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Florida Beach

Fall is almost here, and soon winter will follow. But you don’t have to wait until next summer to think about some relaxing days at the beach when Florida is just a short distance away by car, air, or train. And as popular a destination as it is, even Florida has some off-the-beaten path beaches on both coasts that will provide the ultimate in relaxation, bright sunshine, and long ribbons of pristine sand.

Photo: Flickr via VISIT FLORIDA Editor

Cayo Costa State Park

Costa Cayo Beach Florida

There are over nine miles of beaches on this Gulf Coast barrier island, along with mangrove swamps and assorted wildlife that make this a perfect destination.

Photo: Flickr via kapDave

Clam Pass Beach

Clam Pass Beach Florida

This Naples beach comes with white, sugary sand and water so shallow an adult can stand in the water, except at high tide.

Photo via Naples Beach Adventures

St. Lucie Inlet State Park

St. Lucie Inlet

St. Lucie Inlet State Park, a quiet, east-coast barrier island on the Intracoastal Waterway, is reachable only by boat.

Photo: Flickr via Kim Seng

Jupiter Island

 

Nature Preserve Jupiter Island

Jupiter, an east-coast barrier island has a surprise for you. At the end of the beachfront road is access to a two-mile long public beach, but there aren’t any signs to tell you about it.

Photo: Flickr via Phil’s 1stPix

Barefoot Beach Park

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This is one of the best beaches on Florida’s west coast. Though located in Naples, you may just think it’s your own private preserve.

Photo: Flickr via dan erickson


Tigertail Beach Park

Tigertail Beach Park

Located on Marco Island in the Gulf of Mexico, you will find a wild three-mile long spit of sugar-white sand across the lagoon from Tigertail’s developed side.

Photo via MarcoVilla


Lovers Key

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This west coast barrier island park has a two-mile long beach and is home to manatees, dolphins, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles.

Photo via Florida State Parks

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