As readers of my blog know well, my family heads to Florida for its theme parks. We don’t normally visit the beach while we’re there. But, the Florida coast continues to be one of the most popular destinations for beach getaways. Why? Most likely, because many of the coastal destinations cater to sun-seekers and water sport enthusiasts year round. If you’re ready for a tropical escape or just want to explore a new part of Florida this season, don’t overlook some of the most beautiful beaches around the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Here’s where you’ll find seven of the most beautiful beaches in Florida.
1. Clearwater Beach, Clearwater
One of the most well-known beaches in Florida, Clearwater Beach runs about 3 miles along the Gulf Coast and Pinellas Peninsula, offering gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico. You can head here for a dolphin watching cruise and para sailing activities or just rent a fishing boat for the afternoon.
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2. Siesta Beach, Siesta Key
The tranquil waters and wealth of outdoor activities make this beach a popular family vacation spot. Come for the breathtaking sunset views as the sun falls …read more