7 Florida Beaches That are Great for Family Vacations

If you are going to Florida and looking for the best places to visit with your family, chances are that you have thoughts of amusement parks and high prices. But there are many other things that you can do with your family that everyone’s going to love. There are miles of beautiful beaches in Florida that you can choose from. Below are seven great beaches that you can take your family to for a great Florida vacation.

Naples Pier

The Naples Pier is a favorite location for sightseers and fishermen with plenty of space to cast a line. It features restrooms, a concession stand with a covered eating area and beach supplies.
Fishing from the pier does not require a fishing license, as the City of Naples has purchased a bulk fishing license for the pier. The beach at the pier also features volleyball nets, and is one of the best places to catch a spectacular Florida sunset.

Tigertail Beach

Experience 32 acres of one of the world’s most important habitats for wintering and nesting shorebirds. Listed in the Great Florida Birding Trail Guide as one of the best all-around birding locations in southwest Florida. Explore the tidal lagoon that separates the Tigertail Beach Park from the state managed Big Marco Pass Critical Wildlife Area popularly known as the Sand Dollar Spit. The lagoon is home to a wide variety of wildlife including horseshoe crabs, sea turtles, needle fish, Florida fighting conchs, and more.

Captiva & Sanibel Islands

Sanibel and Captiva islands are barrier islands and they act as if giant sieves that strain shells out of the Gulf. Those shells then are dumped onto the shore in droves. It’s one of the best places that you can find shells on earth. With shops, breathtaking beaches and a wildlife refuge make this a great place to go with the family.

Clearwater and St. Pete Beach

There are a lot of really wide beaches, a little town and gentle waves to make this a great place to go with your family throughout the year. Stay in a small hotel or a high-rise and you’ll feel at home. Make sure that you cash some fish and go to Pier 60 for the sunset celebration.

Martin County

Why do people love this destination? First, there aren’t any parking meters. There are also no buildings that stand more than four stories. It also has a lot of water sports and natural beauty, making this a top spot to go with your family.

Perdido Key

Perdido means lost, and this key is definitely a place you should find. It’s among the top beaches in the nation and has beautiful, postcard perfect shores. You can take a bridge from the hustle and bustle of the mainland to this paradise and you’ll be glad that you are discovering this awesome place with your family.

St. Augustine’s Beaches

St. Augustine is definitely known as being a place for history buffs. But you are also going to find a lot of great beaches here, too. There are literally miles of breathtaking coastline as well as barrier islands creating some of Florida’s most beautiful and scenic beaches. A great place to check out is St. Johns County Pier, where you’ll find a beachfront park on four acres with fishing, playgrounds and pavilions.

Final Thoughts

If you are looking for a fun vacation in Florida with your family, take them to one of Florida’s beautiful beaches. Whether you are taking your kids looking for shells or you want to go fishing, these are some of the most beautiful beaches that you are ever going to find.

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