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Exploring Florida"s Emerald Coast A Rich History and a Rare Ecology by JEAN LUFKIN BOULER

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Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English


  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Ecology,
  • United States - South Atlantic - Florida,
  • Travel / United States / South / General,
  • United States - South - General,
  • Emerald Coast,
  • Emerald Coast (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • History,
  • History, Local,
  • Natural history

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11348891M
ISBN 100813030862
ISBN 109780813030869

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A wonderful beach to walk, run or just sit and relax. Children can building sandcastles and there read more. Reviewed January 1, Read all 29 reviews. All photos (36) Traveler Overview. “Beautiful sunsets!” “Family beach vacation ” The towns along Florida's Panhandle--Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa and Destin-- comprise the Emerald 5/5(29). Summer + Family = Florida Emerald Coast. With water sports from kayaking and snorkeling to offshore fishing, plus family-style hotels and swashbuckling events, such as the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival starting in late May or the Mattie Kelly's Concerts in the Park Thursday nights in May and June, the Emerald Coast FL is the best solution to keeping every beach-loving family . More than 7 million visitors journey to some part of Florida's Panhandle region each year, and million travel to the mile stretch between Pensacola and Panama City dubbed the Emerald Coast, Read more. Dubbed the ‘Emerald Coast’ by a local junior high school student in (he won $50 for his efforts), the thin stretch of coastline along the Florida Panhandle between Pensacola and Panama City has long been featured on the itineraries of motoring families and spring breakers. But these visitors have mostly stuck to the main sights off Florida State Road 30A, the region’s main drag.

Overall the emerald coast is ok. Not sure why people come here in the summer though. You could go to Sarasota or Naples and stay for half the price since down south tourist season is in the winter. Also, down on the west coast of Florida, the beaches are nicer. Yes, I said it.   It’s unspoiled shorelines and family-friendly attractions range from beautiful state parks and kid-approved water parks, where you can spend your days kicking back with your toes in the sand or getting up close to Florida’s diverse marine life. Read on to discover the best things to do on Florida’s Emerald ://   Coastal Dune Lakes: Jewels of Florida's Emerald Coast The coastal dune lakes of northwest Florida are home to many diverse species-some of them endangered such as the loggerhead sea turtle, the snowy plover, and the Choctawhatchee beach :// / The Best Places to Paddleboard (SUP) in Florida. The Best Places to Paddleboard (SUP) in Florida. So if you are keen on trying freshwater and saltwater paddleboarding in this beautiful area of the Emerald Coast we would suggest you book accommodation for at least a couple of days to give yourself the best chance of

Vacationing on the Best Beaches of the Emerald Coast is vacationing on some of the best beaches of Florida, and of the world! Florida has about 1, miles of beach, more than any other state. Some say that Florida’s beaches are the best of the ://   We recently took a trip to Florida's amazing Emerald Coast. We spent 3 nights in a vacation rental just relaxing, exploring, and being together on Pensacola Beach. We've always loved the Gulf Coast, from Texas beaches like Port Aransas Beach and San Jose Island to Florida beaches like Sanibel Island and Captiva :// An ideal destination for your family’s beach road trip is Florida’s Northwest Gulf Coast. Known as “THE Beach,” it stretches miles from Pensacola to Apalachicola in the Florida Panhandle and features miles of gorgeous white sand beaches and charming seaside :// After all, tucked along the Emerald Coast, Destin is known as the world’s luckiest fishing village. Take a break from your sun-soaked sandy paradise or go look for new glasses and head to some of the many shops this destination vacation hot-spot has to