Florida may be known as the place to go for Mickey and Minnie, but it is also renowned for it’s beautiful beaches, natural beach parks and habitats, and beach destinations. Florida’s is a playground for those who love the beach. And there is something for everyone. With a variety of sands, from soft white sands, to shelly, orange and black sands, and a variety of activities and natural excursion opportunities, Florida’s beaches are top in the world.
We are on a journey to walk a mile on every beach in Florida. This journey is not just about the beachfront, it’s about the sand, the water, the wildlife, the cleanliness and the local community and locally owned businesses. Follow our journey around the state as we explore the beaches, beach habitats, local cultures and bring you insider insights to Florida’s Beaches.
See Also: Coastal Areas | National Seashores
Emerald Coast Beaches
Our journey around the coast of Florida has begun, starting at the westernmost point of Florida where the sands are pure white and soft and luxurious to walk on. The beach communities in Florida’s Emerald Coast start at the Pensacola area beaches and include Fort Walton Beach, Destin area Beaches, South Walton 30A Beaches, and Panama City Beaches.
Pensacola area Beaches
Fort Walton – Destin area Beaches
Panama City Beach area Beaches
Forgotten Coast Beaches
The Forgotten Coast is an off the beaten path location. These beach communities sit along the area of the panhandle that extends out into the Gulf just before the bend. Each of these communities have a small town vibe and offer a quieter place to enjoy the waterfront in Florida.
Florida’s West Coast Beaches
The beaches of Florida’s west coast are some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The gorgeous white sands and warm waters of the Gulf along with great beach towns and communities, make the west coast beaches a favorite place to live, work and play.
Nature Coast area Beaches
The nature coast of Florida is along the Big Bend on the west coast. This area is known for boating and fishing and rural living without many sandy beachfront areas. The natural shorelines in this are are not as sandy as other beaches in the state. Some of the beaches in this area bring in the soft white sands for a more pleasant beachfront.
Sun Coast area Beaches
The Sun Coast is the coastal area along florida Central West Region. This region features some of the Worlds most popular beaches including Clearwater Beach and St. Pete Beach.
Cultural Coast area Beaches
Lee Island Coast area Beaches
Paradise Coast area Beaches