Florida, the sunshine state, as it is fondly nicknamed because of its warm subtropical climate, is a beach paradise. For a vacationer, it offers beaches that suit everyone's pocket and are perfect for everyone, i.e., for those who want to holiday alone, with friends, or with family. Here are some of the most popular beaches.
Pensacola offers miles of shoreline and easy access to camping and hiking at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Kids love this beach as they can enjoy many parades like Fiesta of Five Flags, Mardi Gras, etc. For adults or loners who seek solitude, snorkeling and fishing options are available.
Besides the beach fun, families can visit the Kennedy Space Center, Everglades, Disney World, or take off from the jetty or go deep fishing in the Atlantic. With an on-guard lifeguard facility, one can just soak up the sun and enjoy the sunset as well as swim without any worries.
Lee Island Coast
It is located along the Gulf of Mexico and is famous for shells. Its shell collection is famous not only with the locals but tourists from all over the world. The coast is lined up with beautiful shells in every possible color and hue one can imagine. The variety is amazing which includes scallops, clams, olives, fragile paper shells, etc.
The dunes add to the beauty of the beach. One can find lush vegetation all over the dunes, and their roots play a major role in holding the white sand and the plants down, and saves the sand from blowing or eroding.
It is very family-friendly, as it offers many exciting recreational activities like Belleview Biltmore Resort Golf Academy, marine aquarium, jazz concerts, shopping malls, etc. The nightlife is also very active here.
The waters are clear, so one can fish, collect shells, swim, or just take in the sights. Its undeveloped shoreline offers dunes, coves, salt marshes, and bay forest that can be enjoyed along the hiking trails, boardwalks, and observation areas.
Besides the aforementioned beaches, there are more like New Smyrna Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Canaveral, Boynton Beach, etc. All are lined with beach resorts and hotels, where one can stay and enjoy the cuisine and sights.