From Jacksonville Beach to Coral Gables and all points in between, this subject gives information on the many beaches and destinations on Florida´s Atlantic coast
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse
If you're staying in Ormond or Daytona Beach, a short drive south to the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse is a worthwhile addition to your beach visit. At 175', it is the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Take a self-guided tour up to the gallery deck to enjoy an ocean breeze and panoramic view.
Boca Raton - A City for All Seasons
Boca Raton is an upmarket city on the Atlantic coast. Read its interesting history here and find out its Japanese connections.
Cocoa Beach – Orlando’s Local Beach
Cocoa Beach is just 60 miles east of Orlando and is popular with surfers, sunbathers and those wanting to escape busy city life and chill-out. From eco boat safaris to sport fishing, Cocoa Beach has plenty of things to do.
Daytona 500 and Daytona International Speedway
Speedway and NASCAR fans will be "revving up" for the start of the new racing season, heralded by the Daytona 500 in late February which is known as the Superbowl of Stock Car Racing.
Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet
The Volusia County Marine Science Center is an educational and fun place to visit for the whole family. Their mission is to rehabilitate sea turtles and birds and to educate the public about them and other sea animals. Touch pools provide hands-on interaction with some sea animals.
Things to Do around Boca Raton
Boca Raton is an upmarket modern city on the Atlantic coast. Popular with retirees and golfers, it has meuseums, gardens, beaches and parks to entertain visitors.
Things to Do on Florida's Historic Coast
Known as the Historic Coast, the area around St Augustine in northeast Florida has many attractions. Take your pick from a trip on a schooner, visit an archaeological site or see maritime artifacts from local shipwrecks.
Tomoka State Park
If you are planning a visit to the Daytona area and looking for a place to camp, Tomoka State Park in Ormond Beach may be what you're looking for. Besides camping, the park offers a 13-mile canoe trail, fishing, picnicking, and wildlife watching.
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St Augustine, oldest city in Florida, is worth visiting both for its historic structures and its recreational opportunities. Here are some suggestions for sites to visit in Old Town and on Anastasia Island.
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