About This Site

Florida Beach Insider is your one-stop online guide to the best Sunshine State beach vacation possible, whether you're looking for a quiet couples getaway, a rousing party scene or a fun family trip. We use the greatest sources around: People who have actually been there! We travel to beach communities across the state to give you the honest scoop before you set foot on the sand.

Try our suggestions for beaches, shopping, places to eat or drink, hidden gems and even guidance on where to park your car without getting a ticket. Then book your flight, lodging and car rental right from our site.

We also strive to keep you up to speed on the latest beach news — good and bad — so that you feel like you have the honest scoop about what beach communities are like.

So dream about the sand and water with some peace of mind. You can select a beach, plan your trip and make your travel reservations, all in one place. That's the Florida Beach Insider experience.

Our corporate parent, Times Publishing Co., is based in St. Petersburg, FL. Times Publishing Co. owns several media outlets, including the Tampa Bay Times, the No. 1 newspaper in Florida, and its websites, tampabay.com and tbo.com.