The Florida Keys is a popular vacation destination among all kinds of people, including celebrities. Famed novelist Ernest Hemingway took up residence in Key West. Hemingway and others have found inspiration in the natural beauty of the Keys and their plentiful beaches. Read ahead to learn about some of the best beaches:
1. Sandspur Beach: Featuring a mile-long beach with shallow reefs ideal for children and great swimming for everyone, Sandspur Beach is a part of Bahia Honda State Park. This beach conveniently offers public restrooms and picnic areas.
2. Smather’s Beach: As the Keys’ largest public beach, Smather’s offers endless hustle and bustle and therefore ample people-watching opportunities. Additionally, its boardwalk is lined with tasty food trucks.
3. Dry Tortugas National Park: Visitors seeking more privacy should turn to this beach, which requires a two-hour catamaran ride to reach, making it less populated than more accessible beaches. The beach also includes beautiful scenery in the form of old buildings, wildlife, and shipwreck remains.