are plenty of choices when you are searching for beaches in Destin like Crystal Beach near the vacation rentals or June White Decker Park.
Henderson Beach State Park is known for its more laid-back atmosphere and more than likely you will even spot sea turtles, and dolphins while you are relaxing in the sun.
3. Sanibel Island
If you are after a quiet and calm beach trip then Sanibel Island is the place to be. It is a perfect choice for families because you can spend time collecting the colorful shells you find along the sand and tasting the local food.
For those that love fishing, you can cast a line right off the beaches pier and catch yourself a trophy fish.
4. Amelia Island
This is another island that will give you a relaxing beach vacation with a mix of old-world charm. You have 13 miles of beaches to choose from including the Main Beach Park that has a playground and outdoor skate park or Amelia Island State Park where you can ride horses on the beach.
5. St. Augustine
There are only two beaches to choose from in St. Augustine but they are in a beautiful historic town that is a must-visit if you’ve never been. For those traveling with little ones check out the splash pad in St. Augustine beach and enjoy the calm blue water as well.
Ready to Visit Some Florida Beaches?
Now that you have our list of the top Florida beaches you must add to your list, are you ready for some flip flop and shorts weather? We hope you enjoy your time in this sunny travel destination state and do not forget that sunscreen!
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