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Sea oats line 5 miles of wild beach at Hobe Sound NWR.

Discover Hobe Sound’s ‘secret’ wild beach and wildlife refuge

Secret beaches are the stuff of vacation dreams. But I found one — more than 5 miles of wild, broad unspoiled sandy shore, lined with thick native vegetation and without a condo or T-shirt shop in sight.

Sunset at 'Ding'Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. (Photo credit: USFWS/George Gentry)

Sanibel Island in fall: ‘Ding’ Darling Days, Oct. 16-22, 2016

Fall is an ideal time to escape to Sanibel Island and if you can get away between Oct. 18 and 24, another excellent reason to visit is Ding Darling Days at J.N. ‘Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge.