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With 1,350 miles of coastline, vibrant cities, 11 National Parks, cultural influences, acclaimed museums and historic sites, there’s plenty to discover in the Sunshine State.
Eat & Drink
Fresh seafood, Cuban sandwiches, tiki bars and everything in between – you won’t go hungry in Florida.
See & Do
From thrilling theme parks to secret beaches, horse country to pristine dive sites, there’s plenty to see and do in the Sunshine State.
Luxury resorts, urban hotels, beachside camping and vacation rentals – find the perfect place to stay during your visit to Florida.
Come along with us to some of our favorite places and experiences across the Sunshine State.
Florida’s red tide is affecting beaches around Tampa Bay, St. Pete, Clearwater, Sarasota and Longboat Key.
19 spots to watch 4th of July fireworks in Florida.
Want to see nesting sea turtles in Florida and hatchlings, too? Summer is the best time, and we’ll point the way to the best spots.
Areas & Regions
From the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, across the panhandle to the Atlantic Ocean and south to the Florida Keys, we have the Sunshine State covered.
Meet Susan & Terry
We know Florida—especially the parts you might not find on your own. We’ve run our own independent freelance writing businesses since 2000 and decided to team up to launch FloridaBeyond, a website designed to introduce you to some of our favorite places and experiences across the Sunshine State.
This is Florida by two Floridians.
And we’re glad you’re here.