Updated: February 7, 2023. Hurricanes affected both the east and west coasts of Florida in November 2022. What Florida beaches are open? Most are now open. Scroll down for updates including Sanibel, Bonita Beach and Fort Myers Beach. Before you make travel plans to Florida check the status of your destination.
Updated: February 6, 2023. What are the best places to vacation on the beach in Florida? We've lived on both coasts of Florida and these 3 picks are our favorite beaches for families visiting the Sunshine State. Hurricane updates included.
One of the reasons we bought a 4X4 vehicle was to be able to drive on the beaches in all conditions. Driving on beaches can be a great experience with these safety tips. What 4x4 mode is best for sand? Updated: January 29, 2023.
Updated January 26, 2023. According to the Sanibel Captiva Chamber of Commerce, many businesses are open after the 2022 hurricanes. Places to eat, stay and things to do are available on a limited basis. Read below to get a list of Sanibel Island re-openings.
VIBE: Family Friendly
Manatee Public Beach, 4000 State Road 64 and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Updated January 25, 2023: What is the best beach for family fun with an island vibe? We recommend Manatee Public Beach near Bradenton. We lived on the Gulf coast when we first moved to Florida, and have been there many times. It was unaffected by 2022 hurricanes.
You likely know Jeep Beach Daytona is one of the largest jeep events in the world. But did you know it donates millions to local charities? Much more than just fun, this is a worthy cause that provides a first-class experience.
VIBE: Relaxed, Free Spirit
4100 Harbor Dr, Venice, FL 34285
This is a small beach park perfect for finding shells, shark's teeth and interesting rocks. It is a rustic beach with darker sand than other Gulf of Mexico beaches. If you enjoy natural beaches, this one is a beauty.
Susan and Bruno are travel bloggers specializing in Florida beaches on every coast. Take a road trip or plan a Florida vacation.