The Best Florida Beach Towns: Florida (known as the Sunshine State), as a peninsula, offers  different types of beaches – on the panhandle, Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean

These coastal towns in Florida offer so many different things for families to explore, even beyond their beautiful family-friendly beaches

We received complimentary trips/stays at various Florida beach towns and hotels over the years, and paid for other stays. All opinions are my own.

Key Biscayne: The South Florida city of Miami is an extremely popular worldwide destination. Key Biscayne is a waterfront section of the city.

Amelia Island: This barrier island is located on the Florida Atlantic Coast, not too far from Jacksonville

Key West: Key West is an island accessible by bridge that is the southernmost city in the continental United States

Sarasota: The town of Sarasota is so easy to access from many US cities and offers a gateway into several beautiful beach communities

Marco Island: Marco Island is a hidden gem on the Gulf Coast and the perfect place for a family beach vacation

Destin: Destin Florida, located on the Emerald Coast of Florida on the panhandle, is a popular family beach destination

Other Florida Beach Towns include: -St George Island -Daytona Beach -Sanibel Island -Captiva Island -Vero Beach