Top 5 Kid-Friendly Beaches in Florida

With thousands of miles of beautiful, untouched coastline, gorgeous sunsets, and outdoor activities that will appeal to even the most reluctant travelers, Florida is one of the U.S.’ best destinations for a family vacation. Whether you’re staying with family in Sanibel or enjoying one of Florida’s elegant hotel condominiums, you’ll find countless family-friendly activities right at your fingertips.

Bowman’s Beach: One of the few beaches in Florida with no nearby hotels, Sanibel Island’s Bowman’s Beach is a terrific place for a family get-together. With picnic tables, and the island’s only public grills, Bowman’s Beach makes a great family dinner destination.  We suggest renting a condominium near by for direct access to the serenity of the beach.

Fort Zachary Taylor Beach: If quiet relaxation is the name of the game for your family, there’s no better place to find it than Key West. Fort Zachary Taylor Beach, located inside a state park, is the island’s lesser-known gem. Enjoy a peaceful  ride on the island’s long, looping bike path, or get your fill of fish-watching in a glass-bottomed boat tour.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park: Bordered by Florida’s magnificent Everglades National Park, home to hundreds of different varieties of animal and plant life, Key Largo’s John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is an ideal trip for the aspiring marine biologist or zoologist in your family to flex their mental muscle. For those who want to get up close and personal with the animals, the park’s 21-mile long reef, home to 650 different varieties of fish, is one of the best snorkeling spots around.

South Beach: One of the state’s most notorious nightlife destinations, South Beach isn’t just about sun, sand, and skimpy attire — there’s plenty of history on this beautiful beach. Book yourself into one of the many luxury hotel condominiums and enjoy the many offerings of the unique city.  Surrounded by some of Florida’s premier museums and just minutes from the beautiful Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, South Beach is an aesthete’s dream destination.

Delray Beach: Delray Beach is a great, kid-friendly destination with plenty of excitement for parents, too. Surrounded by four-star restaurants, exclusive hotel condominiums and shopping, this Palm Beach County hotspot is also home to some of Florida’s best family-friendly activities, including a yearly Easter egg hunt, a mother-son challenge course, and a father-daughter date night.

Whether you’re hoping to spend your vacation soaking up the Florida sea life or exploring the awe-inspiring Everglades, there’s no better place to create family memories that last a lifetime than the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine State.

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