Map of Beaches in Florida
This interactive map shows the Locations and Names of Beaches in Florida. It also shows major cities and rivers for context. Colors Represent different beach owners and uses. For more detail, zoom in. For more information, hover over the map, or scroll down.
Florida is renowned for its beautiful beaches, attracting millions of visitors annually.
With its extensive coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida offers a diverse range of beach experiences to suit different preferences.
If you look at the area along the bend, between Apalachicola and Spring Hill, on the Gulf of Mexico side, you will notice there are no beaches labeled.
This area has beautiful shorelines, but they are not sandy beaches. These are estuaries, marshes, and grasslands.
They are not densely populated or sought after by many tourists. These are mainly National Wildlife Refuges and reserves.
If you want to visit them or discover what they are about, check out this Florida Parks page!
The other colors on the map suit other uses for the beaches. Some beaches are in National Parks, others in State Parks. Some are managed by a city, and others are protected by the United States Military.
Nevertheless, most of them are for locals and visitors to enjoy.
Located in the southeastern part of the state, Miami Beach is famous for its vibrant atmosphere and glamorous lifestyle.
The beach features soft sand, clear turquoise waters, and a bustling boardwalk known as Ocean Drive.
It's a popular destination for sunbathing, swimming, and people-watching, with numerous restaurants, bars, and luxury hotels dotting the shoreline.
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Situated on Florida's Gulf Coast, Clearwater Beach is a pristine stretch of white sand beach known for its calm, shallow waters.
It offers a family-friendly atmosphere with ample opportunities for swimming, beach volleyball, and water sports like jet skiing and parasailing.
Pier 60 is a notable landmark where visitors can enjoy stunning sunsets, street performers, and nightly festivals.
Located on Florida's Atlantic Coast, Daytona Beach is renowned for its hard-packed sand that allows for driving and racing on the beach.
It hosts various motorsport events, including the famous Daytona 500 NASCAR race. Visitors can enjoy beachfront activities such as sunbathing, swimming, and beach volleyball, as well as exploring the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier.
Siesta Key Beach
Situated on Siesta Key, an island near Sarasota on Florida's Gulf Coast, Siesta Key Beach is celebrated for its powdery, white quartz sand.
The sand's fine texture and cool temperature make it unique and comfortable to walk on, even on the hottest days.
Key West Beaches
Key West, the southernmost point of the continental United States, boasts several beaches with a relaxed tropical ambiance.
Smathers Beach is the largest public beach on the island, offering activities like swimming, kayaking, and windsurfing.
Higgs Beach features a pier, tennis courts, and the Salute! On The Beach restaurant. Additionally, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park has a beach with clear waters and a historic fort to explore.
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St. Pete Beach
Located near St. Petersburg on Florida's Gulf Coast, St. Pete Beach is known for its wide sandy shores and warm Gulf waters.
The beach offers a range of activities, including swimming, snorkeling, and parasailing.
Pass-a-Grille Beach, located at the southern end, offers a more laid-back atmosphere and stunning sunsets.
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Resources for Florida Beaches Map
The shapefiles for cities, lakes, and shorelines came from Natural Earth.
The shapefiles for the beaches were downloaded from: Florida Fish and Wildlife.
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