There are six fabulous beaches in the Venice area, including one set aside for canines. But the big attraction are ancient shark’s teeth that wash ashore in the surf.
The Fort Walton Beach area is famous for its spectacular white sand beaches, but there is more to discover inland, from sand dunes to clear sandy-bottomed streams to miles of hiking trails.
Avalon State Park is a quiet little beach once alive with Navy “frogmen” who trained here for the D-Day invasion.
Grayton Beach is consistently ranked among the Top 10 beaches in America, making it a prime candidate for your bucket list. It was on mine, and we camped there this fall.
Windswept beaches, pristine back country waterways, a mile-long fishing bridge and a shady, scenic campground.
With palm trees lining its herring-bone brick beachwalk and shady grass berm, our Beach of the Week is one of South Florida’s most scenic destinations.
Crandon Beach Park is the Miami that you see in magazine ads, tourism brochures and movies. Relax on the picture-perfect beach, picnic under the canopy of live oaks, visit the gardens and ride an antique carousel.
EVERGLADES CITY — One of my favorite Florida getaways is to boat out to the outer islands and camp for a weekend on a remote, pristine beach fronting the Gulf of Mexico.