Summer is officially in full swing and there is no better place to spend it than at the beach. Even though summer looks a little different this year, there are still many ways to get outside and participate in traditional summertime activities while practicing social distancing. The Nature Bridges team is highlighting some of our favorite beach destinations to help you find a new place to explore this summer. Plus, did you know that July 1-7 is also National Clean Beaches Week? While you are enjoying the summer sun at one of these incredible spots, take time to pick up any trash you see and help keep our beaches beautiful!
New Smyrna Dunes Park – New Smyrna Beach, FL
Located on the east coast of Central Florida, New Smyrna Beach is known for its pristine shores and crystal blue waters. The New Smyrna Dunes Park boardwalk showcases the natural dune habitats surrounding the beach’s shores all while leading you directly to the water.
Salinas Park – Cape San Blas, FL
Located in Gulf County, Florida, Salinas Park is a waterfront destination fully equipped with observation platforms, shade pavilions, boardwalks, and more. Enjoy time exploring the park’s stunning views before enjoying the beautiful beaches in Saint Joseph Bay.
Innerarity Point Park – Pensacola, FL
This community park offers the opportunity to experience a different kind of waterfront getaway with various boardwalks, floating docks, kayak launches, and more. Enjoy a family picnic all while enjoying the serene waterfront views of Pensacola.
Beaches are typically busy this time of year, so make sure to practice social distancing and follow recommended CDC guidelines for enjoying the beach safely this summer. We hope these recommendations for beautiful beach destinations help you find somewhere new to explore to celebrate the summer season!