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Florida beach town with clear, shallow water : road trip from NYC

Florida beach town with clear, shallow water : road trip from NYC

Old Jun 26th, 2021, 11:18 AM
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Florida beach town with clear, shallow water : road trip from NYC

Hello, we are road tripping south from NYC. Have plans to stop in Charleston, Savannah and Amelia island. Looking to spend a week in a beach town with clear, blue green, shallow water beaches. Have two kids (5 and 9). Small town feel preferred. Would prefer staying in north Florida. Have been to the keys before. Thanks!
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Old Jun 26th, 2021, 11:52 AM
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Well, not Florida but this is what the Grand Strand is noted for. Look at Liltchfield beaches or any of the beaches south of Myrtle. Shallow water.
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Old Jun 26th, 2021, 01:55 PM
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Hi, that is a bit more developed than we want. Something more Caribbean like?
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Old Jun 26th, 2021, 02:37 PM
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I think you should go to the Destin Fl area, it has beaches like that. I don't know of any small town feel in popular Florida beach areas.
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Look into St. George Island near Apalachicola.
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Yes St George looks great. How about watercolor in South Walton?
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Anything along 30a would be perfect -
https://30a.com/
Most of the Panhandle between Cape San Blas and Pensacola Beach would work.
If you don't like crowds, stay away from Destin and Panama City Beach.
If you want real seclusion and "old Florida" go to Cape San Blas or Indian Pass.
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The tip of Cape San Blas

Scalloping trip

Gorgeous white sand beach

Scallops!

So beautiful
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does the beach drop off/get deep quickly there.
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Amelia Island, Honeymoon Island State Park in Dunedin, Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs, South Hutchinson Island, Frederick Douglass Memorial Park, Blowing Rocks Preserve Beach in Hobe Sound, Bill Baggs State Park Beach in Miami, Anne's Beach in Islamorada, Keewaydin Beach in Naples, Tigertail Beach in Marco Island, Sunny Isles Beach, Flamingo Beach in Homestead, Ocean Ridge Hammock Park in Boynton Beach, and John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in North Palm Beach.
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