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PlacesAroundFlorida.com Announces New Northeast Florida Beaches Section

July 19th, 2010

PlacesAroundFlorida.com announces our new Northeast Florida Beaches section. Florida has over 1250 miles of beautiful coastline and more than 90% of our beaches are oil free. And now has never been a better time to visit Florida beaches with many offering lodging discounts and other promotions. The beaches of Northeast Florida have always been popular with visitors from Georgia, North and South Carolina, but with the oil from the BP-Deepwater Horizon disaster impacting the Florida Panhandle, PlacesAroundFlorida.com has recently visited and added new popular beach destinations for Florida visitors.

Northeast Florida Beaches Have Not Been Affected by the BP Oil Spill

The beaches of Northeast Florida are over a thousand miles from the oil spill and are located just off Florida’s I-95. Whether you’re looking for an unspoiled natural beach at one of Florida’s State Parks or the resort lifestyle with all of the amenities, you’ll find it in Northeast Florida. Here are just a few.

Amelia Island – Fernandina Beach

Fernandana Beach
Amelia Island is a lush beautiful island, with many miles of beaches and several state parks that have trails great for hiking, biking and nature watching. Fernandina Beach is the northern most east coast beach in Florida and has been an important seaport from early on, which is evident in its Victorian-era architecture and charming historic district. One of the most popular resorts is Amelia Island Plantation. This 1350 acre AAA Four Diamond resort on Amelia Island overlooks the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Intracoastal Waterway on the west.
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Jacksonville Beach

Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier
Jacksonville Beach is a great place to spend a few days, as it will take you that long to see it all. The beaches are nice and wide so I guess that’s why they made the pier’s boardwalk so nice and wide. Along with the hanging out on the fishing pier, you can browse the shops at the boardwalk, ride your bike or rollerblade along, but be sure to watch for people, because this place is always crowded, day or night.
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Ponte Vedra Beach

Beach at Ponte Vedra Inn
Ponte Vedra Beach is known for two things, posh resorts and pristine golf courses, but they do have great beaches as well. The beach there is wide and sandy, great for laying out getting a tan or looking for shells, as lifeguards watch over all guests. Just south of Jacksonville, this world class resort is a favorite east coast beach.
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Anastasia State Park

Sand Dune at Anastasia State Park
Anastasia State Park is near St. Augustine and welcomes thousands visitors from all over the world every year to enjoy its many natural wonders. Anastasia’s four miles of beautiful beaches attract walkers, joggers, fishermen, surfers, kayakers, bicyclists and water sports enthusiasts.
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Flagler Beach

Flagler Beach - World Famous Flagler Beach Sign
Along Florida’s east coast tucked in north of Daytona Beach you’ll find Flagler Beach; once a sleepy little fishing village Flagler Beach has flourished in to a vibrant seaside community while maintaining much of its original charm. The big ‘Flagler Beach’ emblazoned across the roof of the Flagler Beach Municipal Pier Restaurant is and has been a draw to the pier for a long time and is arguably the most familiar sign on the beach.
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Of course there are many other Beaches in Florida to visit and there’s no better way to cool off this summer than a visit to the beach.

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PlacesAroundFlorida.com Announces New Jacksonville Section

November 6th, 2009

Downtown Jacksonville

When driving into Florida on I-95 the first place you encounter is Jacksonville, as you drive past Downtown Jacksonville you’ll notice the Blue Bridge, as its known locally. The downtown area around Jacksonville Landing is a great place to spend the weekend, you can use the water taxis that cross the St. Johns River, enjoy the great view and plenty of dining and entertainment options.

Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier

Jacksonville Beach is another exciting option of a place to spend the weekend. The Jacksonville Pier offers the best fishing in the area and its local dining and party venues make for a great getaway.

Beach at Ponte Vedra Inn

Nearby Ponte Vedra Beach is one of the swankiest areas in Florida. It has an atmosphere more like Boca Raton than what you would normally think of North Florida, the area is well known for golf and posh resorts.




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