When you think of a Florida family vacation your mind goes right to Orlando and the theme parks right? But there`s so much more to Florida. A Florida beach vacation can be a relaxing, unhurried, no waiting in line, toes in the sand beach vacation.Florida has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
In fact, Santa Rosa Beach on Florida`s Emerald Coast comes in at #12 in a listing of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The list is topped only by such exotic locations as Hawaii, Fiji and Thailand. In fact, the travel guide, Frommer`s, describes Northwest Florida`s shoreline as, "one of America`s best beaches".
Navarre Beach on Santa Rosa Island is adjacent to Gulf Islands National Seashore, a nine mile stretch of undeveloped, protected, pristine beach where you can explore the sugar sands and crystal clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.Many families come back to Navarre Beach for their beach vacation annually.
There`s something for every member of the family here. Not a beach person? Explore the area of historic Milton, a real piece of old Florida, with its art galleries, antique shops and restaurants. For the adventurer there`s Blackwater State Park, that`s known as Canoe Capital of Florida. Canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, zip line adventures and more await the outdoor enthusiast.